Alfaro (hamstring) has been dealing with soreness on his left side, which explains why he hasn't played in the last few days while on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Jacksonville, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro has already missed over three weeks with a strained left hamstring. It's unclear if he's suffered a setback or is dealing with a new injury, but either way, he'll need to get healthy again and appear in a few more rehab games before the Marlins are ready to activate him.
Alfaro (hamstring) was a late scratch from the first game of Triple-A Jacksonville's doubleheader Thursday and didn't play in the second game, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.
While the Marlins didn't offer an explanation for his removal from the game, it doesn't bode well for Alfaro's chances of being activated from the injured list any time soon. He had played five innings Tuesday to kick off his rehab assignment before a rainout Wednesday. The catcher will need to prove he can handle a regular workload, including playing in back-to-back games, before he's expected to rejoin the big-league roster.
Alfaro (hamstring) will need to demonstrate he can start back-to-back games on his rehab assignment before he'll be activated from the injured list, Jordan McPherson of The Miami Herald reports.
The catcher began his rehab stint Tuesday at Triple-A Jacksonville by going 0-for-3. Alfaro could return to the Marlins' lineup as soon as this weekend if he proves he's ready for a starting workload.
Alfaro (hamstring) will report to Triple-A Jacksonville on Tuesday to begin a rehab assignment, Craig Mish of SportsGrid.com reports.
The 27-year-old has been sidelined since April 20 by a hamstring strain, but he appears to be nearing his return from the injured list. Alfaro could rejoin the Marlins by the end of the week if all goes well during the rehab stint.
Alfaro (hamstring) has been catching bullpen sessions and is scheduled to run and hit live pitching over the weekend, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro has been out since April 20 with a strained left hamstring. It's not clear exactly when he's supposed to return, but he's trending in the right direction and shouldn't be out for too much longer, barring setbacks.
Alfaro (hamstring) has been cleared to take part in agility work and catching drills this week, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.
While Alfaro's progression to baseball activities represents a step in the right direction, he doesn't look like he'll be ready to return from the 10-day injured list at any point during the Marlins' ongoing homestand. Sandy Leon and Chad Wallach will continue to work in a timeshare at catcher while Alfaro is on the mend.
Alfaro was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday due to a left hamstring strain.
Alfaro has been dealing with a left hamstring issue to begin the year and exited Tuesday's game against the Orioles as a result. He'll now be given additional time to recover after he was diagnosed with a strain, but it's not yet clear exactly when Alfaro will be able to return. Chad Wallach should serve as the team's primary catcher in Alfaro's absence, while Sandy Leon's contract was selected in a corresponding move.
Alfaro was removed from Tuesday's game against the Orioles with a left hamstring issue, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
The 27-year-old missed a week earlier this season while dealing with left hamstring tightness, and it appears he's not fully recovered from the injury. Alfaro figures to take a seat for the day game in Wednesday's series finale, regardless of the severity of the injury.
Alfaro is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Giants, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro started at catcher in four of the Marlins' last five games, so he'll likely just be getting a breather Sunday as Miami wraps up its series with San Francisco. Chad Wallach checks in behind the plate, batting eighth for the Marlins.
Alfaro went 2-for-6 with a double and three RBI in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Giants.
Alfaro hit a two-RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to win the game. It was a nice day for Alfaro not only walking it off, but recording his first two-hit game and first three RBI of the year. Coming into Saturday, the catcher had twice as many strikeouts (10) as hits (5) this season.
Alfaro is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
He is hitting .174 with a 41.7 percent strikeout rate through 23 at-bats. Chad Wallach will start at catcher and bat eighth.
Alfaro (hamstring) will start Tuesday's game against Atlanta, catching and batting eighth, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro will play for the first time in a week after missing time with a tight hamstring. He went 3-for-14 at the plate in four games prior to suffering the injury. His return pushes Chad Wallach back to a bench role.
Alfaro has been scratched from Monday's lineup against Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro was slated to return to the lineup after missing the last three games due to hamstring tightness, but he'll be a late scratch for the second time in the last three days, presumably due to his hamstring issue once again. It's not yet clear whether Alfaro will require time on the injured list. Chad Wallach will start behind the plate Monday, batting eighth.
Alfaro (hamstring) is starting Monday's game against Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro sat out the last two games due to left hamstring tightness, but it appears as though he'll avoid a trip to the injured list for now. The 27-year-old has appeared in four games this year and has gone 3-for-14 with a run and one stolen base.
Manager Don Mattingly said Alfaro (hamstring) won't play Sunday and could end up on the injured list, Craig Mish of SportsGrid.com reports.
The 27-year-old was a late scratch for Saturday's contest due to tightness in his left hamstring, and the team may decide whether a trip to the injured list is necessary Monday. Chad Wallach will work behind the plate Sunday in Alfaro's absence.
Alfaro was a late scratch from Saturday's lineup against the Mets due to lingering tightness in his left hamstring.
He was originally slated to return after missing two games with hamstring tightness, but apparently he didn't quite get through pregame warmups without still feeling the injury. Chad Wallach will enter the lineup in his place.
Alfaro (hamstring) is starting Saturday's game against the Mets, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro missed the last two games while dealing with hamstring tightness, but he'll bat seventh in Saturday's contest. The 27-year-old has gone 3-for-14 with a run, one stolen base and four strikeouts to begin the season.
Alfaro will sit Thursday against the Mets due to hamstring tightness, Craig Mish of SportsGrid.com reports.
The injury explains why Alfaro finds himself on the bench for the second game in a row. Chad Wallach will make another start behind the plate, but Alfaro could return over the weekend following Friday's off day.
Alfaro isn't in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cardinals, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.
Alfaro had gone 2-for-8 with three strikeouts over the first two games of the series against the Cardinals. Chad Wallach will take over behind the dish for the series finale, batting eighth.
Alfaro will sit Saturday against Tampa Bay, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Alfaro started the first two games of the year, going 1-for-6 with a walk, a steal and a run. Chad Wallach starts behind the plate Saturday.
|Last 7 Games|
|04/20||vs BAL||L 5-7||2||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|04/18||vs SF||L 0-1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|04/17||vs SF||W 7-6||6||0||2||0||3||0||0|
|04/16||vs SF||W 4-1||3||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|04/14||@ ATL||W 6-5||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|04/13||@ ATL||W 14-8||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|04/06||vs STL||L 2-4||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2013||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||3||11||4||2||0||0||0||0||2||5||0||0||.182||.308||.182|
|2014||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||100||398||63||104||22||5||13||73||23||100||6||5||.261||.318||.440|
|2017||AAA-Lehigh Valley IronPi||84||324||34||78||13||2||7||43||16||113||1||1||.241||.291||.358|