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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson date set

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 05:38:46 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson's arbitration hearing is set for Feb. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson is in the top two or three at the position and poised for another big year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Blue Jays | Toronto negotiating with Josh Donaldson

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:14:42 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said the team is "going to work toward a multiyear deal" with 3B Josh Donaldson.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson and the Jays are scheduled to have a salary arbitration hearing later this month, with the two sides just $450,000 apart. He is seeking a one-year deal worth $11.8 million, while Toronto has countered with an offer worth $11.35 million. Ideally, the team would like to have the 30-year-old slugger locked up for several years, especially if he can duplicate his .297-41-123 stat line from 2015. Donaldson is arguably the top third baseman in baseball and should be a first-round draft selection in all fantasy formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Ben Nicholson-Smith

Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson files for arbitration

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:49:59 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson has filed for salary arbitration. He earned $4.3 million last season and is seeking a raise to $11.8 million, while Toronto is offering $11.35 million.

Fantasy Tip: In his first season with the Jays, Donaldson hit .297 with 41 home runs and led the American League in both RBIs (123) and runs scored (122). He is arguably the best third baseman in baseball and should be selected in the first round of all fantasy baseball drafts this spring.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson wins AL MVP Award

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:51:11 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson won the American League Most Valuable Player Award Thursday, Nov. 19.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson lead the AL in runs (122), RBI (123) and total bases (352), and he also hit 41 home runs and posted a .297/.371/.568 slash line. He is a lock for the top-end of the first round of drafts next spring and stands to have another huge season in 2016, especially with his hitter-friendly home venue.

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Blue Jays | Toronto sluggers struggled against Young

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 10:03:53 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson (1-for-16), SS Troy Tulowitzki (2-for-11) and OF Jose Bautista (3-for-16) have all struggled in their careers against Kansas City Royals SP Chris R. Young, the Game 4 starter Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Fantasy Tip: Young has pitched well for the Royals as a swing man this year. However, despite the bad career results in limited at-bats against Young, all of Toronto's sluggers aren't bad picks on FantasyScore in Game 4 in an excellent hitting environment against a fly-ball pitcher.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson back in Game 2

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:35:33 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson (head) is hitting second for Game 2 of the American League Division Series Friday, Oct. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson ($6,200. 12.4% of cap) left Game 1 after taking a knee to the head on a slide. He draws Cole Hamels today, and Donaldson hit .299-9-25 in 117 at-bats against lefties. He's a good start on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista fine

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:21:14 -0700

Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson (head) and OF Jose Bautista (hamstring) are expected to be fine for Game 2 of the division series against the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 9. Donaldson passed his concussion tests. Bautista is dealing with right hamstring tightness. Both injuries are mild.

Fantasy Tip: The entire Blue Jays organization just let out a sigh of relief. Both Donaldson ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) and Bautista ($6,000, 12.0% of cap) are strong picks on FantasyScore tomorrow against another left-handed pitcher.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson leaves Game 1

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:15:08 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson (head) left Game 1 of the American League Division Series during the fifth inning Thursday, Oct. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) appeared to hit his head hard during a collision at second base while he was sliding. Check back for updates and official announcements from the team, but it is likely Donaldson is being tested for a concussion. Stay tuned.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson resting

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:15:36 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson is out of the lineup Thursday, Oct. 1, with 3B Munenori Kawasaki hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Kawasaki ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) isn't a potent enough bat to use on FantasyScore against Tyler Wilson.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson ends homestand on high note

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 04:44:48 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson smacked his 41st home run to give the Blue Jays a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, Sept. 27, at Rogers Centre.

Fantasy Tip: Donaldson ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) has 121 runs scored and 122 RBIs. Needless to say, he is a solid must start in your FantasyScore lineup, but once the Blue Jays clinch a division title keep an eye on if he gets rested.

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