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Alexi Amarista

26-Year-Old Second Baseman – San Diego Padres

2015 Stats

AVG

.227

HR

1

RBI

2

R

4

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Amarista slotted into the Padres' injury-riddled lineup wherever his services were required last season, and the result was at least 13 starts apiece at shortstop, second base, third base and in cente...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 6"   WT: 159   DOB: 4/6/1989   BORN: Barcelona, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alexi Amarista Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $2.5 million contract with the Padres in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

April 22, 2015  –  Alexi Amarista News

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Alexi Amarista Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 19 R AZL 51 235 202 46 67 12 6 4 2 21 22 14 29 20 3 1 0 .332 .416 .431 .847
2008 19 A CED 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 20 A CED 125 549 477 84 152 53 39 10 4 49 38 20 50 61 18 4 0 .319 .390 .468 .858
2010 21 A+ RAN 72 323 297 39 90 29 19 6 4 39 17 10 19 42 2 2 3 .303 .349 .448 .797
2010 21 AA ARK 48 213 191 25 55 4 2 1 1 20 4 1 13 15 2 5 2 .288 .332 .325 .657
2010 21 AAA SAL 15 70 65 13 26 9 6 3 0 9 4 2 1 4 2 1 1 .400 .412 .585 .997
2011 22 AAA SAL 86 396 363 49 106 33 24 5 4 50 15 8 22 56 4 3 4 .292 .337 .419 .756
2011 22 MAJ LAA 23 56 52 2 8 4 3 1 0 5 0 0 2 8 1 1 0 .154 .182 .250 .432
2012 23 AAA TUC 11 51 49 6 14 2 1 0 1 6 3 0 1 6 1 0 0 .286 .300 .367 .667
2012 23 AAA SAL 18 83 77 11 21 8 6 2 0 12 1 0 3 6 0 3 0 .273 .289 .403 .692
2012 23 MAJ SD 105 300 275 35 66 25 15 5 5 32 8 4 17 42 6 2 0 .240 .282 .385 .667
2013 24 MAJ SD 146 396 368 35 87 23 14 4 5 32 4 2 22 57 3 1 2 .236 .282 .337 .619
2014 25 MAJ SD 148 466 423 39 101 20 13 2 5 40 12 1 29 69 8 5 1 .239 .286 .314 .600
2015 26 MAJ SD 17 54 44 4 10 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 10 9 0 0 0 .227 .370 .364 .734
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3-Year Averages     133 385 355 36 84 22 14 3 5 34 8 2 22 56 5 2 1 .237 .282 .335 .617

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Alexi Amarista Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 26 LAD 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .370 .364 .734
Apr. 25 LAD 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .373 .293 .666
Apr. 24 LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .362 .263 .625
Apr. 23 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .349 .278 .627
Apr. 22 @Col 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .333 .273 .606
Apr. 21 @Col 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .333 .290 .623
Apr. 20 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 19 @ChC Did not play.
Apr. 18 @ChC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .353 .310 .663
Apr. 17 @ChC 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .414 .375 .789
Apr. 15 Ari 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .350 .750
Apr. 14 Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .364 .333 .697
Apr. 13 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .873
Apr. 12 SF 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .500 .500 1.000
Apr. 11 SF Did not play.
Apr. 10 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .400 .143 .543
Apr. 9 SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .375 .167 .542
Apr. 8 @LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 7 @LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 6 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 15 3 3 1 0 1 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 .467 .867
Last 14 Days 37 4 9 1 1 1 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .364 .405 .769
Last 30 Days 44 4 10 1 1 1 2 10 9 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .370 .364 .734

Alexi Amarista: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 16 1 1
2014 21 22 73 26 6 21
2013 23 9 13 95 11 87
2012 52 1 12 34 27 11 4 1
2011 14 1 8 8

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Alexi Amarista Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201531000.000.000.000
20141057062.200.210.446
2013416041.220.268.557

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015413120.244.390.782
20143183253410.252.349.651
2013327295283.239.346.627

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015232120.304.5651.049
2014206243223.262.354.664
2013181151141.249.354.651

