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2014 Avg.
.311
 
Career Avg.
.277
Name  Josh Harrison
Born  7/8/1987
Height  5-8
Weight  195
Number  5
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot8/31/2014 6:01:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 2-for-4 with a solo home run but Pittsburgh lost to Cincinnati, 3-2, on Sunday.
Insight: Harrison extended his hitting streak to six games with a homer and single on Sunday. Over that stretch, he is hitting .417 with two home runs, two doubles, a triple, three RBI, and three runs. Harrison is now in the NL batting title conversation. His average sits at .310, one point behind leader Justin Morneau, with a month left in the series.
 
Hot8/29/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison hit a game-tying triple in the bottom of the eighth and eventually scored the winning run in the next at-bat against the Reds on Friday.
Insight: Harrison played out of his mind on Friday, going 3-for-4 with a double, triple, RBI and run. He also showcased the leather bailing the Pirates out of a few jams in the field. In the last four games, Harrison is hitting .412 with two doubles, a triple and home run. The new everyday Pirate third baseman is batting .308 with 49 extra-base hits, 45 RBI, 62 runs, and 17 steals this year.
 
Hot8/26/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 1-for-5 with a solo homer Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Harrison has collected 23 extra-base hits (7 HR), scored 27 runs and stolen eight bases in 152 at-bats since the All-Star break. He had 24 extra-base hits (5 HR), 34 runs and nine steals in 249 at-bats before the break.
 
Hot8/23/2014 9:41:00 AM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 3-for-5 with a double, a homer and five RBI Friday at Milwaukee.
Insight: Harrison has been unbelievably good since the All-Star break, batting .328 with 12 doubles, two triples, six homers, 15 RBI, 25 runs, eight steals and a .946 OPS.
 
Hot8/9/2014 10:10:00 PM
Description: Another two hits Saturday for Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison extended his current hitting streak to 13 games.
Insight: Harrison has been fantasy's No. 1 overall player in the past two weeks and has hit .464 with six doubles, two triples, five homers, 17 runs and five steals in his last 13 games.
 
Hot8/8/2014 9:54:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison went 3-for-3 with a triple and a walk Friday against San Diego.
Insight: Harrison can do no wrong at the moment. He's been fantasy's No. 1 overall player in the past two weeks and has hit .462 with six doubles, two triples, five homers, 16 runs and four steals in his last 12 games.
 
Hot8/6/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison has gone 20-for-44 (.455) with six doubles, a triple, five homers, seven RBI and 14 runs in his last 10 games.
Insight: He went 3-for-4 with a double, a steal and two runs Wednesday and is up to .309 with 10 homers, 38 RBI, 50 runs, 14 steals and an .849 OPS on the year. Harrison made the NL All-Star team, but this torrid stretch has really come out of nowhere. He hit .286 with five homers, 31 RBI, 36 runs and a .751 OPS in his first 87 games.
 
Hot8/5/2014 4:44:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison will bat in Andrew McCutchen's No. 3 spot Tuesday.
Insight: Harrison has been one of the hottest hitters in the league over the past two weeks, batting .396 with five homers and a 1.286 OPS. Still, he's no McCutchen.
 
Hot7/30/2014 9:13:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison homered for the fourth straight game on Wednesday at San Francisco.
Insight: Prior to July 27, Harrison hadn't homered in his past 29 games (22 starts) and he had just five home runs all season. He's now hitting .297 with nine home runs, 37 RBI, 42 runs and 13 steals, but fantasy owners shouldn't expect him to suddenly become a power hitter.
 
7/27/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh utilityman Josh Harrison went 4-for-6 with a double and a homer Sunday at Colorado.
Insight: Harrison was a questionable choice for the NL All-Star team, but there's no denying he's been a valuable utility player for Pittsburgh this season, filling in at second, third and both corner outfield spots. He's picked up 282 at-bats and hit .294 with six home runs, 33 RBI, 38 runs and 13 steals.
 
6/19/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh utility man Josh Harrison is just 1-for-10 versus Reds starter Homer Bailey.
Insight: Harrison (.317, 4 HR, 18 RBI, 23 runs) has been a catalyst for the Pirates offense, but isn't likely to help in this unfavorable matchup.
 
Hot6/18/2014 9:33:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh utility man Josh Harrison cranked four hits in Tuesday night's loss to Cincinnati.
Insight: Harrison (.319, 4 HR, 18 RBI) has gone 9-for-14 with three RBI over his last three games. As long as he keeps hitting, the Pirates will continue to find ways to get him in the lineup.
 
5/13/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Pirates utility man Josh Harrison will make his eighth start of the season in place of injured Starling Marte.
Insight: Josh Harrison will lead off and play right field. He's batting .367 with a .954 OPS in seven starts this season.
 
9/27/2012 11:47:00 AM
Description: Pirates infielder Josh Harrison should be in for a big fantasy day Thursday against the Mets. Harrison is a .600 hitter in 10 career at bats versus New York starter R.A. Dickey.
Insight: The knuckle ball hasn't seemed to phase Harrison, who has been playing a lot of second base lately due to Neil Walker's back injury. Harrison doesn't have a ton of upside usually but today seems like a safe day to start the 25-year-old.