1B,2B,3B,LF - ARI
Third baseman Josh VanMeter went 2-for-3 with a walk and was caught stealing in the Diamondbacks' 6-1 loss to the Braves on Tuesday.
VanMeter was one of three Diamondbacks to collect multiple hits but none of them accounted for much as they could only muster one run against the Braves. He also reached base with a walk but was caught trying to steal second. The 26-year-old is now slashing .208/.301/.352 with five home runs, 33 RBI, and two stolen bases over 250 at-bats.
Infielder Josh VanMeter went 1-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, and two walks as the D-Backs pounded the Padres 8-3 on Wednesday.
VanMeter delivered the Diamondbacks' only homer on Wednesday when he swatted a two-run shot off Yu Darvish in the third inning for his lone hit. He would drive in another run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning as well. The 26-year-old utilityman is slashing .215/.314/.388 with five home runs, 31 RBI, and two stolen bases across 209 at-bats this season. There's no fantasy value here, even in deep NL-only leagues.
Second baseman Josh VanMeter went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, two RBI, and a strikeout as the Diamondbacks took down the Phillies 3-2 on Tuesday.
VanMeter broke up a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning when he took Kyle Gibson deep for a two-run blast, which would prove to be the difference in the ball game. He's been a solid contributor over the last 15 games, slashing .326/.396/.558 with one home run and eight RBI. For the season, he has a .223 batting average and .710 OPS to go along with four home runs, 25 RBI, and two stolen bases across 179 at-bats.
Second baseman Josh VanMeter went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored, a walk, and a strikeout in the D-Backs' 7-0 win over the Padres on Saturday.
VanMeter led off and starting at second base for Arizona. He had a solid day at the dish, reaching base four times with two singles, one of which knocked in a run, a double, and an RBI. He's slashing .217/.310/.371 with three home runs, 23 RBI, and two stolen over bases over 175 at-bats.
Second baseman Josh VanMeter went 3-for-5 with three doubles, three RBI, a run scored, and a walk as the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 6-5 in extra-innings on Friday.
VanMeter led off for Arizona and had a huge day at the plate. He put the D-Backs on the board in the bottom of the second with a two-run double before swatting another RBI double in the sixth inning and a third two-bagger in the eighth. The 26-year-old should get regular at-bats down the stretch and has some intriguing upside, especially out of the leadoff spot. He's slashing .206/.302/.376 with three home runs, 20 RBI, and a stolen base over 141 at-bats this year.