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Height/Weight: 6-1/200 | Birthdate: 8/19/1982 | Birthplace: Tucson, AZ | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Baltimore | College: No College | MLB Experience: 11 | Salary: $7,416,667 | Owned/Started%: 38/28 | Average Draft Position: 216.25
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J.J. Hardy snaps 33-game homer drought for Orioles


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy hit a game-tying solo home run in the second inning of Friday's win over Cleveland. 

Hardy hit his third home run of the year and first since May 15, snapping a 33-game homerless drought for him. 

Hardy added a sacrifice fly, giving him 18 RBI on the year. 


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy drives in two runs during 8-6 win at Boston


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy drove in two runs during an 8-6 win Thursday against the Red Sox. Hardy drove in both runs on a double during a six-run fourth inning.

Hardy finished 2 for 5 with one run and two strikeouts. He has managed seven multihit games in June. Hardy is batting .328 (22 for 67) in his last 17 games, raising his season average from .187 to .247 in that span.

Hardy still hasn't homered in his last 35 games. His last home run came on May 15.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy has two key RBI singles in win over Blue Jays


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy drove in two runs during a 13-9 win Sunday at Toronto. Hardy had an RBI single in the seventh and ninth innings.

His two-out RBI single in the seventh tied the game at 9 and his one-out RBI single in the ninth gave Baltimore a 10-9 lead.

Hardy has hit safely in 12 of his last 14 games. He is batting .333 (18 for 54) with three doubles, eight RBI, nine runs, two walks and eight strikeouts in that span.

Unfortunately, Hardy has not homered in his last 31 games with at least one plate appearance, which is the sixth-longest home run drought of his career, according to Baseball-Reference.com.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy has 11-game hit streak snapped


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy went 0 for 4 in Friday's loss to Toronto.

The hitless day snapped an 11-game hitting streak for Hardy. 

Hardy hit .390 with .872 OPS over his streak. 


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy totals season-high three hits Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy had a season-high three hits -- all singles -- during a 19-3 rout of the Phillies on Tuesday. He added two runs, one RBI and one strikeout.

Hardy extended his season-long hit streak to nine games. He is batting .364 (12 for 33) with two doubles, six RBI, six runs, two walks and eight strikeouts in that span.

The longest hit streak of Hardy's career is 19 games, according to Baseball-Reference.com.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy extends hitting streak to eight


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy went 1 for 3 with an RBI, his eleventh of the year. 

The hit extended Hardy's consecutive-games hitting streak to eight. He's hitting .310 over the streak with four runs and five RBI.


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy records two RBI in win over Red Sox


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/10/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy enjoyed his first multi-RBI game of the season in his team's 5-2 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Hardy went 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored. Hardy got the action started with a double to deep left center that scored Delmon Young in the second inning. He brought Young around again with a sacrifice fly to right field in the sixth inning.

Hardy is hitting .208 with two home runs and eight RBI in 101 at-bats this season.


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy not in Thursday's lineup


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/4/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will be held out of his fourth-consecutive starting lineup for Thursday's game at Houston, reports MLB.com.

Hardy has not played since Sunday after sustaining an oblique injury. Hardy said he was feeling great Thursday and that he could play, but he was held out as a precaution.

The Orioles are the underdogs (+155) at Houston on Thursday.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup Wednesday vs. Astros


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Astros.

Hardy has been sidelined since Sunday due to an oblique injury, but a recent MRI on the injured area came back clean. He took 30 swings and said he felt better on Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

"It feels so much better than it did two days ago," Hardy said. "There's still some discomfort, but not nearly what it was two days ago."

Hardy is not expected to return to the lineup on Thursday but should be back in the lineup at some point this weekend. He has hit .190/.209/.274 with two home runs and six RBI in 84 at-bats.

"I'm hoping tomorrow [he plays], but it's probably not realistic," manager Buck Showalter said on Wednesday. "I just want him to be able to play without any mental restrictions or physical restrictions."

The Orioles are underdogs (+120) in Houston on Wednesday, per VegasInsider.com.


MRI comes back clean for Orioles' J.J. Hardy


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy underwent an MRI on his injured oblique, which came back clean, per Baltimore Sun. Hardy, who has missed back-to-back games with the issue, has been listed as day to day moving forward, leaving his status up in the air for Wednesday's game in Houston.

"There's not the stuff you normally see there with an oblique, but there's still something," manager Buck Showalter said.


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy getting MRI for oblique injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will undergo an MRI for his oblique injury, manager Buck Showalter said on MLB Network on Tuesday. Hardy was held out of the starting lineup for a second straight game Tuesday against the Astros.

Hardy didn't make his season debut until May 7 due to a shoulder injury. He is batting just .190 in 23 games since coming off the disabled list.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy dealing with soreness in side


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2015) Orioles manager Buck Showalter said J.J. Hardy was held out of Monday's lineup against the Astros because of soreness in his side, The Baltimore Sun.

The soreness is in his left side is near his oblique. Everth Cabrera started in his place for Monday's game. Hardy said he may have injured the area while taking extra swings to break out of a slump and he's concerned the issue could linger, reports MLB.com.

The Orioles are underdogs (+105) in Houston on Monday.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy out of lineup Monday vs. Astros


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Astros in Houston.

