Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
3 days ago

Valencia went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Rangers.

EDGE Analysis

After breaking out in May with a .306 average and 14 RBI, Valencia has followed up with a strong June thus far. He's now driven in 18 runs over 65 plate appearances and has a respectable .295/.328/.475 line for the month. The veteran's RBI outburst has him ranked fourth on the team in that category behind the potent trio of Nelson Cruz, Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano, while also putting him on pace to comfortably exceed the career-high 72 he compiled with the Twins back in 2011.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
1 week ago

Valencia went 2-for-5 with three RBI from a sacrifice fly, run-scoring single and a solo home run in Monday's 14-3 win over the Twins.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia has now racked up 14 RBI over his first 11 games of June. matching his total for all of May. The veteran's month-plus surge after an abysmal start at the plate began with a four-hit effort against the Phillies on May 10, as Valencia has raised his average 51 points to .269 while compiling a .361 wOBA in his 119 plate appearances over that stretch.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
2 weeks ago

Valencia will get a day off Saturday as the Mariners face the Blue Jays.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia has been in the starting lineup every game since coming back from a three-day wrist injury on May 24, batting .350/.394/.467 in that time frame. For Saturday's contest, he will be replaced in the lineup by Taylor Motter at first base while Tyler Smith fills in at shortstop.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
2 weeks ago

Valencia went 1-for-3 with three RBI from a bases-loaded double in Tuesday's 12-3 win over the Twins. He also walked and scored twice.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran infielder essentially broke the game open in the fourth with his bases-clearing two-bagger, vaulting the Mariners to an 8-2 lead at the time. It was Valencia's third multi-RBI effort in the last six contests and extended what has been a torrid stretch at the plate, one that's seen hit .588 and compile a whopping 10 RBI over his first five games of June.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
3 weeks ago

Valencia went 4-for-4 with an RBI single and three runs in Saturday's 9-2 win over the Rays.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia opened the scoring on the night for Seattle with a first-inning single that plated Nelson Cruz, and he went on to add three more hits to keep his average over the first two games of the series to a perfect 1.000 (7-for-7). The tear to open June is simply an extension of the momentum the veteran started to build in May, as he's finally rewarding both the Mariners and fantasy owners with the caliber of performances that he'd proven capable of in previous stops during his career.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
3 weeks ago

Valencia went 3-for-5 with five RBI from a three-run home run, run-scoring single and bases-loaded walk in Friday's 12-4 win over the Rays. He scored three times overall.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia now has three multi-hit efforts over his last five games and has racked up nine of his 25 RBI on the season over that stretch as well. His homer Friday was his first since May 10, but he's now compiled a .370 wOBA, four round trippers and a 39.0 percent hard contact rate since May 2 after hitting just .181 in April.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
3 weeks ago

Valencia went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a run in Wednesday's 5-0 win over the Rockies.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia's second-inning two-bagger opened the scoring on the day and gave the veteran infielder a solid 14 RBI in May. The 32-year-old wraps up the month having reached safely in nine straight games and having generated a .306/.364/.459 line over 107 plate appearances.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
3 weeks ago

Valencia, who went 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a double in Monday's 6-5 win over the Rockies, is hitting .333 in his 25 plate appearances since returning from a three-game absence due to a wrist injury.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran infielder also sports a 42.1 percent hard contact rate over that stretch and has now hit safely in seven straight games. Valencia has been much better overall during May after hitting just .181 in April, as he's slashed .311./.367/.467 while compiling a .361 wOBA and making hard contact at a 38.8 percent clip during the month. His strikeout rate (23.5 percent) still leaves plenty of room for improvement, but he's had much better fortune when making contact recently; after generating a .222 BABIP in April, Valencia has seen a notable boost to .391 in that category during the current month.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
1 month ago

Valencia (wrist) is back in the lineup for Wednesday's contest with the Nationals, batting cleanup and playing first base, Bob Dutton of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

After nearly returning Tuesday night, Valencia will actually hop back into action Wednesday night. He'll get a favorable spot in the order thanks to Nelson Cruz getting the night off, but he'll need to improve upon his .239 batting average if he really wants to take advantage of it.

Danny Valencia
1B/3B/RF SEA
1 month ago

Valencia (wrist) was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Valencia was originally slotted in as the first baseman for the Mariners' game against the Nationals, but it seems like his wrist may still be bothering him. Consider him day-to-day for now. Taylor Motter will move into the lineup to replace him.