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Dioner Navarro

30-Year-Old Catcher – Toronto Blue Jays

2014 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

0

RBI

9

R

7

SB

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Where did that come from? In nine years in the majors, including three as the everyday catcher in Tampa, Navarro never reached double digits in home runs, but he hit 13 dingers in just 234 at-bats in ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/9/1984   BORN: Caracas, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dioner Navarro Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with the Blue Jays in December of 2013.

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Dioner Navarro 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
2004 20 AA TRE 72 299 260 32 70 18 14 1 3 28 1 0 35 45 1 2 1 .269 .356 .365 .721
2004 20 AAA COL 40 155 136 18 34 11 8 2 1 16 1 0 14 17 0 4 1 .250 .316 .360 .676
2005 21 AAA LAS 75 286 241 31 64 18 12 0 6 29 2 2 38 24 2 3 2 .266 .366 .390 .756
2005 21 MAJ LAD 50 199 176 21 48 12 9 0 3 14 0 0 20 21 1 0 2 .273 .354 .375 .729
2006 22 AAA LAS 11 43 40 3 7 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 3 7 0 0 0 .175 .233 .225 .458
2006 22 MAJ LAD 25 86 75 5 21 4 2 0 2 8 1 0 11 18 0 0 0 .280 .372 .387 .759
2006 22 MAJ TAM 56 216 193 23 47 11 7 0 4 20 1 1 20 33 1 1 1 .244 .316 .342 .658
2006  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ LAD/TAM 81 302 268 28 68 15 9 0 6 28 2 1 31 51 1 1 1 .254 .332 .354 .687
2007 23 MAJ TAM 119 434 388 46 88 30 19 2 9 44 3 1 33 67 7 5 1 .227 .286 .356 .641
2008 24 A Ver 4 16 10 4 4 2 1 0 1 4 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 .400 .667 .800 1.467
2008 24 MAJ TAM 120 470 427 43 126 34 27 0 7 54 0 4 34 49 3 3 3 .295 .349 .407 .757
2009 25 MAJ TAM 115 410 376 38 82 23 15 0 8 32 5 2 18 51 8 3 5 .218 .261 .322 .583
2010 26 AAA Dur 43 169 141 19 40 11 9 0 2 21 3 0 23 25 1 2 2 .284 .387 .390 .777
2010 26 MAJ TAM 48 142 124 11 24 6 5 0 1 7 0 1 12 20 5 0 1 .194 .270 .258 .528
2011 27 AA Cha 5 17 14 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 .143 .294 .143 .437
2011 27 MAJ LAD 64 202 176 13 34 12 6 1 5 17 0 0 20 35 3 2 1 .193 .276 .324 .600
2012 28 AAA Lou 62 240 207 24 66 17 12 0 5 32 0 0 23 24 2 6 2 .319 .382 .449 .831
2012 28 MAJ CIN 24 73 69 6 20 6 3 1 2 12 0 0 2 12 1 1 0 .290 .306 .449 .755
2013 29 MAJ CHC 89 266 240 31 72 20 7 0 13 34 0 1 23 36 0 1 2 .300 .365 .492 .857
2014 30 MAJ TOR 15 64 59 7 14 4 4 0 0 9 1 0 3 2 0 2 0 .237 .266 .305 .571
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Dioner Navarro
3-Year Averages MAJ   59 179 161 16 42 11 5 0 6 21 0 0 15 27 1 1 1 .261 .326 .404 .730
Career  (View All) MAJ   730 2569 2310 246 579 162 104 4 54 252 11 10 196 344 29 18 16 .251 .311 .369 .681

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Dioner Navarro 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. 18 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .266 .305 .571
Apr. 17 @Min 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .283 .327 .610
Apr. 17 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 16 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Min 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .273 .314 .587
Apr. 13 @Bal 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .260 .319 .579
Apr. 12 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .289 .357 .646
Apr. 11 @Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .275 .368 .643
Apr. 10 Hou 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .270 .371 .641
Apr. 9 Hou 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .281 .273 .406 .679
Apr. 8 Hou 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .241 .357 .598
Apr. 6 NYY 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .200 .250 .450
Apr. 5 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 4 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .190 .200 .390
Apr. 3 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188 .176 .188 .364
Apr. 2 @TB 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462
Apr. 1 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Mar. 31 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 21 3 4 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .190 .250 .190 .440
Last 14 Days 43 7 11 4 0 0 7 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 .256 .292 .349 .641
Last 30 Days 59 7 14 4 0 0 9 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 .237 .266 .305 .571

