Forgot Log-in or  Password? |  Help  Not a member, Register Now!
      
Fantasy Football Today
Fantasy Football Today Blog
Gameday Inactives
2014 Draft Prep Guide
Downloadable Draft Kit
Mock Drafts
Get Your Draft Board
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Scores
Fantasy Games
Playoff Challenge
Commissioner
Prize Leagues
Free
Office Pool Manager
Game Pick'em
Player Challenge
Fantasy Baseball Today
Fantasy Baseball Today Blog
2015 Draft Prep Guide
Mock Drafts
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Rankings
Projections
Schedules
Probable Pitchers
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injuries
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Message Boards
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Downloadable Draft Kit
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
No Fantasy Teams Found
 
player photo
 
30 Dioner Navarro C
Height/Weight: 5-10/189 | Birthdate: 2/9/1984 | Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela | Bats/Throws: S/R | Team: Toronto | College: No College | MLB Experience: 12 | Salary: $1,750,000 | Owned/Started%: 5/2 | Average Draft Position: 9999
TOR

Latest Updates

 

Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro blasts three-run double on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/3/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro did his best to keep his team in the game on Friday. Navarro came through with a three-run double in the eighth inning to make the score 8-6, but the Tigers would hang on to win by that score. 

The double was Navarro's only hit of the game. Navarro had been hitless in his last 14 at-bats before the the two-bagger on Friday. 


With hot bat in hand, Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro gets start


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/27/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro will start against the Rangers on Saturday.

Navarro is on a three-game hit streak, in which he has six hits, two home runs and two RBI. He will bat fifth in the lineup.


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro hits HR in second consecutive game


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/23/2015) Blue Jays catcher and designated hitter Dioner Navarro hit his fourth home run of the season in Tuesday night's 4-3 loss to the Rays. 

Navarro hit a solo homer in the fifth inning over the right field wall. He finished the game 2 for 4 and also had a single. This is the second consecutive game that Navarro has hit a home run.

Navarro now holds a .270/.315/.413 slash line this year.  


Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro hits first homer of season


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro hit a solo home run in the fourth inning of Monday night's 8-5 win over the Rays. 

For Navarro, it was his first homer of the season. He finished the game 3 for 4 with a and scored three runs. Navarro also had a double, his third of the year as well. 

Navarro now holds a slash line of .254/.304/.356 this season. 


Russell Martin gets spelled by Dioner Navarro for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin is not in Monday's starting lineup. Martin has started nine of the last 11 for Toronto.

Dioner Navarro will start behind the plate for the Jays. It's his eighth start of the year, with six of them coming in June. Navarro will bat clean up for the first time this season. 


Manager John Gibbons said it was a day off for Martin, per Sportsnet.


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro gets start at DH


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/20/2015) Dioner Navarro will get a start at designated hitter for the Blue Jays on Saturday. 

Navarro will bat seventh in the lineup. He starts at DH for the seventh time this year and first time since June 7. 


Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion out of lineup, Dioner Navarro in


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2015) After receiving a cortisone shot to his left shoulder Saturday, Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion will not be available for Sunday's game against the Astros. 

Encarnacion aggravated an already banged-up shoulder during Saturday's game against Houston. Filling in as the team's designated hitter will be Dioner Navarro, who started at catcher on Saturday. 

Navarro will bat fifth in the lineup. 


Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro comes off DL on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/2/2015) The Blue Jays have activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following their loss in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Nationals. Navarro had been on the DL since late-April with a hamstring injury.

He will assume the role as Russell Martin's backup behind the dish, with Josh Thole being optioned to Triple-A Buffalo to clear room on the roster, according to TSN.

Navrro was hitting .267 (8 for 30) in his first eight games before the injury. 


Dioner Navarro set to come off DL in between doubleheader games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2015) The Blue Jays will bring catcher Dioner Navarro off the disabled list prior to the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Nationals, manager John Gibbons said.

Navarro has been sidelined since late April due to a hamstring injury. Navarro has been on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Buffalo. He hit .286 (4 for 14) with one double, one home run, four RBI, one run, two walks and four strikeouts.


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro expected to return Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2015) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Monday that catcher Dioner Navarro is expected to rejoin the team on Tuesday, Sportsnet reports.

Navarro has been out since April 21 due to a hamstring injury but has been working his way back into form with Triple-A Buffalo. He went 8 for 30 with four RBI before suffering the injury in April.


Gibbons: Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro likely back early next week


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/29/2015) John Gibbons has stated that Blue Jays backup catcher Dioner Navarro could return early next week, per MLB.com.

Navarro has been out for six weeks with a hamstring injury. He is 1-for-4 with two walks in two rehab games for Triple-A Buffalo.


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro (hamstring) doubles in first rehab game


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro went 1 for 3 with a double in his first rehab outing on Tuesday. The veteran caught seven innings for Triple-A Buffalo, according to the Bisons TV/Radio announcer. Navarro has been on the disabled list with a hamstring injury since the end of April.

"He's progressing, it was a pretty good injury," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said, per MLB.com. "Originally we didn't think it was much but it turned out [otherwise]. Those things can be a little bit dicey, especially for a catcher, he's doing all that squatting up and down, up and down."

Once he's ready to come off of the DL, Navarro will likely replace Josh Thole as the backup to Russell Martin. 


Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro to start rehab assignment Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro will join Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday to start his rehab assignment, the team announced. Navarro has been on the disabled list since April 23 with a hamstring strain. 

