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Team W-L L10 STRK
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65-53 4-6 L1
58-57 7-3 W4
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2022 Batting

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Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .267 7 36 .718 1

Top Jorge Alfaro News

  • 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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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Out of Saturday's lineup

    Afaro is not in Saturday's lineup against the Twins.

    Alfaro has been swinging a hot bat, hitting .355 with one home run and eight RBI over his last nine games. Austin Nola will start behind the dish and bat sixth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Clubs homer in win

    Alfaro went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and three strikeouts in Friday's 10-1 win over the Twins.

    Alfaro accounted for the Padres' fifth and final homer of the game, a fifth-inning blast that also produced their last runs. He's hit safely in eight of his last nine games, going 11-for-31 (.355) in that span. The 29-year-old catcher has seven homers, 33 RBI, 23 runs scored, a stolen base and 13 doubles in 60 contests while slashing .277/.312/.446.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Not starting Wednesday

    Alfaro isn't in the lineup Wednesday against Detroit.

    Alfaro is getting a breather after he went 3-for-8 with a double, three RBI, a run, a walk and three strikeouts over the last two games. Austin Nola will start behind the plate and bat fifth.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Receives Sunday off

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

    Alfaro went 0-for-3 during Saturday's contest and will take a seat for Sunday's series finale. Austin Nola will work behind the plate and bat seventh.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Breather Friday

    Alfaro will sit Friday against the Mets.

    Alfaro will remain on the bench for the second game in a row Friday after sitting the Padres' final game before the All-Star break. Austin Nola will start at catcher and bat seventh in the series opener.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Gets Sunday off

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

    Austin Nola will start behind the dish in the Padres' final game before the All-Star break while Alfaro puts his four-game hitting streak on hold. Alfaro has produced a .797 OPS dating back to the beginning of June and still appears secure as San Diego's preferred backstop.

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  • Padres' Jorge Alfaro: Gets breather Friday

    Alfaro isn't starting Friday's game against the Diamondbacks, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

    Alfaro went 2-for-3 with an RBI, a walk and a strikeout Thursday but will retreat to the bench for the second time in the last three games. Austin Nola is starting behind the plate and batting seventh.

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Player Bio

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