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15 A.J. Pierzynski C

Atlanta Braves

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
37%27%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1834.26824230
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014STL1023382585537145401.288.337.251
2015ATL50183234942492001.308.404.268

Player Updates

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Braves' A.J. Pierzynski triples among three hits on Saturday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski finished a home run shy of the cycle in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Mets. The veteran backstop had three hits in four at-bats, including his 24th career triple in the second inning. He also scored three runs in the comeback victory.

"There was a lot of running around and energy expending, but it's good because we won and that's the biggest thing," Pierzynski said, per MLB.com.

Pierzynski had been hitless in his previous nine at-bats before Saturday's three-hit effort. He is batting .286 over his last eight games.

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Braves C A.J. Pierzynski records 3 hits in win over Padres
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski collected three hits in Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Padres. 

Pierzynski finished the game 3 for 4 and scored two runs. This marked the third time this year he's recorded at least three hits in one game. All three of hits went for singles. This performance puts Pierzynski hitting .368 over his past five games. 

For the year, Pierzynski is hitting .276/.315/.425. 

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Braves C A.J. Pierzynski belts pinch-hit HR in loss to D-Backs
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski launched a pinch-hit home run in Wednesday's loss to Arizona.

Pierzynski took reliever Brad Ziegler deep for a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning. He is hitting .267 with four homers, 20 RBI and a .313 on-base percentage in 32 games this season.

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Juan Uribe starting, batting fifth in Braves lineup Wednesday
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The newest Braves acquisition, Juan Uribe, will start at third base and bat fifth Wednesday night against his former team, the Dodgers. 

The Dodgers traded Uribe to Atlanta for Alberto Callaspo on Tuesday. 

Left fielder Johnny Gomes will hit seventh and Andrelton Simmons will bat eighth. 

The only other change from Tuesday is that A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher for Christian Bethancourt. Pierzynski is hitting sixth. 

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Braves inquiry about Jonathan Lucroy rebuffed by Brewers
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

With catcher Christian Bethancourt having a poor start to the season, the Braves inquired about Brewers starting catcher Jonathan Lucroy, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. However, the Braves were told he was unavailable.

Bethancourt began the season as the Braves starting catcher, but he was quickly replaced by veteran A.J. Pierzynski after he struggled at and behind the plate.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Catchers 12 11 41.96
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Washington2880 .281 .321 .286
vs Haren (Career)1650 .313.313.313
vs RHP156434 .310 .423 .276
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
6/19NYM3000000
6/20NYM4330000
6/23@WAS4010000
6/24@WAS5010000
6/25@WAS4000000
6/27@PIT4020000
6/28@PIT4010000
Two Week Schedule
JUNE /JULY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28
@Pitt
W2-1
29
30
Wash
L1-6
1
Wash
7:10 pm
Tickets
2
Wash
7:10 pm
Tickets
3
Phi
7:35 pm
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4
Phi
7:10 pm
Tickets
5
Phi
1:35 pm
Tickets
6
@Mil
8:10 pm
Tickets
7
@Mil
8:10 pm
Tickets
8
@Mil
2:10 pm
Tickets
9
@Colo
8:40 pm
Tickets
10
@Colo
8:10 pm
Tickets
11
@Colo
4:10 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
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18

2

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6

1

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9

17

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
1998MIN71013011200 .385 .300 .300
1999MIN92236031400 .333 .364 .273
2000MIN3388122721151410 .354 .455 .307
2001MIN11438151110755165717 .322 .441 .289
2002MIN13044054132649136112 .334 .439 .300
2003MIN137487631521174245531 .360 .464 .312
2004SF131471451281177192701 .319 .410 .272
2005CHW128460611181856236802 .308 .420 .257
2006CHW140509651501664227210 .333 .436 .295
2007CHW136472541241450256611 .309 .403 .263
2008CHW134534661501360197110 .312 .416 .281
2009CHW138504571511349245211 .331 .425 .300
2010CHW12847443128956153934 .300 .388 .270
2011CHW12946438133848233300 .323 .405 .287
2012CHW135479681332777287800 .326 .501 .278
2013TEX134503481371770117611 .297 .425 .272
2014BOS-STL1023382585537145401 .288 .337 .251
2015ATL50183234942492001 .308 .404 .268
Total 1915681977719161818612928491422 .320 .423 .281
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
1998MINC6435332011.000
1999MINC9637352011.000
2000MINC322717016010031.000
2001MINC11010266561144107 .985
2002MINC1241188017574133 .996
2003MINC1351318948434566 .993
2004SFC1181177546975616 .999
2005CHWC1281248528034818 .999
2006CHWC1321268607956234 .997
2007CHWC1301168447964626 .998
2008CHWC1311279769135498 .991
2009CHWC1311249348795058 .995
2010CHWC1271239318656155 .995
2011CHWC1201128868176544 .995
2012CHWC1261219768997168 .994
2013TEXC1191119598926528 .998
2014BOS-STLC87806586193453 .992
2015ATLC47463313082212 .997
Total  1812171512563117227786391 .995
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
1998MIN00310100
1999MIN20800100
2000MIN514010201
2001MIN33216831447
2002MIN3161933211114
2003MIN35322652151213
2004SF2821933215427
2005CHW2101931112513
2006CHW240222138610
2007CHW240190318521
2008CHW311222638514
2009CHW221214331618
2010CHW290184266217
2011CHW291188625619
2012CHW18424041858
2013TEX241214609214
2014BOS-STL121114415213
2015ATL1117430304
Total 379242886552812265213
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2002MIN1032511162401 .371 .500 .344
2003MIN41313112000 .333 .462 .231
2005CHW1242911394821 .340 .571 .262
2008CHW41315012101 .500 .462 .385
2014STL2601011100 .286 .167 .167
Total 321061631518111423 .367 .500 .292
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
1994 R-Twins43152214481119121902 .337 .375 .289
1995 R-Elizabethtn562052968131745142302 .373 .507 .332
1995 A-Ft. Wayne228410265121421000 .322 .464 .310
1996 A-Ft. Wayne11443148118303770225304 .308 .406 .274
1997 A-Ft. Myers11841249115231964165921 .313 .405 .279
1998AAA-Salt Lake5920829537273092431 .284 .409 .255
1998 AA-New Britain592123063110317102502 .333 .392 .297
1999AAA-Salt Lake672282959100125162900 .307 .316 .259
2000AAA-Salt Lake41155225214142552211 .354 .516 .335
2000 AA-New Britain62228366817243482200 .341 .443 .298
2011AAA-Charlotte Knights310220001--200 .273 .200 .200
2013AA-Frisco RoughRiders26010000--100 .167 .167 .167
Total 64623313056691381245344114289613 .321 .414 .287
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/210
Birthdate:
12/30/1976
Age:
38
Hometown:
Bridgehampton, NY
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Atlanta Braves
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
18
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