The team did not specify how long Navarro's rehab assignment will be or when they expect him to return to the team. But manager John Gibbons did say Navarro would catch six innings on Tuesday and then serve as the designated hitter for Buffalo on Wednesday, according to SportsNet.


Report: Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro still sidelined indefinitely


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/15/2015) The Blue Jays stated nearly two weeks ago that there was no timetable for the return of catcher Dioner Navarro, who was sidelined with a hamstring injury.

The same applies Friday, the Toronto Star has reported.

Navarro has not played since April 21. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list two days later.


Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro without timetable for return


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro remains without a timetable for his return to the big leagues while dealing with a hamstring injury, according to MLB.com.

Navarro, who is currently on the 15-day DL with the injury, felt tightness while rehabbing in Dunedin, Fla. The catcher is hitting .267 with four RBI in 30 at-bats this season.


Gibbons: Dickey won't have personal catcher with Navarro on the DL


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told reporters that knuckleballer R.A. Dickey will not have a designated personal catcher while Dioner Navarro is on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring injury, per the National Post.

Navarro was Dickey's battery mate this season. Toronto called up Josh Thole from Triple-A, who is familiar with Dickey's work. He caught the majority of the knuckleballer's starts during his run with the Mets. Gibbons said he's leaning on having Thole behind the plate catching Dickey on Friday, per Sportsnet.ca.


Blue Jays' Gibbons: MRI revealed hamstring tear for Dioner Navarro


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told reporters that an Dioner Navarro's MRI revealed a "real tear there," which is much worse than what the club expected, per Sportsnet.ca.

Navarro said he suffered the injury Tuesday while stretching a single into a double, MLB.com reports.

"I felt the pop right before I was going to slide into second base," Navarro said. "In the back of my mind I had the slightest hope it wouldn't be that bad, but I kind of knew. I've been through this before. I'll just go through my treatment and get back as soon as possible."

Navarro was placed on the 15-day disabled list prior to Thursday's game against the Orioles. He slashed  .267/.294/.333 with four RBI in eight games (seven starts).


Blue Jays place Dioner Navarro on 15-day DL with hamstring strain


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) The Blue Jays placed backup catcher Dioner Navarro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring, according to Sportsnet.ca. In a corresponding move, Toronto recalled catcher Josh Thole from Triple-A Buffalo.

Navarro appeared in eight games (seven starts), slashing .267/.294/.333 with four RBI over 34 plate appearances.


Orioles inquired about Blue Jays' Navarro late in spring training


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2015) The Orioles inquired about Blue Jays backup catcher Dioner Navarro late in spring training, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. 

Navarro has asked to be traded since the team signed Russell Martin in the offseason, and the Blue Jays seem accommodating. However, Toronto has said it will only consider trading Navarro if a team has a starting job for him. 

While the Orioles are using the catcher tandem of Caleb Jospeh and Ryan Lavarnway, they counting on the return of Matt Wieters, who is on the 15-day disabled list due to an elbow injury.


Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak back in the lineup Monday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak will return to the lineup Monday, allowing Edwin Encarnacion to move to designated hitter and pushing Dioner Navarro to the bench, the team announced.

Smoak, who will hit sixth in the order, has started three games so far this season and is hitting .273 with a double in 12 plate appearances.  

The Blue Jays are currently the favorites (-140) over the Rays Monday.


Anthopoulos: Blue Jays will continue to field trade offers for Navarro


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2015) General manager Alex Anthopoulos said the Blue Jays will continue to field trade offers for catcher Dioner Navarro, but it doesn't appear anything is imminent, per Sportsnet.ca.

“If we have any trade discussions on anybody, that’s not something we’re going to advertise," he said. "But like I said, if there’s an opportunity to get him an everyday job we’ll look to do that, same thing we said in spring training. If that doesn’t present itself, we’re thrilled to have him. He’s a great player that makes us a lot stronger and we’re deep having him on the team.”


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro in starting lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro is in the starting lineup Sunday, batting sixth and serving as the team's designated hitter against the Orioles.

It'll be the third start of the season for Navarro, who is 2 for 8 with a double and three RBI this season. Justin Smoak takes a seat Sunday after starting at first base the previous day.

The Blue Jays are underdogs (+100) against the Orioles in Baltimore Sunday.


Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro drives in three runs in win over Orioles


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro went 1 for 4 in Friday afternoon's 12-5 win over the Orioles. 

However, Navarro's lone hit of the game went for a two-run double in the top of the first inning. Navarro notched his third RBI with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning. 

This was only the second game Navarro's appeared in this season. His three RBI were the first he's recorded this year, too. 


Josh Thole's demotion impacts Blue Jays roster, catcher rotation


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/31/2015) The Blue Jays announced Tuesday catcher Josh Thole was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo. Thole's demotion means Russell Martin will be knuckleballer R.A. Dickey's personal catcher, per MLB.com.

Thole's demotion also means Dioner Navarro, who has asked for a trade, will be the backup catcher and get some at-bats at DH.


Red Sox considering Swihart, haven't asked Jays about Navarro


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2015) The Red Sox will give catching prospect Blake Swihart an extended look over the final week of spring training to determine whether to give him a spot on the Opening Day roster, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports.

Christian Vazquez was projected to be the team's starting catcher coming into spring training but is dealing with an elbow injury that may require Tommy John surgery. Despite the need at the catcher position, the Red Sox have not yet called the Blue Jays to inquire about No. 2 catcher Dioner Navarro, who has asked to be traded and is carrying a $5-million salary for 2015.