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2014 Avg.
.270
 
Career Avg.
.291
Name  Martin Prado
Born  10/27/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  190
Number  14
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/16/2014 4:11:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/3B/OF Martin Prado has an emergency appendectomy and is likely done for the season.
Insight: Prado has been sidelined much of the past week with a mild left hamstring strain, but now this. Prado is batting .282 with a .733 OPS for the season, but was much better as a Yankee infielder, batting .316 with seven homers and an .877 OPS.
 
9/6/2014 7:14:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado was 3-for-4 to help the Yankees beat the Royals on Saturday in New York, 6-2.
Insight: Prado has been sidelined much of the past week with a mild left hamstring strain, but hit two doubles, a single and scored two runs on Saturday. Prado is batting .309 with a .860 OPS in 30 games since joining the Yankee pinstripes.
 
9/5/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado is doubtful for Friday's game against Kansas City with a strained left hamstring.
Insight: Prado has raised his game as a member of the Yankees, batting .292 with five home runs and an .818 OPS in 29 games. He hit five home runs with a .686 OPS in his first 106 games with the Diamondbacks.
 
Hot8/31/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado went 2-for-4 and scored a run on Sunday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Prado hit just 7-for-43 in his first 13 games with New York, but has really picked it up since then. He finished August with a .273 average, four home runs, seven doubles, 12 RBI, and 12 runs in the month.
 
Hot8/25/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run Monday at Kansas City.
Insight: Prado went 7-for-43 (.163) in his first 13 games with New York, but he's picked up 15 hits in his last 36 at-bats (.417) with six doubles, three homers and 10 RBI in that span.
 
Hot8/23/2014 4:21:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI Saturday against the White Sox.
Insight: Prado got off to a slow start with his new team, but he has gone 12-for-27 (.444) with five doubles, two homers and nine RBI over his last seven games.
 
Hot8/22/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Yankees 2B/OF Martin Prado went had a two-run homer and a walk-off RBI single Friday against the White Sox.
Insight: Prado has gone 9-for-23 with three doubles, two homers, seven RBI and five runs in his last six games.
 
8/7/2014 10:26:00 AM
Description: Yankees 3B/OF Martin Prado moves up in the order for Thursday's game against Detroit. He'll bat second with Derek Jeter sitting.
Insight: Chase Headley is at first base as Mark Teixeira also sits, so Prado geta the start ar third base. He's hitting just .268 this season but his multi-position abilities are going to suit him well in New York.
 
8/2/2014 1:10:00 PM
Description: Yankees 3B/OF Martin Prado will make his first start in a New York uniform in right field Saturday.
Insight: Chase Headley is at third base, so Prado will probably play mostly in the outfield. He's hitting just .269 this season and has four homers and two steals. He's a nice multi-position option but isn't hitting enough at the moment to be in fantasy lineups.
 
7/31/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Arizona has traded 3B/OF Martin Prado to the Yankees.
Insight: Chase Headley is at third base, so Prado will likely start in right field for New York. He's hitting just .270 this season and has four homers and two steals. That's not good enough for fantasy purposes.
 
7/23/2014 12:22:00 PM
Description: Arizona third baseman Martin Prado owns a .419 career average (13-for-31) with one homer and zero strikeouts against Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez.
Insight: The two were frequent opponents when both played in the NL East. With a .272 average, four homers, 36 RBI, 40 runs and two steals in 375 at-bats, Prado hasn't been a good fantasy option this season, but he's a decent option Wednesday.
 
6/15/2014 10:01:00 AM
Description: Arizona third baseman Martin Prado has batted .333 with 11 extra-base hits (3 HR), 19 RBI, 17 runs and an .861 OPS over his last 33 games.
Insight: Prado has struck out in 11.6 percent of his plate appearances during that span after fanning in 17 percent of his plate appearances and hitting .236 with zero home runs in his first 37 games. Prado has eligibility at second, third and in the outfield, but he's really only useful at second base because of his lack of power.
 
5/28/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Arizona third baseman Martin Prado hit his first homer of the season Tuesday against the Padres.
Insight: Prado is batting .264 with 21 RBI this season and the lack of any power or speed has made things worse. He's struck out in a career-high 15.7 percent of his plate appearances, up from 8.0 percent last year.
 
5/19/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Arizona third baseman Martin Prado's vision checked out fine on Monday, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.
Insight: Prado left Sunday's game with blurred vision. He should be in the lineup Tuesday. He's been a terrible fantasy option this season, hitting .256 with no homers or steals and 16 RBI. He has a career-high 16 percent strikeout rate, up from eight percent last year.
 
5/18/2014 7:55:00 PM
Description: Arizona third baseman Martin Prado left Sunday's game in the fourth inning because of blurred vision. SOURCE: Diamondbacks.com
Insight: He was hitless in two at bats. Prado's availability is up in the air for Tuesday night's series opener against St. Louis.
 
Cold5/14/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks infielder Martin Prado's average dropped to .247 after he went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts Wednesday afternoon against the Nationals. He has zero homers and zero steals this year.
Insight: Prado also got off to a slow start last year, hitting .238 in his first 286 at-bats, but he still was putting the ball in play (10.3 K%). This year, Prado has a career-worst 16.5 percent K rate.
 
5/12/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Diamondbacks infielder Martin Prado is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) against Washington right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.
Insight: Prado is struggling this season batting just .248 with a .596 OPS and may not be able to take advantage of the favorable matchup.
 
Cold5/6/2014 1:33:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks infielder Martin Prado has gone 5-for-13 (.385) with a double against Brewers starter Marco Estrada.
Insight: Prado has a strikeout rate of 17 percent, up from eight percent last season, and is hitting .250 with zero home runs. He has a good chance to do some damage Tuesday against Estrada, however.
 
Cold4/24/2014 8:39:00 PM
Description: Arizona infielder Martin Prado went 0-for-4 Thursday and is batting .234 with zero homers this season.
Insight: Prado has struck out in 17.2 percent of his plate appearances, up from just 8.0 percent a year ago. When Prado started off with a .238 average in his first 73 games last year, he had a 10.3 percent K rate and the low average was more the result of a .250 BABIP.
 
4/23/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Arizona infielder Martin Prado is not a preferred fantasy option Wednesday against Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija.
Insight: Samardzija has limited Prado to just two hits in 13 career at bats (.157 AVG). Prado has been pretty useless this season (.247 AVG, zero homers in 22 games) and shouldn't be owned in any fantasy leagues.