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Josh Donaldson
AVG HR RBI
.242 11 24
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 6-1 / 210 NFBC ADP: 5.78
Position: 3BBorn: 12/8/1985 Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Cubs (2007)


Latest News
May 12 3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT-Donaldson collected four hits and two runs scored in Wednesday's loss at San Francisco.
Analysis: Donaldson is hitting a solid .285 in his MVP follow-up, though his production has been non-existent of late. He hasn't driven in a run in 10 games after racking up 21 RBIs over his first 26.
May 2 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Donaldson hit his AL-leading ninth homer in Sunday's win at Tampa Bay.
Analysis: The reigning AL MVP is hitting .321 with three homers, six RBIs and 10 runs scored over a productive eight-game stretch.
Apr. 28 2:49 PM PT3:49 PM MT4:49 PM CT5:49 PM ET17:49 ET21:49 GMT5:49 2:49 PM MST4:49 PM EST5:19 PM VEN1:49 UAE (+1)4:49 PM CT-Donaldson went 2 for 3 in Wednesday's loss to Chicago.
Analysis: Donaldson is tied for third in the AL with a .421 average off lefties and sports a .947 slugging percentage for one of baseball's best marks. He faces lefty Drew Smyly on Friday at the Trop.
Apr. 24 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Donaldson extended his hitting streak to four games with a three-run homer on Saturday.
Analysis: He finished 3 for 4 with four RBIs and two runs scored.
Apr. 18 2:39 PM PT3:39 PM MT4:39 PM CT5:39 PM ET17:39 ET21:39 GMT5:39 2:39 PM MST4:39 PM EST5:09 PM VEN1:39 UAE (+1)4:39 PM CT-Donaldson went 2 for 5 with a double and RBI on Sunday.
Analysis: He has 13 RBIs in as many games.
Apr. 11 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Donaldson went 2 for 4 with his fourth home run in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Red Sox.
Analysis: Donaldson has hit safely in all seven games, going 9 for 28 with nine RBIs.
Apr. 9 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST6:21 PM VEN2:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-Donaldson hit his third home run on Friday, a fourth-inning grand slam.
Analysis: He has one hit in each of his first five games to go with eight RBIs.
Apr. 8 3:15 PM PT4:15 PM MT5:15 PM CT6:15 PM ET18:15 ET22:15 GMT6:15 3:15 PM MST5:15 PM EST5:45 PM VEN2:15 UAE (+1)5:15 PM CT-Donaldson is starting at designated hitter in the Blue Jays' home opener against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Analysis: Donaldson left in the seventh inning of Toronto's 5-3 loss at Tampa Bay on Wednesday after failing to run out a groundball. The reigning AL MVP said he did not want to risk doing further damage to a strained right calf that has been bothering him for the past week. The Blue Jays were off Thursday, and Donaldson did not participate in a team workout.
Apr. 6 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET15:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE2:34 PM CT-Donaldson left Wednesday game at Tampa Bay in the seventh inning after appearing to injure a leg.
Analysis: The AL MVP was unable to run out a grounder, limped back to the dugout and was replaced at third base in the bottom of the inning by Darwin Barney, who moved over from second base.
Feb. 10 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET18:34 GMT2:34 11:34 AM MST1:34 PM EST2:04 PM VEN22:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays have completed their agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract.
Analysis: Donaldson receives $11.65 million this year and $17 million in 2017 under the deal announced Wednesday. Acquired from Oakland in November 2014, Donaldson made the AL All-Star team for the second straight season in 2015. He led the majors with 122 runs, topped the AL with 123 RBIs, and hit .297 with 41 home runs to help the Blue Jays reach the playoffs for the first time since winning consecutive World Series in 1992 and `93.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Oak 14 32 1 5 1 0 1 4 2 12 0 0 .156 .206 .281
2012 Oak 75 274 34 66 16 0 9 33 14 61 4 1 .241 .289 .398
2013 Oak 158 579 89 174 37 3 24 93 76 110 5 2 .301 .384 .499
2014 Oak 158 608 93 155 31 2 29 98 76 130 8 0 .255 .342 .456
2015 Tor 158 620 122 184 41 2 41 123 73 133 6 0 .297 .371 .568
2016 Tor 48 182 37 44 11 1 11 24 26 42 3 0 .242 .343 .495
Career 611 2295 376 628 137 8 115 375 267 488 26 3 .274 .353 .491

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 Oak Total 5 17 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .294 .333 .353
    LDS 5 17 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .294 .333 .353
2013 Oak Total 5 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .143 .182 .143
    LDS 5 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .143 .182 .143
2014 Oak Total 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .400 .500 .400
    WC 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .400 .500 .400
2015 Tor Total 11 41 9 10 3 0 3 8 6 10 1 0 .244 .354 .537
    LDS 5 18 5 4 1 0 2 4 3 4 0 0 .222 .333 .611
    LCS 6 23 4 6 2 0 1 4 3 6 1 0 .261 .370 .478
Career 22 84 11 20 4 0 3 8 9 24 1 0 .238 .319 .393


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