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ALEXI AMARISTA RUMORS

Amarista makes dazzling spin, glove flip on double play look way too easy

Alexi Amarista may have earned a new nickname on Wednesday afternoon: "The Deceiver." While most professional athletes perform difficult plays with ease that would be extremely challenging for the layperson, the San Diego Padres shortstop took that deceptive ease to an extreme with an incredible play that only an elite few could perform. In the sixth inning of the Padres' 3-2 win...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista slides, makes spinning glove flip to start DP (Video)

San Diego Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista displayed some flair in the field by sliding to stop a grounder through the infield, then making a spinning backhanded glove flip to start a double play during Wednesday's game against Atlanta.Making the play more exciting, second baseman Jedd Gyorko caught the flip from Amarista with his bare hand before making a seamless throw to first...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Amarista's homer lifts Padres over Phillies 5-4

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Padres have always valued Alexi Amarista's defensive versatility. This time, the diminutive shortstop flashed a big bat. Amarista had three hits, including a two-run homer, to lead San Diego to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Amarista's two-out homer in the sixth inning off A.J. Burnett (8-17) followed a walk to Jake Goebbert and put...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, Amarista help Padres top Twins 5-4 in 10

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Center fielder Alexi Amarista made a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Amarista ran backward on a dead sprint and laid out for a brilliant diving catch of a drive off the bat of Eduardo Escobar with two on...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Benefit Of The Doubt

On Saturday afternoon, four games into the start of the 2014 season, with the Padres on a three game losing streak that would increase to four before being snapped by Ian Kennedy and Alexi Amarista on Sunday, a tweet appeared on my Twitter feed that took me a little by surprise: His 4-game skid is him not trying hard enough? ~ @ctrop78: Time to drop Chase to 6th? Send a message?...
Via Padres Public
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Amarista's pinch-hit HR helps Padres beat Marlins

MIAMI (AP) -- Alexi Amarista was glad to get an opportunity to play on his birthday, even if he had to wait six innings. Amarista celebrated his 25th birthday by delivering a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. "I was happy," Amarista said. "Instead of me getting gifts from my teammates, I...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins upended by Alexi Amarista in series finale with Padres

MIAMI (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Alexi Amarista celebrated his 25th birthday by delivering a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Ian Kennedy (1-1) allowed one run and three hits in six innings for the Padres. He struck out five. Four relievers then helped the Padres end a four-game losing streak...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Week of 1/27 to 2/2/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… @darrenrovell That Didn't Happen pic.twitter.com/VBRCW4TqqI — Bobby Le (@bzero13) January 30, 2014 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Alexi Amarista: Not So Super, Lacking Utility Getting Dirty With Stats – Linear Weights This Announcement Is Public Padres don’t renew Andy Masur’s contract Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes...
Via Padres Public
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexi Amarista: Not So Super, Lacking Utility

Picture a typical Swiss Army Knife. Small enough to fit into even your smallest pocket, this red multi-tool will generally feature a sharp blade, as well as some combination of other survival tools, ranging in necessity, including screwdrivers, tweezers, toothpicks, corkscrews, can and bottle openers, scissors, and perhaps even a small saw. Now picture exactly how useful each of...
Via Padres Public
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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