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    Major League Baseball

    2015 Avg.
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    Career Avg.
    .207
    Name  J.P. Arencibia
    Born  1/5/1986
    Height  6-0
    Weight  205
    Number  0
    Position  C
    Bats  R
    Throws  R
    Hot8/8/2014 4:55:00 PM
    Description: Rangers C/1B J.P. Arencibia has raised his batting average from .152 to .198 by going 9-for-22 (.409) in his last six games and has earned a prime spot in the batting order Friday night - third.
    Insight: Arencibia has doubled three times, homered three times and driven in 11 runs during that span. With Alex Rios sidelined, he's been moved into the No. 3 hole.
     
    Hot8/6/2014 12:18:00 PM
    Description: Rangers C/1B J.P. Arencibia has raised his batting average from .152 to .198 by going 9-for-22 (.409) in his last six games.
    Insight: Arencibia has doubled three times, homered three times and driven in 11 runs during that span, but he strikes out too much to keep up any sort of hot streak.
     
    Hot7/30/2014 12:39:00 PM
    Description: Rangers C/1B J.P. Arencibia went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two homers and seven RBI Tuesday against the Yankees and he has a good matchup Wednesday against Hiroki Kuroda.
    Insight: Arencibia is 9-for-24 (.375) with three doubles and a homer against Kuroda. He's faced the Yankees in six of his last nine games and hit four home runs against them.
     
    Cold5/22/2014 10:12:00 PM
    Description: The Rangers have sent catcher J.P. Arencibia down to Triple-A Round Rock.
    Insight: Arencibia was off to a miserable start, hitting just .133 over 60 at bats. The 28-year-old has launched 63 HR in his last three-plus seasons but he's hit just .210 during that span.
     
    3/24/2014 12:22:00 PM
    Description: Rangers backup catcher J.P. Arencibia will have to do a majority of the work behind the plate for the next 2-3 months with Geovany Soto sidelined by a torn lateral meniscus.
    Insight: Arencibia has the power to put up solid home run totals, but he struggles to consistenly put the bat on the ball. He struck out 148 times in 474 at-bats last season for Toronto.
     
    12/6/2013 1:36:00 PM
    Description: J.P. Arencibia has signed a one-year, $1.8 million deal with Texas.
    Insight: Arencibia's power should play well in Texas but he's not going to be a factor in fantasy as Geovany Soto is set to be the team's starter behind the plate.
     
    9/19/2013 10:44:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia will enter Thursday's game against the Yankees with nine hits in 21 career at-bats against Hiroki Kuroda.
    Insight: Arencibia is only batting .199 with a pitiful 140/18 K/BB, but he does have 20 home runs and has picked up three doubles and a longball off Kuroda.
     
    8/26/2013 11:45:00 AM
    Description: Monday would be a good day for Toronto catcher J.P. Arencibia to get a rest as he's 1-for-14 with seven strikeouts in his matchups against Yankees starter Phil Hughes.
    Insight: Arencibia is three long balls away from his career high (23 in 2011), but continues to hit for a low average (.214) and strike out at a poor rate (125 in 418 plate appearances).
     
    8/9/2013 10:15:00 AM
    Description: Toronto catcher J.P. Arencibia is a late scratch for Wednesday's game with Seattle due to a sore right knee and is questionable for Friday's game against Oakland.
    Insight: Arencibia is having a pretty typical season, hitting for good power (17 HR) but with lots of strikeouts (111 whiffs in 355 at bats). Josh Thole has started the last three games, but has little-to-no fantasy value.
     
    8/7/2013 4:03:00 PM
    Description: Toronto catcher J.P. Arencibia is a late scratch for Wednesday's game with Seattle due to a sore right knee.
    Insight: Josh Thole will get the start in his place. Arencibia is having a pretty typical season, hitting for good power (17 HR) but with lots of strikeouts (111 whiffs in 355 at bats).
     
    7/21/2013 1:03:00 PM
    Description: Toronto backstop J.P. Arencibia will have the afternoon off Sunday against Tampa Bay.
    Insight: Josh Thole will get the start in his place. Arencibia is having a pretty typical season, hitting for good power (16 HR) but with lots of strikeouts (100 whiffs in 316 at bats).
     
    7/19/2013 9:40:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia is just 1-for-13 (.077) with eight strikeouts against Rays left-hander David Price.
    Insight: Arencibia is batting .221 with 16 homers, 42 RBI and a .675 OPS. His 98/13 K/BB makes him nearly unplayable for fantasy owners except during the occasional hot streak. Friday doesn't figure to be one of them.
     
    7/6/2013 12:05:00 PM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game with Minnesota. No injury, just regular rest for a catcher on a day game following a night game.
    Insight: Arencibia is batting .218 with 15 homers, 38 RBI and a .667 OPS. His 93/10 K/BB makes him nearly unplayable for fantasy owners except during the occasional hot streak.
     
    7/3/2013 5:18:00 PM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia is back in the lineup Wednesday after missing Tuesday's game due to a sore shoulder.
    Insight: Arencibia is batting .219 with 15 homers, 38 RBI and a .674 OPS. His 90/9 K/BB makes him nearly unplayable for fantasy owners.
     
    6/26/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia has Wednesday afternoon off - Josh Thole will get the start.
    Insight: Typical day game after a night game off for Arencibia, who has hit 15 homers this season, but still struggles with the strikeout and a low batting average.
     
    6/19/2013 9:42:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia has hit three home runs in his last four games.
    Insight: He has 15 on the year, but is hitting .222 with a .243 OBP and a 79/6 K/BB.
     
    5/28/2013 9:20:00 PM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia went 3-for-5 with two doubles and one RBI Tuesday against the Braves.
    Insight: Arencibia is 9-for-23 with four doubles, two homers and nine RBI over his last five starts and he even drew a walk in that span, his third of the season.
     
    5/23/2013 10:18:00 PM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia went 2-for-5 with a homer and four RBI Thursday against Baltimore.
    Insight: Arencibia has 11 homers, but he has done little else. He's hitting .230 with a pitiful 55/2 K/BB.
     
    5/19/2013 9:31:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia is just 2-for-20 (.100) against Yankees starter CC Sabathia.
    Insight: Arencibia is tied for ninth in the majors with 10 homers, but his 52/2 K/BB is atrocious. Keep him on the bench Sunday.
     
    5/17/2013 9:53:00 AM
    Description: Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia is 7-for-15 (.467) against Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda with a 1.267 OPS.
    Insight: Arencibia (.236, 10 HR, 20 RBI) is producing solid power numbers, but still hitting for a low average. This is a favorable matchup that should work to his advantage.
     

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      Watch & Win: Ticket to the Tampa Bay Rowdies

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      Score a family four-pack of tickets to see the Tampa Bay Rowdies!Watch back-to-back episodes of Family Feud from 6:30-7:30 p.m. between May 6-19.Watch for the announcement and be the 8th caller to win Rowdies tickets. It's time to watch and win with Great 38!Great 38  More>>

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      • Late afternoon storms roll in Tampa Bay

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        Saturday, May 23 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-05-23 21:44:06 GMT
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        SAT: 50% Chance of Storms; Highs near 92
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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