Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Padres are "scouring the shortstop market."
Alexi Amarista is dealing with a mild hamstring strain suffered during the Caribbean Series.
Padres and INF/OF Alexi Amarista avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.
Alexi Amarista continued to torment the Phillies on Thursday, going 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBI and two runs scored.
Alexi Amarista finished 3-for-4 with a double, homer, two RBI and one run scored on Tuesday against the Phillies.
Alexi Amarista snapped an 0-for-17 stretch of futility by going 1-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday against the Dodgers.
Alexi Amarista hit a walkoff RBI single in the 10th of Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Dodgers.
Alexi Amarista went 2-for-3 with a walk, two steals and an RBI Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Alexi Amarista blasted his third home run of the season in Friday's victory over the Giants.
Alexi Amarista went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI Tuesday against the Giants.
Alexi Amarista hit a three-run, pinch-hit home run in the Padres' 4-2 win over the Marlins on Sunday.
Alexi Amarista went 1-for-3 with a solo home run Monday against the Giants.
Alexi Amarista went 1-for-3 with an RBI as the Padres and Dodgers played to a 3-3 tie in Cactus League action on Sunday.
Bill Center of the San Diego Union Tribune believes that Alexi Amarista has a leg up in the battle for one of the Padres final bench spots due to the fact that he's out of options.