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Jose Bautista

33-Year-Old Outfielder – Toronto Blue Jays

2014 Stats

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.262

HR

6

RBI

13

R

18

SB

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2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After a hip injury cut short his 2013 campaign, Bautista was given a clean bill of health in November. He has missed significant chunks of time in each of the last two seasons, but is still one of the...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 205   DOB: 10/19/1980   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: Chipola (FL) JC   DRAFTED: 20th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jose Bautista Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $64 million contract with the Blue Jays in February 2011.

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Jose Bautista Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 24 AA ALT 118 512 448 64 127 52 27 1 24 91 6 3 50 102 2 2 10 .283 .367 .509 .876
2005 24 AAA IND 13 55 51 6 13 4 3 0 1 4 1 1 4 10 0 0 0 .255 .309 .373 .682
2005 24 MAJ PIT 11 31 28 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 7 0 0 0 .143 .226 .179 .404
2006 25 MAJ PIT 117 469 400 58 94 39 20 3 16 51 2 4 46 110 3 4 16 .235 .335 .420 .755
2007 26 R GCL 2 8 8 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .375 .375 .625 1.000
2007 26 MAJ PIT 142 614 532 75 135 53 36 2 15 63 6 3 68 101 4 6 4 .254 .339 .414 .753
2008 27 MAJ TOR 21 57 52 6 11 5 2 0 3 10 0 0 2 13 2 1 0 .212 .236 .423 .659
2008 27 MAJ PIT 107 363 314 38 76 27 15 0 12 44 1 1 38 77 6 3 2 .242 .325 .404 .729
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ TOR/PIT 128 420 366 44 87 32 17 0 15 54 1 1 40 90 8 4 2 .238 .313 .407 .720
2009 28 MAJ TOR 113 404 336 54 79 29 13 3 13 40 4 0 56 85 6 2 4 .235 .349 .408 .757
2010 29 MAJ TOR 161 683 569 109 148 92 35 3 54 124 9 2 100 116 0 4 10 .260 .378 .617 .995
2011 30 MAJ TOR 149 655 513 105 155 69 24 2 43 103 9 5 132 111 0 4 6 .302 .447 .608 1.055
2012 31 R Gul 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
2012 31 AA New 1 5 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .600 2.000 2.600
2012 31 MAJ TOR 92 399 332 64 80 41 14 0 27 65 5 2 59 63 0 4 4 .241 .358 .527 .885
2013 32 MAJ TOR 118 528 452 82 117 52 24 0 28 73 7 2 69 84 0 4 3 .259 .358 .498 .856
2014 33 MAJ TOR 20 90 65 18 17 8 2 0 6 13 0 0 25 14 0 0 0 .262 .467 .569 1.036
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jose Bautista
3-Year Averages MAJ   119 526 432 83 117 52 20 0 32 80 7 3 86 86 0 4 4 .271 .394 .539 .933
Career  (View All) MAJ   1115 4389 3681 618 934 419 189 13 217 589 44 20 605 821 22 32 49 .254 .364 .489 .853

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Jose Bautista Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 22 Bal 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .467 .569 1.036
Apr. 20 @Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .459 .581 1.040
Apr. 19 @Cle 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .450 .593 1.043
Apr. 18 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .453 .618 1.071
Apr. 17 @Min 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .457 .654 1.111
Apr. 17 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .462 .625 1.087
Apr. 16 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Min 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .459 .644 1.103
Apr. 13 @Bal 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .446 .625 1.071
Apr. 12 @Bal 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .451 .571 1.022
Apr. 11 @Bal 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .435 .606 1.041
Apr. 10 Hou 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .452 .667 1.119
Apr. 9 Hou 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .474 .750 1.224
Apr. 8 Hou 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .455 .750 1.205
Apr. 6 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .414 .636 1.050
Apr. 5 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .440 .722 1.162
Apr. 4 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .476 .643 1.119
Apr. 3 @TB 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .529 .818 1.347
Apr. 2 @TB 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .538 1.000 1.538
Apr. 1 @TB 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .375 .167 .542
Mar. 31 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 20 6 4 0 0 1 3 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .448 .350 .798
Last 14 Days 43 12 12 2 0 3 9 18 9 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .492 .535 1.027
Last 30 Days 65 18 17 2 0 6 13 25 14 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .467 .569 1.036

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Jose Bautista: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 19 3 18 1
2013 1 3 109 109 7
2012 4 1 90 90 2
2011 25 116 116 9
2010 4 48 113 1 113 2
2009 26 79 42 6 36 2

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Jose Bautista Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201392247204.250.543.910
201285165142.200.412.718
20111192411211.336.6721.156

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133605821533.261.486.842
20122474822513.255.567.942
20113948132828.292.5891.025

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132124414373.311.566.983
20121573211274.229.484.837
20112435220493.305.6091.063

