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Dioner Navarro | Catcher

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/9/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 205
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Dioner Navarro doubled and launched a solo homer in Sunday's win over the Rangers.
His solo shot in the second inning got things going for the Blue Jays, but they were just getting started with eight runs coming after the bomb. Melky Cabrera also homered for Toronto and drove in three runs. With a .262/.302/.367 batting line, six homers and 39 RBI through 85 games, Navarro has given the Jays about what they should have expected. Jul 20 - 4:27 PM

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Dioner Navarro went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Yankees.

Navarro's fourth-inning shot off of David Phelps broke a scoreless tie. The catcher has been on a bit of a roll as of late, now with four multi-hit games in his last eight. Navarro now has four home runs, 33 RBI, and a .276/.317/.369 slash line.
Jun 24 - 10:23 PM

Dioner Navarro went 3-for-4 with two RBI in Sunday's win over the Orioles.

Navarro had an RBI single in the fourth inning before swatting a run-scoring double in the eighth. Before Sunday, Navarro had three hits in his last 21 at-bats. The multi-hit afternoon raised the catcher's season line to .266/.313/.347.
Jun 15 - 4:52 PM

Dioner Navarro went hitless in four at-bats in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.

It was his second straight hitless effort, as Navarro has just three hits in his first 19 at-bats in June. His batting line is sitting at .260/.305/.337 for the season. The Blue Jays were shut out for the second straight day Sunday and just the third time all season.
Jun 8 - 4:24 PM

Blue Jays activated C Dioner Navarro from the bereavement list.

Navarro was away from the club for three days because of a private family matter. He is catching and batting sixth in his return to Toronto's active roster Saturday.
May 17 - 7:31 PM

Blue Jays placed C Dioner Navarro on the bereavement list.

Navarro will be away from the club for 3-7 days to attend to a personal matter. Erik Kratz has taken his place on the roster and will share time behind the dish with Josh Thole.
May 14 - 2:18 PM

Dioner Navarro (quad) grounded out as a pinch-hitter Monday.

Navarro has been limited to pinch-hitting duties since leaving last Thursday's game with quad tightness. He's aiming to return to the starting lineup Wednesday.
May 6 - 10:13 AM

Dioner Navarro (quad) is aiming to return to the Blue Jays' starting lineup on Wednesday.

Navarro smacked an RBI single in a pinch-hitting appearance Sunday against the Pirates and will also be available off the bench Monday and Tuesday versus the Phillies. He can't catch right now because of quad discomfort.
May 5 - 4:02 PM

Dioner Navarro (quad) hit an RBI single as a pinch-hitter in Sunday's win over the Pirates.

Navarro was held out of the starting lineup again with quad tightness. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Navarro won't be able to catch until later this week, but he may be able to serve as designated hitter.
May 5 - 8:29 AM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Sunday that Dioner Navarro is unlikely to catch for the remainder of the team's current road trip which ends when they return home on Wednesday.

Navarro is still available to pinch-hit. He has been on the shelf since leaving Thursday's contest due to tightness in his right quad. Fantasy owners may want to consider having an alternative available for the first half of next week.
May 4 - 5:34 PM

Dioner Navarro (quad) is sitting again Saturday.

Navarro has been sidelined since exiting Thursday's game with tightness in his right quad. The hope is that he will be able to return to action on Sunday afternoon.
May 3 - 4:46 PM

Dioner Navarro is day-to-day with tightness in right quad.

Navarro exited Thursday's game in the eighth inning, and now we know why. The Blue Jays called up Erik Kratz Friday for some catching depth while Navarro is banged up.
May 2 - 4:10 PM

Dioner Navarro had a nice day at the dish in Saturday's loss to the Red Sox, going 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

While there have been questions about his defensive prowess and ability to call a game, he has certainly delivered with the bat to begin his Blue Jays tenure. Navarro is now hitting .300/.326/.388 with 14 RBI in his first 21 games.
Apr 26 - 4:32 PM

Dioner Navarro went 2-for-4 and drove home three runs, leading the Blue Jays to a 5-0 victory over the Indians on Saturday afternoon.

Navarro delivered a pair of RBI singles in the game, one in the first inning to increase the Blue Jays lead to 2-0, and another in the seventh to add on an insurance run. He's hitting .254/.279/.317 with 12 RBI in his first 16 games with the Jays.
Apr 19 - 4:03 PM

Dioner Navarro singled and had an RBI in Friday's win over the Orioles.

The Blue Jays got both of their runs in the fourth inning Friday and Navarro was credited with an RBI on a fielder's choice. The 30-year-old backstop landed a two-year, $8 million deal with Toronto over the winter after hitting .300 with 13 homers in 89 games with the Cubs last season, but the odds are against a repeat.
Apr 11 - 9:46 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Dioner Navarro
2Josh Thole
3Erik Kratz
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Dan Johnson
2B1Maicer Izturis
2Steve Tolleson
3Munenori Kawasaki
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Juan Francisco
LF1Melky Cabrera
CF1Colby Rasmus
2Darin Mastroianni
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Adam Lind
2Nolan Reimold
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Brandon Morrow
3Mark Buehrle
4Drew Hutchison
5J.A. Happ
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Casey Janssen
2Aaron Loup
3Brett Cecil
4Dustin McGowan
5Todd Redmond
6Brad Mills
7Rob Rasmussen