Fantasy MLB
Third Base Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
David Freese, 3B, ANA9/23/2014 7:36:00 PM
Description: Angels third baseman David Freese is not in the starting lineup due to minor back tightness.
Insight: It's not seen as a big deal, so he will be back in a day or two. Gordon Beckham is at third base on Tuesday.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS9/23/2014 4:50:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Washington is going to be very careful with their injury-prone 3B/OF. Zimmerman owns a .288 average with five homers and 37 RBI in 54 games.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS9/23/2014 4:47:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is not in Tuesday's starting lineup..
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off. The 24-year-old is have a breakout season batting .286 with 20 homers and 81 RBI and a league-leading 110 runs scored. while playing both second and third base.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL9/23/2014 1:39:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez has a favorable matchup Tuesday against Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Ramirez is a career .333 hitter (14-for-42) with five home runs and 11 RBI. That's the most home runs by any hitter off Cueto.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CINCold9/23/2014 1:36:00 PM
Description: Reds 3B/1B Todd Frazier is 1-for-11 with four strikeouts in his career against Milwaukee right-hander Mike Fiers.
Insight: Although he's put together the best season of his career, he's fadied a bit since the All-Star break. He hit 18 homers and batted .290 pre-Summer Cklassic and .252 with eight homers after it. Avoid this matchup.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM9/23/2014 1:31:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .189 hitter against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz with 13 strikeouts in 37 at-bats.
Insight: It is always tough to sit a guy like Longoria, but if you have a decent option at third base, you may want to consider it. Longoria has 22 HR and 90 RBI this season.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA9/22/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager hit his 25th home run of the season on Monday in the Mariners loss to the Blue Jays.
Insight: Seager went 1-for-4 with two RBI. The homer was a solo shot in the sixth and Seager added an RBI on a grounder in the eighth. Seager is hitting .273 with 94 RBI in addition to the 25 homers this year.
Casey McGehee, 3B, MIA9/21/2014 7:05:00 PM
Description: Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee went 0-for-4 with one strikeout in Sunday's loss to the Nationals.
Insight: The Marlins had just four hits against the Nationals on Sunday and scored one run. McGehee has just one hit in his last 12 at-bats and is batting .244 since the All-Star break.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT9/21/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 2-for-4 on Sunday against the Brewers to extend his hitting streak to nine games.
Insight: With one week to go in the season, Harrison leads the batting title race by nine ten-thousanth of a point over Justin Morneau. Harrison also has a .350 on-base percentage, .500 slugging percentage, 13 home runs, 52 RBI, 72 runs and 17 steals this year.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN9/21/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Reds 3B/1B Todd Frazier is 3-for-23 with 12 strikeouts in his career against Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn.
Insight: Not too friendly. Frazier does, however, have two home runs against Lynn. He is still a big risk to play on Sunday.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM9/21/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .167 hitter against opposing starter John Danks.
Insight: He is 3-for18 lifetime against Danks, with only RBI. It is always tough to sit a guy like Longoria, but if you have a decent option at third base, you may want to consider it.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX9/21/2014 9:14:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has another big night.
Insight: Texas has the worst record in baseball, however that is no fault of Beltre's. He continued his strong play, going 3-for-4 with all three hits being doubles, along with two RBI. He now is hitting .327 with 18 homers and 75 RBI. Beltre will be an early round pick in 2015.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS9/20/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman returned to action Saturday night, and came up big.
Insight: He started in left field and opened up the scoring in the seventh, with an RBI triple that Reed Johnson missed played. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful sight for Nats fans to have him back. Zimmerman owns a .288 average with five homers and 37 RBI in 2014.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS9/20/2014 3:43:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman has been activated from the disabled list Saturday.
Insight: Zimmerman missed 55 games due to a hamstring injury. He will likely not play everyday, but Nationals manager Matt Williams will welcome the extra bat with open arms. He's in left field and batting sixth tonight.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, BOS9/20/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks is hitless in 18 at-bats against Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman.
Insight: Middlebrooks has done nothing this season in limited at-bats this season (.188, 2 HR, 19 RBI) . He likely won't be in the starting lineup anyway.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS9/19/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.
Insight: Zimmerman went 3-for-8 with a home run while hitting at the Nationals' spring training complex. He apparently did not have any issues with his right hamstring. He will likely not play everyday, but Nationals manager Matt Williams will welcome the extra bat with open arms.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX9/19/2014 2:33:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is a career .429 (6-for-14) with three home runs against Angels left-hander Hector Santiago.
