Jose Bautista #19 - RF


  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1980/10/19
  • POB: Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2000 (20th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Bautista is hot (.375, 2HR in last 8AB).
Year to date148528951502603410110292524.284.405.527.932
On Pace156557100158270361061089752-.284.405.527.932

Scouting Report

AssetsHas very good power and will drive runs in regularly. Also displays the ability to play different positions defensively. With more power has come more patience at the dish, too.
FlawsMakes too many errors defensively when he plays third base, making him a little less valuable. Also, he lacks a bit of consistency in terms of hitting for average.
Career potentialElite power hitter and run-producer with versatility.

Honours and Awards

2012Named to the All-Star Game
2011AL - Hank Aaron Award (Best overall hitter)
2011AL - Silver Slugger
2011Named to the All-Star Game
2010AL - Hank Aaron Award (Best overall hitter)
2010AL - Silver Slugger
2010Named to the All-Star Game
2005Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2005Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/06/29Missed 6 games (strained left hamstring).
2014/06/23Strained left hamstring, day-to-day.
2013/09/29Missed the last 36 regular season games (sore left hip).
2013/08/20Sore left hip, 15-day DL.
2013/04/19Missed 4 games (back spasms).
2013/04/15Back spasms, day-to-day.
2013/04/09Missed 3 games (ankle injury).
2013/04/05Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2012/10/03Missed the last 36 regular season games (sore left wrist).
2012/08/25Sore left wrist, 15-day DL.
2012/08/24Missed 34 games (left wrist injury).
2012/07/17Left wrist injury, 15-day DL.
2011/08/21Missed 1 game (neck injury).
2011/08/20Neck injury, day-to-day.
2011/07/19Missed 3 games (sprained right ankle).
2011/07/15Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2011/05/08Missed 5 games (strained neck).
2011/05/03Strained neck, day-to-day.
2011/04/08Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2011/04/05Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2011/02/17Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a five-year contract extension.
2009/12/13Re-signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2009/01/20Re-signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2008/08/21Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2008/08/13Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2008/05/13Missed 1 game (right hand injury).
2008/05/12Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/17Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2007/08/01Missed 14 games (left hand injury).
2007/07/19Left hand injury, 15-day DL.
2007/07/15Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/18Missed 1 game (left ankle injury).
2007/05/17Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/16Missed 2 games (left ankle injury).
2007/05/14Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/07Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2006/05/23Missed 4 games (bereavement list).
2006/05/21Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2006/05/07Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2006/03/29Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2006/03/03Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2005/09/16Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2005/03/21Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2005/02/26Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2004/07/30Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2004/06/28Acquired from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
2004/06/25Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2004/06/03Claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2004/05/25Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2004/02/27Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2003/12/15Selected by the Baltimore Orioles from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Rule 5 Major League Draft.


2008/08/21Pittsburgh Pirates traded Jose Bautista to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later (Robinson Diaz - Aug. 25th).
2004/07/30Kansas City Royals traded Jose Bautista to the New York Mets for Justin Huber. Then, New York Mets traded Jose Bautista, Ty Wigginton and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger.
2004/06/28Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Jose Bautista to the Kansas City Royals for cash.
2004/06/03Tampa Bay Devil Rays claimed Jose Bautista off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2003/12/15Selected by the Baltimore Orioles from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Rule 5 draft.
2000/06/05Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 20th round in 2000.

Career Stats

2012New HampshireAA142200251100-.500.6002.0002.600
2012GCL Blue JaysR130000001100-.
2008Total Pit/TorMLB12837045881701554409111-.238.312.405.717
2007GCL PiratesR2813200101001.375.375.6251.000
2004Kansas CityAL1325151001112001.
2004Tampa BayAL121212000137010.167.333.167.500
2004Total Bal/TBD/KC/PitMLB64886183002740014.
2003GCL PiratesR72358101347001.348.429.522.951


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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