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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.264
 
Career Avg.
.259
Name  John Jaso
Born  9/19/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  5
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/10/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso has not passed his concussion tests and is not available Wednesday.
Insight: Jaso was apparently told by the doctor to stop all baseball activities which means he'll be out for a significant amount of time. He's got a .265 batting average with nine homers and 40 RBI.
 
Cold8/24/2014 7:48:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso will be placed on the disabled list Monday, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Oakland's acquisition of Geovany Soto on Sunday makes more sense now. Jaso is dealing with concussion symptoms from taking a foul tip off his mask two weeks ago.
 
Cold8/24/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso is a career 1-for-17 (.059) against Angels right-hander Jered Weaver.
Insight: Jaso's numbers have fallen off a cliff in August. After batting .323 in July, he's hitting just .152 in 15 games this month and should certainly be avoided in this unfavorable matchup.
 
Cold8/16/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Saturday at Atlanta.
Insight: Jaso is hitting .264 with nine homers, 39 RBI and a .771 OPS on the year, but he's just 5-for-39 (.128) in August.
 
8/15/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso is out of the lineup Friday at Atlanta.
Insight: The game is in Atlanta, which means no DH, and lefty Alex Wood is starting. Jaso has just 24 at-bats against lefties all year. Derek Norris is behind the plate for Oakland.
 
7/19/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso is out of the lineup Satday against Baltimore
Insight: The 30-year-old has hit .274 with seven homers, 29RBI and an .799 OPS this season.
 
6/27/2014 4:43:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso is out of the lineup Friday against Miami.
Insight: Without the DH, Derek Norris or Jaso were the two players for one position so one of them had to sit. The 30-year-old has hit .275 with seven homers, 24 RBI and an .820 OPS this season.
 
6/20/2014 5:25:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/DH John Jaso is out of the lineup Friday against he Red Sox.
Insight: Felix Doubront is starting for Boston and Jaso doesn't start against lefties. The 30-year-old has hit .272 with six homers, 23 RBI and an .807 OPS this season. Alberto Callaspo is starting as the DH.
 
6/8/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: Oakland DH John Jaso had a productive outing Sunday against the Orioles.
Insight: Jaso's afternoon included an RBI groundout, a two-run double and an RBI single. He's had a good year so far, hitting .294 with six homers in 143 at bats.
 
5/26/2014 6:49:00 AM
Description: Athletics C/DH John Jaso returned to pinch hit on Sunday.
Insight: Jaso has not started since Thursday due to general soreness. He has been a solid under-the-radar fantasy option this season, hitting .282 with four homers and an .834 OPS.
 
5/24/2014 11:46:00 AM
Description: Athletics C/DH John Jaso is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Toronto.
Insight: Jaso is getting the day off due to general soreness. He has been a solid under-the-radar fantasy option this season, hitting .284 with four homers and an .841 OPS.
 
5/18/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Athletics C/DH John Jaso has batted .313 with a 1.201 OPS in his career against Cleveland right-hander Justin Masterson.
Insight: Jaso has been a solid under-the-radar fantasy option this season, hitting .284 with four homers and an .852 OPS in 95 at-bats. He's gone 5-for-16 with two doubles and two home runs against Masterson.
 
7/6/2013 9:45:00 AM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso (hand) is an impressive 7-for-17 (.412) with a home run and a 1.147 OPS versus Royals starter Ervin Santana.
Insight: Jaso missed 10 days while dealing with a hand injury and is just 1-for-6 since his return, but this is a favorable matchup worth a flier. The backstop is hitting .272 with two homers, 19 RBI and a 38/29 K/BB this season.
 
6/26/2013 3:16:00 PM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso (hand) is not in Wednesday's starting lineup and could be out until Friday, according to A's beat writer Susan Slusser.
Insight: Jaso has been dealing with a hand injury since last Thursday. The backstop is hitting .276 with two homers, 19 RBI and a 37/27 K/BB this season. Stephen Vogt will start behind the plate on Wednesday, but has yet to show he has any fantasy value at the big league level.
 
6/25/2013 6:03:00 PM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso (hand) was scratched from the lineup Tuesday, according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.
Insight: Jaso has been dealing with a left palm abrasion since last Thursday. The backstop is hitting .276 with two homers, 19 RBI and a 37/27 K/BB this season.
 
5/18/2013 10:17:00 AM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) with a home run and a 1.374 OPS against Royals starter Ervin Santana.
Insight: Jaso was leading off for the A's with Coco Crisp sidelined by injury but has returned to his customary No. 2 spot.
 
5/8/2013 10:50:00 AM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso is a career .444 hitter (4-for-9) with a pair of homers and a 1.768 OPS against Cleveland starter Justin Masterson.
Insight: Jaso has been leading off for the A's with Coco Crisp sidelined by injury and has done well in the role with a .467 OBP over seven games.
 
5/4/2013 10:23:00 AM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso (.272, 1 HR, 11 RBI) is just 2-for-12 against Yankees hurler Phil Hughes.
Insight: Add in that it's a day game following a night game and the A's figure to start Derek Norris behind the plate.
 
4/23/2013 10:20:00 PM
Description: Athletics catcher John Jaso snapped out of a 0-for-14 slump with a three-hit game Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Jaso had a double and two RBIs in the game and also walked once. He's hitting .258 with one homer, nine RBIs and six walks through 17 games.
 
Hot9/1/2012 12:38:00 PM
Description: Seattle catcher John Jaso is a .636 hitter against Angels right-hander Ervin Santana with a homer and six RBI in 11 at-bats.
Insight: Jaso is not normally a fantasy option, but he's played above expectations all season. He's a must start in this extremely favorable matchup.
 

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