Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 2 days ago

Donaldson went 1-for-4 with a game-tying, ninth-inning home run and two runs batted in Wednesday against the White Sox.

Donaldson absolutely abused Chicago's pitching staff in this series, going 7-for-11 with four home runs, two walks and seven RBI. He'll particularly stick in the head of closer David Robertson, whom he stuck with blown saves on consecutive days. He's been not only fantasy's top third baseman, but also one of the top few hitters in the game this year.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 3 days ago

Donaldson was perfect Tuesday while playing hero against the White Sox, going 4-for-4 with a walk, five runs scored and two home runs, including the game winning three-run shot.

Donaldson has been everything Toronto could have hoped for when they acquired him this offseason. Not even a third of the way through the season and Donaldson has 12 home runs and 33 RBI. He's hitting a blistering .315/.379/.582.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 4 days ago

Donaldson crushed his 10th home run of the season in Monday's 6-0 victory over the White Sox.

After not hitting a home run for his first 10 games with the Blue Jays, he's hit 10 in the last 37 games. He's now carrying a .300/.363/.533 slash line to go with 10 home runs, 29 RBI and 35 runs scored, which is tops in the American League. He is and will continue to be one of the top options at the hot corner.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 1 week ago

Donaldson is out of the lineup Friday.

Donaldson has been one of the best players in baseball this season, but he'll get a rare day of Friday. Danny Valencia will start at third base and hit seventh.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 2 weeks ago

Donaldson went 2-for-5 with, three RBI, two runs scored and a home run in Tuesday's 10-2 win over the Orioles.

The home run was Donaldson's eighth of the season and he's quickly established himself as another power hitting option in the top half of the Blue Jays lineup. With Donaldson, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Russell Martin comprising the two-through-five spots in the lineup every night, the Blue Jays lineup is one of the most powerful in the whole league. The former member of the A's is now hitting for a .319/.376/.556 slash line on the season and is one of the top third basemen in the league.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 3 weeks ago

Donaldson went 3-for-5 Saturday with two runs scored and an RBI.

He continues to rake, and Donaldson has followed up his .319/.370/.549 April with an even better .323/.417/.548 line in 31 May at-bats. He now has 23 runs and 19 RBI on the season to go along with seven home runs, and seems headed straight for a starting spot in the All-Star Game.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 4 weeks ago

Donaldson went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Monday's 3-1 win over the Yankees.

Donaldson has been moved all over the batting order and produced no matter where he's been placed. He's now sporting a .314/.387/.552 slash line and is a top option at third base, providing a strong balance of hitting for power and average.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 1 month ago

Donaldson was 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and a solo home run in a losing cause against the Indians Friday night.

Asked to hit in the lead-off spot with Jose Reyes and Devon Travis both out of the lineup, Donaldson did his job, reaching base four times, however the Jays really need his hot bat (.330 average with six home runs and 17 RBI) down in the lineup. The lead-off role is likely to be temporary.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 1 month ago

Donaldson will lead off against the Indians on Friday.

With Jose Reyes (ribs) on the DL and Devon Travis out of the lineup, the Blue Jays are without an ideal leadoff option Friday. Donaldson will be tasked with setting the table, marking the first time he has led off in his career. It makes sense to a certain extent given his .370 OBP, but it may very well be just be a one-off appearance.

Josh Donaldson 3B TOR 1 month ago

Donaldson went 3-for-5 with a homer, a walk, two RBI and three runs scored Tuesday against Boston.

It's been hard to slow Donaldson down in the early going, as he's been hitting for both power and average. After hitting .301 in 2013, Donaldson fell off to .255 last year, but he's at .349 right now and clicking in Toronto about as well as anyone could have expected.