St. Louis Cardinals

2014 Avg.
.265
 
Career Avg.
.308
Name  Matt Holliday
Born  1/15/1980
Height  6-4
Weight  235
Number  7
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot7/27/2014 9:32:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday hit one out of the park for the fifth time in his last 11 games Sunday at Chicago.
Insight: Holliday has raised his OPS from .740 to .791 since July 8. He's hitting .269 with 10 homers, 53 RBI and 57 runs this season.
 
Hot7/25/2014 9:32:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday homered for the fourth time in his last nine games Friday against the Cubs.
Insight: This is the Holliday fantasy owners paid for. He's gone 10 for his last 31 (.323) and now has nine homers on the year.
 
7/19/2014 6:32:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game after a collision with Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez.
Insight: Holliday stayed in the game for four innings after the incident, so we think it's likely just a precaution. His production in 2014 is significantly lower than what we have come to expect from the 11-year veteran. He's hitting just .270 with seven homers and 50 RBI this season.
 
7/11/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is 10-for-33 (.303) with four home runs versus Milwaukee right-hander Yovani Gallardo.
Insight: Holliday's production in 2014 is significantly lower than what we have come to expect from the 11-year veteran. He's hitting just .264 with five homers and 44 RBI this season.
 
7/6/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday came out of Saturday's game with a bruised knee and is questionable for Sunday's game against Miami.
Insight: It's thought to be minor. Holliday has been the model of consistency for the past five years, but he's hitting just .266 with five homers and 41 RBI this season.
 
7/5/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday came out of Saturday's game with a bruised knee.
Insight: It's thought to be minor. Holliday has been the model of consistency for the past five years, but he's hitting just .266 with five homers and 40 RBI this season.
 
7/3/2014 12:18:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday has scratched out just two hits in 14 at-bats against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Holliday has been the model of consistency for the past five years, but he's hitting just .267 with five homers this season. He shouldn't be started Thursday against Bumgarner.
 
Hot6/25/2014 9:17:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday clubbed three hits in Wednesday's victory over the Rockies.
Insight: That gives Holliday seven hits in his last 14 at bats. Holliday still isn't hitting home runs (only five this year) but at least his average is back in the .270s.
 
6/22/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: St. Louis left fielder Matt Holliday hasn't had much success against Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick.
Insight: Only two of his 18 at bats have resulted in hits. As a whole, it's been a disappointing year for Holliday (.265, 5 HR, 37 RBI), who is hitting 44 points below his career average.
 
6/11/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday homered Tuesday and has hit .391 against Wednesday's starter Erik Bedard of the Rays.
Insight: Holliday has hit .265 with just four home runs this season after blasting 22-28 homers and hitting between .295-.321 in each of the last six seasons. He's 9-for-23 with two doubles against Bedard, however.
 
6/10/2014 10:21:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (back) returned from a back injury and went 1-for-3 with a solo homer Tuesday against the Rays.
Insight: Holliday was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to lower-back tightness. He has hit .265 with just four home runs this season. Holliday has hit 22-28 homers in each of the last six seasons.
 
6/10/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (back) is in the lineup as the DH Tuesday against the Rays, according to Jenifer Langosch of mlb.com.
Insight: Holliday was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to lower-back tightness. He has hit .264 with just three home runs this season.
 
6/8/2014 1:49:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to lower-back tightness, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: Holliday has hit .264 with just three home runs this season and a back injury won't help matters.
 
5/28/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday went 3-for-3 with a homer and two runs Tuesday against the Yankees and is 11-for-26 (.423) with three doubles and a homer against Wednesday's starter, Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Holliday's home run Tuesday was his first since April 28 and third of the season. He has similar K, BB, FB, chase and z-contact rates as he did last year, when he hit 22 homers, but his HR/FB is a career-low 5.9 percent. Holliday's average fly-ball distance is down five feet from last season and 21 feet from 2012. However, he's a good play Wednesday.
 
5/25/2014 12:19:00 PM
Description: St. Louis left fielder Matt Holliday has always done well against Reds starter Mike Leake (11-for-26 with one homer and six RBI).
Insight: That's who Holliday will be facing on Sunday so it's great news for fantasy owners. Holliday raised his average 11 points with a three-hit day yesterday and could produce a similar output tonight versus Leake (2-3, 2.91 ERA).
 
5/20/2014 11:29:00 AM
Description: Cardinals LF Matt Holliday is a .296 hitter (16-for-54) with four home runs against Diamondbacks starter Bronson Arroyo.
Insight: Although Holliday's power has disappeared through the first quarter of the season as he has produced just two homers and a .731 OPS, the favorable amtchup and a nice wind blowing out to left field makes him a viable fantasy option on Tuesday.
 
Cold5/17/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Cardinals LF Matt Holliday is a .115 hitter (3-for-26) with no extra base hits and eight strikeouts against Braves starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: Holliday's power has disappeared through the first quarter of the season as he has produced just two homers and a .738 OPS. He won't likely break out today.
 
4/12/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Cardinals LF Matt Holliday is a .313 hitter with three homers against Cubs right-hander Carlos Villanueva.
Insight: Holliday is off to a slow start, batting just .216, but a favorable matchup and the strong wind blowing out to left field (15-20 mph) makes him a viable option on Saturday.
 
4/6/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Cardinals LF Matt Holliday has gone 8-for-20 (.400) with two homers against Pirates starter Edinson Volquez.
Insight: Volquez is making his first start for the Pirates after posting a 5.71 ERA in 170 1/3 frames for the Padres and Dodgers last season and serving up 15 earned runs in 14 innings this spring. Make sure Holliday is one of your selections on Sunday despite his .238 start.
 
10/30/2013 10:51:00 AM
Description: Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday has only managed one hit against Red Sox starter John Lackey in ten at bats.
Insight: Holliday tripled off Lackey last Thursday in Game 2 but struck out swinging in his other two at bats against him. The 33-year-old went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Monday's Game 5 loss at Busch Stadium.