Carlos Quentin LF SD 26 Days

Padres placed OF Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his left knee.

Injuries have been the underlying theme throughout Quentin's career, and his tenure in San Diego has been no different. He has appeared in just 50 games this season, slashing .177/.284/.315 with four homers and 18 RBI.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 26 Days

Carlos Quentin (knee) is not in the Padres' lineup Sunday.

He was originally back in there after missing a start with a sore knee but wound up being a late scratch. Quentin was able to pinch-hit Saturday and presumably will again be available off the bench.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 27 Days

Carlos Quentin returned to action on Saturday July 26.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 28 Days

Carlos Quentin was removed from Friday's game against the Braves with an apparent injury.

It's unclear what exactly happened, but Quentin looked frustrated after striking out in his final at bat, and Will Venable entered the game defensively as a replacement for him. It's likely that he aggravated his recent left shoulder injury.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 1 Month

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.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 2 Months

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.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 2 Months

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.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 2 Months

Carlos Quentin returned to action on Sunday June 29.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 2 Months

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.

Carlos Quentin LF SD 2 Months

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.