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
 
19 Jose Bautista RF
Height/Weight: 6-0/205 | Birthdate: 10/19/1980 | Birthplace: Santo Domingo, DR | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Toronto | College: Chipola JC FL | MLB Experience: 12 | Salary: $14,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/98 | Average Draft Position: 15.41
TOR

Latest Updates

 

Blue Jays' Jose Bautista able to start as DH on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/29/2015) Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is good to go for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, as he is in the starting lineup. Bautista left Tuesday's games due to a cramp, but he was never overly concerned about the issue.

He is the designated hitter on Wednesday, and it is not yet known when Bautista will return to the field.


Blue Jays' Jose Bautista leaves game with possible hamstring injury


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/28/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista appeared to injure his hamstring in Tuesday's game

Bautista pulled up while running out a ground ball in the eighth inning. He appeared to grab his right hamstring and left the game. 

Bautista went 0 for 4 in the game and grounded into a double play. He's 1 for his last 14. 

After the game, Bautista tweeted, "Tough loss tonight, on to the next one. For those of you who actually care it was just a cramp. I expect to be in there tomorrow."


Jose Bautista homers again for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/25/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista hit a solo home run in Friday's loss to Seattle. 

Bautista has homered in four of the last six games and has 21 on the year. He went 1 for 3 with a walk. Four of Bautista's last six hits have been home runs. 


Blue Jays' Jose Bautista homers for third straight day


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista went 1 for 5 in Tuesday's win over Oakland.

Bautista hit a solo home run, the third straight game he's homered. Bautista hit in six of the last seven games. Tuesday's homer was the 223rd of his career, which ties Vernon Wells for second on the Blue Jays' all-time list. Carlos Delgado is the Jays' leader with 336 home runs.

"That's awesome because I really came here from a shaky situation in Pittsburgh and I was given an opportunity," Bautista said, per MLB.com. "Everybody embraced me and welcomed me here and I've always been appreciative and I try to remind people that I'm really thankful for that.


Blue Jays' Jose Bautista homers for second straight day


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/19/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista hit a two-run home run in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. 

Bautista went 2 for 4 in the game and homered for the second straight day. He has five hits in the last six games and now has 19 home runs and 63 RBI on the year. 


Jose Bautista hits home run for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista gave Toronto a short-lived lead with a sixth-inning solo home run in Saturday's loss to Tampa. 

Bautista went 1 for 3 and hit his 18th homer of the year. The blast snapped an eight-game home run drought, going back to July 5. 


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista used All-Star break to clear ailments


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/17/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista was dealing with a number of ailments, but he used the All-Star break to help his body recover, per MLB.com.

Bautista nursed an injured right shoulder during the time off.

"I can't say that I wouldn't [have been] able to play, but having the break, being able to take that time to do a little more aggressive treatment in order to reduce that inflammation, and that tightness, so the soreness doesn't come back -- and the impingement doesn't come back -- was a smart thing to do," Bautista said.

"Because we play every day, we don't have time to rest. For me, that was unique because we were able to take advantage of all those days consecutively. I feel great right now, so hopefully I can continue to feel like this even after throwing and everything."


Blue Jays DH Jose Bautista ejected during at-bat


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/12/2015) Blue Jays designated hitter Jose Bautista didn't even finish his at-bat during the eighth inning of Sunday's game before being tossed by the home plate umpire, per the Ottowa Sun.

Bautista was ejected for arguing balls and strikes with the umpire. Justin Smoak replaced him and flied out to center field in a 10-10 ball game.

Bautista was 1 for 4 with a double and a RBI before being tossed.


Blue Jays RF Jose Bautista opts out of All-Star game


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/11/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista will not participate in next wee's All-Star game, as he will instead receive treatment on his sore shoulder, SportsNet reports. Bautista will be replaced by Twins second baseman Brian Dozier.

Bautista, who went 1 for 5 and scored a run in the 6-2 win over the Royals on Saturday, was selected to his sixth consecutive All-Star game.


Jose Bautista gets two hits for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista went 2 for 3 with a walk in Friday's loss to Kansas City. 

