Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 3 days ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Friday against the Phillies.

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Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals.

Amarista will now have started just two of five contests to begin the month of July, as Clint Barmes seems to be cutting into his playing time a bit. He did show improvement at the plate in June, batting .293 on the month, but a .215 season average simply isn't enough to lock him in as the everyday shortstop.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Friday against the Cardinals.

Amarista entered Thursday's game for Yangervis Solarte, but will once again be out of the initial lineup after another two hitless at-bats, dropping his average to .213 on the season. Clint Barmes will once again start at shortstop, batting eighth for the Padres.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Thursday against the Cardinals, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Amarista continues to struggle at the plate, going 0-for-8 over his last three games and dropping his season average further to .215. Clint Barmes will receive the start in his place once again, batting eighth for the Padres.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Mariners.

Tuesday's absence marks Amarista's second in a row and third in four games. While two of those have come against opposing lefties, Amarista also sat Sunday against a right-hander, which suggests Clint Barmes currently has a leg up at the position.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

Amarista will sit for the second time in the series as interim manager Pat Murphy taps Clint Barmes for the starting nod at shortstop. Amarista didn't exactly make a strong case to stay in the lineup during his start Saturday, when he went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and committed an error.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Diamondbacks, Padres broadcaster Bob Scanlan reports.

With lefty Robbie Ray due up for Arizona, Amarista will head to the bench as Clint Barmes takes over at short. Amarista has posted an .829 OPS so far in June, which is nearly double his mark from May (.418).

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Giants, Padres broadcaster Bob Scanlan reports.

Clint Barmes will take over at short at Amarista sits for the fourth time in the last seven games. Amarista is batting .311/.354/.489 for the month of June, but his overall numbers leave a lot to be desired and it appears he's now stuck in a relatively even timeshare with Barmes.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, play-by-play announcer Bob Scanlan reports.

Amarista picked up an RBI and a run Saturday, going 1-for-3 with a triple and a walk to raise his average to .218 on the season. While he likely remains the top option at shortstop, he receives more days off than the average, and Clint Barmes will start in his place again Sunday.

Alexi Amarista 2B/SS/3B/CF SD 2 months ago

Amarista is out of the lineup Thursday.

Amarista has a six-game hitting streak going and has risen his average from .197 to .220 over that span. Clint Barmes will get the start at shortstop and hit sixth Thursday.