Aybar is not in the starting lineup Saturday against Colorado. Aybar will get his second game off since the end of the All-Star break as Chase d'Arnaud fills in at shortstop, batting leadoff. Aybar will look to begin a second half comeback when he returns to the lineup as he's gone 5-for-42 (.119) over his last 13 games, lowering his season slash line to .208/.268/.263.
Aybar is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies. Aybar had been on a roll of five straight starts dating back to before the All-Star break, but the veteran will take a seat in favor of Chase d'Arnaud on Sunday afternoon.
Aybar hit his first home run in a 1-for-4 game in Monday's loss to Philadelphia. After 64 games and 241 plate appearances, Aybar is finally on the board. He has reached double-digit home runs just once, in 2011, and shouldn't be expected to reach such lofty heights ever again. Still, his .226/.282/.286 line paints the profile of a hitter who has disappointed on every level.
Aybar is out of the lineup Monday against the Phillies, Kevin McAlpin of 680 AM The Fan reports. This would appear to be a routine day off for Aybar, who has finally started to dig himself out of a terrible start to the season. Since rejoining the Braves on June 12 following a stint on the disabled list due to a foot injury, Aybar is hitting .323 and owns a .405 on-base percentage.
Aybar is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets. After making eight straight starts for the Braves at shortstop, Aybar will get the afternoon off in favor of Chase d'Arnaud. Since returning from the DL, Aybar is 12-for-40 at the plate (.300) with five doubles.