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NL West Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
107-48 6-4 W1
86-69 7-3 L1
77-78 8-2 W3
72-84 4-6 W1
65-90 2-8 L4

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .249 7 40 .675 1

Top Jorge Alfaro News

  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Returns from IL

    Alfaro (knee) was activated from the 10-day injured list Monday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Since landing on the injured list due to right knee inflammation, Alfaro has bounced back nicely during his rehab stint. He went 4-for-15 with two homers in Triple-A El Paso and will rejoin the Padres ahead of their series against the Diamondbacks.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Hitting well in rehab stint

    Alfaro (knee) has gone 4-for-15 with two home runs and four RBI through four rehab appearances for Triple-A El Paso.

    Alfaro began the rehab assignment Sept. 1 and has played four straight days, collecting exactly one hit in each of those contests. The catcher landed on the injured list Aug. 26, with the move backdated to the previous day. That means he could return to the Padres as soon as Monday for the first game of a home series against Arizona.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Lands on injured list

    Alfaro was placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation Friday, retroactive to Aug. 25.

    Alfaro started two of the last three games and went 0-for-8 with five strikeouts. However, he's apparently dealing with a knee issue that will keep him out for at least a week and a half. A timetable for his return isn't yet clear, but Luis Campusano was recalled to provide additional depth behind the plate.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Not in Thursday's lineup

    Alfaro is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Nationals, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

    Alfaro is 4-for-22 in August and will take a seat Thursday for the second straight game. Austin Nola will receive another start behind the plate for the Friars.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Not starting Wednesday

    Alfaro isn't starting Wednesday against the Marlins, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro returned from a knee injury Sunday but will head to the bench for the second time in the last three games. Austin Nola is starting behind the plate and batting ninth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Not starting Monday

    Alfaro isn't in the lineup Monday against the Marlins.

    Alfaro returned to action Sunday against Washington after missing a few games with a knee issue and went 1-for-3 with a run. He'll get a day off while Austin Nola starts behind the plate and bats ninth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Back in action

    Alfaro (knee) is in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro missed four games with a sore knee, but he is ready to get back behind the plate. He will occupy the ninth spot in the batting order against Nationals starter Paolo Espino.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Still not starting

    Alfaro (knee) isn't starting Saturday against the Nationals.

    Alfaro sustained a right knee injury during Monday's loss to the Giants and will officially be held out of the lineup for a fourth consecutive game. However, he expects to start behind the dish during Sunday's series finale in Washington, Bob Scanlan of Bally Sports San Diego reports. Austin Nola is starting behind the plate and batting ninth once again.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Remains out of lineup

    Alfaro (knee) is not in the starting lineup Friday versus the Nationals.

    Alfaro will miss a third straight game after he hurt his right knee in Monday's loss to the Giants. He's expected to sit for one more game before returning to start behind the plate Sunday, Bob Scanlan of Bally Sports San Diego reports. Austin Nola will start at catcher and bat ninth in Friday's series opener.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Expected to avoid injured list

    Alfaro (knee) isn't likely to need a trip to the injured list, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro was pulled from Monday's loss to San Francisco after hurting his right knee and wasn't in the lineup either of the subsequent two days. However, it doesn't appear that the injury is serious enough to warrant a trip to the IL. The Padres have a day off Thursday, and it remains to be seen if he'll be ready to return for the series opener in Washington on Friday.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Remains out of lineup

    Alfaro (knee) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Giants.

    Alfaro was removed from Monday's game due to a knee injury and will be held out of the lineup for a second consecutive matchup. Austin Nola is starting behind the plate and batting ninth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Held out Tuesday

    Alfaro (knee) is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Giants, according to Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

    The extent of Alfaro's injury is not known, but he will miss at least one game and possibly another, as the Padres will have an off day following Wednesday's series finale. Austin Nola will get the start behind the plate Tuesday night.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Pulled after hurting knee

    Alfaro was removed from Monday's loss to San Francisco due to a knee issue, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

    Alfaro initially remained in the game after being evaluated on the field, but he was replaced behind the plate by Austin Nola in the eighth inning. Alfaro dealt with right knee inflammation in late June and early July, though it's not yet certain whether the issue that resulted in his removal Monday is related. The backstop is off to a slow start to August, going 3-for-17 with three RBI and eight strikeouts through five games.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: On bench Sunday

    Alfaro is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers.

    Alfaro has a .603 OPS with a home run, 10 RBI and a 38.9 percent strikeout rate since the All-Star break and will head to the bench Sunday for the third time in the past four games. Austin Nola will receive another look behind the plate for San Diego.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: On bench Thursday

    Alfaro isn't starting Thursday against the Rockies, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro started the last three games and went 3-for-12 with three RBI, a run and five strikeouts. Austin Nola is taking over behind the dish and batting eighth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Added to Game 1 lineup

    Alfaro was added to the lineup for Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies.

    Alfaro was set to come off the bench in the opener of Tuesday's twin bill, but he will join the lineup in place of Luke Voit, who was traded to the Nationals after the initial lineup was posted. Alfaro will bat cleanup and serve as the designated hitter in the first game, and he could start behind the plate in Game 2.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Sits Tuesday afternoon

    Alfaro is on the bench for Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against Colorado, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro will certainly share the day's catching duties with Austin Nola, who's behind the plate for the first game. Alfaro has gone 5-for-19 with a double, a home run and seven RBI in six games since the All-Star break.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Not starting Monday

    Alfaro isn't starting Monday against Colorado, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro has alternated starts behind the dish recently, and he'll take a seat after he went 0-for-3 with a strikeout Sunday. Austin Nola is starting at catcher and batting eighth.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 240 lbs
Birthplace: Sincelejo, Colombia
Age: 29
Experience: 4
Bats/Throws: R, R