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132403814364.213.438.740
20121753216381.251.566.929
20112705323546.300.6071.049
Jose Bautista Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 24 AA ALT 512 448 9.8% 19.9% 0.49 77% .320 .226
2005 24 AAA IND 55 51 7.3% 18.2% 0.40 80% .300 .118
2005 24 MAJ PIT 31 28 9.7% 22.6% 0.43 75% .190 .036
2006 25 MAJ PIT 469 400 9.8% 23.5% 0.42 73% .285 .185
2007 26 R GCL 8 8 0% 12.5% 0.00 88% .429 .250
2007 26 MAJ PIT 614 532 11.1% 16.4% 0.67 81% .288 .160
2008 27 MAJ TOR 57 52 3.5% 22.8% 0.15 75% .222 .211
2008 27 MAJ PIT 363 314 10.5% 21.2% 0.49 75% .284 .162
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ TOR/PIT 420 366 9.5% 21.4% 0.44 75% .276 .169
2009 28 MAJ TOR 404 336 13.9% 21% 0.66 75% .277 .173
2010 29 MAJ TOR 683 569 14.6% 17% 0.86 80% .236 .357
2011 30 MAJ TOR 655 513 20.2% 16.9% 1.19 78% .312 .306
2012 31 R Gul 4 3 25% 25% 1.00 67% .000 .000
2012 31 AA New 5 4 20% 20% 1.00 75% .000 1.500
2012 31 MAJ TOR 399 332 14.8% 15.8% 0.94 81% .219 .286
2013 32 MAJ TOR 528 452 13.1% 15.9% 0.82 81% .262 .239
2014 33 MAJ TOR 90 65 27.8% 15.6% 1.79 78% .244 .307
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jose Bautista
3-Year Averages MAJ   526 432 16.3% 16.3% 1.00 80% .271 .268
Career MAJ   4389 3681 13.8% 18.7% 0.74 78% .271 .235

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2014 Stat Review for Jose Bautista    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.262 AVG
WEAK
78% Contact Rate
WEAK
.244 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.569 SLG
ELITE
.307 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.79 BB/K
ELITE
27.8% BB Rate
ELITE
15.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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1.036 OPS
ELITE
.467 OBP
ELITE

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Best Matchups for Jose Bautista (by OPS, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
A.J. Burnett PHI 14 6 3 7 3 2 0 .429 1.214 1.744
Max Scherzer DET 14 8 1 3 3 1 1 .571 1.071 1.718
Roberto Hernandez PHI 15 6 1 3 2 1 0 .400 .933 1.460
Colby Lewis TEX 11 4 2 2 4 1 0 .364 .909 1.442
Chris Perez LA 13 6 2 4 0 2 0 .462 1.000 1.429
David Robertson NY-A 12 4 2 2 7 2 1 .333 .833 1.412
Chris Capuano BOS 17 7 2 4 3 4 0 .412 .882 1.382
Darren O'Day BAL 12 3 3 6 2 5 1 .250 1.000 1.357
Jeremy Hellickson TB 23 8 3 4 4 4 0 .348 .870 1.314
Doug Fister WAS 13 6 0 2 2 0 0 .462 .692 1.226

Worst Matchups for Jose Bautista (by OPS, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kyle Davies CLE 15 3 0 1 0 1 0 .200 .200 .400
Jake Arrieta CHI-N 10 0 0 0 4 2 0 .000 .000 .333
Jason Hammel CHI-N 17 2 0 0 2 3 0 .118 .118 .328
Gavin Floyd ATL 12 1 0 1 1 3 1 .083 .167 .321
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL 22 2 0 0 1 4 2 .091 .136 .267
Michael Pineda NY-A 11 1 0 0 1 4 0 .091 .091 .258
Wandy Rodriguez PIT 15 1 0 0 2 8 0 .067 .067 .243
Yu Darvish TEX 12 1 0 1 1 4 0 .083 .083 .237
Daisuke Matsuzaka NY-N 19 2 0 0 0 4 1 .105 .105 .211
Johan Santana BAL 11 0 0 0 0 6 0 .000 .000 .000

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Jose Bautista: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bautista went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in the Jays' blowout win over the Orioles on Sunday.

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Bautista went 1-for-2 Tuesday with a solo home run and two walks against the Astros.

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Bautista went 2-for-3 with a pair of homers and two walks in Wednesday's win over the Rays.

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Bautista (illness) went 1-for-4 while playing right field during Monday's Opening Day bout with the Rays.

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Bautista was scratched from the lineup for Saturday's exhibition game due to a stomach illness, Blue Jays radio broadcaster Mike Wilner reports.

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Bautista is having a strong spring, batting .400/.520/1.000, and adding three homers.

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Bautista (hip) was given a clean bill of health from his doctors Tuesday, Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports.

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Bautista (hip) has been ruled out for the season, but he is expected to return at 100 percent for spring training next year.

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Bautista (hip) has been placed on the 15-day DL with a left hip bone bruise.

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Bautista is undergoing tests on his left hip following Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader at the Yankees and will not be available for the nightcap, Sportsnet reports.

