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A.J. Pierzynski
AVG HR RBI
.219 2 23
Team: AtlantaHt / Wt: 6-3 / 235 NFBC ADP: 324.64
Position: CBorn: 12/30/1976 Birthplace: Bridgehampton, New York
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 3rd Round by Twins (1994)


Latest News
Sep. 11 8:36 AM PT9:36 AM MT10:36 AM CT11:36 AM ET11:36 ET15:36 GMT23:36 8:36 AM MST10:36 AM EST11:06 AM VEN19:36 UAE10:36 AM CT-Pierzynski went on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained hamstring.
Analysis: Pierzynski played Saturday and didn't appear to get hurt, however there were reports that he was contemplating retirement. So, the timing here is curious.
Sep. 11 10:35 PM PT11:35 PM MT12:35 AM CT1:35 AM ET1:35 ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST1:05 AM VEN9:35 UAE12:35 AM CT-Pierzynski hasn't said if he has immediate plans to retire after 16 full seasons in the major leagues.
Analysis: "I don't know the answer to that question," he said. "It's been discussed, obviously, but I don't know." Pierzynski, 39, is hitting just .219 and playing for the worst team in the NL.
Aug. 17 12:15 PM PT1:15 PM MT2:15 PM CT3:15 PM ET15:15 ET19:15 GMT3:15 12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST2:45 PM VEN23:15 UAE2:15 PM CT-Pierzynki was activated from the DL on Thursday.
Analysis: Pierzynki offers no fantasy value, batting .218 with two homers and five walks. His .237 OBP is the second-worst among 276 players with at least 200 at-bats.
July 16 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Pierzynski ended 2 for 4 and hit his first home run of the season - a two-run shot - in Saturday's loss to Colorado.
Analysis: The 39-year-old should receive a bump in playing time with Tyler Flowers recently landing on the DL, though his days as a fantasy factor are likely long behind.
Apr. 26 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET14:49 ET18:49 GMT2:49 11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST2:19 PM VEN22:49 UAE1:49 PM CT-Pierzynski went 0 for 4 on Monday.
Analysis: Pierzynski is a major bust with a .213 average.
Apr. 23 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Pierzynski went 3 for 4 on Friday.
Analysis: After a slow start, he is 5 for 7 his last two games.
Apr. 12 3:57 PM PT4:57 PM MT5:57 PM CT6:57 PM ET18:57 ET22:57 GMT6:57 3:57 PM MST5:57 PM EST6:27 PM VEN2:57 UAE (+1)5:57 PM CT-Pierzynski went 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs on Monday.
Analysis: It was his first extra-base hit as he has opened the season just 2 for 16.

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