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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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Amarista's 10th-inning single beats Dodgers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Padres manager Bud Black watched Alexi Amarista's winning single in the 10th inning from the tunnel behind the dugout. Black had been ejected in the top of the inning for unloading on first base umpire Clint Fagan, who had just ruled that Yasiel Puig checked his swing on a 2-2 pitch with Matt Kemp on second and two outs in a tie game. Things have been going...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexi Amarista Robs The Twins Of A Win With This Over-The-Shoulder Catch

Alexi Amarista apparently isn’t one of the slow baseball players out there. In the ninth innning today, Amarista saved the game for the Padres by making this fantastic running catch in centerfield. Your browser does not support iframes. The Padres would go on to win the game in the 10th inning. Since neither team is in a position to seriously contend, this catch doesn’t really...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 06, 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

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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 06, 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

Video: Alexi Amarista makes incredibly entertaining catch

Your browser does not support iframes.Well, San Diego Padres center fielder Alexi Amarista made one entertaining catch Saturday.The play came in the bottom of the sixth when Amarisata took a less-than-stellar route to flag down a flyball. The dazed and confused youngster got all the way to the warning track before realizing he had severly misjudged the baseball. At that point, he...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Top Play: Alexi Amarista makes diving stop

San Diego Padres Infielder Alexi Amarista is quickly making a name for himself as a solid defender after numerous solid plays in the field. He added to his web gem portfolio on Sunday night with an an amazing diving stop at shortstop. The play occurred in the bottom of the fourth inning in a close game against the host Marlins. Amarista ranged to his right and made a diving stop...
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Amarista's big night leads Padres past Angels 3-2

Alexi Amarista gave the San Diego Padres quite a boost for a guy who's just 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds. Amarista scored San Diego's first two runs against his former team and then doubled in the go-ahead run off Dan Haren in the seventh inning to lead the Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. ''I was happy with everything I did today...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

How long before Amarista takes over?

It’s hard to imagine Alexi Amarista can do any more than he has this spring to earn a spot on the Angels.  After impressing in his second consecutive season of winter ball, Amarista entered spring as a dark horse candidate to inherit a backup role with the Angels.  But he’s done nothing but impress since stepping onto the field and may have potentially earned a spot in a featured...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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