Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:29:56 -0700
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said Wednesday, April 16, that the weakest backup position is third base, where INF Alexi Amarista started in place of the injured 3B Chase Headley (biceps). INF Ryan Jackson (wrist) is unavailable at Triple-A El Paso, so the team might look to 1B-OF Yonder Alonso or C Yasmani Grandal to play some third base if Headley is forced out for an extended period.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:10:16 -0800
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso said his hand injury last year taught him to become a much smarter hitter. "I think I became a smarter hitter during my injury. I had to really focus on my plan and my approach. I became a better hitter with my hand and my eyes," he said. "Now, I'm going to drive the ball into the gaps, make the pitcher work and see a lot of pitches. If I do that, I'm doing my job."
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 01:00:32 -0800
San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal, 1B Yonder Alonso, OF Carlos Quentin and OF Cameron Maybin may see their activities limited in spring training after they experienced injuries during the 2013 season.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 19:14:26 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) will not swing a bat in the final week of the regular season, although he might be available as a defensive replacement.
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 08:39:29 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) received an injection in his right hand Wednesday, Sept. 4. He hurt his hand during a check swing Friday, Aug. 30.
Fantasy Tip: Alonso will probably miss around another seven days. In shallow leagues, he's not worth holding until then.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:00:34 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) visited a hand specialist Tuesday, Sept. 3. The strength in his hand is down, but he is hopeful to return in about two weeks.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:58:33 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) aggravated right hand injury, and he is expected to be sidelined anywhere from seven to 10 days, according to general manager Josh Byrnes.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:24:46 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso entered play Monday, Aug. 12, hitting .315 over his past 89 at-bats. However, 26 of his 28 hits during the span went for singles.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:53:27 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso worked on his swing during the All-Star break instead of returning home to be with family. He has a .381 average and a .458 on-base percentage in the first six games of the second half of the season, and Alonso said he's making progress with his swing.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:51:06 -0700
The San Diego Padres have activated 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) and 2B Jedd Gyorko (groin) from the 15-day disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Gyorko owners should look to add him to their starting lineups when they get the chance while Alonso owners should wait to see how he does before adding him to the lineup.