Bautista snapped a 1 for 17 slump with the performance. He hit his 16th double of the season and first extra-base hit since July 5. 


AL reserves announced for 2015 MLB All-Star game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2015) The American League reserves for the 2015 MLB All-Star game were announced Monday and the following players were selected:

Catcher: Russell Martin, Blue Jays; Stephen Vogt, Athletics

First Base: Prince Fielder, Rangers; Albert Pujols, Angels (will start in place of injured Miguel Cabrera); Mark Teixeira, Yankees (replaces injured Cabrera on roster)

Second Base: Jason Kipnis, Indians

Shortstop: Jose Iglesias, Tigers

Third Base: Manny Machado, Orioles

Outfield: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays; Adam Jones, Orioles; J.D. Martinez, Tigers

Utility: Brock Holt, Red Sox

Starting Pitchers: Sonny Gray, Athletics; Felix Hernandez, Mariners; David Price, Tigers; Dallas Keuchel, Astros; Chris Sale, White Sox; Zach Britton, Orioles; Chris Archer, Rays

Relief Pitchers: Dellin Betances, Yankees; Brad Boxberger, Rays; Zach Britton, Orioles; Wade Davis, Royals; Kelvin Herrera, Royals; Darren O'Day, Orioles; Glen Perkins, Twins

The following players are eligible to be voted in during the final Fan Vote: SS Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox; OF Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers; OF Brett Gardner, Yankees; 2B Brian Dozier, Twins; 3B Mike Moustakas, Royals


Jays OF Jose Bautista hammers 17th homer of season in win


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(7/5/2015) Jose Bautista was part of an impressive Blue Jays offensive attack against Tigers ace Justin Verlander in a win Sunday, connecting for his 17th home run of the season. 

Bautista went 1-for-3 on the day, scoring a pair of runs and driving in two when he connected for a fifth-inning shot to left off Verlander. Bautista has hits in four of his last five contests, and now has 57 RBIs on the season, good enough for second in the American League.

Over the last five games, Bautista has raised his average by 10 points, from .236 to .246. 


Blue Jays RF Jose Bautista puts end to seven-game hitless streak


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista put an end to a seven-game hitless streak (0 for 23) during Wednesday's 11-2 win against the Red Sox. Bautista went 2 for 3, which included his 16th home run, with three RBI, one run and one strikeout.

Bautista connected for a two-run homer off Rick Porcello in the second inning to give Toronto a 7-0 lead. It was his ninth home run since June 1.

He added a sac fly in the sixth inning for his 53rd RBI this season. Bautista has 23 RBI in his last 28 games.


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista hitless in last five games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista heads into Monday's game against the Red Sox hitless in his last five games (16 at-bats). Bautista does have five walks in that span.

Bautista's recent cold streak comes after a fairly long hot streak. Bautista hit .326 with a .456 on-base percentage, .674 slugging percentage and 1.130 OPS in a 25-game span from May 26-June 22. He also had one triple, five doubles, eight home runs, 25 RBI, 18 runs, 21 walks and two stolen bases in that span.


Ezequiel Carrera in RF for Blue Jays, Jose Bautista to DH


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista will get a break from the field on Monday. After starting 18 of the last 19 in right field, Bautista will play designated hitter in Monday's game. 

Ezequiel Carrera replaces Bautista in the field, getting his 17th start in right. Carrera is in the lineup for the second straight day. He started in left field on Sunday. 


Blue Jays RF Jose Bautista homers, drives in four runs Sunday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/21/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista drove in a season-high four runs on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to avoid the 13-9 loss to the Orioles. Bautista went 2 for 4, and blasted his 14th home run of the season.

The two-run shot in the fourth inning broke a 7-7 tie at the time. Bautista is batting .285 (10 for 35) with three home runs and 12 RBI over his last 10 games.


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista triples, records RBI in loss to Mets


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/17/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista went 1 for 3 with an RBI in his team's loss to the Mets on Tuesday.

Bautista tripled, his second of the season, and recorded an RBI on a sacrifice fly.

Since May 26, Bautista's bat has completely come to life -- He is hitting .319 with 23 hits, five doubles, six home runs and 16 RBI in 72 at-bats.


