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Padres place Solarte on family leave list

TORONTO (AP) The San Diego Padres made a few roster moves before Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, recalling utilityman Alexi Amarista and left-hander Buddy Baumann from Triple-A El Paso. The newcomers replace outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., who was traded to Toronto on Tuesday, and third baseman Yangervis Solarte, who was placed on the family leave list and will miss from...
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Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave

Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was placed on the family leave list on Wednesday before San Diego's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. To replace Solarte, the Padres recalled infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso.
3 days ago

Padres place Yangervis Solarte on Family Leave list; recall Amarista

The San Diego Padres placed infielder Yangervis Solarte on the Family Leave list and recalled utility man Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday. Solarte is expected to miss 3-7 days to attend to a family emergency. He is hitting .290 with 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 30 runs and a career-high .856 OPS […] The post Padres place Yangervis Solarte on Family Leave list; recall...
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Padres place Upton Jr. on bereavement list, recall Amarista

SAN DIEGO (AP) Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. has been placed on the bereavement list by the San Diego Padres. The move was announced Friday. Manager Andy Green says the left fielder will miss the three games this weekend against the San Francisco Giants and will then likely rejoin the team Monday in St. Louis. His brother, Justin Upton, was placed on the bereavement list by the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Not one, but two position players take the mound for the Padres

It’s the sure-fire sign of a depleted pitching staff — when a team’s next reliever is a player who spends a majority of his time taking batting practice instead of throwing it. The San Diego Padres, though, didn’t settle for one position player on Tuesday afternoon at Safeco Field. They use two (catcher Christian Bethancourt and backup shortstop Alexi Amarista) in order...
Via The Sports Daily
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Padres reinstate Amarista from 15-day DL

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres on Wednesday reinstated infielder-outfielder Alexi Amarista from the 15-day disabled list. Amarista had been sidelined since April 20 with a strained right hamstring. After beginning the season with Triple-A El Paso, Amarista was recalled by the Padres on April 10. He played in eight games, batting .333 (7 for 21) before the injury. San Diego...
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May 18, 2016  |  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...
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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 — 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...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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