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2015 Avg.
.000
 
Career Avg.
.281
Name  A.J. Pierzynski
Born  12/30/1976
Height  6-3
Weight  235
Number  15
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/27/2015 11:26:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski will hopefully be in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Insight: Pierzynski is a career .404 (21-for-52) against Zack Greinke, with three homers and eight RBI. He would make for an intriguing play on Wednesday night.
 
5/26/2015 7:00:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in the starting lineup against the Dodgers on Tuesday.
Insight: Pierzynski hasn't played much versus left-handed pitchers, so with Clayton Kershaw on the mound, Pierzynski will sit. Christian Bethancourt will start behind the dish for Atlanta.
 
5/19/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski was 1-for-3 with a run scored in the loss to the Rays on Tuesday.
Insight: Pierzynski scored the Braves third run in the second inning, but Atlanta wouldn't score again in the game. The catcher is hitting .306 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 85 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 12:02:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in Sunday's starting lineup.
Insight: Pierzynski didn't play on Saturday. Stay tuned for updates, but for now the catcher is just getting another day off. Pierzynski is hitting a surprisingly strong .323/.356/.508 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 65 at-bats this season.
 
5/9/2015 1:02:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in Saturday's starting lineup
Insight: Pierzynski is hitting a surprisingly strong .323/.356/.508 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 65 at-bats this season. This is just a routine day off.
 
5/6/2015 12:25:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski is off to a surprisingly fast start in the 2015 season, but it might be better to sit him on Wednesday.
Insight: Pierzynski is .344/.377/.541 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 61 at-bats this season, but he is just a .176 hitter in 17 career at-bats against Phillies starter Jerome Williams. Start Pierzynski with caution on Wednesday.
 
4/28/2015 10:50:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski was 4-for-4 with four RBI and a run in the, 13-12, loss to the Nationals on Tuesday.
Insight: Atlanta led, 9-1, in the second inning but failed to hold onto the game. Pierzynski drove in his team's first run of the game in the first, had an RBI-single in the fourth, RBI-double in the sixth and another RBI-single in the seventh. The last hit put Atlanta ahead, 12-10, and they still couldn't hold onto the lead. Pierzynski is having an excellent April, hitting .439 with three home runs and 12 RBI.
 
10/15/2014 4:34:00 PM
Description: Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski will get his second start behind the plate for injured Yadier Molina.
Insight: Pierzynski is a career .300 hitter with five home runs in over 30 playoff games, but he went 0-for-4 on Tuesday in Game 3.
 
10/14/2014 1:14:00 PM
Description: Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski will get the start behind the plate for injured Yadier Molina.
Insight: Pierzynski had a poor season, but is a career .300 hitter with five home runs in over 30 playoff games. He's 5-for-18 (.278) in his career against Giants starter Tim Hudson.
 
10/10/2014 8:56:00 PM
Description: The Cardinals added catcher A.J. Pierzynski to the NLCS roster.
Insight: Pierzynski will replace relief pitcher Sam Freeman. He will be the team's third catcher and be used as a pinch hitter. The catcher had a poor season, but is a career .300 hitter with five home runs in over 30 playoff games.
 
9/24/2014 12:01:00 PM
Description: Cardinals backup catcher A.J. Pierzynski might get a rare spot start Wednesday as he's a stunning 6-for-8 with a pair of home runs against Cubs ace Jake Arrieta.
Insight: With Yadier Molina back and healthy, Pierzynskli hasn't seen much work other than pinch hitting, but if he's in the lineup then he's worth a flier.
 
7/26/2014 8:10:00 PM
Description: Cardinals new catcher A.J. Pierzynski made a successful debut with three hits and an RBI.
Insight: With Yadier Molina (thumb) out, Pierzynski should see most of the starts behind the dish for St. Louis, but its been two seasons since he was a fantasy-worthy starter.
 
7/26/2014 12:58:00 PM
Description: Cardinals new catcher A.J. Pierzynski will start behind the plate on Saturday and bat sixth.
Insight: Pierzynski was cut by the Red Sox earlier this month after hitting .254 with just four homers, 31 RBI and a .634 OPS. He batted .272 with 17 homers, 70 RBI and a .722 OPS a season ago with the Rangers. With Yadier Molina (thumb) out, Pierzynski should see most of the starts behind the dish for St. Louis, but he's not an option in standard leagues.
 
7/25/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Catcher A.J. Pierzynski has signed with the Cardinals and will join the team Saturday, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Insight: Pierzynski was cut by the Red Sox earlier this month after hitting .254 with just four homers, 31 RBI and a .634 OPS. He batted .272 with 17 homers, 70 RBI and a .722 OPS a season ago with the Rangers. With Yadier Molina (thumb) out, Pierzynski should see most of the starts behind the dish for St. Louis, but he's not an option in standard leagues.
 
7/9/2014 3:00:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox have designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment.
Insight: Pierzynski has hit .254 with just four homers, 31 RBI and a .634 OPS after hitting .272 with 17 homers, 70 RBI and a .722 OPS a season ago with the Rangers. The Red Sox have called up prospect Christian Vazquez from Triple-A. Vazquez has hit .279 with three homers, 20 RBI and a .721 OPS in 66 games this season and isn't likely to offer much fantasy value.
 
7/6/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in Sunday's starting lineup against Baltimore.
Insight: Pierzynski has been struggling mightily at the plate batting .253 on the season and lost a modest five-game hitting streak going 0-for-4 on Saturday.
 
6/30/2014 3:16:00 PM
Description: Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in Monday's starting lineup against Jake Arrieta and the Cubs.
Insight: Pierzynski has been struggling mightily at the plate batting .249 on the season, but just .118 over the past two weeks. Unfortunately, he did have a very good history against Arrieta, going 4-for-5 with two home runs in their matchups.
 
6/17/2014 3:18:00 PM
Description: Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is not in Tuesday's starting lineup against Phil Hughes and the Twins.
Insight: Pierzynski is just a .167 hiiter (3-for-18 - all singles) against Hughes, so he'll sit in favor of David Ross, who is 3-for-5 with a home run in his matchups with Hughes.
 
6/12/2014 3:27:00 PM
Description: Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski won't start Thursday against Cleveland.
Insight: Pierzynski has hit well at Fenway Park this season (.337 AVG in 92 at bats) so it's a shame he isn't starting. Maybe Pierzynski is sitting because he's just 1-for-5 against tonight's starter Josh Tomlin.
 
Hot6/1/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is out of the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Pierzynski has hit .409 (18-for-44) with five extra-base hits in his last 10 games and owns very good career numbers against Tampa Bay starter Erik Bedard, but he caught Saturday night and will get a day off Sunday.