Insight: Beltre is having another tremendous season, batting .322 with 18 home runs, 71 RBI and 77 runs.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL9/18/2014 3:08:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez and second basemen Scotter Gennett are each 6-for-13 (.462) against Cardinals starter Shelby Miller.
Insight: Ramirez has the superior power numbers, hitting two home runs and five RBI off Miller. Either one is a worthy start on Thursday as the Brewers take the field for their most important game of the season to date.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL9/17/2014 11:31:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez has ridiculous numbers versus Cardinals' ace Adam Wainwright.
Insight: He is 23-for-56 lifetime against Wainwright, with 11 extra-base hits. Not many players hit Wainwright this well, especially righties. Make sure Ramirez is in your lineup for tonight's big game against St. Louis.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS9/16/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF played three innings at first base in a simulated game on Tuesday.
Insight: Zimmerman hit two doubles in five at-bats and ran the bases without issues. He is expected to play five innings at first base on Wednesday and hopes to return in the final week of the regular season.
Matt Clark, 3B, MIL9/16/2014 4:19:00 PM
Description: He's only played in nine games and totaled 17 official at-bats, but Milwaukee 1B Matt Clark is quickly making a name for himself.
Insight: Clark homered in his third consecutive game Sunday and is back in the lineup Tuesday. He batted .304 with 26 homers in 120 minor league games this season between Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Nashville.
Steve Tolleson, 3B, TOR9/15/2014 4:22:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays infielder Steve Tolleson is starting at third base Monday night.
Insight: Tolleson has been pretty irrelavent in 2014 (.232 BA, 3 HR, 14 RBI), but has been given the nod tonight at third base. With only four at-bats over the past 14 days, Tolleson is not a recommended daily fantasy option.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN9/15/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Moustakas has a bad history versus John Danks (1-for-13), so this isn't a surprise. Jayson Nix will get the start at the hot corner. Nix and his .130 batting average has no fantasy value.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT9/14/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 2-for-5 with a two-run double and scored against the Cubs on Sunday
Insight: Harrison's two-RBI double started a big fifth inning for the Pirates as they erased a 3-0 deficit to comeback and win, 7-3. Harrison is hitting .357 in September and now leads the National League with a .317 batting average. He also has a .351 on-base percentage and .508 slugging percentage with 51 RBI and 71 runs.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN9/14/2014 7:01:00 PM
Description: Reds 3B/1B Todd Frazier hit his 26th home run of the season in Sunday's loss to the Brewers.
Insight: Frazier hit a solo shot in the sixth, which accounted for half of the Reds runs on the day. Along with the 26 diggers, Frazier has 75 RBI, 79 runs and 20 stolen bases.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEACold9/14/2014 12:36:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is a career .308 hitter with two home runs against Athletics pitcher Jon Lester.
Insight: Seager does not have a hit in a week, so it is tough to plug him into the lineup right now. Hopefully he turns it around with a matchup he has had success with in the past. Seager is batting .272 with 23 home runs and 88 RBI this year.
Yangervis Solarte, 3B, SDP9/14/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte was 2-for-4 with a home run against the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Insight: Solarte hit a solo home run in the seventh inning as the Padres tried to rally from a six-run deficit. San Diego ended up losing, 10-4. Solarte is 4-for-9 in the weekend series with Arizona.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN9/14/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Reds 3B/1B Todd Frazier went 3-for-4 with two runs and a strikeout to help the Reds defeat the Brewers, 5-1, on Saturday.
Insight: It was Frazier's third multi-hit game in the last nine games. He is hitting .279 in September and that is his season batting average as well. Frazier also has 25 home runs, 74 RBI and 78 runs this year.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL9/14/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez hit a solo home run against the Reds on Saturday.
Insight: The homer was the lone Brewers run as Milwaukee lost to Cincinnati, 5-1. It was also only one of two hits the Brewers recorded on Saturday. Ramirez has 15 homers this year with 65 RBI and is batting .296. The way the Brewers are struggling as a team, it is hard to keep throwing their players into fantasy lineups on a daily basis.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM9/13/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with a home run on Saturday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: The homer was Longoria's 21st of the year. The third baseman is also hitting .252/.320/.406 with 87 RBI.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT9/12/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison went 3-for-4 on Friday to move back in front of Justin Morneau for the NL batting title lead as the Pirates defeated the Cubs, 7-3.
Insight: Harrison went 0-for-5 on Thursday to drop his average to .314 but he is back to .318 after Friday. In his last two games against the Cubs, Harrison is 7-for-10 with two doubles and two RBI. He also walked on Friday.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WASHot9/12/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon went 3-for-5 on Friday despite his career .100 average against Mets starter Dillon Gee, but it wasn't enough as Washington lost to New York, 4-3.
