Suarez went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Saturday's loss to the Mets. Suarez got ahold of a Rich Hill offering in the fourth inning and sent it over the wall in left-center field to give the Reds a 3-1 lead. It was the 20th homer of the year for Suarez, who only has 66 total hits all season. The 30-year-old was ejected later in the game after objecting to a called third strike in the eighth. Despite reaching the 20-home run plateau for the fifth time in the last six years, Suarez is slashing just .173/.257/.368 in 421 plate appearances this season.
Suarez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Cubs. It's been a slog of a season for Suarez, but the third baseman knows how to hit a mistake. He took Dan Winkler deep in the sixth for a solo shot that marked the Venezuelan's first home run since July 10. Suarez now has 19 homers against 123 strikeouts.
Suarez is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals. He'll sit for the first time in the second half after falling into a 3-for-27 funk at the plate over his last seven starts. The slump has dropped Suarez's season-long slash line to .172/.257/.361, with the lowly batting average placing him last in the majors among all qualified hitters. Mike Freeman will fill in for Suarez at the hot corner.
Suarez went 1-for-2 with two walks, a double and two RBI in Friday's 11-6 loss to the Brewers. He gave the Reds a 4-1 lead in the third inning with a two-run double, but Tyler Mahle and the bullpen let it slip away. Suarez has hit a little better in July, but he's still only slashing .211/.302/.421 through 11 games on the month with two homers and eight RBI.
Suarez went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Monday's 6-2 win over Kansas City. Suarez went deep in the seventh inning to give Cincinnati all it needed in the win. He also hit into a double play in the second inning that allowed Tyler Stephenson to score the opening run. Suarez has hit safely in four straight games in July, but he still has a meager .178/.260/.377 slash line in 334 plate appearances this season. He's added 17 homers, 48 RBI and 39 runs scored as a near-everyday player despite his career-worst ratios.