Fantasy MLB
Third Base Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX5/6/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre shad three hits Wednesday versus Houston.
Insight: He is till hitting just .239, but Wednesday's performance should help. Beltre also scored two runs. He could be a good buy low candidate.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM5/6/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria blasted two homers on Wednesday night.
Insight: He has just three homers and eight RBI so far this year, but his ,284 BA shows that Longoria is still reliable option. Expect the power numbers to improve.
Casey McGehee, 3B, SFG5/6/2015 1:48:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Casey McGehee is not in the starting lineup again on Wednesday.
Insight: McGehee is struggling, hitting .181/.234/.264, and has been battling a knee bruise this season. Perhaps the days off will help, but for now, he isn't fantasy relevant.
Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN5/6/2015 1:12:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is hitting .368 with two doubles and three RBI in his career versus Athletics lefty Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Plouffe is 7-for-19 with two walks and three strikeouts against Kazmir. Plouffe is hitting .268 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 97 at-bats this season.
Kelly Johnson, 3B, BOS5/6/2015 12:22:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Kelly Johson is a lifetime .391 hitter versus Phillies right-hander Jerome Williams.
Insight: Johnson is 9-for-23 agaisnt Williams although only one of those hits went for extra bases. Johnson, however, does have three home runs in the last five games. He went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer versus the Phillies on Tuesday. Start him.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STLHot5/6/2015 9:20:00 AM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter was 1-for-3 with a three-run homer in the, 7-4, victory over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Insight: Carpenter hit his bomb in the fifth and then also had a sacrifice fly in the sixth. His four RBI helped erase a, 4-1, deficit as the Cardinals were comeback kids again. Carpenter is hitting .346 with five home runs and 20 RBI in 104 at-bats this season.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL5/6/2015 9:09:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez was 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the, 8-2, defeat against the Dodgers.
Insight: The Brewers only had three hits in the game with two of them coming from Ramirez. He drove in Ryan Braun on a double in the ninth.
Chase Headley, 3B, NYY5/5/2015 5:01:00 PM
Description: Yankees third baseman Chase Headley is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game versus the Blue Jays.
Insight: It appears to be a normal day of rest. Headley is hitting .247/.305/.402 with three home runs and 10 RBI in 97 at-bats this season.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT5/5/2015 4:58:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison is not in the lineup on Tuesday versus the Reds.
Insight: Harrison is off to a sluggish start, hitting .188 this season. Jung Ho Kang, who hit a solo home run on Sunday, will get the start at third base.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX5/4/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre scored the winning run in the, 2-1, victory over the Astros on Monday.
Insight: Beltre was 1-for-4 in the game, hitting a double in the ninth and scored the game-winner in the frame. He is hitting .218 with two home runs and just four RBI in 101 at-bats this season. It's been another very disappointing year for Beltre.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM5/4/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria had an RBI-double in the first inning against the Red Sox on Monday.
Insight: The Rays won, 5-1. Longoria was 1-for-4 in the game. He is hitting .273 with one home run and six RBI this season. Those numbers are alright, but owners would like more power from Longoria.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR5/4/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the, 3-1, victory over the Yankees on Monday.
Insight: Donaldson was the only player in the game with multiple hits. Donaldson scored on Edwin Encarnacion's double in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .314 with six home runs and 18 RBI in 105 at-bats this season.
Jake Lamb, 3B, ARI5/4/2015 8:10:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb will get out of his walking boot on Tuesday and could return by May 13 according to AZ Central Sports.
Insight: Arizona picked that day because that is the end of their current homestand. He will probably take a short rehab assignment in the minors before joining the major league club.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS5/4/2015 5:25:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has flown back to Washington D.C. and will have his side examined according to CSN Washington.
Insight: Rendon hasn't play this season due to an oblique injury. There is no set date for a return, but hopefully this examination will give owners a more definitive time frame.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL5/3/2015 7:38:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado hit a pair of bombs, going 3-for-5 in the loss to the Padres on Sunday.
Insight: Arenado hit a solo home run in the fourth and then a two-run homer in the fifth. Arenado has six home runs and 17 RBI while hitting .314 in 86 at-bats this season.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STLHot5/3/2015 7:06:00 PM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter had a solo home run in the, 3-2, victory over the Pirates on Sunday.
Insight: Carpenter hit his solo bomb in the first, and it appeared that would be all the Cardinals would need until the Pirates tied the game at one in the top of the ninth. Each team scored in the 12th, and then St. Louis won in the 14th. Carpenter is hitting .365 with four home runs and 16 RBI this season.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS5/3/2015 6:25:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF/1B Ryan Zimmerman had the only RBI in the, 1-0, victory over the Mets on Sunday.
