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Cincinnati Reds
2014 Avg.
.284
 
Career Avg.
.259
Name  Todd Frazier
Born  2/12/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  215
Number  21
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Cold8/18/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: A sore lower back has kept Todd Frazier out of the Reds lineup since Thursday, but he'll return for Monday night's game with St. Louis
Insight: He's batted just .240 with one homer, 11 RBI and a .584 OPS over 100 at-bats since the All-Star break after hitting .290 with 19 homers, 53 RBI and an .853 OPS prior to the break.
 
Cold8/16/2014 5:35:00 PM
Description: A sore lower back with keep Todd Frazier out of the Reds lineup for a second straight game Saturday, according to Mark Sheldon of mlb.com. Kris Negron is starting at third base and Skip Schumaker is at second against the Rockies.
Insight: Frazier is day-to-day. He's batted just .240 with one homer, 11 RBI and a .584 OPS over 100 at-bats since the All-Star break after hitting .290 with 19 homers, 53 RBI and an .853 OPS prior to the break.
 
Cold8/16/2014 5:35:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier did not play in either game of Cincinnati's double header matchup in Colorado on Sunday due to a sore back. Mark Sheldon of mlb.com reported Sunday that Frazier was hoping to play in one of the games.
Insight: Frazier tweaked his back on Thursday while swinging a bat and has not played since then. The All-Star had a tremendous first half of the season, but since the break, Frazier has just one home run and 11 RBI in 100 at-bats.
 
Cold8/15/2014 5:52:00 PM
Description: A sore lower back with keep Todd Frazier out of the Reds lineup Friday night.
Insight: Frazier is day-to-day and expects to either be back Saturday or Sunday. He's batted just .240 with one homer, 11 RBI and a .584 OPS over 100 at-bats since the All-Star break after hitting .290 with 19 homers, 53 RBI and an .853 OPS prior to the break.
 
Hot7/13/2014 5:23:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier went 1-for-5 Sunday, but his lone hit was a home run.
Insight: Frazier has a big chance to introduce himself to casual baseball fans during the All-Star break, as he'll participate in the Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game. Fantasy owners are already very familiar with him, as he's batted .290 with 19 homers, 53 RBI, 57 runs, 14 steals and an .852 OPS this season.
 
7/13/2014 12:11:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier has gone 5-for-14 (.357) with a double, two homers and three walks against Pirates starter Francisco Liriano.
Insight: Frazier has been the Reds' best hitter this season, batting .291 with 18 homers, 51 RBI, 56 runs, 14 steals and an .850 OPS. He'll put his power on display Tuesday in the Home Run Derby, but not before getting a crack at Liriano Sunday.
 
7/13/2014 12:30:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier continues to pound the baseball with a pair of hits and his 18th home run of the season Saturday night.
Insight: Frazier leads the Reds in hom,e run and RBI (51) and without him Cincinnati wouldn't be in the pennant race.
 
7/12/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, on a modest six-game hitting streak, is 5-for-12 (.417) with one home run among four extra-base hits against Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton
Insight: Frazier carried the Reds offense early on this season and has been playing at an All-Star level, batting .289 with 17 HR, 48 RBI, 13 SB and an .839 OPS.
 
7/11/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is 5-for-12 (.417) with one home run against Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: Frazier carried the Reds offense early on this season and has been playing at an All-Star level, batting .289 with 17 HR, 48 RBI, 13 SB and an .842 OPS. Cincinnati will need him to carry them a bit further with all the injuries they have suffered recently (Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, Billy Hamilton).
 
Hot7/8/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is 6-for-17 (.353) with two home runs against Cubs starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Frazier carried the Reds offense early on this season and has been playing at an All-Star level, batting .293 with 17 HR, 48 RBI, 13 SB and an .859 OPS. He has four multi-hit games in the last five contests.
 
7/4/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is just 1-for-12 against Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Frazier has been very good this season, batting .289 with 17 HR, 47 RBI, 13 SB and an .859 OPS. This unfavorable matchup, however, should be avoided.
 
Hot6/22/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is climbing up the NL home run leaderboard.
Insight: Frazier hit his eighth homer of June and 17th of the season Sunday against Toronto. He's third in the NL in home runs.
 
Hot6/19/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is 4-for-9 with a double and home run against Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: Frazier is playing at an elite level in June with seven homers and a .977 OPS. For the season he's batting .273, 16 HR, 41 RBI. He's a must start in the favorable matchup.
 
Hot6/15/2014 6:45:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier plated four runs Sunday in a win over the Brewers.
Insight: The power surge continues for Frazier, who now has six jacks in only 53 June at bats. At this rate, Frazier (.273, 15 HR, 39 RBI) could have a new career-high in homers by the All-Star break.
 
Hot6/7/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier went deep for the fourth time in six games Saturday against the Phillies.
Insight: Frazier now has 13 homers, just six shy of his career-high 19. The 28-year-old is batting .279, up 45 points from 2013.
 
Hot6/5/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier hit his third homer in four games to raise his total to 12 in 57 games.
Insight: Frazier should easily break his personal high of 19 homers before this year is done. He's already put up 25 extra-base hits in just 211 at-bats.
 
6/4/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier hit his 11th homer of the year Wednesday against the Giants.
Insight: Frazier already has 25 extra-base hits in 232 plate appearance (10.8 XBH%). His extra-base hit rate in 600 plate appearances last year was 8.5 percent.
 
5/24/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier continues to smack the ball with another home run on Friday night, but faces a tough matchup on Saturday which fantasy owners should probably avoid.
Insight: Frazier is just 1-for-11 (.091) against Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia. Frazier is swinging a hot bat of late with a 1.090 OPS and two homers over the past week and he's hit safely in 18 of his last 21 games.
 
5/23/2014 3:25:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier will make his first start of the season out of the No. 2 hole.
Insight: He's normally been a middle-of-the-order RBI guy. Frazier is swinging a hot bat of late with an .879 OPS over the past week and he's hit safely in 17 of his last 20 games.
 
5/20/2014 3:33:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati third baseman Todd Frazier will make his first start at first base since 2012.
Insight: Frazier is swinging a hot bat of late with an .827 OPS over the past two weeks and he's hit safely in 16 of his last 18 games. Ramon Santiago will make the start at 3B.