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October 11, 2019 03:40 AM
Dioner Navarro: Cut loose by Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro was released by the Indians on Thursday, Kegan Lowe of Baseball America reports.

Navarro struggled at Triple-A Columbus in 2019, slashing .211/.339/.274 with one home run and 11 RBI over 30 games. The 35-year-old backstop figures to have limited interest on the open market after getting cut loose.

October 10, 2019 09:36 PM
Dioner Navarro: Cut loose by Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro was released by the Indians on Thursday, Kegan Lowe of Baseball America reports.

Navarro struggled at Triple-A Columbus in 2019, slashing .211/.339/.274 with one home run and 11 RBI over 30 games. The 35-year-old backstop figures to have limited interest on the open market after getting cut loose.

February 7, 2019 02:20 PM
Indians' Dioner Navarro: Heads to Cleveland on NRI pact
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro signed a minor-league contract with the Indians on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.

Navarro hasn't appeared in the majors since 2016, but he spent 20 games with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League in 2018, slashing .268/.299/.437 with three home runs and 13 RBI. The Indians don't exactly have amazing options at catcher, so the 34-year-old backstop will likely be in the thick of the competition for a spot on the active roster. Roberto Perez, Kevin Plawecki and Eric Haase are among the others battling for playing time behind the dish this spring.

July 1, 2018 10:04 PM
Dioner Navarro: Reaches deal with independent club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro agreed to a contract Sunday with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Navarro has been out of baseball since the end of the 2016 season, with the 34-year-old catching taking the last year and a half off to tend to his wife, Sherley, who has dealt with significant health issues. With Sherley's condition stabilizing in recent months, Navarro has elected to revive his career and is expected to begin appearing in games for Long Island by the end of the month. The switch-hitting Navarro slashed .207/.265/.322 in his last full season in the big leagues and will face a difficult road back to the majors now that he's two years older.

September 26, 2016 06:08 PM
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro: Disappointing since return to Toronto
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is just 3-for-26 (.115) with three walks and six strikeouts in September.

Navarro has seen precious little playing time lately -- just three starts over Toronto's last 15 games. Upon his arrival from the White Sox in late August, there were high hopes that Navarro would make an impact as the backup to Russell Martin, but that has not been the case. Even in the unlikely event that he gets another start, the 32-year-old carries little to no fantasy value.

September 12, 2016 06:41 PM
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro: Can't find September stride
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro has appeared in six of the Jays' nine September games and is just 1-for-14 (.071) in that time.

Navarro has failed to capitalize on his chances to make an impact early in the final month of the season. With three catchers on the roster and Russell Martin the clear top option, Navarro is unlikely to see much more opportunity than he's already been afforded.

August 30, 2016 02:46 PM
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro: Resuming role as Marco Estrada's personal catcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro will be the primary catcher on days Marco Estrada starts on the hill, MLB.com reports.

Last season, when Navarro started 34 games behind the plate, he served as Estrada's personal catcher. He'll once again assume that role now that he's returned to the team. "Hell get playing time," manager John Gibbons said. "[Russell Martin] is our guy, but he'll be able to spell Russ here or there. ...He'll catch Marco some. We'll see how that develops some." Navarro has struggled at the plate this season, hitting .210 with six homers and 32 RBI over 85 games for the White Sox.

August 27, 2016 12:16 PM
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro: Expected to join Jays on Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is expected to join the Blue Jays on Monday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of SportsNet reports.

Navarro was dealt to the Blue Jays on Friday, coming over from the White Sox in exchange for Colton Turner. Upon joining the big league club, Navarro is expected to serve as the top backup to Russell Martin, likely seeing most of his time against left-handers.

August 26, 2016 09:12 PM
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro: Traded to Toronto
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro was traded to the Blue Jays on Friday in exchange for Colton Turner.

Navarro will return to the Blue Jays, with whom he spent the 2014-15 seasons, after a disappointing run with the White Sox (.210/.267/.339). A .266/.330/.436 career hitter against left-handed pitching, he figures to play primarily against southpaws while serving as the top backup to Russell Martin.

August 25, 2016 03:15 AM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Socks rare homer in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer -- his sixth of the year -- and a walk against the Phillies on Wednesday.

The well-traveled backstop hadn't homered since Independence Day and holds just a .213 average on the season, so it's hard to imagine anyone owning him outside of two-catcher and/or AL-only formats.

