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Jedd Gyorko | Second Baseman

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/23/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: West Virginia
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Jedd Gyorko went 4-for-5 with the game-winning RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's win against the Giants.
Quite the 27th birthday for the West Virginian product. Gyorko is 8-for-18 across his last four games to bump his batting average from .238 to .248. The 26-year-old second baseman/shortstop doesn't make good contact or reach base consistently, but his pop makes him a relevant fantasy middle infielder in dynasty leagues. Sep 24 - 1:54 AM

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Jedd Gyorko went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and a double in Wednesday's win over the Rockies.

Gyorko snapped a 2-2 tie with his three-run homer off Rockies starter Chris Rusin in the third inning. He's now socked four homers in his last seven games. For the season, the 26-year-old second baseman is hitting .247/.301/.412 with 14 homers and 49 RBI over 340 at-bats.
Sep 10 - 12:37 AM

Jedd Gyorko went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a strikeout in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers.

Gyorko teed off on a Brett Anderson offering for a solo home run in the third inning. The homer temporarily tied the proceedings at 1-1, but the Dodgers would score four unanswered runs to win 5-1. For the season, the 26-year-old infielder is hitting .243/.297/.398 with 13 homers and 45 RBI.
Sep 6 - 7:45 PM

Jedd Gyorko slugged a pair of home runs, providing all three runs in Tuesday's loss to the Nationals.

Gyorko gave the Padres a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but it wasn't a lead they would hold for long. He followed up in the seventh inning with a solo home run, but it only cut the Padres' deficit from six to five runs. Gyorko's numbers are still below sea level, but it's an improvement over 2014 at the least. He's hitting .240/.301/.389 with 10 home runs and 37 RBI.
Aug 25 - 10:32 PM

Jedd Gyorko is starting at shortstop for the Padres on Monday versus the Braves.

He's never played the position before as a pro. Of course, neither had Will Middlebrooks and the Padres have started him at shortstop on four occasions this season. It seems unlikely that this is more than a token appearance at shortstop for Gyorko.
Aug 17 - 6:43 PM

Jedd Gyorko went 2-for-4 with a two-run single and a two-run home run as the Padres pounded the Reds in Tuesday's win.

Gyorko got the scoring started with a two-run single in the first inning, then capped off a five-run third inning with a two-run home run to make it 8-0. The second baseman is on a five-game hitting streak, bringing his triple-slash line up to .235/.296/.356 with seven home runs and 28 RBI.
Aug 12 - 1:04 AM

Jedd Gyorko went 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a solo home run as the Padres defeated the Brewers on Monday.

Gyorko pushed the Padres' lead to 5-2 with an RBI single in the third inning, then whacked a solo home run off of Michael Blazek in the fifth to make it a 7-2 game. The mercurial infielder is batting .239/.301/.362 with six home runs and 23 RBI. His triple-slash line represents a modest improvement over last year's struggles.
Aug 3 - 11:34 PM

Jedd Gyorko went 3-for-4 and drove home three runs on Friday as the Padres topped the Marlins 8-3 in 11 innings.

Gyorko tied the game at 2-2 with an RBI single in the fourth inning and delivered a two-run single as part of a five-run uprising in the 11th. While he has picked up the pace offensively in recent weeks, he is still hitting just .233/.296/.350 with 21 RBI on the year.
Jul 31 - 11:31 PM

According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Padres are shopping Jedd Gyorko "hard."

Gyorko is batting just .212/.279/.333 in 652 plate appearances since the beginning of the 2014 season. That's right around the time he signed a five-year, $35 million contract extension with the Padres coming off a 2013 campaign in which he tallied 23 home runs and 63 RBI. The 26-year-old second baseman probably isn't going to draw much interest on his own, but maybe the Friars can throw him into a package with one of their more attractive trade chips.
Jul 27 - 10:05 AM

Jedd Gyorko hit his fifth home run of the season Wednesday against the Giants.

Gyorko finished the game 1-for-4 with the solo homer. Power was supposed to be the second baseman's calling card, but it has dwindled quickly after he mashed 23 homers in his rookie season in 2013. Gyorko is batting just .222/.284/.350 through 63 games this year.
Jul 22 - 7:06 PM

Jedd Gyorko hit a game-tying homer in the seventh inning and a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth to help lead the Padres to a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on Friday.

Gyorko was just called up on June 30 to help fill in for the injured Cory Spangenberg (knee). He showed his worth on Friday when he homered off of the ever-dominant Michael Wacha in the seventh inning to tie the game at 1-1. He then helped ensure things wouldn't move to extras when he singled home Yangervis Solarte in the ninth inning to put the Padres up 2-1. Gyorko hit .283/.368/.500 with four home runs in 15 games for Triple-A El Paso after being sent down in early June and should see his share of playing time in the near future, though there's little to love on the fantasy front here.
Jul 4 - 1:21 AM

Padres recalled INF Jedd Gyorko from Triple-A El Paso.

He'll replace the injured Cory Spangenberg (knee) on the active roster and figures to see at least part-time at-bats at second base. The 26-year-old was batting just .210/.282/.311 prior to his demotion earlier this month, but he was swinging the bat well during his time in Triple-A.
Jun 30 - 2:56 PM

Jedd Gyorko will be recalled prior to Tuesday's game versus the Mariners.

The Padres are expected to place someone on the disabled list, with Will Middlebrooks (ankle) and Cory Spangenberg (knee) being the most likely options. Gyorko has hit .283/.368/.500 with four homers over 15 games for Triple-A El Paso after being sent down earlier this month. He could wind up seeing a decent amount of playing time, depending on what the club's corresponding move is.
Jun 29 - 11:12 PM

Padres optioned INF Jedd Gyorko to Triple-A El Paso.

Gyorko hasn't been playing much and has batted just .210/.282/.311 this season when he has gotten an opportunity. He's hit just .210/.280/.328 since the beginning of last season after a nice rookie year.
Jun 10 - 3:14 PM

Jedd Gyorko did everything in pairs Wednesday, going 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in the Padres' lopsided win over the Giants.

Gyorko had an RBI single in the third inning before smashing a run-scoring double in the eighth. It was a good showing for the embattled second baseman, who has seen his job challenged by Yangervis Solarte and Cory Spangenberg in recent weeks. Gyorko is the most talented hitter of the group, so if he can get right at the plate he should hold onto the gig going forward.
May 6 - 7:34 PM

Depth Charts

C1Derek Norris
2Austin Hedges
3Rocky Gale
1B1Yonder Alonso
2Brett Wallace
2B1Jedd Gyorko
2Jose Pirela
SS1Alexi Amarista
2Jose Rondon
3B1Yangervis Solarte
2Cory Spangenberg
LF1Wil Myers
CF1Travis Jankowski
2Melvin Upton
3Manuel Margot
RF1Matt Kemp
2Alex Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
S1James Shields
2Andrew Cashner
3Ian Kennedy
4Tyson Ross
5Colin Rea
6Robbie Erlin
7Casey Kelly
8Cory Luebke
9Brandon Morrow
Relief Pitcher
R1Brandon Maurer
2Shawn Kelley
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Marcos Mateo
5Kevin Quackenbush
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Nick Vincent
8Jon Edwards
9Frank Garces
10Jay Jackson
11Cory Mazzoni