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Bautista is on fire. He went yard again on Friday afternoon sending a solo shot over the wall in left-center. Bautista leads the Jays this spring with five dingers and ten RBIs. Justin Smoak and Dalton Pompey added to the power barrage with home runs of their own. (Source: MLB. com)

Fantasy Impact: Bautista is in for a big year if he stays healthy. He has plenty of protection hitting in the 3-hole of a stacked Blue Jays lineup. Draft the stud early and plug him into your lineup


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Jose Bautista went yard against Phillies left hander Cole Hamels in the first inning of Saturday's match. This was the second solo home run that Hamels surrendered that inning as Jose Reyes got things going with a bomb of his own.

Fantasy Impact: A perennial 30 home run - 100 RBI candidate, Jose Bautista is off to yet another good start this season.


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Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista had another productive day at the plate going 1 for 3 with a solo home run in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Red Sox.

Fantasy Impact: Bautista has been a cog in the Jays line up over the past few years, consistently putting up great power and RBI numbers. With the security of Russell Martin and Josh Donaldson now in the line up as well, those numbers could possibly get even better.


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Jose Bautista went 2-2 with three RBI on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves. He knocked in Jose Reyes in the first with a single off of Julio Teheran before smashing his second home run of the spring in the fourth off of minor leaguer Ryne Harper. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Jose Bautista is rounding into shape and appears to have put his hamstring issues behind him. He is worthy of a first round pick in all formats


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Jose Bautista was scratched from Friday's game against the Orioles due to a tight right hamstring. The conditions were wet at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, so that made the decision even easier for manager John Gibbons. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: No news on when Bautista will return to the lineup, but the injury is not serious. He is considered day to day, so don't move the power hitting stud down in your draft order


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