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DJ LeMahieu | Second Baseman | #9

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/13/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: LSU
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (0) / CHC
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D.J. LeMahieu went 2-for-4 on Saturday and now has a .328 batting average.
His .895 OPS is by far the best of his career. He is on pace to set career highs in every roto category except stolen bases. Never much of a home run threat, LeMahieu's five longballs are only one away from his career high of six. His excellent .394 on-base percentage has led to 47 runs scored so far. Jul 3 - 2:05 AM

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DJ LeMahieu is back in the Rockies' lineup Saturday against the Dodgers.

As expected. LeMahieu hasn't started a game since bruising his left knee on Sunday, though he did make a pinch-hitting appearance Tuesday against Toronto. He'll draw the start at second base and hit second versus Scott Kazmir. The 27-year-old is tied with teammate Carlos Gonzalez for fourth in the National League in batting average at .326.
Jul 2 - 7:55 PM

D.J. LaMahieu (knee) expects to return to the Rockies starting lineup on Saturday.

The infielder has been out of the starting lineup since sustaining a left knee contusion on Sunday. He is available to pinch-hit on Friday night.
Jul 1 - 7:19 PM

DJ LeMahieu (knee) is out of the Rockies' lineup again Wednesday.

LeMahieu appeared as a defensive replacement Tuesday and hoped to make it back to the starting lineup Wednesday, but the Rockies apparently don't want to rush things. Daniel Descalso will continue to fill in at second base.
Jun 29 - 1:13 PM

DJ LeMahieu (knee) entered Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays as a defensive replacement and struck out in his lone at-bat.

LeMahieu suffered a left knee contusion Sunday and has been held out of the starting lineup for the past two games. He's hoping to return Wednesday.
Jun 29 - 8:41 AM

D.J. LeMahieu (knee) said Tuesday that he's feeling much better and expects to return to the starting lineup on Wednesday.

LeMahieu was forced to leave Sunday's game with a left knee contusion and sat out on Monday as a precautionary measure. It's likely that Daniel Descalso will fill in again on Tuesday against JA Happ and the Blue Jays.
Jun 28 - 5:27 PM

DJ LeMahieu (knee) is absent from Monday's lineup versus the Blue Jays.

LeMahieu exited Sunday's game with a left knee contusion, but fortunately an MRI on Monday came back clean. He's still dealing with some soreness, but hopes to play Tuesday. Daniel Descalso will start in his place at second base and bat sixth Monday.
Jun 27 - 5:19 PM

DJ LeMahieu left Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks with a bruised left knee.

He came out in the sixth inning after going 0-for-1 with a pair of walks. LeMaheiu landed awkwardly on his knee after diving for a single by Paul Goldschmidt. He'll have an MRI on Monday. Daniel Descalso replaced LeMahieu at second base and will probably start there during his absence. LeMahieu's .327 average is tied for third-best in the National League.
Source: Denver Post
Jun 27 - 9:51 AM

DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and two runs scored as the Rockies pounded the Diamondbacks 11-6 on Saturday.

LeMahieu had one of the team's three home runs on the day, his fifth homer of the year. The second baseman has been terrific in his last six games, going 13-for-28 with four RBI and five runs scored. The good stretch is a microcosm of what has been a stellar first half for the 27-year-old, who's batting .328/.392/.500 with 46 runs scored overall.
Jun 25 - 10:42 PM

D.J. LeMahieu went 2-for-3 and belted his fourth home run of the season, leading the Rockies in an 11-5 rout of the Pirates on Thursday.

LeMahieu opened the scoring with an RBI double as part of a four-run onslaught in the first inning. He tacked on a two-run homer in the fourth to increase the Rockies' lead to 8-5. LeMahieu also drew a pair of walks and scored three times in the contest. With the two-hit attack, he is now hitting an impressive .308/.377/.465 with four homers, 21 RBI and six swipes on the season.
Jun 9 - 9:12 PM

DJ LeMahieu is not in the Rockies starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's tilt against the Giants.

Getting a day off against Madison Bumgarner isn't the worst possible thing in the world for LeMahieu and his fantasy owners alike. Christian Adames will start in his place and bat seventh for the Rockies on Saturday.
May 28 - 1:12 PM

DJ LeMahieu is out of the Rockies' lineup Thursday against the Cardinals.

LeMahieu actually has good numbers against tonight's starter Michael Wacha (4-for-10) but he'll get a breather anyway. Daniel Descalso will take over at second base and bat seventh. This will be LeMahieu's third absence of 2016.
May 19 - 4:13 PM

DJ LeMahieu is out of the Rockies' lineup Wednesday.

LeMahieu has leveled off somewhat after his scorching start to the 2016 season and will take a day of mental and physical rest on Wednesday with the Rockies wrapping up a series in San Diego. Cristhian Adames is starting at second base and batting ninth in the matinee game versus Padres right-hander Cesar Vargas.
May 4 - 1:29 PM

DJ LeMahieu (groin) is back in the Rockies' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Reds.

And he'll bat leadoff versus Reds right-hander Robert Stephenson. LeMahieu sat out Saturday and again on Monday after tweaking his left groin on Friday night. It's obviously not a serious issue. The second baseman is slashing .341/.400/.585 with two home runs and five RBI in 11 games this season.
Apr 19 - 3:50 PM

According to MLB.com's Thomas Harding, DJ LeMahieu tweaked his left groin on Friday.

That is the primary reason for his absences Saturday and again on Monday. Harding says the Rockies want to make sure the groin issue doesn't become chronic. Cristhian Adames will get another start at second base.
Apr 18 - 4:02 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Tony Wolters
1B1Mark Reynolds
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Trevor Story
2Cristhian Adames
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Gerardo Parra
2David Dahl
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Charlie Blackmon
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Chad Bettis
3Tyler Chatwood
4Jon Gray
5Tyler Anderson
6Chris Rusin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Carlos Estevez
2Adam Ottavino
3Jake McGee
4Jason Motte
5Chad Qualls
6Boone Logan
7Justin Miller
8Jairo Diaz
9Gonzalez Germen
10Jordan Lyles
11Scott Oberg