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28 Jayson Werth RF
Height/Weight: 6-5/225 | Birthdate: 5/20/1979 | Birthplace: Springfield, IL | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Washington | College: No College | MLB Experience: 12 | Salary: $16,571,429 | Owned/Started%: 100/96 | Average Draft Position: 82.07
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Projections
TimeframeABHRAVGRBIRSB
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)490.0029.00.30688.0089.008.00
 
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
37312.28456595
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20140000094300
201300000126200
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Cincinnati2030 .320 .200 .150
vs Latos (Career)1010 .100.250.100
vs RHP285749 .353 .425 .260
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
07/27/2014Zack Greinke, SP LAD
Jayson Werth, RF WAS
Johnny Cueto, SP CIN
Tim Lincecum, SP SF
Yasiel Puig, RF LAD
George Springer, RF HOU
07/27/2014Jose Altuve, 2B HOU
Jayson Werth, RF WAS
Jeff Locke, SP PIT
Matt Carpenter, 3B STL
Michael Brantley, LF CLE
Sergio Romo, RP SF
Tanner Roark, SP WAS
J.J. Hardy, SS BAL
Brandon Phillips, 2B CIN
Chris Denorfia, RF SD
07/27/2014Marco Gonzales, SP STL
Bryce Harper, LF WAS
Jayson Werth, RF WAS
Max Scherzer, SP DET
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppABRHHRRBIBBSB
7/12@PHI4211310
7/13@PHI3221410
7/18MIL4010000
7/19MIL3220010
7/20MIL5020100
7/21@COL4020010
7/22@COL5010000
7/23@COL2010100
7/25@CIN3000010
7/26@CIN2010010
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
Latest News
Jayson Werth returns from knee issue
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/25/14) Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was back in the lineup for Friday's game against the Reds, after sitting out the team's previous game with a knee injury.

Werth got two days off with the offday Thursday, which allowed him to get past the soreness that was bothering him earlier in the week. He is hitting .377/.472/.852 in 16 July games.  

Jayson Werth getting a few days to rest sore right knee
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/23/14) Nationals manager Matt Williams said outfielder Jayson Werth is dealing with a sore right knee, which is an injury that has been lingering, according to MASNsports.com. The thinking behind keeping Werth out of the lineup Wednesday at Colorado is it will give him two days off coupled with Thursday's off-day.

Werth is having a big month at the plate in July, batting .377 with a .472 on-base percentage, .852 slugging percentage and 1.325 OPS in 16 games. He also has six home runs, 11 doubles, 16 runs and 20 RBI.

Jayson Werth reaches 20 RBI in July
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/20/14) Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth sent Washington to a 5-4 win Sunday against the Brewers with a walk-off RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. He finished 2 for 5 with two strikeouts.

Werth is having a strong month, as he has eight multi-hit games in 14 starts. He is batting .385 (20 for 52) with six home runs, nine doubles, 16 runs and 20 RBI in July.

Another mechanical change working wonders for Jayson Werth
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/15/14) Around June 15 last year, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth became a different player. After looking like he'd play out the last few years of his contract in relative obscurity, a victim of Father Time or Mother Nature or whatever living embodiment of a fundamental abstraction you credit for the aging process, he began performing at an MVP level, hitting .349 with 20 home runs and a 1.033 OPS over his final 93 games. He credited a mechanical change -- specifically, holding his hands higher.

We didn't see that version of Werth over the first three months of this season, which of course had everyone assuming regression again, but since the start of July -- a span of only 11 games -- he's batting .375 (15 for 40) with six home runs, or half of his season total.

And wouldn't you know a mechanical change is at the root of it all?

I made reference to it in a review of my rankings on the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, but according to The Washington Post, Werth's hot streak began about the time he decided to stand taller in the batter's box. It sounds like a small change to me, but if his mechanics are that persnickety -- and we have evidence that they are -- maybe it propels him another MVP-caliber finish.

Jayson Werth plates four runs in win over Phillies
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/13/14) Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth came up big at the dish Sunday against the Phillies in Philadelphia.

