Alexi Amarista

#5 SS / San Diego Padres / EXP: 5YRS Height: 5-6 Weight: 160 lb Age: 26 College: None Bats/Throws L/R

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    • by Shawn Krest |

      Padres' Will Middlebrooks gets second career start at shortstop

      Padres infielder Will Middlebrooks is in the starting lineup at shortstop for Saturday's game against Texas. It's Middlebrooks' second career start at short in 310 MLB and 490 minor league games. The other start came earlier this season, on May 23. Clint Barmes and Alexi Amarista, who have split the other 87 starts at short this season, are out of Saturday's lineup.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Padres SS Alexi Amarista drives in two runs in loss on Thursday

      Shortstop Alexi Amarista continued his hot-hitting ways on Thursday, but the Padres ultimately fell to the Giants 13-8. Amarista went 2 for 4 with a pair of RBI and scored a run on Thursday. The typically light-hitting shortstop is now batting .333 with a home run and five RBI over his last 11 games.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Padres' Amarista, Middlebrooks hit solo HRs in loss to A's

      Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista and third baseman Will Middlebrooks provided the only offense for San Diego during a 10-2 loss Wednesday at Oakland. Amarista had a solo home run off Jesse Chavez in the sixth inning and Middlebrooks added a solo home run off Fernando Abad in the eighth inning. Middlebrooks hit eighth and Amarista hit ninth on Wednesday. Amarista, who has two home runs in 54 games, is doing well in June. He has hit safely in six straight games and is batting .333 (13 for 39) with one home run, three doubles, five RBI and five runs in 13 June games (10 starts). Middlebrooks, who has nine home runs in 64 games, isn't doing quite as well this month. He is batting .217 (10 for 46) with two home runs, six RBI, three runs and 14 strikeouts in 15 June games (12 starts).

    • by R.J. White |

      Padres' Clint Barmes starts, Alexi Amarista sits Sunday

      Padres shortstop Clint Barmes is in the starting lineup for Sunday's matchup with the Reds. Alexi Amarista has started four straight games at the position, but he'll get a break on Sunday in favor of Barmes, who has hit .262/.304/.338 with one home run and two RBI in 65 at-bats. The Padres are heavy underdogs (+155) in Cincinnati on Sunday, per

    • by Igor Mello |

      Padres SS Alexi Amarista plates two runs in win over Mets

      Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista had just seven RBI in May. He plated two runs in the second game of June, lifting his club past the Mets, 7-2, on Tuesday. Down one run, Amarista singled in a pair of runs in the second inning to give his club the lead and they never looked back. He finished 2 for 4 with a run scored, two RBI and two strikeouts. He is hitting .217 (5 for 23) with two walks, a double and three RBI over his last nine games played.

    • by Jason Butt |

      Derek Norris, Alexi Amarista return to lineup for Padres

      Padres catcher Derek Norris is back in the lineup for Sunday's series-finale against the Dodgers. Norris will bat fifth. Norris had a day off on Saturday. Alexi Amarista is also back in the lineup and will play third base. This moves Cory Spangenberg from third to second base. Spangenberg will bat six Amarista will hit eighth. Outfielder Will Venable, who hit fifth on Saturday, will bat second Sunday.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Clint Barmes replaces Alexi Amarista in Padres' lineup

      The Padres left shortstop Alexi Amarista out of the starting lineup for Friday's game. It's the second time in the last 10 games that Amarista hasn't started. Clint Barmes replaces Amarista at short, for the tenth time this season. He'll hit eighth in the order.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Padres could be interested in Brewers SS Jean Segura

      After all the major roster changes Padres general manager A.J. Preller made this offseason, it will be interesting to see what, if any, mid-season moves he makes. Baseball Insider Jon Heyman is reporting that the Padres would be interested in Brewers shortstop Jean Segura if the team made him available, though that seems unlikely at this point. The Padres currently have Alexi Amarista installed as their regular shortstop, but he has not hit well this year and the team views him more as a utility-type player. And as we saw this past winter, with Preller, just about anything seems possible.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Padres' Cory Spangenberg, Alexi Amarista in the starting lineup

      Padres second baseman Cory Spangenberg and shortstop Alexi Amarista are in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Mariners, the team announced. Spangenberg was the DH on Tuesday, but will take over at second for Jedd Gyorko. He is hitting .260 in 50 at-bats this season. Amarista replaces Clint Barmes at shortstop. He is hitting .183 with seven RBI in 82 at-bats this season.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Padres SS Alexi Amarista collects three hits Wednesday

      Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista went 3 for 5 at the plate to lead the Padres to a 9-1 win over the Giants on Wednesday. Before Wednesday's game, Amarista had been 1 for 15 in last four games. He drove in two runs during Wednesday's contest and was able to raise his batting average from 175 to .206.

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