Barnes is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. Barnes busted out with two hits in each of the past two games but will nonetheless take a seat for the series finale. Russell Martin will start behind the plate and bat eighth in his stead.
Barnes is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Padres, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. Barnes is hitting just .179/.258/.357 with a homer and a steal in 10 games since the start of May, so he'll take a seat for Wednesday's series finale as he looks to hit the reset button. Russell Martin is starting behind the dish and hitting eighth in this one.
Barnes is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports. Barnes started the last two games behind the plate and went 0-for-7 with a walk and a stolen base, but he will return to the bench for the series finale. Russell Martin will bat eighth and catch Hyun-Jin Ryu on Sunday.
Barnes is not in the lineup Thursday against the Nationals, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports. Barnes will give way to Russell Martin behind the dish Thursday after starting the past three games, going 2-for-10 with a walk and a double in those contests.
Barnes is not in Saturday's lineup against the Padres, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. After slumping for a couple weeks in the middle of April, Barnes is 6-for-20 (.300) with two home runs in his last six games. Russell Martin will start at catcher, hitting sixth.