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Jabari Blash | Outfielder | #54

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 234
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Miami Dade (FL) CC
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 8 (0) / SEA
Contract: view contract details

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Angels optioned OF Jabari Blash to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Blash is just 2-for-18 at the plate in the majors this season. Kole Calhoun is back from the DL to take his roster spot. Jun 18 - 6:00 PM

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Angels recalled OF Jabari Blash from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Blash is hitting .201/.322/.332 with eight homers over 289 plate appearances at the big league level. He'll get some starts in right field against lefties and is in there Monday versus southpaw Wade LeBlanc.
Jun 11 - 5:59 PM

Angels optioned OF Jabari Blash to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The Angels needed to open up a roster spot for closer Keynan Middleton, who is back following a minimum stint on the disabled list. Blash logged two hits in nine bats during his short stay in the big leagues.
May 10 - 6:22 PM

Angels recalled OF Jabari Blash from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Blash was off to a .350/.441/.850 start with 10 home runs at Salt Lake. The 28-year-old has big raw power, but he's a career .200/.323/.336 hitter in the majors with big strikeout issues. He doesn't figure to play much but is starting in place of the struggling Kole Calhoun on Sunday.
May 6 - 1:10 PM

Angels acquired OF Jabari Blash from the Yankees for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Blash was recently designated for assignment by the Yankees in order to make room for Brandon Drury, who was acquired from the Diamondbacks in a three-team trade on Tuesday. The 28-year-old outfielder has a career .200/.323/.336 batting line at the major league level, but his power from the right side could allow him to be a bench bat for the Angels in 2018.
Feb 21 - 7:54 PM

Yankees designated OF Jabari Blash for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for infielder Brandon Drury, who was acquired from the Diamondbacks in a three-team swap on Tuesday. Blash was traded to the Yankees in December in a deal that sent Chase Headley and Bryan Mitchell to the Padres. The 28-year-old outfielder owns an underwhelming .200/.323/.336 career batting line in 279 plate appearances at the major league level, but he could draw interest on waivers.
Feb 20 - 8:02 PM

Yankees acquired OF Jabari Blash from the Padres for 3B Chase Headley, RHP Bryan Mitchell, and cash considerations.

For the Yankees, this deal was all about shedding Headley's salary in order to provide more wiggle room under the luxury tax threshold. The 28-year-old Blash brings some interesting pop to the table, but he owns a .200/.323/.336 batting line over 99 games in the majors.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 01:37:00 PM

Jabari Blash went 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI versus the Giants on Wednesday.

Blash is going to lose right field to Hunter Renfroe in a few days, but he should warrant the occasional start down the stretch. He's hit .280 with four homers and 12 walks in 89 plate appearances during his last two major league stints.
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 12:31:00 AM

Jabari Blash swatted his fifth home run of the season as the Padres topped the Giants on Tuesday night in San Diego.

His solo shot off of Matt Moore tied the game at 2-2 in the fourth inning. Blash finished the night 1-for-4 and is slashing .216/.341/.402 with five homers and 14 RBI in his 123 plate appearances with the Padres this year.
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 01:28:00 AM

Padres recalled OF Jabari Blash from Triple-A El Paso.

He's taking the spot of slumping outfielder Hunter Renfroe, who was sent back to Triple-A. Blash has hit an underwhelming .224 with three homers in 76 at-bats over three big league stints this season. The 28-year-old is well off the fantasy radar.
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 04:50:00 PM

Padres optioned OF Jabari Blash to Triple-A El Paso.

Blash got off to a nice start in his most recent stint with the big club, he be ultimately faded. He's a .197/.328/.361 hitter at the major league level.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 01:44:00 PM

Jabari Blash went 1-for-3 with a two-run double in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Blash burned Ty Blach for a two-run double in the fourth inning. The two-bagger was his fourth of the season. He has played well since being recalled from Triple-A on July 14 and has done enough to continue drawing regular at-bats moving forward. Over the course of 24 games played this season, the 28-year-old outfielder is slashing .242/.377/.452 with three homers and 11 RBI.
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 07:27:00 PM

Padres manager Andy Green on Thursday indicated that Jabari Blash has earned a right to remain in the lineup.

Blash is hitting .458/.517/.833 with two homers over seven games since his recall. "The Jabari I’m seeing right now is earning his right to be on the baseball field consistently," Green said. "I don’t mind watching guys compete for playing time. I’m actually excited by that prospect. With all the injuries we’ve had this year, that concept hasn’t really been able to be embraced at all." Blash has had a nice season at Triple-A El Paso with a .291/.407/.631 line and 18 homers. He's going to strike out a ton, but there might be enough power here for NL-only value. Jose Pirela and Carlos Asuaje figure to see their playing time cut the most as long as Blash is in there, and it's possible Hunter Renfroe could also see fewer starts.
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 03:17:00 PM

Jabari Blash finished 3-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in Tuesday's road loss against the Rockies.

It wasn't all good for Blash, as he made his second error of the season on a line drive. The outfielder from the U.S. Virgin Islands has come alive in July, posting nine hits over 18 at-bats (.500) with two doubles, two homers and seven RBI while coming across to score five times.
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 12:59:00 AM

Jabari Blash finished 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's game against the Giants.

Blash too Madison Bumgarner deep in the fourth inning for only his second homer of the season. The young outfielder has back-to-back games with extra-base hits while posting three RBI since his recall from Triple-A El Paso. The power potential is there for Blash, but he needs to develop a better eye at the plate if he intends to stick around for a while.
Sun, Jul 16, 2017 02:35:00 AM

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1B1Luis Valbuena
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2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Zack Cozart
2Jefry Marte
3David Fletcher
4Kaleb Cowart
LF1Justin Upton
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Chris Young
DH1Albert Pujols
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S1Garrett Richards
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3Matt Shoemaker
4Andrew Heaney
5Tyler Skaggs
6Nick Tropeano
7Jaime Barria
8John Lamb
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R1Blake Parker
2Cam Bedrosian
3Jim Johnson
4Jose Alvarez
5Noe Ramirez
6Justin Anderson
7Akeel Morris
8Eduardo Paredes
9Keynan Middleton
10Blake Wood
11Felix Pena
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