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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 is not in the Blue Jays' starting lineup Thursday afternoon against the Mariners.
It's just a day of rest for Joey Bats. Dalton Pompey will start in left field and Kevin Pillar will play right. Sep 25 - 1:00 PM

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Jose Bautista went 3-for-3 with a homer, a walk and three runs scored as the Blue Jays crushed the Mariners 14-4 on Monday.

Bautista is crushing it of late, hitting .319 with six homers, 20 RBI and 17 walks in 69 at-bats this month. He might even have an outside shot of leading the AL in OPS. He's up to .940 now, putting him fourth behind Victor Martinez (.973), Jose Abreu (.971) and Mike Trout (.951).
Sep 22 - 10:10 PM

Jose Bautista went 2-for-2 with three walks, a solo home run, and four runs scored as the Blue Jays emerged victorious against the Yankees on Saturday.

A huge night for Bautista, who continues to pad his sterling numbers. He hit his 34th home run of the season in the seventh inning off of Chase Whitley, extending the Jays' lead to 5-2 at the time. Bautista has knocked in 101 runs and slashed .284/.405/.527 on the season.
Sep 20 - 7:31 PM

Jose Bautista hit an eighth-inning, game-tying two-run home run, but it wasn't enough as the Blue Jays suffered a walk-off loss to the Yankees on Thursday.

Bautista knotted the contest up at two apiece with his two-run shot off of Shawn Kelley. The slugger had been in a short-term rut, so it wasn't surprising that the Jays entered the game having lost four in a row. Bautista now has 33 home runs, 99 RBI, and a .283/.401/.522 slash line.
Sep 18 - 9:54 PM

Jose Bautista went 1-for-5 with a three-run double and an RBI ground out as the Blue Jays scored eight runs in the seventh and eighth innings in a late rout of the Cubs on Tuesday.

With the Jays trailing 2-1 in the seventh inning, Bautista doubled to left field to clear the bases. He capped off a five-run eighth with an RBI fielder's choice. Bautista is on a 13-game hitting streak and has 10 RBI in his last three games. He's sitting on 32 home runs with 96 RBI and a .287/.397/.531 slash line on the season.
Sep 9 - 11:36 PM

Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer for the second straight day Monday against the Cubs.

Bautista has hit eight homers during his current 12-game hitting streak, and he's up to 32 bombs for the year. Just when it seemed he'd probably be in decline at age 33, he's turned in his best season since 2011.
Sep 8 - 9:53 PM

Jose Bautista hit his 30th home run on Friday.

Bautista's two-run home run drove Red Sox starter Allen Webster from the game, but the Blue Jays' bullpen was unable to hold numerous leads and the team fell 9-8 in ten innings. He would finish the game 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored. Bautista remains one of the top power-hitters in the game and is slashing .287/.397/.522 on the season.
Sep 5 - 11:56 PM

Jose Bautista launched his fifth homer in as many games in Sunday's victory over the Yankees.

The solo blast was his lone hit on the day and he "only" has six total hits during his five-game homer streak, but that's hardly something to complain about. With 29 bombs on the season, Bautista is starting to inch toward league leader Nelson Cruz. He's hitting .283/.398/.521 with 83 RBI.
Aug 31 - 3:53 PM

Jose Bautista accounted for the Blue Jays' offense Saturday against the Yankees with a two-run homer.

Make that homers in four straight games for Bautista. This is the second time in his career he's done that. The veteran slugger now has 28 homers on the year, tying his total from his injury-shortened season last year.
Aug 30 - 3:46 PM

Jose Bautista smacked a solo homer against the Blue Jays on Friday.

Bautista has now gone deep in three straight games. He's now up to 27 home runs on the year, which ties him with teammate Edwin Encarnacion for sixth in the majors.
Aug 29 - 11:54 PM

Jose Bautista walked and swatted a solo home run in six plate appearances as the Blue Jays were defeated by the Red Sox in 11 innings on Tuesday.

Bautista took Alex Wilson out to left-center in the seventh inning for his 25th home run of the season. The slugger had been held hitless in his previous four games, but he still sports an impressive .281/.397/.500 slash line with 78 RBI.
Aug 26 - 11:57 PM

Jose Bautista was ejected from Sunday's game versus the Rays for arguing balls and strikes.

Bautista objected to a called third strike by home plate umpire Bill Welke in the bottom of the sixth inning and was given the heave-ho. He was hitless in three at-bats before the ejection.
Aug 24 - 3:01 PM

Jose Bautista finished 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in Wednesday's 9-5 win over the Brewers.

Bautista doubled in the third inning and then slugged a three-run shot in the Jays' five-run sixth inning. Toronto managed 15 hits in all against rookie Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee bullpen. Bautista is batting .290/.406/.512 with 24 home runs, 24 doubles, and 77 RBI in 121 games this season.
Aug 20 - 5:43 PM

Jose Bautista was the hero in Sunday's marathon 6-5 victory over the Tigers, delivering a walkoff RBI single in the 19th inning to bring an end to the madness.

Bautista had struggled throughout the day until that point, as he finished the day 1-for-8 plus a pair of walks. The Jays loaded the bases with nobody out against Rick Porcello to begin the 19th inning, and Bautista responded with a deep fly to right field that easily cleared the drawn-in outfield. Joey Bats is now slashing .294/.411/.511 with 22 long balls and 70 RBI on the season.
Aug 10 - 7:56 PM

Jose Bautista finished 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and three RBI on Wednesday as the Blue Jays defeated the Orioles on Wednesday.

The two runs the Blue Jays scored in the first inning, sans Bautista's input, was more than enough for starter Drew Hutchison, but Bautista provided plenty of insurance. He belted a two-run home run in the second, and knocked in another run with a double in the sixth. The slugger's slash line remains at an astounding .297/.412/.525 with 22 home runs and 68 RBI.
Aug 6 - 9:59 PM