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Dioner Navarro: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 12 3
2013 55 4
2012 21
2011 54 1
2010 46
2009 113

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Dioner Navarro Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201361116100.361.6721.123
2012203230.200.550.750
2011282130.179.321.616

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013179207240.279.430.764
2012493090.327.408.754
2011148114140.196.324.597

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013116189250.336.5951.008
2012341060.235.353.631
20118483120.202.381.701

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201312413490.266.395.711
2012355260.343.543.876
2011925250.185.272.504
Dioner Navarro Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 20 AA TRE 299 260 11.7% 15.1% 0.78 83% .316 .096
2004 20 AAA COL 155 136 9% 11% 0.82 88% .280 .110
2005 21 AAA LAS 286 241 13.3% 8.4% 1.58 90% .275 .124
2005 21 MAJ LAD 199 176 10.1% 10.6% 0.95 88% .296 .102
2006 22 AAA LAS 43 40 7% 16.3% 0.43 83% .212 .050
2006 22 MAJ LAD 86 75 12.8% 20.9% 0.61 76% .345 .107
2006 22 MAJ TAM 216 193 9.3% 15.3% 0.61 83% .276 .098
2006  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ LAD/TAM 302 268 10.3% 16.9% 0.61 81% .294 .100
2007 23 MAJ TAM 434 388 7.6% 15.4% 0.49 83% .253 .129
2008 24 A Ver 16 10 37.5% 6.3% 6.00 90% .375 .400
2008 24 MAJ TAM 470 427 7.2% 10.4% 0.69 89% .321 .112
2009 25 MAJ TAM 410 376 4.4% 12.4% 0.35 86% .233 .104
2010 26 AAA Dur 169 141 13.6% 14.8% 0.92 82% .333 .106
2010 26 MAJ TAM 142 124 8.5% 14.1% 0.60 84% .223 .064
2011 27 AA Cha 17 14 17.6% 5.9% 3.00 93% .154 .000
2011 27 MAJ LAD 202 176 9.9% 17.3% 0.57 80% .213 .131
2012 28 AAA Lou 240 207 9.6% 10% 0.96 88% .343 .130
2012 28 MAJ CIN 73 69 2.7% 16.4% 0.17 83% .327 .159
2013 29 MAJ CHC 266 240 8.6% 13.5% 0.64 85% .309 .192
2014 30 MAJ TOR 64 59 4.7% 3.1% 1.50 97% .246 .068
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Dioner Navarro
3-Year Averages MAJ   179 161 8.4% 15.1% 0.56 83% .281 .143
Career MAJ   2569 2310 7.6% 13.4% 0.57 85% .275 .118

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

Contact

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.237 AVG
POOR
97% Contact Rate
ELITE
.246 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.305 SLG
TERRIBLE
.068 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.50 BB/K
ELITE
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
3.1% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.571 OPS
TERRIBLE
.266 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Dioner Navarro (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Matt Thornton NY-A 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 .667 1.167 1.833
Randy Wolf AZ 9 3 2 3 0 0 0 .333 1.111 1.444
Joe Saunders TEX 12 5 2 5 0 1 0 .417 1.000 1.417
Ryan Rowland-Smith AZ 6 2 1 2 2 1 0 .333 .833 1.333
John Danks CHI-A 17 7 2 3 1 1 0 .412 .882 1.327
Jamey Wright LA 8 4 0 1 1 2 1 .500 .750 1.306
Ricky Nolasco MIN 15 7 1 4 0 1 0 .467 .800 1.267
Homer Bailey CIN 6 2 1 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 1.167
Bud Norris BAL 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 .375 .500 1.045
Patrick Corbin AZ 8 2 1 2 1 0 0 .250 .625 .958

Worst Matchups for Dioner Navarro (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Justin Masterson CLE 12 1 0 1 1 2 0 .083 .083 .237
Ian Kennedy SD 9 1 0 0 0 3 0 .111 .111 .222
Cliff Lee PHI 16 1 0 0 0 1 0 .063 .125 .188
Brett Cecil TOR 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .143
J.J. Putz AZ 7 0 0 0 1 4 1 .000 .000 .125
Miguel Batista COL 6 0 0 1 1 1 1 .000 .000 .125
Dan Haren LA 17 1 0 0 0 4 1 .059 .059 .118
Erik Bedard TB 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .000
Mark Buehrle TOR 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
James McDonald CHI-N 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Dioner Navarro: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Navarro has agreed to a two-year deal with the Blue Jays, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

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Navarro became a free agent Friday, the Cubs' official site reports.

