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Matt Joyce
.242 13 42
Team: OaklandHt / Wt: 6-2 / 208 NFBC ADP: 482.76
Position: RFBorn: 8/3/1984 Birthplace: Tampa, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 12th Round by Tigers (2005)

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Aug. 4 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Joyce is taking advantage of starting for the benched Andrew McCutchen, hitting a three-run homer in Wednesday's loss to the Braves.
Analysis: Joyce is 2 for 6 with four RBIs in this series against Atlanta with the slumping McCutchen being rested. Joyce is making a case for extra playing time even when the former MVP returns, batting .400 with three homers and 10 RBIs in his last nine games - only four starts.
July 21 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET22:34 ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST10:04 PM VEN6:34 UAE (+1)9:34 PM CT-With Starling Marte out with flu-like symptoms, Joyce hit a three-run homer off Matt Garza (1-4) in the first inning and finished with four RBIs in the Pirates' 5-3 win over the Brewers on Thursday.
Analysis: Joyce had only been 6 for 33 (.182) at the plate since June 25.
June 25 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET13:57 ET17:57 GMT1:57 10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST1:27 PM VEN21:57 UAE12:57 PM CT-Joyce homered and doubled among his three hits and Pittsburgh beat Los Angeles 8-6, ending the Dodgers' six-game winning streak and giving manager Clint Hurdle his 1,000th career victory.
Analysis: Joyce drove in two runs while filling in for right fielder Gregory Polanco, who sat out with lower leg discomfort. Joyce has a 1.053 OPS in 129 plate appearances this season, though playing time is tough with the Pirates' stellar outfield.
May 17 2:31 PM PT3:31 PM MT4:31 PM CT5:31 PM ET17:31 ET21:31 GMT5:31 2:31 PM MST4:31 PM EST5:01 PM VEN1:31 UAE (+1)4:31 PM CT-Joyce had three hits and three RBIs Monday.
Analysis: Joyce hits .372 although he doesn't start too often.
Apr. 26 6:34 AM PT7:34 AM MT8:34 AM CT9:34 AM ET9:34 ET13:34 GMT21:34 6:34 AM MST8:34 AM EST9:04 AM VEN17:34 UAE8:34 AM CT-Joyce hit a three-run homer Monday.
Analysis: Joyce made his first start since April 17 and maybe earned himself some more ABs.
Apr. 18 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Joyce went 3 for 4 in Sunday's 9-3 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: Joyce had been 3 for 12 over his previous 11 games. He isn't going to be much of a fantasy option until he starts seeing regular playing time.
Feb. 20 1:16 PM PT2:16 PM MT3:16 PM CT4:16 PM ET16:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)3:16 PM CT-The Pirates signed former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Matt Joyce to a minor-league deal on Saturday.
Analysis: An All-Star while playing for Tampa Bay in 2012, the 31-year-old Joyce hit .174 with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 21 RBI in 93 games with Los Angeles in 2015.

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