Jansen is not in the lineup Saturday against the Orioles.
Jansen has remained the top option behind the plate despite the recent promotion of catching prospect Alejandro Kirk. He's started 10 games behind the plate since Kirk's arrival, while Kirk makes just his sixth start at catcher Saturday. The added competition appears to have galvanized Jansen, as he's hitting .300/.382/.533 in those 10 games.
Jansen went 4-for-4 with two solo home runs and an additional RBI and run scored in the Blue Jays' 14-1 dismantling of the Yankees on Wednesday.
Jansen racked up 11 total bases after collecting just four over the eight games prior. In a career night for the 25-year-old, he nearly doubled his 2020 home-run output and upped his slugging percentage over the last 15 games to .590.
Jansen is not starting Monday against the Yankees.
Jansen hasn't seen his playing time dip by much even with the promotion of Alejandro Kirk, who starts Monday. He'd started five of the last six games heading into Monday's contest. It wouldn't be a surprise if he sat more frequently in the final week, as he's followed his disappointing .639 OPS from last season with a .589 mark this year.
Jansen is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader against the Phillies.
Jansen will head to the bench for Friday's matinee after going 3-for-4 with two runs and one RBI during Thursday's loss to the Yankees. Alejandro Kirk receives the start behind the plate in Game 1.
Jansen isn't in Tuesday's lineup against the Yankees.
Jansen will take a seat for the third time in the last five games as he continues to alternate starts behind the plate. Alejandro Kirk will start at catcher Tuesday.
Jansen is not starting Saturday against the Mets.
Jansen has hit a very poor .146/.294/.303 on the season. His playing time could take a hit down the stretch depending on whether Alejandro Kirk, who makes his big-league debut behind the plate Saturday, has success as he makes the jump up from High-A.
Jansen will not start Wednesday's game against the Yankees.
The young backstop is hitting just .149/.292/.310 on the season, though he's maintained a regular role, as he'd started six of the last eight games behind the plate heading into Wednesday's contest. Caleb Joseph gets the nod in his absence.
Jansen went 1-for-3 with a grand slam and two walks in Monday's 12-7 win over the Yankees.
Jansen capped off a ridiculous 10-run sixth inning for Toronto with a 417-foot grand slam. It was the fourth homer of the season for the 25-year-old, who is up to 13 RBI with a .621 OPS.
Jansen isn't in the lineup for Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader against the Red Sox.
Jansen blasted a two-run home run in the first game of the twin bill and will take a breather for Game 2. Reese McGuire will take over behind the plate for the nightcap.
Jansen is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Marlins.
Jansen hits the bench for the second time in the last three games. He has just three hits in his last 11 contests. Reese McGuire gets the nod behind the plate in his absence.
Jansen is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Orioles.
Reese McGuire will step in behind the dish for Jansen, who looks to be receiving a routine maintenance day. Jansen caught the first two games of the series and went 1-for-7 with a double.
Jansen isn't in Wednesday's lineup against the Red Sox.
Jansen broke a seven-game hitless streak with two hits in Tuesday's contest, but he'll take a seat Wednesday. Reese McGuire will start behind the plate in his place.
Jansen is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rays, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports. Reese McGuire will get the start behind the dish in his place.
Jansen will now have sat out for three of the last five games for the Blue Jays as it appears his struggles at the plate (.151/.303/.283) are forcing manager Charlie Montoyo to shift to more of a timeshare behind the dish.
Jansen is out of the lineup for the first game of Thursday's doubleheader with the Phillies.
The Blue Jays are presumably saving Jansen for the second game of the doubleheader, when he'll be catching for starting pitcher Trent Thornton (elbow). Reese McGuire will catch for Chase Anderson in the front end of the twin bill.
Jansen is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Orioles.
Since Jansen started the previous three games behind the dish and the Blue Jays are wrapping up their series in Baltimore with an afternoon contest, he'll be getting some routine maintenance while Reese McGuire gets the nod at catcher. After opening the season with four hits in his first three games, Jansen has gone a collective 4-for-36 over his next 13 contests.
Jansen isn't in the lineup against the Rays on Saturday.
Jansen went hitless with one run and one walk in Friday's series opener against Tampa Bay, and he'll take a seat Saturday. Reese McGuire will take over behind the plate, batting eighth.
Jansen went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run Wednesday against the Marlins.
Jansen took Brian Moran deep in the sixth inning for his second home run of the season. It's been a slow start at the dish for Jansen, as he has just three extra-base hits and two-multi hit efforts in 11 starts. He has gotten on base in consecutive contests, though he's still hitting just .194/.318/.389 across 45 plate appearances.
Jansen is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Red Sox, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
Jansen went 0-for-3 with a walk in Saturday's 2-1 win, leaving him hitless in 18 at-bats over his last six games. Reese McGuire will check in behind the dish in the series finale for what will be his fourth start of the 2020 season.
Jansen is not starting Thursday against the Braves.
Jansen has started all but two games behind the dish this season and is hitting .182 (4-for-22) with a home run and 5:7 BB:K. Reese McGuire is starting at catcher and hitting ninth in this one.
Jansen is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Nationals.
Jansen will sit for the second time in the season's first five games. Reese McGuire will again get the nod behind the plate.
|Last 7 Games|
|09/30||@ TB||L 2-8||3||2||2||2||2||0||0|
|09/29||@ TB||L 1-3||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/27||vs BAL||L 5-7||3||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|09/25||vs BAL||W 10-5||4||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|09/24||vs NYY||W 4-1||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/23||vs NYY||W 14-1||4||3||4||2||3||0||0|
|09/20||@ PHI||W 6-3||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|More Batting Stats|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2013||R-Gcl Blue Jays||36||114||19||28||4||0||0||18||21||10||0||0||.246||.364||.281|
|2014||R-Bluefield Blue Jays||38||124||22||35||10||0||5||17||16||17||2||1||.282||.390||.484|
|2015||R-Gcl Blue Jays||7||21||4||5||1||0||1||3||2||5||0||0||.238||.304||.429|
|2016||R-GCL Blue Jays||3||9||0||2||0||0||0||2||1||2||0||0||.222||.364||.222|
|2017||AA-New Hampshire Fisher||52||179||23||52||15||1||2||20||22||19||1||0||.290||.378||.419|
|2017||AFA-Dunedin Blue Jays||31||122||19||45||6||0||5||18||8||14||0||0||.369||.422||.541|