Minnesota Twins
2015 Avg.
.247
 
Career Avg.
.242
Name  Brian Dozier
Born  5/15/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Number  2
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/24/2015 6:36:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier had a huge afternoon Sunday against the White Sox.
Insight: Dozier finished 2-for-5 with two homers, four RBI, and two runs scored. He is hitting .253 with eight homers and 24 RBI.
 
5/24/2015 12:09:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is just 5-for-28 with seven strikeouts in his career versus the White Sox starter Jose Quintana.
Insight: That's good for a .179 batting average. Two of those five hits are a double and home run, and Dozier does have four RBI, but based on the batting average, it is best to find another second base option on Sunday.
 
5/23/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is one of the few hitters with success against White Sox ace Chris Sale.
Insight: Dozier is a career .280 hitter (7-for-25) with three home runs in their matchups. Only Victor Martinez has more homers versus Sale (4).
 
5/15/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier had a home run and the game-winning sacrifice fly in the, 3-2, victory over the Rays on Friday.
Insight: Dozier tied the game with a solo bomb in the third and then his sacrifice fly in the seventh proved to be the game-winner. He was 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run in the game. Dozier is batting .259 with five home runs and 18 RBI this season.
 
5/14/2015 10:09:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has helped carry the team to it's current lofty levels, but is in an unfavorable matchup on Thursday.
Insight: Dozier, who is hitting .244 with four home runs, 16 RBI and 25 runs in 133 at-bats this season, is just 1-for 17 (.059) in his career versus Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez.
 
5/10/2015 4:10:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was 1-for-4 with a solo bomb in the, 8-2, loss to the Indians on Sunday.
Insight: Dozier had two home runs in the last two games. He is hitting .244 with four home runs, 16 RBI and 25 runs in 123 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 10:35:00 AM
Description: The sample size is small, but Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has been great versus Indians starter Danny Salazar.
Insight: Dozier is 7-for-12 with three doubles and a homer versus Salazar. Dozier's OPS versus the righty is an incredible 1.726. Start Dozier on Sunday.
 
5/3/2015 5:58:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was 4-for-5 with an RBI in the, 13-3, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Dozier scored on Trevor Plouffe's grand slam in the third inning. Dozier also had his first triple of the season. He is hitting .240 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season.
 
4/30/2015 11:10:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in the, 12-2, victory over the White Sox on Thursday.
Insight: Dozier had an RBI-single in the second and then a three-run bomb in the third as Minnesota took a, 9-2, lead. Dozier is hitting .220 with two home runs ad 10 RBI in 82 at-bats this season.
 
4/28/2015 4:37:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will get some rest on Tuesday night.
Insight: Eduardo Escobar is starting at second base. Dozier should be back in the lineup Wednesday after a routine day off.
 
4/28/2015 3:25:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is hitting just .059 against Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez in his career.
Insight: Dozier is 1-for-17 versus Sanchez. Dozier is off to a slow start, hitting .205 with one home run and six RBI in 73 at-bats this season, so it would be better if fantasy owners had a different second baseman start on Tuesday.
 
4/26/2015 9:30:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was 2-for-5 with a RBI-double and two runs in the, 8-5, victory over the Mariners on Saturday.
Insight: Dozier hit his double in the seventh to give the Twins some insurance runs late. Dozier hasn't been great to start 2015, so perhaps this game gets him going. He is hitting .215 with one home run and five RBI this season.
 
4/18/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is 7-for-11 (.636) against Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
Insight: Dozier could use a favorable matchup matchup as he's batting just .231 with one homer and three RBI this season.
 
Cold4/17/2015 11:21:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is just 3-for-22 against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber.
Insight: Dozier has twice as many strikeouts (6) as hits. We recommend avoiding this matchup.
 
4/8/2015 10:59:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is just 1-for-14 in his career against Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez.
Insight: Dozier had a hit on Opening Day against ace David Price, but it might be best to sit him on Wednesday. He also had four strikeouts, two walks and one RBI in his career versus Sanchez.
 
3/24/2015 10:03:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier signed a four-year, $20 million extension.
Insight: Dozier was a great value for fantasy owners in 2014, but most of his production came before the All-Star break and fantasy owners should be wary of selecting him too high. Although he was a 20-20 hitter, he hit 18 of 23 homers and accumulated 16 of 21 steals before the break.
 
9/27/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier goes 2-for-6 with a homer Saturday versus Detroit.
Insight: It was his 23rd of the year, and now is hitting .244/.347/.419 with 71 RBI. Dozier has made for great value for fantasy owners in 2014.
 
9/14/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is 2-for-12 in his career against White Sox pitcher Hector Noesi.
Insight: Dozier does have a home run against Noesi, but other than that, has struggled against the right hander. Dozier also struggled in a doubleheader on Saturday, going 0-for-7 in the two games combined.
 
8/31/2014 6:17:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier went 3-for-5 with two runs in the loss to Baltimore on Sunday.
Insight: Dozier seems back on track, with hits in his last 10 games. Over that stretch, Dozier is batting .405 with eight RBI but no home runs. He is hitting .244 with 20 bombs, and 61 RBI this season.
 
Cold8/24/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is just 1-for-11 with seven strikeouts against Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer. The only good news is the one hit was a home run.
Insight: Dozier has struggled since the All-Star break, hitting .202 with two homers in 142 plate appearances. He did most of his damage from April to June (15 of his 20 HR) and should not be started Sunday.