Insight: Rendon hit a home run in the fifth to tie the game, 3-3, but New York answered to take the lead for good in the bottom of the inning. Rendon is 6-for-10 so far in New York with two home runs, a double, three RBI, and four runs as he continues his breakout season. The 24-year-old is batting .285 with 20 homers and 80 RBI while playing both second and third base.
Cody Asche, 3B, PHI9/12/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Cody Asche hit a walkoff home run to defeat the Marlins, 3-1, on Friday.
Insight: Asche hit his homer in the tenth off Marlins reliever pitcher Dan Jennings. The bomb was Asche's 10th of the year. He is hitting .254 with 45 RBI in 362 at-bats.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CINCold9/12/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Reds 3B/1B Todd Frazier is just 2-for-18 (.111) against Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Frazier's numbers since the All-Star break aren't very good (.249, 6 HR, 21 RBI, .667 OPS) and this matchup won't help. Frazier is hitting .276 with 74 RBI and .789 OPS to go along with the 25 homers.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS9/12/2014 1:26:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon may be having a breakout season, but he's just a .100 hitter (2-for-20) against Mets starter Dillon Gee.
Insight: Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out) and hitting .282 with 19 home runs, 79 RBI, a league-leading 105 runs and a .812 OPS this year.
Chase Headley, 3B, NYY9/12/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Yankees third baseman Chase Headley is doubtful for Friday's doubleheader against Baltimore.
Insight: Headley was hit in the jaw by a pitch and is expected to stay in New York Friday. He's done little this season for fantasy owners, batting .238 with 11 HR, 45 RBI and a .679 OPS.
David Wright, 3B, NYM9/10/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: Mets will start Daniel Murphy at 3B with regular third baseman David Wright dealing with his shoulder injury.
Insight: The move allows Dilson Herrera to get at-bats at second base. Wright is expected to be shut down for the remainder of the season, according to beat reporter Adam Rubin.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS9/10/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a career .000 hitter against Braves starter Aaron Harang and is not in the starting lineup.
Insight: OK, he's faced him just seven times. He's also dealing with an illness that could keep in sidelined for a couple of days. Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out). He is hitting .279 with 18 home runs, 77 RBI, a league-leading 103 runs and a .803 OPS this year.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, BOS9/10/2014 1:35:00 PM
Description: Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks is questionable for Wednesday's game against Baltimore having caught the bug that's been going around the Red Sox clubhouse.
Insight: It's a shame as Middlebrooks has an excellent matchup Wednesday against Wei-Yin Chen. He's a career .421 hitter against the Orioles left-hander. Update: Middlebrooks is not in the lineup.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS9/10/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a career .000 hitter against Braves starter Aaron Harang,
Insight: OK, he's faced him just seven times. Rendon has been very good for Washington this year, playing second and third (while Ryan Zimmerman has been out). He is hitting .279 with 18 home runs, 77 RBI, a league-leading 103 runs and a .803 OPS this year. This matchup, however, isn't a good one.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, BOS9/10/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks is questionable for Wednesday's game against Baltimore having caught the bug that's been going around the Red Sox clubhouse.
Insight: It's a shame as Middlebrooks has an excellent matchup Wednesday against Wei-Yin Chen. He's a career .421 hitter against the Orioles left-hander.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT9/9/2014 3:58:00 PM
Description: Pirates star utility man Josh Harrison was not in the lineup on Monday, but is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: Harrison rolled his left ankle making a catch on Saturday. He has not played since then. The 27-year-old has had a tremendous season, batting .315 with 13 HR, 48 RBI, 66 runs and 17 SB in 124 games.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHCHot9/9/2014 2:16:00 PM
Description: Cubs minor league third baseman Kris Bryant was named the 2014 Minor league Player of the Year by Baseball America.
Insight: It wasn't much of a contest. The 22-year-old Bryant blasted 43 home runs, 78 extra-base hits, 110 RBI while batting a combined .325 at Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. He even stole 15 bases. He should be a fixture for the Cubs starting next season and he likely won't come cheap at your fantasy draft.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM9/9/2014 11:46:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .417 hitter (10-for-24) against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Longoria continues to muddle through with mediocre number for a hitter of his talent. He's hitting .254 with 19 home runs, 83 RBI and a .723 OPS. The good news is he's hit .300 this week entering this favorable matchup.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT9/9/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Pirates star utility man Josh Harrison was not in the starting lineup on Monday and is questionable for Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: Harrison rolled his left ankle making a catch on Saturday. He has not played since then. The 27-year-old has had a tremendous season, batting .315 with 13 HR, 48 RBI, 66 runs and 17 SB in 124 games.