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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 lifted a pinch-hit, two-run home run in Tuesday's victory over the Rays.
Navarro pinch-hit for Josh Thole in the eighth inning, greeting reliever Cesar Ramos with a two-run homer. It simply extended the Jays' lead to a nearly-insurmountable 8-2. Navarro now has 11 home runs on the season along with 59 RBI and a respectable .280/.318/.402 slash line. Sep 2 - 11:41 PM

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Dioner Navarro hit his 10th home run of the season as the Blue Jays won in 10 innings against the Rays on Saturday.

The Rays had taken a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh, but Dioner Navarro gave the Blue Jays their lead back when he hit a two-run home run in the bottom half of the inning. It was his only hit in four at-bats on the afternoon. Navarro now has a .271/.311/.386 slash line and 55 RBI on the season.
Aug 23 - 4:45 PM

Dioner Navarro went 1-for-3 and plated the Blue Jays lone run in Friday's loss to the Astros in Houston.

Navarro's first inning sacrifice fly was the only offense the Jays could generate against Collin McHugh and company. The switch-hitting backstop has done a nice job in his first season in Toronto, hitting .275/.315/.392 with eight long balls and 47 RBI.
Aug 2 - 12:00 AM

Dioner Navarro went 3-for-4 and knocked in three runs in the Blue Jays' 6-1 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Navarro is batting .291 this month and .348 with two homers and eight RBI in 11 games since the All-Star break. That's why he's currently batting cleanup in Edwin Encarnacion's absence.
Jul 30 - 10:23 PM

Dioner Navarro went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored, helping to lead the Blue Jays in Saturday's victory over the Yankees.

Navarro has been seeing time out of the cleanup spot in the Jays lineup as of late, leading to increased RBI chances. In his first season as a Blue Jay, he is hitting .271/.312/.385 with seven homers and 41 RBI in 314 at-bats.
Jul 26 - 4:37 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Dioner Navarro
2Josh Thole
3George Kottaras
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Dan Johnson
2B1Steve Tolleson
2Munenori Kawasaki
3Ryan Goins
4Maicer Izturis
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Juan Francisco
3Danny Valencia
LF1Melky Cabrera
2John Mayberry
CF1Colby Rasmus
2Anthony Gose
3Kevin Pillar
4Dalton Pompey
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Adam Lind
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Mark Buehrle
3Drew Hutchison
4J.A. Happ
5Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Casey Janssen
2Aaron Loup
3Brett Cecil
4Dustin McGowan
5Todd Redmond
6Aaron Sanchez
7Chad Jenkins
8Daniel Norris
9Brandon Morrow
10Kendall Graveman
11Sean Nolin