Mike Yastrzemski Stats
- Height / Weight
- 5' 11" / 180 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 8/23/1990 (31)
Mike Yastrzemski Season Stats
Last 10 Games
Mike Yastrzemski News
San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski is back in the starting lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He's playing right field and batting second. The left-handed Yastrzemski was left out of the starting lineup in Game 2 as the Dodgers had lefty Julio Urias on the mound. Yastrzemski did enter the game as a pinch-hitter, though. Through two games this series, the 31-year-old is 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. He'll have a tough task against Dodgers star Max Scherzer on Monday. He has yet to face the three-time Cy Young winner in his career.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski is on the bench Saturday. The Giants will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers and left-handed starter Julio Urias in the second game of their National League Division Series but will start Darin Ruf, Kris Bryant, and Austin Slater from left to right in the outfield. Yastrzemski hit .224 with a .311 on-base percentage, 25 home runs, and four stolen bases in 532 plate appearances during the regular season. He went hitless in three plate appearances during Friday's series-opening win.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski pitched in to secure the NL West in Sunday's 11-4 win over the Padres, going 1-for-3 with a double, two RBI, a walk, and a strikeout. The 31-year-old finished the 2021 regular season with a disappointing .224/.311/.457 slash line, 25 home runs, and 71 RBI. The power was there for Yaz, but the average was the biggest letdown for fantasy managers this season. How fantasy managers feel about him heading into next season may be affected by how he performs in the playoffs.
2019 was a feel-good season for Mike Yastrzemski, as the then 28-year-old posted a .272/.334/.518 slash line with 21 HR, 64 runs scored, and 55 RBI over 411 plate appearances. However, fantasy players were not ready to believe in him going into 2020. Yastrzemski backed things up with a strong follow-up season, compiling a.297/.400/.568 slash line with 10 home runs and 35 RBI over 225 plate appearances. Importantly, he made some solid plate discipline improvements. Yastrzemski was more selective, swinging at fewer pitches in the strike zone. He also swung at fewer pitches out of the strike zone, increased his walk rate significantly, and had a higher BABIP in addition to batting average. He may not be the most exciting fantasy player, but he has established a high floor. As such, his current ADP of 134 seems perfectly reasonable.