Hardy has started 23 of a possible 24 games since coming off the disabled list, but he'll get a break on Monday. Everth Cabrera will man shortstop and bat ninth.

The Orioles are underdogs (+105) in Houston, per VegasInsider.com.


Orioles' J.J. Hardy yet to hit stride offensively


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy went 1 for 5 in Sunday's 9-5 loss to the Rays to finish May with a .190/.209/.274 line along with two home runs and six RBI in 84 at-bats.

Hardy didn't make his season debut until May 7 due to a shoulder strain and he wasn't able to hit the ground running in May, homering twice in his first eight games but closing out the month with an average under .200. He hit .268/.309/.372 with nine home runs and 52 RBI in 529 at-bats in 2014.


Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy able to start on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Astros. Hardy exited Monday's game early with back discomfort, though he was never expected to miss much time. 

Hardy said that core exercises have helped his back improve, according to MLB.com. He also feels the minor back injury he suffered Monday would have kept him out longer last year.

Hardy recently returned from stint on the disabled list, and has 11 hits over 58 at-bats, including two home runs, in his first 16 games of the season. 


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (back) says he'll be able to play Tuesday


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(5/25/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is blaming an uncomfortable bed in Miami as the reason why he left Monday's game with back tightness, saying that he'll be available to play on Tuesday, per MASNSports. 

Hardy was out of the lineup Sunday for the final game of the Marlins series but started Monday. However, he left in the seventh inning of the Orioles' victory over the Astros. After the game, he said he was already feeling better. 

"I think just kind of protecting it a little bit. It was tight, I think, from the bed in Miami," Hardy said. "So I was protecting it a little bit and I think Buck (Showalter) saw it and he just wanted to get me out of there."


Orioles' J.J. Hardy exits game with back tightness


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy was removed from Monday's game aganist the Astros due to back tightness, the team announced.

Hardy was out of the lineup Sunday but returned to action on Monday. However, he was replaced in the top of the eighth inning on defense after recording a single in the previous inning. The shortstop finished the game 1 for 3, giving him a .190/.217/.310 line with two home runs and four RBI in 58 at-bats.


J.J. Hardy, Caleb Joseph out of Orioles lineup on Sunday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is out of the starting lineup on Sunday, ending a string of 15 straight starts at the position. He's replaced by Everth Cabrera, who returns to the lineup for the Orioles for the first time since May 6.

Caleb Joseph also gets a rest, replaced at catcher by Ryan Lavarnway for the eighth time this year. 


Orioles' J.J. Hardy hits go-ahead run in 8th inning vs. Mariners


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2015) Orioles infielder J.J. Hardy has had a hard time getting his bat going since returning to the club in early May due to a shoulder injury. 

Though he only recorded one hit in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Mariners, it proved to be a crucial one in the bottom of the eighth inning. Hardy hit a single to center field that scored Chris Davis from second, which would turn out to be the winning run for Baltimore. 

Hardy finished the game 1 for 4, which is the same line he's had in his previous two games. He's hitting only .196/.229/.348 this season. 


Shortstop J.J. Hardy provides the Orioles' only run in Friday's loss


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/15/2015) Shortstop J.J. Hardy delivered the only blow to Angels starter Jered Weaver on Friday, an eighth-inning solo home run in the Orioles' loss. 

Hardy, who did not debut this season until May 7 due to a shoulder injury, recorded both his second homer and second RBI of the season with the blast.


J.J. Hardy hits home run in Orioles' loss


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/10/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot that drove in his first run of the year. 

Hardy, who started the season on the disabled list, went 2 for 4 to lift his average to .200. 


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy makes season debut Thursday vs. Yankees


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/7/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is making his season debut on Thursday against the Yankees. He is in the starting lineup, batting seventh for manager Buck Showalter. Hardy has missed the first month of the season after suffering a shoulder strain during spring training.

His return will push Everth Cabrera to a reserve role for the foreseeable future. The Orioles will be glad to have Hardy's bat and glove back in the lineup. He has five seasons of 20-plus home runs under his belt. Last season he hit .268 with just nine home runs, but he won his third consecutive Gold Glove at shortstop


Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy may join team Thursday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/6/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy may rejoin the team as early as Thursday from his rehab assignment, manager Buck Showalter said per the Baltimore Sun.

Hardy, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury, is scheduled to play his third rehab game Wednesday. He went 2 for 4 at the plate in his first rehab start on Monday.


Orioles will decide next step for Flaherty, Hardy after Wednesday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/5/2015) Orioles infielders Ryan Flaherty and J.J. Hardy are both in the Double-A lineup on Tuesday. Both players are expected to play again on Wednesday before the club determines the next step, according to the MLB.com. According to MASN Sports, manager Buck Showalter seems encouraged and is hoping to activate the two players this weekend.

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy goes 2 for 4 in first rehab appearance


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI in his first rehab start for Double-A Bowie on Monday. 

Hardy, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury, was happy to be back in action, according to MASN Sports.

"That was a good test today," Hardy said. "That and repetition and seeing how it feels tomorrow which I anticipate it being fine."

Hardy is taking things day by day, but could be able to return to the team as early as Thursday.

"It is definitely possible but I don't think anyone wants to get ahead of ourselves like that," Hardy said.