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Carlos Quentin doubled, singled and drove in three runs Friday against the Dodgers.

Quentin raised his average to .175 with the performance! He's still just 10-for-75 (.133) since the beginning of July, but if he can stay healthy for a while, he should begin to pick it up.

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Carlos Quentin went 2-for-4 with a double and two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Quentin returned to the Padres' lineup Monday after missing three starts with a sore shoulder. This was his first round-tripper since June 16. It's been a slog for the veteran, who is slashing just .185/.287/.359 in 35 games. San Diego needs Quentin to get going. Seth Smith can't keep doing it alone.

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Carlos Quentin (shoulder) struck out as a pinch-hitter Sunday in the Padres' win over the Diamondbacks.

Quentin has been out of the San Diego starting lineup since Friday because of soreness in his left shoulder. He is aiming to return on Monday night at Coors Field.

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Carlos Quentin returned to action on Sunday June 29.

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Carlos Quentin (shoulder) was "feeling better" Saturday, according to Padres' manager Bud Black.

Quentin had to be scratched Friday because of a sore left shoulder and probably won't be available Saturday, but the 31-year-old is expected to avoid the disabled list.

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Carlos Quentin was scratched from Friday's lineup due to a sore shoulder.

He sustained the injury awkwardly diving for a ball in the outfield on Thursday. It doesn't appear to be serious, so expect him to return to the Padres lineup in a day or two.

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Carlos Quentin has been scratched from the Padres starting lineup for Friday's contest against the Diamondbacks.

No word yet has been given as to the reason for the late scratch, but the oft-injured outfielder has dealt with his share of ailments already this season. The team should provide an update on his status shortly, but it certainly wouldn't be surprising to see him forced back to the disabled list.

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Carlos Quentin returned to action on Saturday June 21.

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Carlos Quentin (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday versus the Dodgers.

Quentin has been dealing with left knee soreness. He is forced to miss his second consecutive game. Jake Goebbert is getting his first start in the big leagues to replace Quentin in left field.

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Carlos Quentin is out of Friday's lineup against the Dodgers due to left knee soreness.

Quentin has had all sorts of knee issues in recent years and began the season on the DL with an injury to the very same knee, so the Padres won't take any chances. The 31-year-old is hitting just .091 (4-for-44) this month.