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Bautista was removed from Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader at the Yankees due to a sore left hip, Sportsnet reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Although the final numbers were solid, Bautista had an up and down season in 2012. His power was delayed, as he hit just three home runs in April, and a wrist injury eventually limited his season to 92 games. It's possible that Bautista will never reach his 2011 numbers again, but a good walk rate and a low BABIP (.215) could be signs of a bounce-back season in 2013. The wrist injury is a concern, and he's no longer third-base eligible, but early signs point to Bautista being ready for the start of spring training.

2012

Bautista proved his 54-homer breakout season of 2010 wasn't a fluke by launching 43 homers last season while hitting .302 and leading the AL with a .608 slugging percentage and 132 walks. He did tail off in the second half of the season, hitting just 12 homers and slugging just .477 after the All-Star break, but those numbers came while he struggled with several nagging injuries. His days as a third baseman are over, but the 25 games played there in 2011 likely make him eligible at the position one more season. Bautista should be among the most feared hitters in baseball again this season but would benefit greatly if the supporting cast around him improves.

2011

Bautista closed 2009 with 10 homers in September and October and then exploded in 2010, leading the majors with 54 homers. Toss in a .260 average, 109 runs, 124 RBI, 100 walks and nine steals with eligibility at third base and outfield just for good measure. The scary part is he did most of his damage against right-handed pitchers (1.030 OPS with 46 homers), something he had struggled with throughout his career. Heck, he only hit .240 on balls in play so you can't chalk up his explosion to a lot of luck converging at once. He showed he could make adjustments at the plate as well, hitting .287 with 30 homers in the second half of the season. He likely won't repeat his 2010 again, but this doesn't look like a one-year fluke either. He'll be back as either the team's right fielder or third baseman depending on offseason moves.

2010

Bautista likely played himself into a reserve role with the 2010 Jays after a strong finish to the 2009 season. After slumping horribly from May to September, he finished with a .257/.339/.606 kick in September and October with 10 homers, 21 RBI and 22 runs and probably helped some vigilant waiver-wire owners lock down a title or two. His ability to handle southpaws (.293/.382/.537 last year, .265/.360/.478 in his career) makes for a handy platoon mate for Travis Snider. The departure of Joe Inglett leaves him as the only in-house reserve option for the corner-outfield spots and while the Jays seem intent on playing Edwin Encarnacion at third base, Bautista should still serve the Jays well in a utility role against lefties.

2009

Bautista fell out of favor in Pittsburgh and was acquired by Toronto late in the season. He continued to disappoint as a Jay, hitting .214 with three homers in 21 games. He's still a potentially nifty lefty-basher off the bench, but that doesn't do the Jays much good with Scott Rolen as the team's primary third baseman. He'll need an injury or a change of scenery to have much of a fantasy impact this season.

2008

Barring a trade, Bautista is set to enter the 2008 season as the Pirates starter at third base. Last year he entered spring training in a duel for playing time with Jose Castillo and, to a lesser extent, Freddy Sanchez, at second and third base. He ended up playing in 142 games -- 126 at third and the rest in the outfield -- batting .254/.339/.414. Bautista is prone to slumps but his 36 doubles and 15 homers show signs of power promise. His skill set would be better served in fantasy baseball as a middle infielder than a cornerman, but that won't happen unless Sanchez gets hurt or traded.

2007

The jury remains out on Bautista: Will he win an everyday spot with the Bucs or will he end up in a super-utility role? The 26-year-old infielder/outfielder, who played five different positions in 2006, surprised the organization with his strong play early. He hit .268 with an impressive 10 homers in his first 145 at-bats. From July on, however, Bautista batted just .186 (30-for-161) with four dingers. He'll need to re-establish himself once again or face the prospect of serving mostly in a utility role. With a full-time gig in 2007, Bautista could hit 20 home runs and drive in 80 runs.

2006

After playing for four different organizations in 2004, Bautista stayed put last year, spending the entire season playing for Pittsburgh's Double-A and Triple-A teams. The 25-year-old righty showed promise, batting a combined .280, with 24 home runs and 94 RBI in 130 games. Bautista, who has yet to put in a full year at Triple-A, will get his chance eventually, but probably not in 2006 after the Pirates signed free agent Joe Randa to be their everyday third baseman in the offseason.

2005

Bautista, who went into the 2004 season never having appeared above the Single-A level, bounced around last year after being taken from the Bucs in the Rule 5 draft, and was limited to 64 games and 88 at-bats combined with the Pirates, Royals, Orioles and Devil Rays. Recognizing that they erred in losing Bautista, the Pirates insisted his inclusion in the Kris Benson trade. Bautista figures to start the season at the Double-A or Triple-A level, where the organization hopes that he can develop into the teamís third baseman of the future.

2003

One of many Hickory Crawdads to have good years, Bautista stood out for his good walk rate (64 unintentional in 438 at-bats. Heís 23, so he needs to jump a level this year or become an organization guy for the Pirates.