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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:08:59 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) could be out four-plus weeks with a fractured bone in his right hand, but he's hoping more for only three weeks.
Fantasy Tip: You can probably get away with dumping Alonso in shallow mixed leagues since he'll be out at least a month. In his stead, look for the Friars to mix and match at first base with Jesus Guzman and Kyle Blanks. It's unclear which player will receive more time, and they'll probably eat into each other's time. Neither are very attractive pieces in mixed formats unless it's a cavernous league.
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:44:12 -0700
The San Diego Padres will place 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand contusion Thursday, June 6, to make room for the return of OF Cameron Maybin (wrist) from the DL. 1B Kyle Blanks will remain on the roster.
Fantasy Tip: Jesus Guzman and Blanks could split duties at first base with Alonso out, although both hit from the right side. They're both worthy of looking at in deep mixed leagues. Alonso hasn't played since last Friday, so the Padres can back date his DL stint to allow him to return soon.
Wed, 29 May 2013 21:16:36 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks is likely to see his playing time reduced when OF Cameron Maybin (wrist) returns from the 15-day disabled list. Blanks is also a candidate to be demoted to Triple-A Tucson, as he has an option remaining. OF Jesus Guzman also has an option remaining, and he is a candidate for demotion, too.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:32:11 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Cameron Maybin (wrist), who is dealing with a right wrist impingement, is in a split that he'll wear for the next week.
Fantasy Tip: Maybin's injury could take a while for him to recover from. Chris Denorfia has moved over to center field, and Kyle Blanks, along with Jesus Guzman will benefit from increased playing time. The oft-injured Blanks has teased with his power profile before but hasn't been able to stay healthy to deliver. He's had trouble with breaking pitches in the past, too, but should be owned in NL-only formats now that he's back in the bigs and healthy.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 06:53:39 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B/OF Jesus Guzman started his second consecutive game at third base Saturday, April 13. He had never played the position at the major league level before Friday, April 12.
Sat, 08 Sep 2012 01:07:51 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Carlos Quentin (knee) was scratched Friday, Sept. 7, for the second time this week due to an irritation in the right knee that was surgically repaired during spring training. OF Jesus Guzman started in left with C Yasmani Grandal hitting in the cleanup slot.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:34:46 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Jesus Guzman hit two homers and drove in three runs Wednesday, July 25.
Tue, 15 May 2012 10:16:55 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Jesus Guzman is hitting .438 with four RBIs and three multi-hit games in his last five contests to raise his average to .277 on the year. "I think now we are seeing more of Guzy, a little more loose, little bit more relaxed in the box, swinging at strikes, taking balls, bat speed has picked up a little bit, much better," manager Bud Black said.
Thu, 10 May 2012 01:22:18 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Jesus Guzman was 7-for-14 with two pinch-hit doubles, three RBI and four walks in his last seven games.
Tue, 01 May 2012 09:48:12 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Jesus Guzman struck out three times to drop his average to .209 Monday, April 30. He has no home runs and eight RBIs in 67 at-bats this year while hitting just .200 at home.