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista goes yard twice in loss to Mets


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista hit two home runs in Monday night's 4-3 loss against the Mets. 

Unfortunately for the Blue Jays, both of Bautista's home runs came with no one on base. One was in the first inning and the other was in the ninth. Bautista now has 13 home runs this season. 

Over the past 10 games, Bautista is hitting .270. For the season, he holds a .251/.383/.523 slash line. 


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista homers twice in win


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista hit two solo home runs in Sunday afternoon's 7-6 win over the Astros. 

Bautista hit his first home run in the bottom of the first inning on a 2-1 pitch. He hit his second in the bottom of the seventh on the first pitch he saw from Wil Harris. He also hit an infield single in the ninth inning during the Blue Jays' rally. 

Bautista has now hit four home runs in his last four games. It's his first multi-home run game this year. He now has 11 for the season. 

"He's feeling better, he's more in his comfort zone," manager John Gibbons said, per MLB.com. But it was just a matter of time. That wasn't going to last. But, yeah, I think being out on the field is a big part of it."

He now has a slash line of .257/.393/.538. 


Blue Jays' Jose Bautista homers in second straight game


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2015) Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista extended his hitting streak to nine straight games with a 1-for-3 night in Friday's win over Houston. 

Bautista homered for the second straight game, hitting a two-run home run in the third inning, to help key a five-run rally. 

Bautista now has nine home runs and 34 RBI on the year. 


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista goes yard in win over Nationals


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista hit his eighth home run of the season during Wednesday night's 8-0 win over the Nationals. 

Bautista, whose homer was a solo shot, went 2 for 5 and also hit an RBI single. Bautista is riding an eight-game hitting streak and is batting .333 over this span. 

For the season, Bautista holds a slash line of ..247/.378/.488. 


Blue Jays' Jose Bautista in right field Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is starting in right field in Monday's game against the Nationals.

Bautista has been limited to serving as the designated hitter since suffering a shoulder strain in April, but he'll be back on the field on Monday with the team playing in a National League park. He has hit .242/.380/.483 with seven home runs and 30 RBI in 149 at-bats.

"I can't say it's 100 percent, but I'm good to be playing defence, and if there are plays that need to be made, I expect to be able to make them," Bautista said, per MLB.com.

With Bautista back in the field, Ezequiel Carrera will shift over to center field, and Kevin Pillar will be out of the lineup for just the second time this season.

The Blue Jays are underdogs (+140) on the road on Monday, per VegasInsider.com.


Jose Bautista plans return to right field, Monday for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/29/2015) Jose Bautista is close to a return to right field for the Blue Jays, possibly as soon as Monday. 

Bautista hasn't played in the field since April 21, due to a strained shoulder. He's been playing designated hitter for the Jays. 

Monday starts a series at Washington, meaning the DH will not be available. 

"Yeah, I think he might be out there this week," manager John Gibbons said per MLB.com. "Before we left, he threw out to 120 feet and felt pretty good. So, he's slowly getting there."


Jose Bautista has three doubles, five RBI in Blue Jays' win


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) Blue Jays designated hitter Jose Bautista returned to the lineup after missing two days with a shoulder injury and made up for lost time.

Bautista had a cortisone shot in the shoulder, and after sitting out two games, he went 3 for 4 with three doubles. Bautista drove in five runs, his most since June 10, 2013. 

Bautista now has 11 doubles and 30 RBI. 


Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista looking to play in RF on Monday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is targeting a return to right field Monday against the Nationals, he told reporters Tuesday. 

"It felt better," he said, per the National Post. "One day at a time. So definitely a progression. A different feeling. It's been a short window since I had the injection, but I feel encouraged by the signs of how it felt [Tuesday]."

Bautista, who was back in the lineup against the White Sox after sitting out two games, made 30 tosses from 90 feet. He plans to increase the distance as pain permits.

Bautista has been unable to play in the field since late April due to a nagging shoulder injury.

"The strength's not there, but normally our strength comes back in our arms fairly quick," he said. "So as long as I can remain pain-free, I'll escalate it as quickly as I can."