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A.J. Pierzynski
.300 9 49
Team: AtlantaHt / Wt: 6-3 / 235 NFBC ADP: 319.78
Position: CBorn: 12/30/1976 Birthplace: Bridgehampton, New York
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 3rd Round by Twins (1994)

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Nov. 12 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET21:19 ET2:19 GMT10:19 7:19 PM MST9:19 PM EST9:49 PM VEN6:19 UAE (+1)8:19 PM CT-Pierzynski will return for another season with the Atlanta Braves after agreeing to a $3 million, one-year contract.
Analysis: The 38-year-old Pierzynski was a rare bright spot for the Braves this past season. Signed to serve mainly as a backup, he wound up handling the bulk of the catching duties, hitting .300 with nine homers and 49 RBIs in 113 games.
Sep. 30 4:01 PM PT5:01 PM MT6:01 PM CT7:01 PM ET19:01 ET23:01 GMT7:01 4:01 PM MST6:01 PM EST6:31 PM VEN3:01 UAE (+1)6:01 PM CT-Pierzynski went 3 for 3 with two home runs in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Washington.
Analysis: Pierzynski is 10 for 22 over his last seven games.
Sep. 16 10:52 AM PT11:52 AM MT12:52 PM CT1:52 PM ET13:52 ET17:52 GMT1:52 10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST1:22 PM VEN21:52 UAE12:52 PM CT-Pierzynski went 3 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Pierzynski is hitting .333 in his last nine games.
Sep. 9 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Pierzynski was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Pierzynski has a seven-game hitting streak.
Aug. 23 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET14:26 ET18:26 GMT2:26 11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST1:56 PM VEN22:26 UAE1:26 PM CT-Pierzynski had three hits and drove in two runs in a 9-7 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Analysis: Pierzynski, batting .294, was 5 for 33 (.152) in his previous 10 games.
Aug. 7 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Pierzynski is on an 11-game hitting streak.
Analysis: The veteran catcher is batting .442 (19 of 43) during the streak, which has raised his season average to .302.
Aug. 4 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET13:51 ET17:51 GMT1:51 10:51 AM MST12:51 PM EST1:21 PM VEN21:51 UAE12:51 PM CT-Pierzynski continues to provide solid production out of the catcher spot, going 4 for 6 with a home run Monday against the Braves.
Analysis: Pierzynski is 17 for 37 (.459) over a nine-game hitting streak.
July 8 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Pierzynski continues to give the Braves a lift, going 3 for 4 with a home run in Tuesday's 4-3 win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Pierzynski has hit 10 for 13 with a homer and three doubles in his last three games.
June 21 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET16:06 ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST3:36 PM VEN0:06 UAE (+1)3:06 PM CT-Pierzynski got three hits for the Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the Mets.
Analysis: Pierzynski also scored three times after entering in a 3-for-20 slump.
June 11 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET15:59 ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST3:29 PM VEN23:59 UAE2:59 PM CT-Pierzynski had three hits and his first error Wednesday.
Analysis: The journeyman raised his OPS to .740.

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