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ALEXI AMARISTA RUMORS

Rockies counting on newcomer Alexi Amarista to fill multiple roles

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Alexi Amarista is supposed to be the Rockies’ Swiss army knife in 2017. He’d better be, because the club is likely to carry just four players on its bench. “Lexi’s value is at any outfield position, plus third, short, second,” new manager Bud Black said. “You always feel good about his defense. You don’t have to worry about him not making the play...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Amarista's versatility could be helpful to Rox

By joining the Rockies, left-handed-hitting Alexi Amarista can continue doing a little bit of everything for manager Bud Black.
Via mlb.com
1 day ago

Rockies jersey number changes include Alexi Amarista wearing No. 2

Clap-clap-clapclapclap-cla-cla-cla-clap ALEXI As is the case every year, an influx of new faces on the Colorado Rockies’ roster will result in a few jersey number shake ups. This year, the most notable change will be Alexi Amarista wearing No. 2, which has been vacant since ex-Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in July 2015. Amarista, while with the...
Via Purple Row
9 days ago

San Diego Padres: Successfully Filling Alexi Amarista’s Void

Thanks to the extensions of Wil Myers and Yangervis Solarte, the San Diego Padres have enough quality utility options to adequately fill the void left by the absence of Alexi Amarista. Even though Alexi Amarista was a mediocre every day shortstop, many San Diego Padres fans were concerned when the 27-year-old moved to Colorado in […] San Diego Padres: Successfully Filling Alexi...
Via Friars on Base
9 days ago

Rockies, Alexi Amarista complete $1.25 million, 1-year deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have completed a $1.25 million, one-year deal with utility player Alexi Amarista. Amarista gets a $1.1 million salary this year, and the Rockies have a $2.5 million option for 2018 with a $150,000 buyout. He hit .257 with 11 RBIs and nine stolen bases last season for the San Diego Padres. Amarista played all over the field, too, seeing time at...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Rockies, Alexi Amarista agree to 1-year deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year deal with utility player Alexi Amarista. Amarista hit .257 with 11 RBIs and nine stolen bases last season for the San Diego Padres. He played all over the field, too, seeing time at second base, shortstop, outfield, third base and even recording an out as a pitcher. The 27-year-old Amarista is another versatile piece...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  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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