Werth belted a three-run home run off Kyle Kendrick in the opening frame and singled in a run in the ninth inning. He finished 2 for 3 with a walk, two runs scored and four RBI in a 10-3 victory. He enters the All-Star break with a .278/.366/.441 slash line with 12 homers and 54 RBI in 345 at-bats.
 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
7/28/14@ MIA7:10 pmNathan Eovaldi
7/29/14@ MIA7:10 pmHenderson Alvarez
7/30/14@ MIA12:40 pmBrad Hand
7/31/14PHI7:05 pmCliff Lee
8/1/14PHI7:05 pmRoberto Hernandez
8/2/14PHI7:05 pmA.J. Burnett
8/3/14PHI1:35 pmCole Hamels
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2002TOR15464120661110 .340 .348 .261
2003TOR264871021032210 .255 .417 .208
2004LA8929056761647308541 .338 .486 .262
2005LAD102337467974348114112 .338 .374 .234
2006LAD0000000000 --- --- ---
2007PHI942554376849447371 .404 .459 .298
2008PHI13441873114246757119201 .363 .498 .273
2009PHI15957198153369991156203 .373 .506 .268
2010PHI156554106164278582147133 .388 .532 .296
2011WAS15056169130205874160193 .330 .389 .232
2012WAS813004290531425782 .387 .440 .300
2013WAS12946284147258260101101 .398 .532 .318
2014WAS98373591061256477850 .375 .448 .284
Total 123342156871157182633584112311917 .367 .469 .274
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2002TOROF151334331001.000
2003TOROF201128271001.000
2004LAOF7970156146642 .974
2005LADOF10196227218632 .987
2007PHI1B10110001.000
2007PHIOF7663158147922 .987
2008PHIOF125103242231922 .992
2009PHIOF1571523703531164 .984
2010PHIOF153150305293842 .987
2011WASOF1491483613421184 .978
2012WASOF7979171166411 .994
2013WASOF126126244235721 .992
2014WASOF9493171162540 .977
Total  1174110424682354783620 .985
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2002TOR211610004
2003TOR402000000
2004LA11314111401
2005LAD222126316210
2006LAD00000000
2007PHI11311712210
2008PHI16320830412
2009PHI261289608811
2010PHI462295907611
2011WAS2612184010510
2012WAS21313210123
2013WAS24024650539
2014WAS25016700713
Total 234191975344542964
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004LA41434233400 .412 .786 .286
2007PHI2300001100 .250 .000 .000
2008PHI14559172471740 .387 .582 .309
2009PHI15511314713111800 .403 .725 .275
2010PHI930562651210 .324 .433 .200
2012WAS52135113600 .333 .429 .238
Total 4917433461427305850 .374 .586 .264
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
1997 R-Orioles328816266018222271 .432 .398 .295
1998 A-Delmarva120408711082038535092216 .364 .387 .265
1998 AA-Bowie5192320012610 .238 .263 .158
1999 AA-Bowie35121183351111172671 .364 .355 .273
1999 A-Frederick6623641721013303737163 .403 .394 .305
2000 AA-Bowie852764763162526545093 .361 .355 .228
2000 A-Frederick2483162330218101551 .347 .386 .277
2001 AA-Tennessee1043695110523118696393123 .387 .499 .285
2001 A-Dunedin217091430214171911 .356 .329 .200
2002AAA-Syracuse12744365114252188267125247 .354 .445 .257
2003AAA-Syracuse6423637561919341568111 .285 .441 .237
2003 A-Dunedin186210235041831410 .388 .645 .371
2004AAA-Las Vegas145113212152081020 .500 .784 .412
2005AAA-Las Vegas154991800310131761 .516 .551 .367
2007 A-Clearwater4133100002400 .200 .077 .077
2008 A-Clearwater260100001300 .375 .167 .167
2012AAA-Syracuse Chiefs7214520046500 .407 .333 .238
2012AFA-Potomac Nationals262310012100 .625 .667 .500
2013AFA-Potomac Nationals61861010282--00 .600 .944 .556
Total 7512575420699143128140739160712328 .369 .431 .271
 
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