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Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Out of Tuesday's lineup
Jansen is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Yankees.
Jansen is hitting .260/.349/.449 with six home runs in 43 games since the All-Star break. Alejandro Kirk draws the start at catcher with Cavan Biggio starting at first base and Vladimir Guerrero starting at designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Takes seat Saturday
Jansen isn't starting Saturday against the Rays.
Jansen started the last two games and went 1-for-6 with a run, an RBI and a walk. Alejandro Kirk will take over behind the plate and bat cleanup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Retreats to bench Wednesday
Jansen isn't starting Wednesday against Philadelphia.
Jansen started the last four games and went 6-for-15 with a home run, three doubles, three RBI, two runs, two walks and six strikeouts. Alejandro Kirk will take over behind the plate and bat cleanup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Collects three hits Tuesday
Jansen went 3-for-6 with two doubles, two RBI and a run in Tuesday's 18-11 win over the Phillies.
Jansen has quietly heated up at the plate over the past week to make an already formidable Toronto lineup even more imposing at the back end of the batting order. Over his last five starts, Jansen has gone 8-for-18 with six extra-base hits (one home run, five doubles) to go with three walks.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Bows out Thursday
Jansen is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rays.
Jansen has been handling the bulk of the catching duties of late, but he will be held out Thursday with the Blue Jays playing a day game following a night game. Gabriel Moreno will replace Jansen behind the plate.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Sitting out Game 2
Jansen is not in the lineup for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against Tampa Bay.
Jansen went 1-for-4 in the Blue Jays' first game Tuesday, and he will get a breather during the second game. In his place, Alejandro Kirk will start at catcher, George Springer will serve as the designated hitter and Jackie Bradley will pick up a start in center field and bat ninth in the order.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Homers in slugfest
Jansen went 4-for-5 with one homer, two RBI and two runs scored in Saturday's win over Texas.
Jansen hit a two-run homer off righty starter Kohei Arihara with nobody out in the fourth to increase the Blue Jays' lead to eight. The catcher has been hot in his last seven games, slashing .421/.476/.579 over 21 plate appearances. In addition, this was the 27-year-old's third homer in his last 11 games.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Sitting again Wednesday
Jansen is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Orioles.
Jansen is on the bench for the second game in a row and the third time in four contests. Even though George Springer has been seeing more time in center field of late to open up the designated hitter spot for Alejandro Kirk, Jansen hasn't been able to capture anything more than a part-time role at catcher. Jansen could soon see his limited opportunities behind the plate take another hit after Toronto promoted catching prospect Gabriel Moreno from Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday, though Moreno will likely be up with the Blue Jays for a brief period of time.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Out of Tuesday's lineup
Jansen is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Orioles.
Jansen is hitting .258 with two home runs and one steal in his last 10 games. Alejandro Kirk is starting behind the dish while Vladimir Guerrero shifts to designated hitter and Cavan Biggio starts at first base.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Nabs first steal of season
Jansen went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a stolen base in the second game of Monday's doubleheader against the Orioles.
The catcher swiped his first base of the year in the sixth inning as part of an 8-4 win and a sweep of the twin bill. Jansen is heating up at the plate again, batting .320 (8-for-25) over his last eight games with two homers and five RBI as he splits the workload behind the plate with Alejandro Kirk.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Gets breather in Game 1
Jansen is not in the starting lineup for Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader against the Orioles.
Jansen will get a breather in Monday's day game after he went 1-for-7 with a run scored while starting the final two games of the series versus the Pirates. The 27-year-old will be replaced behind the plate by Alejandro Kirk, who will bat fourth in the series opener.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Remains on bench
Jansen will sit for the second straight game Friday against the Pirates, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen's day off comes right after a run of three straight starts. He's hitting a lopsided but effective .219/.293/.474 through 157 plate appearances this season. Alejandro Kirk will start behind the plate Friday, with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. resting his legs as the designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Not starting Wednesday
Jansen isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Cubs.
Jansen started the last three games and went 3-for-10 with a homer, a double, four RBI and two runs during that time. Alejandro Kirk is starting at catcher and batting cleanup Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Homers in road win
Jansen went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and a second run scored in Thursday's victory over the Red Sox.
The catcher gave Toronto a 5-4 lead with his sixth-inning home run off Matt Strahm. Prior to this contest, Jansen had been in a major slump over his last 17 games, slashing .102/.175/.102 in 49 at-bats. The 27-year-old has been significantly more effective on the road with a .922 OPS in 69 plate appearances compared to a .573 OPS over 75 PAs in Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: On bench for third straight
Jansen is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.
Jansen has been one of the big losers of the Blue Jays' reluctance to use George Springer in the outfield for the past few weeks while he's contended with elbow and knee injuries. With Springer clogging up the designated hitter spot for the second straight game Wednesday, Alejandro Kirk will serve as the Blue Jays' catcher. Though Jansen is the superior defender behind the plate, Kirk's bat is too potent for the Blue Jays to take him out of the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Not starting Tuesday
Jansen is on the bench for Tuesday's game in Boston.
The 27-year-old takes a seat while Alejandro Kirk catches the series opener. Jansen has gone a miserable 4-for-32 with four RBI and 10 strikeouts in 11 games this month.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Rests Sunday
Jansen is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
The Blue Jays won't have the designated-hitter spot available for Alejandro Kirk on Sunday while outfielder Teoscar Hernandez (foot) is eased back into action in a non-defensive role, so Kirk will pick up a start behind the plate while Jansen rests. Jansen went 0-for-6 with a walk, an RBI and a run between starts in the previous two contests.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 225 lbs|
|Birthplace: Elmhurst, IL|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|