Insight: Zimmerman singled to score Jayson Werth in the top of the first and that was the only run of the entire game. Zimmerman is hitting .221 with two home runs and 16 RBI.
Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN5/3/2015 6:04:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had a grand slam, going 3-for-5, with five RBI in the, 13-3, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Plouffe hit his grand slam in the third inning and then drove in another run on a single in the fourth. That was Plouffe's fifth homer of the season. He also had 15 RBI while hitting .278.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL5/3/2015 11:43:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez (hamstring) is back in the lineup on Sunday.
Insight: He missed a few games, but is ready to get back at it. Start him as you normally would.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA5/3/2015 10:52:00 AM
Description: Marlins 3B/OF Martin Prado is getting the day off on Sunday.
Insight: After posting a homer and four RBI on Saturday, Prado will get Sunday off. Reid Brignac will start at third base.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA5/2/2015 6:46:00 PM
Description: Marlins 3B/OF Martin Prado had four RBI Saturday versus Philadelphia.
Insight: He went 2-for-3 with a homer, and a walk. Prado is hitting .286 with two homers and 14 RBI this season.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEACold5/2/2015 10:38:00 AM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is just 1-for-16 (.063) with six strikeouts versus Houston starter Collin McHugh.
Insight: Seager has a "banged up thumb" according to Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon and has just one hit in his last four games. Avoid him today.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS5/2/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval is a stunning 10-for-14 (.714) with a home run and 10 RBI against Yankees starter Nathan Eovaldi.
Insight: Sandoval has been hot, with eight hits in his last four games, and should jump all over this favorable matchup.
Kelly Johnson, 3B, BOS5/1/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Kelly Johson was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in the, 4-3, victory over the Reds on Friday.
Insight: Johnson's two-run homer gave the Braves a, 4-3, lead in the fifth and no one scored after that. Johnson is hitting .250 with four home runs and 11 RBI this season.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR5/1/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs hitting in the lead off spot for the first time in his career.
Insight: Donaldson also walked twice. He actually led off the game with a home run. Donaldson is hitting .330/.390/.585 with six home runs 17 RBI in 94 at-bats.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY5/1/2015 5:02:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez will get the day off on Friday.
Insight: Rodriguez has gotten a lot of rest recently as he sat out Tuesday, and the Yankees didn't play on Thursday. He barely plays anyway because all he does is DH. Garrett Jones will be the designated hitter on Friday, though, and Rodriguez will play on Saturday.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL5/1/2015 12:46:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is not in Friday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury that we know of, just a day off for the veteran. Luis Jimenez will get a rare start, but has no fantasy value at this time.
Jason Rogers, 3B, MIL5/1/2015 12:42:00 PM
Description: Brewers just called up 1B Jason Rogers will get a rare start on Friday.
Insight: Lucky him, he gets to go up against Jon Lester. Rogers is 5-for-13 (.385) this season.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM5/1/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is 14-for-36 (.389) with six big homers against Baltimore starter Chris Tillman.
Insight: Longoria is batting .293, but doesn't seem to have the home run power with just one long ball and seeven doubles. Perhaps this matchup will help him find his power stroke.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT4/29/2015 5:30:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison will not be in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Jung Ho Kang will start at third base. It's a day of rest for Harrison, who is hitting just .213/.250/.363 through 20 games this season.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA4/29/2015 5:26:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager will not play on Wednesday according to MLB.com.
Insight: Seager has a "banged up thumb" according to Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon. He could come off the bench and may start Thursday. It's not a serious injury.
Manny Machado, 3B, BAL4/29/2015 4:05:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado had a big day Wednesday against the White Sox.
Insight: With the stadium not open to the public, this game was very weird to watch. Machado went 3-for-4 with a homer and three runs scored. He is now hitting .254 with four homers and 16 RBI this season.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN4/29/2015 10:47:00 AM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas has just one hit in 11 at-bats against Danny Salazar, but the one was a homer.
Insight: Moustakas has gotten off to a hot start this season, so maybe he can break his rough trend against Cleveland's starter on Wednesday night.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR4/28/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had three hits, including his fifth homer Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Toronto won a shootout, 11-8, with Donaldson going 3-for-5 with three runs and two RBI. He now has a .349/.402/.602 line with five homers and 16 RBI.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY4/28/2015 3:52:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez will get the day off on Tuesday.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest. Look for Rodriguez to be back in the lineup on Wednesday.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS4/28/2015 3:40:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF/1B Ryan Zimmerman is 3-for-17 versus Braves starter Julio Teheran in his career.
