Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.324
 
Career Avg.
.269
Name  Adam Lind
Born  7/17/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  26
Position  DH
Bats  L
Throws  L
4/15/2014 10:53:00 PM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind left Tuesday's game at Minnesota with lower-back tightness, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Lind has a history of back issues. The DH went 1-for-2 with a walk before leaving Tuesday and is hitting .324 so far. Hopefully he feels better for a nice matchup with struggling right-hander Mike Pelfrey Wednesday.
 
4/13/2014 7:57:00 PM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind reached base in all five plate appearances (3 H, 2 BB) Sunday against Ubaldo Jimenez and the Orioles.
Insight: Lind rakes against righties and rarely starts against lefties. In 32 at-bats this season, the 30-year-old is hitting .313 with one homer and six RBI. He also has a 7/8 K/BB.
 
4/6/2014 9:14:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind is a career .220 hitters with a .606 OPS against left-handed pitchers, but he has batted.467 (7-of-15) against Yankees starter CC Sabathia in his career.
Insight: Lind only had 96 at-bats against left-handers last season and hit .208 against them. If manager John Gibbons takes career statistics into account, however, Lind will be in the lineup Sunday against Sabathia.
 
4/1/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer Tuesday at Tampa Bay.
Insight: Lind didn't play in the season opener with David Price on the mound. The 30-year-old hit .288 with 23 homers and an .854 OPS last season while getting only 96 at-bats against left-handers.
 
3/31/2014 2:11:00 PM
Description: Hopefully Adam Lind isn't your team's only first base option for Opening Day.
Insight: Lind hasn't had much success against Rays starter David Price, hitting just .194 with nine strikeouts in 36 at bats. None of Lind's 140 career home runs have come versus Price.
 
11/10/2013 3:24:00 PM
Description: Despite having his option picked up last week, the Blue Jays could still look to trade Adam Lind this offseason. SOURCE: Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe
Insight: Teams would probably be willing to take on his relatively affordable $7 million salary for 2014. Lind posted the second-highest slugging percentage of his career this past season (.497). He's played in Toronto for his entire major league career.
 
10/31/2013 8:43:00 PM
Description: Toronto DH/1B Adam Lind had his option picked up for 2014. SOURCE: Sportsnet
Insight: He'll earn $7 million next season. Lind led the Blue Jays in hitting this year with a .288 average in 465 at bats.
 
9/28/2013 11:15:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind (back) is in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: Lind has been dealing with back soreness but he's starting Saturday after missing two straight games.
 
9/26/2013 9:17:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind has crushed Baltimore's Miguel Gonzalez to the tune of a .500 average in 16 career at-bats.
Insight: One of Lind's eight hits against Gonzalez left the park. Lind has had a nice bounce-back season with a .285 average, 23 homers, 64 RBI and an .850 OPS after three straight years of subpar production.
 
9/20/2013 10:55:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind is a career .103 hitter (3-for-29) against Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: Lind hit .246 with a .724 OPS over his previous three seasons, but he has rebounded with 21 homers and a .282/.352/.4886 slash this year. This matchup, however, should be avoided.
 
9/11/2013 10:24:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind is a career .385 hitter with four extra base hits in 13 at-bats versus Angels starter C.J. Wilson.
Insight: Lind hit .246 with a .724 OPS over his previous three seasons, but he has rebounded with 19 longballs and a .280/.350/.480 slash this year. He's worthy of a start on Wednesday.
 
9/7/2013 10:36:00 PM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind had a pair of dingers and six RBI Saturday at Minnesota.
Insight: Lind hit .246 with a .724 OPS over his previous three seasons, but he has rebounded with 19 longballs and a .281/.353/.484 slash this year.
 
8/28/2013 10:30:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind has struggled against New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda going 1-for-11 (.091) in their matchups.
Insight: Lind is batting .284 with 16 HR and 45 RBI, but just .233 with a .735 OPS in 38 games since the All-Star break. Avoid him.
 
8/27/2013 10:50:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind has struggled against New York lefty Andy Pettitte, going 3-for-21 lifetime with eight strikeouts.
Insight: Lind is batting .284 with 16 HR and 45 RBI, but just .215 against left-handers this season with an ugly .535 OPS so he should not be in your lineup Tuesday.
 
8/22/2013 8:58:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind has struggled against New York lefty Andy Pettitte, going 3-for-21 lifetime with eight K.
Insight: Lind is hitting .221 (17-for-77) with a .549 OPS against left-handers this season and is batting .217 since the All-Star break.
 
8/18/2013 8:58:00 AM
Description: Toronto DH Adam Lind left the yard twice in Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay.
Insight: That's how many homers Lind (.280, 16 HR, 44 RBI) had all of last month. He's had a good series so far with four hits in his first eight at bats.
 
8/17/2013 11:23:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind is 5-for-13 (.385) with two homers against Rays starter Roberto Hernandez.
Insight: Lind hasn't done much over the past four weeks, batting just .195 over a 26-game span, but he did bang out a pair of hits in the first game of the series.
 
8/14/2013 10:02:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind is 3-for-29 (.103) with 12 strikeouts against Boston left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: Given those numbers he'll likely get the day off, but even if he plays, fantasy owners should remove him from their lineups in this unfavorable matchup.
 
8/4/2013 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind is 5-for-10 with three extra base hits and a 1.683 OPS versus Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson.
Insight: Lind is just 1-for-10 in the first three games of the four-game set with the Angels, but has a favorable matchup. Lind is batting .284 with 13 HR and 40 RBI in 95 games.
 
7/20/2013 11:28:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind will bat cleanup and start at first base in Saturday's game versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: Lind had a five-game hitting streak end on Friday night when he popped up as a pinch hitter for Mark DeRosa in the eighth inning. He's had a nice season, batting .305 with 11 HR and 37 RBI in 80 games.