Latest Update Alexi Amarista went 2-for-3 with a RBI and two stolen bases in the Padres 4-1 triumph over the Dodgers on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium. Thu Aug, 21, 01:51 AM
Displays good patience and the ability to make consistent contact at the dish. Has good speed. Can play several positions, both in the infield and outfield, so he is plenty versatile.
Flaws: : Doesn't always use his speed to maximize his impact on the field. Lacks power, mainly due to a lack of ideal size. Must prove he can play with more consistency, since he's very streaky.
Amarista is having himself another sub-par season at the plate, slashing .235/.285/.306 with three home runs, 23 RBI, 30 runs scored and 11 stolen bases through 294 at-bats. Despite receiving regular playing time for much of the season Amarista has failed to take advantage of the situation, making him only viable in NL-only leagues due to the multi-position eligibility he brings to the table. Analyst: Matthew Beck
Amarista has hit in five straight but these were his first offerings to the counting stats in eight games. He's getting the playing time because of injuries and his work with the glove, but hitting-wise, there's really nothing there. His .232 average speaks volumes right now and if you look at his three home runs and 16 RBI or even just his six stole bases, you'll see that there's just not much going on offensively.Analyst: Howard Bender
It was a rare night of production for the diminutive utility man as he hit just his second home run of the season and knocked in just his 14th RBI of the season. His playing time comes at the hands of injuries or a slumping Everth Cabrera, but even when he's getting regular at-bats, he's barely worth using in fantasy outside of say 20-team NL-only leagues. Games like this are few and far between so don;t get used to it.Analyst: Howard Bender
Amarista has been see plenty of playing time with all the injuries to the Padres infield lately, but productive nights like this are tough to come by with the normally light-hitting infielder. He does have a little bit of speed upside so you might be able to take advantage of some of that.Analyst: Howard Bender