Insight: One of Zimmerman's hits is a homer, but he is hitting just .176. Find a better option for Tuesday.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN4/28/2015 3:38:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is just a career .125 hitter against Brewers starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Frazier started the season hot, but he cooled off after the first week. He is 3-for-12 in his last four games and is hitting .250 with five home runs this season. If owners have a better option, it's alright to sit Frazier on Tuesday.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL4/28/2015 3:32:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is a lifetime .354 hitter with five home runs and 11 RBI against Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Ramirez has to have one of the highest averages versus the Reds No. 1 pitcher. His OPS against Cueto is 1.206. Start him.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS4/28/2015 3:11:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval (neck) will play Tuesday versus Toronto.
Insight: Great news for owners, as Sandoval left Monday's game after going 2-for-2 with a homer. Get him back into lineups ASAP.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS4/27/2015 8:44:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval left Monday's game with a neck injury.
Insight: This is unfortunate for owners, as Sandoval was 2-for-2 with a homer and three RBI before departing. Allen Craig took over.
Jimmy Paredes, 3B, HOUHot4/27/2015 3:28:00 PM
Description: Orioles infielder Jimmy Paredes is pounding the ball and fantasy owners should be looking at him to help their offense.
Insight: Paredes is batting .429 with three homers and a 1.302 OPS through eight games. He's played once at 2B once at 3B and the rest of the games at DH.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KANHot4/27/2015 11:10:00 AM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is a career .381 hitter with five extra-base hits and a 1.149 OPS against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber.
Insight: Moustakas is off to a great start, hitting .310 with three home runs, six RBI and 14 runs scored. Apparently the No. 2 hole agrees with him. He batted mostly seventh and eighth last season.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN4/27/2015 11:10:00 AM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas had four hits Monday against Cleveland.
Insight: Moustakas also had two runs and one RBI in five at-bats. He has a solid .342/.419/.526 line with seven RBI so far this season.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS4/26/2015 4:54:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval had a nice afternoon Sunday against the Orioles.
Insight: He hit his first homer with the team, scored two runs, and walked three time. The home run was a three-run shot, and Sandoval is now hitting .273 with eight RBI overall.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN4/26/2015 4:09:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier hit a solo home run in the, 5-2, loss to the Cubs on Sunday.
Insight: Frazier went 1-for-4 in the game. That was his fifth homer of the year. He is hitting .254/.329/.537 with 14 RBI in addition to the home runs this season.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL4/26/2015 12:19:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Insight: Ramirez is just getting a normal day off. Ryan Braun is also not playing. Hector Gomez will be at third base for the "Brew Crew".
Kelly Johnson, 3B, BOSCold4/26/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Braves third baseman Kelly Johson is 8-for-21 in his career against Phillies starter Jerome Williams.
Insight: All eight of those hits are singles, but owners are in a pinch, Johnson is servicable on Sunday. He is batting fourth in the Braves lineup against Williams.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR4/25/2015 9:14:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had two hits in the loss to the Rays on Saturday.
Insight: Donaldson had an RBI-single to score Devin Travis in the first inning as Toronto took an early lead, but Tampa Bay answered in the bottom of the inning. The Blue Jays retook the lead in the seventh on Russell Martin's homer, but the Rays scored three runs in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .352 with four home runs and 14 RBI this season.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM4/25/2015 9:11:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 4-for-4 with a RBI-double in the, 4-2, victory over the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Insight: Longoria hit a RBI-double in the first to score Steven Souza Jr. Longoria also had three singles. He is hitting .271/.380/.441, but fantasy owners would like to see more power. Longoria has just one home run and four RBI.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STLHot4/25/2015 11:14:00 AM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is a career .458 hitter (11-for-24) against Brewers starter Wily Peralta.
Insight: Carpenter has been on fire this spring, batting .387 with three homers and a 1.119 OPS. He's a must start in this favorable matchup.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS4/25/2015 10:37:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon (knee) had no problems in his first minor league stint and should be back with the Nationals for their series with the first-place New York Mets on Thursday.
Insight: With the return of Rendon next week, the Nationals will finally have their regular starting lineup on the field for the first time this season. Denard Span and Jayson Werth just recently returned to the action.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR4/23/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson smacked a homer during Thursday's win over Baltimore.
Insight: He finished 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs scored. Donaldson is now hitting .400 with four homers and 13 RBIs.
