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Nick Hundley | Catcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/8/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nick Hundley went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.
Hundley took Mariners starter Vidal Nuno deep in the fourth inning for his ninth home run of the season. The move to the Rockies has definitely aided Hundley's offense, as he's now hitting .303/.343/.472 with 39 RBI and 40 runs scored on the season. Aug 5 - 1:57 AM

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Nick Hundley went 3-for-4 with an RBI single and a solo home run in Wednesday afternoon's loss to the Rangers.

Hundley's solo homer in the eighth inning drew the Rockies to within 8-5 and helped set the stage for a dramatic three-run homer by Carlos Gonzalez a few batters later. He's posting a strong batting line this season, particularly for the catcher position, and is hitting .307/.347/.466 with seven homers and 32 RBI overall.
Jul 22 - 7:11 PM

Nick Hundley is not in the Rockies' lineup Thursday.

Michael McKenry will start at catcher and bat seventh against Astros right-hander Collin McHugh. McKenry has posted an impressive .904 OPS in 32 games this season, commanding a larger share of playing time than a typical backup. Hundley should start on Friday.
Jun 18 - 12:33 PM

Nick Hundley is not in the Rockies' lineup Saturday.

Michael McKenry will catch Eddie Butler and bat seventh against Phillies right-hander Aaron Harang. It's just a day off for Hundley, who should be back in action Sunday.
May 30 - 12:19 PM

Nick Hundley is not in the Rockies' lineup Wednesday.

It's simply a routine day off. Michael McKenry is at catcher in Hundley's place.
May 27 - 10:12 AM

Nick Hundley hit his fifth home run of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Reds.

Hundley provided the only offense on the night for the Rox, as his fifth inning solo homer was one of the team's four hits. Hundley actually had two of them, as he finished 2-for-3 with the blast. Hundley how has five homers and 16 RBI to go with a .317/.356/.504 line as the team's everyday backstop.
May 26 - 10:13 PM

Nick Hundley's tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Rockies to a win over the Phillies on Tuesday.

The catcher finished 2-for-4 on the evening. He knocked in the Rockies' third run in the first inning with a single to left field. With the game tied at 5-5 in the eighth, he drilled a Justin De Fratus offering over the fence in left-center to put the Rockies on top. Hundley has hit well thus far, batting .307/.349/.465 with three home runs and 11 RBI.
May 19 - 11:57 PM

Nick Hundley went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a win over the Brewers on Tuesday.

Getting his second straight start behind the dish, Hundley provided some unexpected offense in the victory. Hundley contributed an RBI single in the first inning and later added a double. Although Wilin Rosario is his offensive superior, Hundley has much better defensive chops and appears to be the preferred choice of Rockies manager Walt Weiss out of the gate. It's a bad sign for fantasy owners hoping for a rebound from Rosario in 2015.
Apr 7 - 11:39 PM

Nick Hundley homered off Clayton Kershaw in the Rockies' 2-2 exhibition tie with the Dodgers on Tuesday.

It was a third-inning shot to left field. Hundley is expected to be the Rockies' primary catcher this season, though Wilin Rosario and Michael McKenry also figure to get some starts. Hundley probably won't be a good option in standard mixed fantasy leagues.
Mar 10 - 7:05 PM

Nick Hundley went 1-for-3 with a double, two RBI, and two runs scored in Sunday's Cactus League match-up versus the Padres.

Hundley hit well against his former team. He tied up the game at four apiece in the third inning with a two run double. He should get the lion's share of the playing time behind the plate along with Wilin Rosario and Michael McKenry.
Mar 8 - 8:23 PM

Rockies signed C Nick Hundley to a two-year, $6.25 million contract.

Hundley gets $3.1 million this season, and $3.15 million in 2016. Assuming the Rockies trade out-of-favor Wilin Rosario, Hundley and the underrated Michael McKenry could make for an interesting NL-only catching platoon option. Hundley hit .243/.273/.358 with six home runs and 22 RBI over 83 games last season between the Padres and Orioles. He's always had muscle, so don't count out Hundley's ability to become fantasy relevant in Coors Field.
Jan 5 - 6:03 PM

Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Rockies have signed Nick Hundley to a two-year contract, pending a physical.

The contract is worth a little more than $6 million. The Orioles were hoping to retain Hundley and even offered him a two-year contract, but it wasn't for as much money and they couldn't guarantee playing time. He'll be in a better situation in Colorado, where the club has soured on Wilin Rosario behind the plate. Rosario's name has surfaced in trade rumors this offseason and Hundley's addition makes a deal more likely. Hundley batted .243/.273/.358 with six home runs and 22 RBI over 83 games last season between the Padres and Orioles.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 11:28:00 AM

According to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports, Nick Hundley has a two-year offer on the table from another team, making a return to the Orioles unlikely.

The O's had been hoping to re-sign the veteran backstop to a one-year deal as an insurance policy behind Matt Wieters. In 218 at-bats between the Padres and Orioles in 2014, Hundley hit .243/.273/.358.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 02:21:00 PM

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Rockies have "expressed interest" in Nick Hundley.

Hundley hit .243/.273/.358 over 218 at-bats for the Padres and Orioles last season. He would likely serve as a backup for Michael McKenry, as there's a high probability that current starter Wilin Rosario is traded in the coming weeks. Crasnick wrote that Rosario would be traded to an AL team if they acquired Hundley.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 03:42:00 PM

Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports the Orioles would like to re-sign Nick Hundley.

The O's declined the $5 million option on Hundley Saturday, but they have some interest in bringing him back at a reduced rate. Hundley was acquired to help out at catcher after the Orioles lost Matt Wieters to injury this past season. With Wieters coming back and Caleb Joseph a capable backup, the O's certainly won't go crazy in their attempts to retain the 31-year-old.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 09:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Dustin Garneau
3Michael McKenry
1B1Justin Morneau
2Ben Paulsen
3Matt McBride
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Chad Bettis
4Chris Rusin
5Yohan Flande
6Jon Gray
7Jordan Lyles
8Tyler Chatwood
9Tyler Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1John Axford
2Boone Logan
3Scott Oberg
4Christian Friedrich
5Christian Bergman
6Gonzalez Germen
7Jairo Diaz
8Simon Castro
9Jason Gurka
10Adam Ottavino