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Navarro is not in the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Navarro is in the lineup for Friday's game against the Pirates.

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Navarro went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Cubs' loss to the Marlins on Monday.

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Navarro (ankle) is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Phillies, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Navarro (ankle) hit a run-scoring double as a pinch hitter Saturday.

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Navarro (ankle) proclaimed himself good to go Saturday, MLB.com reports.

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Navarro (ankle) did some light jogging in the outfield Saturday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Navarro has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 right ankle sprain and will not need to go on the DL, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Navarro (ankle) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Cardinals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Navarro spent most of the summer at Triple-A Louisville before a callup in August made him the Reds primary backup catcher behind Ryan Hanigan and hit well in a small sample upon reaching the majors. He signed with the Cubs in November and will battle Steve Clevenger for the backup spot behind Wellington Castillo.

2011

Navarro had a second straight horrible season with the Rays, batting .194 and getting on base at only a .270 clip. These numbers were a far cry from 2008 when he hit .295 and was named an All-Star. After being left off the ALDS postseason roster, Navarro left the team which ended his days as a Ray. He signed on with the Dodgers and will complete for a backup catching position in the spring.

2010

Navarro regressed last season after putting together an All-Star effort in 2008. He had offseason surgery to repair the ulnar nerve in his elbow, which may have played a part in his dismal .583 OPS. The Rays aren't taking any chances this year, bringing in Kelly Shoppach to at least share the catching duties. Navarro is only 26, so a rebound wouldn't be surprising, but the presence of Shoppach significantly hurts his chances.

2009

Navarro broke out to become one of the AL's better catchers in 2008, finally living up to his prospect potential. He'll start 2009 as the Rays' No. 1 backstop, with two concerns being his mild late-season slump (.262 with a .692 OPS after August 1) and the very short offseason he'll have going into 2009 (thanks to a long 2008 postseason run and an expected stint as Venezuela's starting catcher in the WBC).

2008

Navarro actually finished the year much stronger than those numbers indicate, as he hit .294/.344/.493 in August and September. We'll see if that hot finish, and Navarro's great defensive reputation, is enough to keep the Rays from shopping for a catcher in the offseason. Even if it is, Navarro may still have to prove that he, and not Shawn Riggans or John Jaso, is the Rays' catcher of the future.

2007

Navarro came over in a trade from the Dodgers in July and soon showed he's a great defensive catcher and good handler of pitchers. He'll start this season as the Rays' clear top catcher. It's still early in his career, but Navarro has yet to prove he's an effective big league hitter.

2006

Navarro begins the year as the starting catcher, but he's no longer the best catching prospect in the organization. Russell Martin is now the young catcher that the Dodgers are eagerly awaiting. That doesn't mean that Navarro is worthless - his defense is excellent and his command of the strike zone is superb for his age, but there's a legitimate question whether he'll eventually hit for enough power to be adequate at the plate. He'll still only be 22 in 2006, so there's time for him to develop, but Martin's emergence puts more of a sense of urgency on Navarro's timetable.

2005

Navarro becomes the catcher of the future for the Dodgers after an offseason trade. He initially struggled after his midseason promotion to Triple-A Columbus last year with the Yankees, but settled in to hit .296 in August and earn a September call-up. He hasn't shown much power yet, but is ready defensively. A strong fantasy minor league draftee.

2003

The youngest starter in the South Atlantic League last season, the then 18-year old Navarro went .238/.326/.360 in 328 Low-A at-bats while drawing 39 walks. Navarro is also good with the glove and should develop some power as he matures. He compares favorably to Jorge Posada at a similar stage in development, but is at least a few seasons away.