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2015 Avg.
.190
 
Career Avg.
.259
Name  J.J. Hardy
Born  8/19/1982
Height  6-1
Weight  190
Number  2
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/1/2015 6:48:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is not in the starting lineup on Monday due to soreness in his left side according to MLB.com.
Insight: Hardy is more than likely dealing with a strained oblique. It is possible he lands back on the disabled list, which is disappointing because Hardy has only played 23 games this year.
 
5/29/2015 9:58:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy had a walk-off single in the, 2-1, victory over the Rays on Friday.
Insight: With two outs, Hardy came through with two outs and a runner on third. Hardy was 1-for-4 with the RBI in the game. Perhaps this will get him going. He is hitting just .197 with two home runs and six RBI in 76 at-bats this season.
 
5/28/2015 7:40:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy reached on an infield single in the third, which scored the game-winning run in the, 6-3, victory in the second game of a double header against the White Sox on Thursday.
Insight: Hardy was 1-for-4 with an RBI in the game. Hardy, however, isn't fantasy relevant as he is hitting just .194 with two home runs and five RBI in 72 at-bats this season.
 
5/26/2015 3:06:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy left Monday's game with back tightness, but is back in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Hardy got a late start to the season and hasn't found his swing. He's batting just .190 through 58 at-bats and shouldn't be in any fantasy lineups at this point.
 
5/25/2015 3:58:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy left Monday's game with back tightness.
Insight: Everth Cabrera will take over, but he's a one-trick pony - steals. Hardy should be thought of as day-to-day.
 
5/15/2015 10:00:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy was 2-for-3 with a solo home run in the loss to the Angels on Friday.
Insight: Hardy's solo bomb was the only run Baltimore scored on Friday as they lost, 3-1. Hopefully this gets Hardy going, who only has 28 at-bats during the regular season.
 
5/7/2015 4:18:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (shoulder) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Hardy has yet to play this season, and will make his debut Thursday against the Yankees. Monitor his progress.
 
4/13/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (shoulder) could start a rehab assignment by the end of the week., according to a Baltimore Sun report.
Insight: Everth Cabrera has gotten most of the work with Hardy sidelined, but hasn't done much to get fantasy owners excited.
 
3/30/2015 5:08:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (shoulder) could begin the season on the disabled list, according to manager Buck Showalter.
Insight: He will be shut down for 10 days, so definitely will not be in the lineup on Opening Day, with a DL stint very possible. Everth Cabrera would likely fill in until Hardy is able to return.
 
10/15/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy had the lone Orioles RBI in Game 3 of the ALCS on a double in the second inning to drive in Steve Pierce.
Insight: The Orioles finally jumped out to a lead against the Royals, but Kansas City tied the game in the fourth. Baltimore lost, 2-1. Hardy and the Orioles will have to become the second team in baseball history to comeback from a 3-0 series deficit in order to reach the World Series.
 
10/5/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy has 12 hits in 36 at-bats (.333) against Tigers starter David Price in his career.
Insight: Hardy is 2-for-6 (.333) in the first two games of the ALDS against Detroit. He has a home run, two RBI and three runs. The Orioles hope to end the series in a sweep on Sunday.
 
10/2/2014 9:25:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy cracks first homerun of series.
Insight: He was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. Hardy had only nine homers during the regular season, but hit a big one in the seventh inning to make the score at the time, 4-2. Baltimore went on to drastically stretch that lead, as they won 12-3.
 
9/25/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is just 5-for-28 (.179) in his career against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Hardy's power numbers are down this season, but he is still very productive, batting .272 with 27 doubles and 52 RBI. Just avoid this matchup on Thursday.
 
9/12/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back spasms) hasn't played since Sept. 5 and is questionable for Friday's doubleheader against the NY Yankees.
Insight: Hardy's MRI showed no structural damage, but isn't likely to be better in time for Friday afternoon's action. Ryan Flaherty owns a modest four-game hitting streak as his replacement, but that's only raised his average to .219 and he has little fantasy value.
 
9/9/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back) has missed three straight games and is headed back to Baltimore for more tests.
Insight: Hardy is likely to miss the entire Boston series, but might return by the weekend. Ryan Flaherty continues to fill in at shortstop, but has little to no fantasy value.
 
9/8/2014 4:06:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back) is out of the Orioles lineup for the third straight game.
Insight: Hardy is still considered day-to-day. Ryan Flaherty continues to fill in at shortstop.
 
9/6/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back) is not in the Orioles starting lineup for Saturday's game with Tampa Bay.
Insight: Hardy missed a few games this week with lower back spasms. Hardy is hitting .281 with nine home runs and 52 RBI this year. The home run total is about half of what fantasy owners were expecting after he averaged 25.6 HR over the past three seasons.
 
9/4/2014 3:32:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (back) is in the Orioles starting lineup on Thursday night against the Reds.
Insight: Hardy missed two games this week with lower back spasms. He will be batting sixth and starting at shortstop Thursday. Hardy is hitting .280 with nine home runs and 50 RBI this year.
 
9/2/2014 4:11:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Hardy is dealing with a lower back issue that forced him from Monday's game. The shortstop is hitting .282 with 50 RBI, but he is on pace for his fewest home runs since 2010 ahving hit just nine homers this season.
 
8/31/2014 6:23:00 PM
Description: Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy hit a grand slam and scored two runs as Baltimore defeated Minnesota, 12-8.
Insight: Hardy hit the grand slam off Twins reliever Anthony Swarzak in the sixth inning. It was Hardy's ninth this season as he finished the game going 1-for-4. The shortstop is hitting .282 with 50 RBI, but he is on pace for his fewest home runs since 2010.