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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
Contract: view contract details

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DJ LeMahieu is not in the Rockies' lineup Saturday against the Dodgers.
He's just getting a routine day off. LeMahieu has had a career year for the Rockies and is on the cusp of winning his first batting title. Rookie Pat Valaika will draw the start at second base Saturday while batting seventh against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. Sep 24 - 7:11 PM

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D.J. LeMahieu went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Dodgers.

LeMahieu connected for a solo shot off Brett Anderson with one out in the fifth inning. The tater was his 11th of the season. In addition, the 28-year-old second baseman is hitting .352/.422/.503 and has driven in 66 runs over 537 at-bats. He has put forth two-hit showings in three of his last four games.
Sep 23 - 1:14 AM

DJ LeMahieu finished 3-for-5 with a bases-clearing double, a stolen base, and a run scored on Friday against the Padres.

LeMahieu had two doubles and a single on the night. He has hit safely in seven straight games and has six hits over his last two games, which has pulled him dead even with the Nationals’ Daniel Murphy for first in the NL with a .349 batting average. This one could go down to the wire.
Sep 17 - 1:12 AM

DJ LeMahieu went 3-for-4 with a double and scored a run against the Diamondbacks on Saturday.

He is batting an impressive .345/.419/.501 with 10 homers, 92 runs scored, 53 RBI and 10 steals. He leads the National League in batting average. Those are big numbers for a second baseman.
Sep 3 - 11:34 PM

DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI versus the Dodgers on Monday.

The Rockies have played a lot of home games this month, and LeMahieu is taking advantage, having hit .444 with 10 extra-base hits, 16 RBI, 17 walks and 22 runs scored in 23 games. He should have a shot at player of the month honors, but Kris Bryant is the clear favorite.
Aug 30 - 12:41 AM

D.J. LeMahieu has returned to the Rockies starting lineup on Saturday.

LeMahieu has been sidelined since Monday due to inflammation in his left wrist. The 28-year-old is having an outstanding season at the plate, slashing .344/.416/.501 with 10 homers, 50 RBI and nine stolen bases.
Aug 27 - 10:35 AM

DJ LeMahieu (wrist) remained out of the Rockies' lineup Friday.

He hasn't played since Monday because of inflammation in his left wrist. The good news is LeMahieu is available off the bench and should be back in the lineup Saturday. Daniel Descalso is at second base in his place. The Rockies also have Ryan Raburn over David Dahl in left field with the Nationals starting southpaw Gio Gonzalez.

DJ LeMahieu (wrist) is out of the Rockies' starting lineup Wednesday versus the Brewers.

LeMahieu was a late scratch Tuesday due to left wrist inflammation and is apparently still dealing with some discomfort. Daniel Descalso will start at second base and bat sixth on Wednesday afternoon against Zach Davies.
Aug 24 - 12:26 PM

DJ LeMahieu was scratched from the Rockies' lineup Tuesday due to left wrist inflammation.

Daniel Descalso will start at second base and bat sixth Tuesday versus Brewers right-hander Chase Anderson. This could be a multi-game absence for LeMahieu.
Aug 23 - 5:09 PM

DJ LeMahieu went 3-for-3 with a triple, a two-run home run and three runs scored as the Rockies topped the Nationals 6-2 on Tuesday.

No one this side of the equator (sorry, that disqualifies you, Michael Phelps) is as hot as LeMahieu these days. The 28-year-old is now hitting .548 (17-for-31) with two home runs, five RBI and eight runs scored during an eight-game hitting streak, running his overall line to .342/.415/.498. LeMahieu is also fourth in the National League with 79 runs scored.
Aug 17 - 2:05 AM

DJ LeMahieu had a 4-for-4 night at the plate Monday against the Nationals.

Though he lacks the big power stroke, LeMahieu has been awesome at Coors Field this year, hitting .390 with a 24/36 K/BB ratio in 242 plate appearances. On the road, he's at a much more pedestrian, though still respectable, .288 with a 38/16 K/BB ratio in 239 plate appearances. It's just not all about the home run at Coors.
Aug 16 - 12:22 AM

DJ LeMahieu went 4-for-4 with a walk and a run scored as the Rockies lost on Friday.

All four hits were singles. He is hitting .328 with 7 homers, 68 runs and only 39 RBI on the season. The batting average and his .870 OPS are stellar but the counting stats are not good enough to lift his fantasy owners above the pack.
Aug 6 - 12:33 AM

DJ LeMahieu went 3-for-4 with a homer and a walk versus the Dodgers in Wednesday's rout.

With two months to go, LeMahieu now has career highs in homers (seven), triples (six) and doubles (22). To think that he was an All-Star in 2015, but not this season.
Aug 4 - 12:04 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

C1Nick Hundley
2Tony Wolters
3Tom Murphy
4Dustin Garneau
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Gerardo Parra
3Ryan Raburn
2B1DJ LeMahieu
SS1Daniel Descalso
2Cristhian Adames
3Trevor Story
4Pat Valaika
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1David Dahl
2Stephen Cardullo
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Raimel Tapia
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
2Jordan Patterson
Starting Pitcher
S1Jon Gray
2Tyler Anderson
3Tyler Chatwood
4Chad Bettis
5German Marquez
6Jorge De La Rosa
Relief Pitcher
R1Adam Ottavino
2Jake McGee
3Boone Logan
4Jason Motte
5Chad Qualls
6Scott Oberg
7Justin Miller
8Jairo Diaz
9Matt Carasiti
10Jordan Lyles
11Carlos Estevez
12Christian Bergman
13Eddie Butler
14Jeff Hoffman