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Jose Bautista | Outfielder

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (34) / 10/19/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Chipola (FL) JC
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Jose Bautista (hamstring) went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored on Wednesday night.
Bautista made an early exit from Tuesday's game against the Phillies with a right hamstring injury, but it was only a cramp. The 34-year-old is batting .233/.367/.491 with 21 home runs and 67 RBI in 95 games this season. Jul 30 - 8:53 AM

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Jose Bautista (hamstring) said after Tuesday's game that he's just dealing with a cramp and expects to play Wednesday.

Bautista had to be lifted after pulling up while running out a groundball. It remains to be seen whether the Blue Jays are as optimistic as the outfielder is, but it does appear he's avoided a serious injury.
Jul 28 - 10:00 PM

Jose Bautista left Tuesday's game versus the Phillies with an apparent right hamstring injury.

Bautista pulled up lame while running out a groundball. It looked like a potentially significant injury, but we'll have to wait and see what the Blue Jays say after the game.
Jul 28 - 9:19 PM

Jose Bautista hit his 21st homer of the year Friday against the Mariners.

It was his 224th homer as a Blue Jay, moving him past Vernon Wells into second place on the franchise's all-time list. He's still 112 homers behind Carlos Delgado for first place.
Jul 25 - 1:32 AM

Jose Bautista homered in his third consecutive game, aiding in Tuesday's 7-1 win against the Athletics.

Bautista finished 1-for-5. He socked his 20th homer of the year in the sixth inning against Kendall Graveman, pushing the Jays' lead to 3-0 at the time. The All-Star was hampered in the first half by a shoulder injury, but used the break to receive treatment and it seems to have done the trick thus far. Along with the 20 dingers, Bautista has knocked in 64 and hit .240/.379/.510.
Jul 22 - 12:57 AM

Jose Bautista singled and launched a two-run homer in Sunday's victory over the Rays.

Chris Colabello put the Blue Jays on the board with a two-run blast in the fifth and Bautista provided some cushion with his longball in the eighth. It was Bautista's second straight game going deep, and he now has 19 home runs and 63 RBI on the season. It appears the treatment he underwent on his shoulder over the All-Star break worked.
Jul 19 - 3:43 PM

Jose Bautista clobbered his 18th home run of the season on Saturday but it wasn't enough to lead the Blue Jays to victory over the visiting Rays.

His mammoth blast off Steve Geltz briefly gave the Jays a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning, but that would wind up being the extent of their offense in the ballgame. Bautista finished the afternoon 1-for-3 and is now hitting .237/.380/.495 on the year with 18 home runs and 61 RBI.
Jul 18 - 3:52 PM

Jose Bautista was ejected from Sunday's game against the Royals for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Jerry Meals.

Bautista took exception to a questionable strike two call and was given the gate for voicing his opinion. Perhaps frustration set in from a hotly-contested, back and forth battle with the Royals all afternoon.
Jul 12 - 5:29 PM

Jose Bautista will undergo treatment on his right shoulder during the All-Star break after aggravating the injury last week.

Bautista declined to elaborate on what kind of treatment it would be, but he's elected to have it rather than play in the All-Star Game. He said the shoulder doesn't hurt as bad now as when he first hurt it. "Ideally, with this rest and the treatment, it’ll be much better. So, that’s what I’m hoping for," Bautista said. "I haven’t heard anything from a doctor saying that this is going to be a lingering issue. But it did come back after making a few throws in Chicago."
Source: Sportsnet
Jul 12 - 2:29 PM

Jose Bautista went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in Thursday afternoon's loss to the White Sox.

Bautista's numbers are generally down from a very strong 2014 campaign, but it's all relative here. He's slashing .234/.380/.491 with 17 homers and 59 RBI. He's searching for his fourth season with 30 or more homers.
Jul 9 - 4:38 PM

Jose Bautista walked twice and homered in five plate appearances on Sunday as the Blue Jays defeated the Tigers.

Bautista ripped a two-run home run to left field as part of a six-run fifth inning against Justin Verlander. The pair of walks increases his league lead to 65 and puts him in a tie with Paul Goldschmidt for the major league lead. Bautista owns a menacing .246/.397/.520 batting line with 17 home runs and 57 RBI on the year.
Jul 5 - 4:28 PM

Jose Bautista ripped his 15th home run of the season and walked in a winning effort versus the Rays on Monday, finishing 1-for-4.

Bautista homered to lead off the sixth inning, sparking a four-run rally. He's homered in back-to-back games and eight times in the month of June. Along with 15 homers total, Bautista has knocked in 50 runs and has a highly productive .260/.401/.543 triple-slash line.
Jun 22 - 10:45 PM

Jose Bautista went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in Sunday's loss to the Orioles.

Bautista's two-run blast in the fourth inning put the Jays ahead after they had been down 7-0, but they were then outscored 4-0 the rest of the way. The slugger has 14 home runs and 49 RBI to go along with his .260/.401/.535 batting line this season.
Jun 21 - 4:55 PM

Jose Bautista hit a pair of solo home runs, but the Blue Jays' 11-game winning streak was nevertheless halted with an 11-inning loss to the Mets on Monday.

Bautista, who finished 2-for-4 with a walk, provided the Jays' only offense, homering in the first inning and again in the ninth inning to tie the game at 2-2. The outfielder has 13 home runs on the year along with 40 RBI and a .251/.383/.523 triple-slash line.
Jun 15 - 10:58 PM

Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 with a walk and two solo home runs, and he scored the winning run in Sunday's walk-off win against the Astros.

Bautista started the scoring early with a solo home run in the first inning. He tacked on another solo shot in the seventh, reducing the Jays' deficit to 6-4. In the ninth, he reached on an infield single, then executed a double-steal with Jose Reyes to get into scoring position. Bautista then came around to score the winning run on Chris Colabello's walk-off single. The veteran slugger has hit four home runs in his last four games, giving him 11 on the year with 36 RBI, 39 runs scored, and a .262/.395/.541 batting line. Bautista is also on an 11-game hitting streak.
Jun 7 - 4:20 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Dioner Navarro
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2B1Devon Travis
2Maicer Izturis
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Ryan Goins
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Danny Valencia
LF1Michael Saunders
2Chris Colabello
CF1Kevin Pillar
RF1Jose Bautista
2Ben Revere
DH1Justin Smoak
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Drew Hutchison
3R.A. Dickey
4Mark Buehrle
5Marco Estrada
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Aaron Sanchez
3Brett Cecil
4Aaron Loup
5Mark Lowe
6LaTroy Hawkins
7Liam Hendriks
8Bo Schultz
9Ryan Tepera