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San Diego Padres: Curse at Shortstop Continues

The San Diego Padres have long gone without consistency at the shortstop position. In 2017, this doesn’t look to be any different. With the beginning of the season bearing down, the Padres have just admitted that another shortstop of the future won’t cut it. Luis Sardinas, handed the job toward the end of last season, […] San Diego Padres: Curse at Shortstop Continues - Friars...
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Infielder Sardinas in mix for utility role

Late in the 2016 season, Luis Sardinas looked like the Padres' shortstop of the future. He came over from Seattle in an Aug. 14 trade, and after an Aug. 22 callup, he hit .287 (31-for-108) and started 33 of San Diego's remaining 38 games, including 32 at shortstop.
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Sardinas homers, has 4 RBIs for Padres in loss to Marlins

MIAMI (AP) -- It did not take long for Luis Sardinas to make an impact for the San Diego Padres.Sardinas homered and drove in four runs for the Padres in a 7-6 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night."I thought Luis Sardinas was outstanding," Padres manager Andy Green said. "He had the bases-clearing double and the home run."Sardinas, who was 1 for 8 coming in, had a three-run...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle recalls O'Malley, options Sardinas to Triple-A

SEATTLE (AP) Looking for more versatility in its lineup, the Seattle Mariners have recalled utility player Shawn O'Malley from Triple-A Tacoma and optioned backup infielder Luis Sardinas. Seattle made the move before its series finale against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. O'Malley was put into the starting lineup in center field. It's O'Malley's experience playing in the...
Via Associated Press
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Sardinas hits grand slam, but A's outlast Mariners 13-12

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Utility infielder Luis Sardinas had a grand slam in the Seattle Mariners' 13-12 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Jake Smolinski hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs and Chris Coghlan had three hits and two RBIs for the A's. Billy Butler doubled twice and drove in two. The teams combined for 16 runs in the first 2 1/2 innings. Chris...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

M's acquire Sardinas from Brewers, designate Hultzen for assignment

MILWAUKEE -- New Brewers general manager David Stearns made a trade for the third consecutive day, dealing infielder Luis Sardinas to the Seattle Mariners on Friday for outfielder Ramon Flores.Sardinas, 22, was acquired by Milwaukee in January as part of the swap that sent pitcher Yovani Gallardo to Texas. Sardinas hit .196 with four RBI in 36 games with the Brewers this season while...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers impressed with Sardinas

  Luis Sardinas, 22, may be young, but that doesn't appear to be holding him back any. Sardinas, called up late last week, has played well in his first week in the Majors and the Brewers have certainly taken notice. "What's exciting to me is that I feel like he's gotten better since Spring Training," Brewers manager Craig Counsell told "He plays really easy with a good...
Via FOX Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sardinas Callup First Official Glimpse into Gallardo Trade

A report from Todd Rosiak of the Journal Sentinel details how shortstop Luis Sardinas will be called up from the minor leagues to replace Jean Segura, who was placed on the 15-day DL with a finger injury. Obviously yet another injury to a starting player is bad news for the Brewers, who just can’t seem to keep their projected starters on the field, among other issues holding the...
Via Brewers Bar
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers rookie puts the squeeze on the Twins

ARLINGTON, Texas - Rangers rookie Luis Sardinas came through in a pressure situation Saturday by relying on the basics. Asked to lay down a squeeze bunt in the eighth inning, Sardinas perfectly tapped the ball back toward the mound. That allowed a charging Elvis Andrus to score easily from third and gave the Rangers a 3-0 lead in an eventual 5-0 win over Minnesota. "Stick to the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Luis Sardinas flips bat, walks to first with the count still 3-2

During Wednesday night's game against the Twins, Rangers rookie Luis Sardinas flipped his bat and proudly took his first Major League walk:But there was a little problem — although Minnesota pitcher Kyle Gibson had in fact thrown a ball — Sardinas forgot the count and it was only 3-2:On the next pitch, Sardinas flew out to left field, forcing him to take an even longer walk...
Via The Other Paper
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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