MLB

Oakland Athletics
2015 Avg.
.302
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  Josh Donaldson
Born  12/8/1985
Height  6-0
Weight  220
Number  20
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/23/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was not in Friday's starting lineup, but is back at the top of the lineup for Saturday.
Insight: Donaldson has been a force this season, batting .305 with nine homers, 28 RBI and 31 runs scored.
 
5/22/2015 2:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Donaldson has been a force this season, batting .305 with nine homers, 28 RBI and 31 runs scored. Danny Valencia will make the rare start at 3B.
 
5/20/2015 1:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is 2-for-13 with a double in his career versus Angels pitcher Jered Weaver.
Insight: Donaldson also has two RBI, but his .154 batting average will probably keep owners away on Wednesday.
 
5/19/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hit his ninth homer of the season during Tuesday's loss to the Angels.
Insight: He led off the bottom of the first with a solo shot and added a sac fly in the fifth. Donaldson is hitting .316 with nine homers and 28 RBI overall.
 
5/19/2015 11:04:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is just a .077 hitter (1-for-13) against yuesday's starter Hector Santiago.
Insight: Donaldson is hitting the ball very well these days - .316, a .921 OPS and eight home runs and 26 RBI this season, so he'll likely stay in the starting lineup, but isn't is a good matchup.
 
5/18/2015 11:38:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson will bat leadoff on Monday.
Insight: Donaldson is hitting .307 with a .905 OPS with eight home runs and 25 RBI this season. leadoff isn't going to help his RBI total.
 
5/12/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two runs in the, 10-2, victory over the Orioles on Tuesday.
Insight: Donaldson had an RBI-single in the seventh and then scored on a passed ball. In the eighth, Donaldson hit a two-run bomb. He is hitting .319/.376/.556 with eight home runs and 24 RBI this season.
 
5/9/2015 5:22:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 3-for-5 with two runs and one RBI in the, 7-1, victory over the Red Sox.
Insight: Donaldson is enjoying his new team this season. He is slashing .320/.382/.549 with seven home runs and 20 RBI this season.
 
5/8/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a home run Friday against the Red Sox.
Insight: It was a solo shot, and he now has seven homers and 19 RBI on the year.
 
5/4/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the, 3-1, victory over the Yankees on Monday.
Insight: Donaldson was the only player in the game with multiple hits. Donaldson scored on Edwin Encarnacion's double in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .314 with six home runs and 18 RBI in 105 at-bats this season.
 
5/1/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs hitting in the lead off spot for the first time in his career.
Insight: Donaldson also walked twice. He actually led off the game with a home run. Donaldson is hitting .330/.390/.585 with six home runs 17 RBI in 94 at-bats.
 
4/28/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had three hits, including his fifth homer Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Toronto won a shootout, 11-8, with Donaldson going 3-for-5 with three runs and two RBI. He now has a .349/.402/.602 line with five homers and 16 RBI.
 
4/25/2015 9:14:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had two hits in the loss to the Rays on Saturday.
Insight: Donaldson had an RBI-single to score Devin Travis in the first inning as Toronto took an early lead, but Tampa Bay answered in the bottom of the inning. The Blue Jays retook the lead in the seventh on Russell Martin's homer, but the Rays scored three runs in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .352 with four home runs and 14 RBI this season.
 
4/23/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson smacked a homer during Thursday's win over Baltimore.
Insight: He finished 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs scored. Donaldson is now hitting .400 with four homers and 13 RBIs.
 
4/18/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was the hero Saturday against the Braves.
Insight: He hit a walkoff homer in 10th inning to give Toronto a 6-5 victory. Donaldson finished the day 3-for4 with two runs and a walk.
 
4/17/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs on Friday against the Braves.
Insight: Donaldson didn't have a home run this season coming into Friday's game, but he went deep in the third and fifth innings. Donaldson was 2-for-5 with three RBI and two runs in the game. He is hitting .302 this season.
 
4/15/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 3-for-5 with a double, three RBI and two runs in the, 12-7, victory over the Rays on Wednesday.
Insight: Donaldson got off to a very slow start, but he now has five hits in the last two games. He had a two-RBI single in the second and then an RBI-double in the fifth on Wednesday. As we said on Tuesday, it was only matter of time until Donaldson started producing like this.
 
4/14/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 2-for-4 with a run in the loss to the Rays on Tuesday.
Insight: Donaldson now has three mult-hit games with the Blue Jays this season. He hasn't gone yard yet, but he has two doubles and three RBI. Donaldson is also hitting just .233, but he should get things going hitting in the same lineup with Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion.
 
3/7/2015 4:25:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson smashed a homer Saturday against the Phillies.
Insight: He should be in line for a monster campaign, in a fierce Toronto lineup. It will be interesting to see where Donaldson hits, as he can hit anywhere from third in the order, down to fifth. He should have decent RBI chances no matter what, but if Donaldson hits fifth, then owners should expect a slight decline in runs scored.
 
9/29/2014 8:31:00 PM
Description: Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson told Comcast SportsNet California that his left knee feels more stable than it did a few days ago.
Insight: Donaldson did not run very much on Monday, but he is expected to be in the lineup on Tuesday against the Royals in the AL Wild Card game. His knee has been an issue for the second half of the season, but Donaldson has still been able to hit .280 over that time. His power, however, seems to have been effected as he has just nine homers since the break.
 

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SWB 5
 
8th
SEA 2
TOR 8
 
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HOU 7
DET 7
 
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BAL 1
MIA 5
 
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CIN 1
CLE 4
 
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OAK 6
TAM 0
 
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ANA 1
BOS 3
 
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MIL 0
ATL 2
 
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NYM 1
PIT 4
 
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PHI 1
WAS 2
 
5th
MIN 5
CWS 1
 
6th
STL 2
KAN 1
 
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LOS
4:10pm Today
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COL
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TEX
NYY
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ATL
CLE
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14th
DUR 13
SWB 5