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2014 Avg.
.217
 
Career Avg.
.243
Name  Scott Hairston
Born  5/25/1980
Height  6-0
Weight  205
Number  7
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/3/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Washington outfielder Scott Hairston has only started six games all season, but if ever he's going to start another one, Sunday should be the day. Update: Hairston is in the lineup, batting sixth and playing left field.
Insight: Hairston is a career .390 hitter (16-for-41 ) with five home runs against Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
 
8/3/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Washington outfielder Scott Hairston has only started six games all season, but if ever he's going to start another one, Sunday should be the day.
Insight: Hairston is a career .390 hitter (16-for-41 ) with five home runs against Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
 
7/12/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: Washington outfielder Scott Hairston has only started five games all season, but if ever he's going to start another one, Saturday should be the day.
Insight: Hairston is a career .395 hitter (15-for-38 ) with five home runs against Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
 
5/5/2014 7:14:00 PM
Description: Washington outfielder Scott Hairston has been activated from the 15-day DL.
Insight: He was out with a strained oblique. Hairston isn't an everyday player but he could see a little more time than normal while Bryce Harper is out with a torn thumb ligament.
 
9/14/2013 10:18:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Scott Hairston should get a start on Saturday based on his favorable matchup history against Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Hairston, who is just a part-time guy in Washinton, is a career .378 hitter (14-for-37) with five doubles and five homers against Hamels. That's the most against any pitcher for Hairston who has only hit 105 homers in 10 major league seasons.
 
7/9/2013 3:38:00 PM
Description: Newly acquired Nationals outfielder Scott Hairston will get a start on Tuesday based on his favorable matchup history against Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels. Denard Span will sit with Bryce Harper playing in center field.
Insight: Hairston, who was a part-time guy with the Cubs and will fill the same role in Washinton, is a career .400 hitter (12-for-30) with five doubles and five homers against Hamels. That's the most against any pitcher for Hairston and almost five percent of his 10-year total.
 
7/9/2013 9:34:00 AM
Description: Newly acquired Nationals outfielder Scott Hairston should get a start on Tuesday based on his favorable matchup history against Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: Hairston, who was a part-time guy with the Cubs and will fill the same role in Washinton, is a career .400 hitter (12-for-30) with five doubles and five homers against Hamels. That's the most against any pitcher for Hairston and almost five percent of his 10-year total.
 
7/8/2013 10:42:00 AM
Description: Scott Hairston has been traded to the Nationals, but it probably won't change his fantasy value.
Insight: Hairston was a part-time guy in Chicago, batting just .172 though he did hit eight homers in 99 at-bats, and will be the fourth outfielder in Washington behind, Denard Span, Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth.
 
5/31/2013 12:17:00 PM
Description: Cubs outfielder Scott Hairston doesn't play every day, but if he's in Friday's lineup he's worth a flier as he is 4-for-6 with three extra base hits versus Arizona starter Wade Miley.
Insight: Hairston has has done very little this season though two hits on Wednesday raised his average to .154. Latest update - Hairston is in the starting lineup, playing right field and batting fifth.
 
5/31/2013 10:18:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Scott Hairston doesn't play every day, but if he's in Friday's lineup he's worth a flier as he is 4-for-6 with three extra base hits versus Arizona starter Wade Miley.
Insight: Hairston has has done very little this season though two hits on Wednesday raised his average to .154.
 
5/10/2013 10:22:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Scott Hairston doesn't play every day, but if he's in Friday's lineup he's worth a flier as he is 5-for-9 with four extra base hits versus Washington left-hander Ross Detwiler.
Insight: Hairston has has done very little this season with his .132 batting average, but he has shown some power with three homers in 38 at-bats.
 
5/2/2013 6:38:00 PM
Description: Cubs outfielder Scott Hairston went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer Thursday afternoon against the Padres.
Insight: Hairston has just four hits in 34 at-bats this season, but three were home runs. He was searching for an everyday job as a free agent this past offseason, but he has not found that with the Cubs. The team has used Nate Schierholtz as the everyday right fielder.
 
1/23/2013 11:00:00 PM
Description: The Cubs have reportedly signed outfielder Scott Hairston to a two-year contract. SOURCE: Ken Rosenthal, FOX Sports
Insight: Hairston wants to play everyday after playing a career-high 134 games last season with the Mets and hitting 20 homers, also a career high. However, he will probably have to split games with Nate Schierholtz in right field unless left fielder Alfonso Soriano is traded. Chicago also has retained David DeJesus, who can split time in center field with prospect Brett Jackson but also has experienced as a corner outfielder.
 
9/21/2012 10:26:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Scott Hairston's homer on Friday against Miami was his 18th of the season, a new career high for the veteran.
Insight: Hairston has already appeared in more games than he ever has before with 122, and he'll top his career high in at-bats by early next week.
 
9/19/2012 10:22:00 AM
Description: Mets outfielder Scott Hairston is the rare hitter who has success against Phillies lefty Cole Hamels. In 28 career at-bats, Hairston owns a .393 batting average with five homers and a 1.505 OPS.
Insight: Hairston is hitless in his last three games (0-for-9), but his season-long numbers (.260, 17 HR, 48 RBI) are solid for just 323 at-bats. If he's in the lineup against Hamels, he's a must start.
 
8/29/2012 10:37:00 AM
Description: Mets outfielder Scott Hairston is the rare hitter who has success against Phillies lefty Cole Hamels. In 28 career at-bats, Hairston owns a .393 batting average with five homers and a 1.505 OPS.
Insight: Hairston has been solid this season in limited action, with 14 HR, 45 RBI and a .821 OPS in just 285 at-bats.
 
7/5/2012 9:48:00 AM
Description: Mets outfielder Scott Hairston has been a bane to Phillies starter Cole Hamels. Hairston is 10-for-26 (.385) with four homers against the Philadelphia lefty.
Insight: Hairston already has posted the third highest homer total of his career with 11. He is a good bet to go deep Thursday against Hamels.
 
6/27/2012 5:19:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Scott Hairston blasted a sixth inning grand slam Wednesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Hairston had two hits in five at-bats. The outfielder now has 10 homers and an OPS north of .800, so he's a must-own in NL-only leagues and deeper mixed formats.
 
4/5/2012 3:48:00 PM
Description: Scott Hairston entered the game in the seventh inning Thursday as a replacement for Andres Torres. Torres strained his calf running down a ball in centerfield.
Insight: Hairston hit a single in his first at bat of the season. Hairston should see the majority of the time in center field if Torres has to miss time with this injury. Hairston batted .235 with seven dingers and 24 RBIs in 79 games for New York a season ago.
 
1/20/2011 7:23:00 PM
Description: Scott Hairston has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mets. SOURCE: NATIONAL POST
Insight: His ability to come off the bench to hit lefties and be a short-term starting during times of injury will be useful for New York. He can offer NL-Only teams a bit of power.
 

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