Manny Machado, 3B, BAL4/23/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado had a big night Thursday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: He went 2-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs. Owners are praying this breaks Machado loose.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL4/23/2015 4:16:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez smacked his first home run of the season.
Insight: It was his lone hit in three at-bats. Ramirez took Homer Bailey deep in the fifth, and owners are hoping that wakes him up, as Ramirez is batting just .167 with four RBIs thus far.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIAHot4/23/2015 4:07:00 PM
Description: With three more hits on Thursday, Marlins 3B/OF Martin Prado has raised his average to .300.
Insight: That's five multi-hit games in the last seven contests. You could do a lot worse at the hot corner.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY4/23/2015 11:31:00 AM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Rodriguez is just getting the day off. A-Rod has been one of the Yankees best hitters this season, hitting .265 with four home runs, 11 RBI and 11 runs scored. Carlos Beltran will DH and Garrett Jones is starting at first base.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN4/23/2015 11:04:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is just 3-for-24 (.125) against Milwaukee right-hander Kyle Lohse and is not in the Thursday starting lineup.
Insight: Frazier has been productive this season despite a low .237 batting average with four homers and 13 RBI through the first 15 games.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHCHot4/23/2015 10:50:00 AM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant will get a second straight start in the outfield on Thursday.
Insight: The much-heralded Bryant could end up being eligible at two positions. He's batting .409 in the six games since being called up. For a change. the player is equal to the hype.
Cody Asche, 3B, PHI4/23/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Phillies third baseman Cody Asche hit his second home run of the season during Wednesday's loss to the Marlins and might be able to repeat that feat on Thursday afternoon.
Insight: Asche has been a solid option this season and now is hitting .340 with overall, but the key to him going deep again is the wind blowing out to right field at about 20 mph today. All he has to do is hit it in the air solidly and it should go out of hitter-friendly Citizen's Bank Park.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN4/23/2015 10:25:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is just 3-for-24 (.125) against Milwaukee right-hander Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Frazier has been productive this season despite a low .237 batting average with four homers and 13 RBI through the first 15 games. However, Thursday doesn't look like a good matchup for the third baseman.
Cody Asche, 3B, PHI4/22/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Cody Asche hit his second home run of the season during Wednesday's loss to the Marlins.
Insight: Asche has been a solid option this season and now is hitting .340 with overall. He should be picked up everywhere.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA4/22/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: Marlins 3B/OF Martin Prado went 2-for-5 Wednesday versus Philadelphia.
Insight: He had a double and one RBI and is now hitting .273 on the season overall.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL4/22/2015 5:57:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado (wrist) will play on Wednesday night.
Insight: This is great news or owners. Get Arenado back into your lineups immediately.
David Wright, 3B, NYM4/22/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright will miss three weeks with his hamstring injury according to the New York Daily News.
Insight: Wright has been out for over a week since suffering a right hamstring strain. The good news is manager Terry Collins says Wright is right where he should be with his rehab although he hasn't started baseball activities yet.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL4/22/2015 11:11:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is a .356 lifetime hitter with five home runs and 11 RBI in 45 at-bats versus Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Ramirez also has four doubles versus Cueto. Ramirez wasn't in the lineup on Tuesday, but as long as he is Wednesday, he is alright to start versus Cueto.
Conor Gillaspie, 3B, CWS4/22/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Chicago third baseman Conor Gillaspie has solid numbers against Indians ace Corey Kluber in his career.
Insight: Gillaspie is 6-for-16 with a double versus Kluber, so don't be afraid to leave him in the lineup on Wednesday.
David Freese, 3B, ANA4/22/2015 9:50:00 AM
Description: Angels third baseman David Freese went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the, 14-1, victory over the Athletics on Tuesday.
Insight: Freese had a two-RBI single in the sixth to really open up things up against Oakland. After the inning, the Angels led, 10-1. Freese is hitting .236 with three home runs and 11 RBI this season.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN4/22/2015 9:28:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier hit a grand slam in the, 16-10, victory over the Brewers on Tuesday.
Insight: Frazier was 2-for-4 and his grand slam in the fourth put Cincinnati ahead, 8-4. He also had two walks and three runs. Frazier is hitting .250 with four home runs and 13 RBI this season.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN4/22/2015 9:18:00 AM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in the, 6-5, victory over the Twins on Tuesday.
Insight: Moustakas hit a two-run bomb in the fifth to give the Royals a two-run lead, and then the third baseman capped off an eighth inning rally with a single to score the winning run. Moustakas is off to a great start, hitting .327 with three home runs and five RBI.