Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.254
 
Career Avg.
.254
Name  Jose Bautista
Born  10/19/1980
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  19
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/18/2014 9:48:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is a career .353 hitter with a pair of homers against Cleveland starter Justin Masterson.
Insight: Bautista launched home run No. 6 on Thursday to tie for the league lead. He's batting .268 with 11 RBI and 14 runs scored. If he stays healthy, he's a solid bet to hit 40-plus homers.
 
4/8/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista smacked a solo homer Tuesday against Houston.
Insight: Bautista has four round-trippers in eight games. He'll hit 40 if he can manage to play 140+ games for the first time since 2011.
 
4/6/2014 9:17:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has gone 2-for-23 (.087) with one homer and eight Ks against Yankees starter CC Sabathia.
Insight: Given Sabathia's diminished velocity and struggles to keep the ball down, fantasy owners shouldn't bench Bautista Sunday, but daily league players might want to spend their money elsewhere.
 
4/2/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista crushed two solo homers Wednesday at Tampa Bay.
Insight: Bautista slugged six longballs this spring and has averaged 43 per 162 games over the last two seasons. Unfortunately, he played just 210 games in that span due to injuries.
 
Hot3/14/2014 3:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista appears to be healthy again and that's bad news for opposing pitchers.
Insight: Bautista has already hit three homers this preseason and is batting .375 throughthe first 10 games. He hit .259 with 28 home runs, 73 RBI, 82 runs and an .856 OPS, but played just 118 games last season due to injury.
 
9/4/2013 5:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (hip) will miss the rest of the season, according to Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star.
Insight: It's the second straight season the team has shut him down due to injury. He hit .259 with 28 home runs, 73 RBI, 82 runs and an .856 OPS in 118 games.
 
8/20/2013 11:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (hip) has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a left hip bone bruise. He'll be shut down for two weeks and then reevaluated.
Insight: According to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca, Bautista said the only way to treat his injury is rest. "Just rest. There’s no surgery, no more aggressive therapy or way to heal it. It’s just resting." Bautista said his injury didn't happen against Boston, but that it occured about two weeks ago when he pulled up while scoring and jammed his hip.
 
8/20/2013 8:52:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (hip) is undergoing tests on his left hip, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Bautista injured his hip on a slide into home last week against Boston and aggravated the injury Tuesday against the Yankees during Game 1 of a doubleheader.
 
8/20/2013 4:26:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista left Tuesday's first game of a doubleheader with a sore left hip.
Insight: Bautista hasn't posted an OPS over .900 since May and now a sore hip. He's considered day-to-day.
 
8/20/2013 11:02:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has a .563 OBP against Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova (four hits, five BB in 16 plate appearances).
Insight: Bautista is hitting .292 in August and hasn't posted an OPS over .900 since May. We are still waiting for that monster home run barrage we have come to expect from the slugger.
 
Hot8/16/2013 10:32:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is 8-for-21 (.381) with three homers and a 1.411 OPS versus Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson.
Insight: Bautista is hitting .315 in August, but he hasn't posted an OPS over .900 since May and we are still waiting for that monster home run barrage we have come to expect from the slugger.
 
8/15/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is 2-for-14 (.143) with zero RBI and four K against Boston's Jake Peavy.
Insight: Bautista is hitting .320 in August, .287 with seven home runs since the All-Star break and .313 with a .992 OPS at home this season, so we recommend you play him Thursday against visiting Boston, even with Peavy on the mound.
 
8/10/2013 7:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and two runs Saturday against Oakland.
Insight: Bautista has reached 27 home runs, which is as many as he had last season through 92 games last year before a wrist injury sidelined him for the rest of the season. It took him a little longer this year, 17 games to be exact. The right fielder is 15-for-30 (.500) with three doubles, one home run, five RBI and a 1/5 K/BB over his last eight games.
 
7/23/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has homered in three of five games since the All-Star break.
Insight: All five games came at Rogers Centre, where Bautista has a .327 average, 11 homers and an OPS above 1.000, compared to .188 with 12 homers and a .689 OPS on the road.
 
7/20/2013 9:15:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista homered in a favorable matchup on Friday night and has another favorable matchup on Saturday.
Insight: Bautista is a .389 hitter with a pair of homers and a 1.365 OPS against Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson. Add in his success during the day this season (1.099 OPS vs. .676 at night) and Bautista is a must start.
 
7/19/2013 9:37:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is a career .353 hitter with four home runs versus Tampa Bay ace David Price.
Insight: Bautista is hitting just .094 over the past eight games and has always hit a little better in the first half versus the second half (.870 OPS vs. .809 OPS), but has always hit Price well.
 
Cold7/14/2013 10:57:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has gone just 2-for-22 (.091) during Toronto's current road trip, but he has a good matchup Sunday.
Insight: Bautista is hitting .190 on the road for the season, compared to .343 at home. However, seeing Scott Feldman, a pitcher he is 5-for-11 (.455) with two doubles and one homer against, could jumpstart his bat.
 
Cold7/13/2013 9:59:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is just 2-for-14 (.143) against Orioles starter Jason Hammel.
Insight: Bautista is just 2-for-24 over his last six games and despite 20 homers his OPS (.853) is still the lowest it has been since 2009 - before he became an offensive force. Saturday could be a good day to sit him.
 
7/12/2013 9:55:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is just 6-for-15 (.400) with two home runs against Orioles starter Chris Tillman.
Insight: Bautista has had a tough week, batting just .105 over the past five games and despite 20 homers his OPS (.865) is still the lowest it has been since 2009 - before he became an offensive force.
 
7/9/2013 9:22:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is just 1-for-16 with four strikeouts against Cleveland right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Bautista has hit .372 over the past dozen games with four homers to reach the 20 HR mark, but his OPS (.877) is still the lowest it has been since 2009 - before he became an offensive force.
 

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