Minnesota Twins
2015 Avg.
.240
 
Career Avg.
.241
Name  Brian Dozier
Born  5/15/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Number  2
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
8/23/2014 4:39:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has reached base eight times in the past two games.
Insight: Dozier went 1-for-2 with a double, one RBI, three walks and three runs in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers. He's struggled since the All-Star break, hitting .207 with two homers in 121 at-bats.
 
Cold8/21/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is just 1-for-11 against Cleveland right-hander Corey Kluber.
Insight: Two players heading in oppositite directions. Dozier is batting .204 since the All-Star break with two home runs and a .647 OPS in 30 games, while Kluber has been one of the best pitchers in the league going 4-0 with a 0.76 ERA and 0.692 WHIP. Avoid this matchup.
 
8/10/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier went 1-for-4 with his first homre since July 22 Sunday at Oakland.
Insight: Dozier has hit .314 in August and now has 20 homers, 51 RBI, 82 runs and 19 steals on the year. One more steal and he'll become baseball's first 20-20 man this season.
 
8/1/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier missed Thursday's game due to swelling in his left thumb, but he's back in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Dozier hit just .230 with four home runs and two steals in July. He'll try to improve upon his .234 average, 19 homers, 48 RBI, 17 steals and 72 runs in the first game of August Friday night.
 
7/13/2014 7:37:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier went 3-for-6 with a double, two homers and four RBI Sunday at Colorado.
Insight: Dozier didn't make the All-Star team because the American League second-base field is so deep, but he has a strong case. He's hit just .242 but has 18 homers, 45 RBI, 69 runs and 16 steals. AL captain Jose Bautista picked Dozier to participate in the Home Run Derby on Monday.
 
Cold7/4/2014 8:59:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier went 1-for-5 with a solo homer Friday against the Yankees.
Insight: Dozier hadn't hit one out since June 14. He's gone just 4-for-37 (.108) over his last nine games.
 
Cold7/1/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Royals. He's getting his first rest day of the season.
Insight: Dozier has started all but two games for the Twins this season and he missed both of those due to a back injury. He went 10-for-54 (.185) with zero homers in his last 15 games of June so manager Ron Gardenhire will get him some rest.