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015212000.143.143.360
2014217152189.217.276.539
2013187204183.225.321.589
Alexi Amarista Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 19 R AZL 235 202 12.3% 8.5% 1.45 90% .361 .099
2008 19 A CED 2 2 0% 50% 0.00 50% .000 .000
2009 20 A CED 549 477 9.1% 11.1% 0.82 87% .359 .149
2010 21 A+ RAN 323 297 5.9% 13% 0.45 86% .343 .145
2010 21 AA ARK 213 191 6.1% 7% 0.87 92% .309 .037
2010 21 AAA SAL 70 65 1.4% 5.7% 0.25 94% .426 .185
2011 22 AAA SAL 396 363 5.6% 14.1% 0.39 85% .337 .127
2011 22 MAJ LAA 56 52 3.6% 14.3% 0.25 85% .182 .096
2012 23 AAA TUC 51 49 2% 11.8% 0.17 88% .310 .081
2012 23 AAA SAL 83 77 3.6% 7.2% 0.50 92% .296 .130
2012 23 MAJ SD 300 275 5.7% 14% 0.40 85% .268 .145
2013 24 MAJ SD 396 368 5.6% 14.4% 0.39 85% .268 .101
2014 25 MAJ SD 466 423 6.2% 14.8% 0.42 84% .275 .075
2015 26 MAJ SD 54 44 18.5% 16.7% 1.11 80% .265 .137
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3-Year Averages     385 355 5.7% 14.5% 0.39 84% .269 .098

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2015 Stat Review for Alexi Amarista    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.227 AVG
POOR
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.265 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.364 SLG
POOR
.137 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.11 BB/K
ELITE
18.5% BB Rate
ELITE
16.7% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.734 OPS
AVERAGE
.370 OBP
GREAT

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Alexi Amarista: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Amarista is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cubs.

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Amarista will return to the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

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Amarista is out of the Padres' lineup Saturday.

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Amarista pinch-hit for Clint Barmes in the ninth inning Monday against the Dodgers. He struck out after facing five pitches.

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Amarista is not in the Padres' Opening Day lineup against the Dodgers.

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Amarista is batting .357 with four RBI and three strikeouts through 28 at-bats this spring. Perhaps more importantly, his defensive performance has given him the inside track at winning the shortstop job over newly acquired Clint Barmes.

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Amarista is off to a strong start this spring, going 6-for-9 with four RBI through three games.

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Amarista signed a two-year, $2.5 million contract with the Padres on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Amarista went 1-for-4 with one run scored and two RBI against the Giants on Friday.

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Amarista slugged his fourth home run of the year Tuesday, while going 3-for-4 at the plate and adding a double, two RBI and a run scored.

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Amarista provided half of the Padres' hits Friday against Josh Collmenter and the Diamondbacks, as he went 2-for-3 with one run scored.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

The Padres were once again hammered by injuries in 2013, which benefited a fringe player like Amarista, who garnered at least five starts at second base, shortstop, and left and center fields. He spent a fair portion of the year in a platoon at the latter with Chris Denorfia due to Cameron Maybin's lost season, entering the lineup against right-handed starting pitchers. As a whole, Amarista grades out as a stellar defensive option due to a combined .982 fielding percentage, which will aid in him receiving playing time about the park. He has yet to display the base-stealing prowess from his minor league days, though, succeeding just 12-of-18 times in 695 career at-bats, which will do little to allay his poor eye at the plate. Consequently, expect him to settle into a super-utility role yet again.

2013

Amarista played 18 games at Triple-A Salt Lake in the Angels organization, before being traded to the Padres in early May. From there, he had a short stint in the minors, before playing the rest of the season in the big leagues with the Padres. Part of what makes Amarista intriguing to fantasy owners is the position flexibility he brings, as he played at every defensive position in 2012, outside of first base and catcher. Offensively, he is challenged by the fact that he does not make much contact and he has very limited power. If he were to flash the speed he showed in the minors in 2011, when he stole 15 bases over 396 plate appearances, he would be quite the endgame sleeper, entering 2013. As is, however, he is a player that needs to refine his eye at the plate and continue to bring all of his gloves to the park as he serves as the ultimate utility player for the Padres.

2012

Amarista made his major league debut last season, but he hit just .154 in 23 games. While it remains to be seen if Amarista can hit at the top level, his ability to play both infield and outfield makes him a valuable defensive replacement. Amarista will have a shot at earning a bench job with the big club during spring training.

2011

Amarista began last season in High-A, but he advanced all the way to Triple-A by the end of the season and finished with a .309 batting average, 42 extra-base hits and 25 stolen bases. Amarista has been a high-average/high-stolen-base player throughout his minor league career, so it is now time to start getting excited since he will likely open 2011 in Triple-A again. Still, donít expect much at the major league level this season unless Amarista tears it up and forces the Angels to deal one of their infielders.