August 21, 2016 01:29 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Not in Sunday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Sunday against the Athletics.

Navvaro has started three of the last four behind the plate, but he'll get a routine day of rest Sunday. Omar Narvaez will man the backstop in his stead.

August 17, 2016 04:47 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Returns to lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is in the lineup Wednesday against Cleveland, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago had opted to start Omar Narvaez behind the dish for their last two outings, but Navarro will return to his normal spot Wednesday against Carlos Carrasco and the Indians. However, he'll likely continue sharing time with Narvaez in coming games.

August 14, 2016 06:38 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Sits out for third time in five games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Sunday against the Marlins, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

Since Alex Avila (hamstring) hit the DL in early July, Navarro has settled in as the White Sox's backstop on a near-everyday basis, but the extended action hasn't done much to improve his sickly .209/.268/.336 batting line for the season. The White Sox appear to have taken notice, as Navarro could now find himself in a timeshare with Omar Narvaez, who will supplant Navarro for the third time in five games.

August 12, 2016 04:28 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Not in Friday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup for Friday's contest with the Marlins.

Navarro will get a typical day off Friday, as Omar Narvaez steps in behind the plate to catch Carlos Rodon. Throughout the second half of the season, Navarro is batting .197/.250/.254 with four RBI.

August 10, 2016 05:54 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Out of Wednesday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

Navarro will head to the bench as Omar Narvaez starts Wednesday evening against Ian Kennedy and the Royals. This figures to be a maintenance day, so it's likely Navarro will return to action for Thursday's series finale against Kansas City.

August 4, 2016 10:48 AM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Out of Thursday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times' Daryl Van Schouwen reports.

This is just a standard day off for Navarro, who has started four of the last five games. Omar Narvaez is getting the start behind the dish and hitting eighth against the Tigers.

July 31, 2016 01:46 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Gets day off Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Sunday against the Twins, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

It appears to be a routine off day for Navarro, who had started each of the previous eight games behind the plate. Omar Narvaez will get a rare turn at catcher, serving as the battery mate for starting pitcher Carlos Rodon.

July 22, 2016 04:06 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Out of lineup Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers.

Navarro will get a regular day off after starting the past four games behind the plate. In his place, Omar Narvaez will man the catcher's duties while batting ninth.

July 17, 2016 12:52 PM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Out of Sunday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels.

With Alex Avila (hamstring) back on the DL, Navarro has taken over as the White Sox's everyday catcher. However, after starting the first two games of the series and with a day game on tap Sunday, Navarro will be rested in favor of backup Omar Narvaez.

July 4, 2016 11:22 AM
White Sox's Dioner Navarro: Gets fifth start in six games Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Navarro will start at catcher and bat seventh Monday against the Yankees, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Navarro will be in the lineup for the fifth time in six games, as his recent surge at the plate has keyed his increased usage. Over his last four appearances, Navarro has gone 5-for-16 with five RBI. Manager Robin Ventura continues to employ a timeshare at catcher with Navarro and Alex Avila, but more often than not, expect the hotter bat to win out.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Price (Career)711 .571.143.143
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
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9/24NYY3000000
9/26NYY1010100
9/28BAL1000000
9/30@BOS1000000
10/17CLE1010000
10/19CLE1010000
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2001R-Yankees431432740101222172360.280.345.406
2002A-Greensboro923284178122836396112.238.326.360
2002A-Tampa12110000----00.500.500.500
2003AA-Trenton582082871150437182623.341.388.471
2003A-Tampa521972859164328172710.299.364.467
2004AAA-Columbus40136183482116141710.250.316.360
2004AA-Trenton702553269141329334410.271.354.369
2005AAA-Las Vegas752413164120629382422.266.366.390
2006AAA-Las Vegas11403720023710.175.233.225
2008A-Vero Beach4104410146110.400.667.800
2010AAA-Durham Bulls43141194090221232530.284.387.390
2011AA-Chattanooga Lookouts5140200013120.143.294.143
2012AAA-Louisville Bats622072466120532232400.319.382.449
2015AAA-Buffalo Bisons5141410142400.286.353.571
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-9/215
Birthdate:
2/9/1984
Age:
36
Hometown:
Caracas, Venezuela
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Team:
Toronto Blue Jays
College:

MLB Experience:
13