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Yangervis Solarte | Third Baseman | #26

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 205
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / MIN
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Yangervis Solarte (hamstring) has begun running on an anti-gravity treadmill.
It's a nice first step for the San Diego third baseman, who's been on the 15-day disabled list since April 10 with a right hamstring strain. Solarte is already eligible for activation, but it's going to be probably another two weeks before he is back to playing in games for the Padres. He'll likely require a minor league rehab assignment. Apr 26 - 10:57 PM

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Padres placed 3B Yangervis Solarte on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.

Solarte suffered the injury during Saturday's game. The Padres figure to go with a combination of Adam Rosales and Alexi Amarista at third base while Solarte is on the shelf.
Apr 10 - 1:04 PM

Yangervis Solarte (hamstring) is not in the Padres' lineup on Sunday.

Solarte had to exit Saturday's game with a strained right hamstring. It's unclear at this point whether he might require a stint on the disabled list. Adam Rosales is filling in at third base Sunday. The Padres also have Christian Bethancourt at catcher instead of Derek Norris.

Yangervis Solarte left Saturday's game against the Rockies with a strained right hamstring.

He came out after hitting a fourth-inning single. Adam Rosales ran for him and took over at third base. The team could look to call up Triple-A infielder Alexi Amarista if Solarte lands on the disabled list. Mike Olt and Jemile Weeks are also possibilities, though neither of them are on the 40-man roster.
Apr 9 - 10:30 PM

Yangervis Solarte went 2-for-4 and hit his 14th homer Thursday versus the Brewers.

With a .274 average and a .760 OPS, Solarte has played well enough this year to justify a starting job next season, though he probably doesn't have any additional upside. It remains to be seen whether the Padres will just turn over third base to him and leave him alone or if they'll bring in more competition. If they add a second baseman or a shortstop, then Jedd Gyorko and/or Cory Spangenberg would be part of the mix at third, too.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 10:34:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte (hamstring) is in the Padres' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Brewers.

Solarte has missed a few games over the last week due to discomfort in his right hamstring. He is starting at third base and batting second on Tuesday evening.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 05:15:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte (hamstring) reported feeling much better on Friday and hopes to return to the Padres starting lineup on Saturday.

He has been sidelined since exiting Wednesday's game with a strained right hamstring. He'll be available off the bench for Friday's contest and is likely to return to the lineup on Saturday.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 06:58:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte was scratched from the Padres starting lineup on Thursday.

Solarte left Wednesday's game with a right hamstring injury, and apparently wasn't ready to go again on Thursday. Cory Spangenberg will start in his place on Thursday against the Giants.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 08:07:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte left Wednesday's game against the Giants with a right hamstring injury.

Clint Barmes came on as a pinch runner before kicking over to shortstop, with Cory Spangenberg ending the game at third. The Padres have not yet updated Solarte's status, but we should receive clarification on that front Thursday.
Source: San Diego
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 01:24:00 AM

Yangervis Solarte finished with a huge game in Thursday's 10-7 win over the Dodgers, going 4-for-5 with a solo home run, two doubles and three runs scored.

Tight effort by Solarte, who played a key role in the Padres' come-from-behind win. He cracked a solo homer in the seventh to draw his team to within 7-6, then finished off the night's scoring with an RBI double in a four-run eighth. The strong performance boosted the 28-year-old infielder's season triple-slash to .267/.321/.428. He's also hit 12 homers and driven in 55. This is the first season in which Solarte's seen more than 252 at-bats.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 01:52:00 AM

Yangervis Solarte had a three-run home run and a walk in five plate appearances as the Padres routed the Braves on Tuesday.

Solarte made it a five-run sixth inning when he hit a three-run home run off of Ross Detwiler, building the Padres' lead to 7-0. He had been slumping, batting .067 (1-for-15) in his previous five games. On the season, Solarte is batting .262/.319/.406 with eight home runs and 45 RBI.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 01:27:00 AM

Yangervis Solarte hit two home runs, knocked in four runs, and drew a walk in five plate appearances in Monday's win over the Brewers.

Solarte put the Padres on the board early with a first-inning solo home run against Wily Peralta. He added a three-run home run to cap off a six-run seventh inning. The third baseman is on a nine-game hitting streak, the most recent four of which have included multiple hits. Solarte owns a productive .266/.319/.418 batting line with seven home runs and 40 RBI on the year.
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 11:30:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte finished 4-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored Wednesday against the Mets.

Solarte is playing fairly regularly with Will Middlebrooks in the minors and Cory Spangenberg on the DH, and he's hit well this month, batting .284 with three homers in 74 at-bats. There's no mixed-league value here at all, but he's giving the Padres a lift.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 11:38:00 PM

Yangervis Solarte went 2-for-3 with a homer, a walk and three runs scored Saturday as the Padres topped the Rangers 6-5.

Solarte's two-run homer off Shawn Tolleson in the top of the ninth was the big blow. It was his fifth long ball, three of which have come since the beginning of July. The Padres have been perfectly willing to go with the hot hand in the infield, so it looks like Solarte will play pretty regularly until he cools off.
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 01:52:00 AM

Yangervis Solarte belted his fourth home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Cardinals.

His solo blast off Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez in the fourth inning wound up being the extent of the Padres offense in the contest. He finished the day 1-for-4 and is now hitting .249/.298/.378 with four homers and 30 RBI on the season.
Sat, Jul 4, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Derek Norris
2Christian Bethancourt
1B1Wil Myers
2Brett Wallace
2B1Cory Spangenberg
2Jemile Weeks
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Yangervis Solarte
2Adam Rosales
3Alexi Amarista
LF1Melvin Upton
2Jabari Blash
CF1Jon Jay
2Travis Jankowski
RF1Matt Kemp
2Alex Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Tyson Ross
2James Shields
3Andrew Cashner
4Drew Pomeranz
5Colin Rea
6Cesar Vargas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Fernando Rodney
2Kevin Quackenbush
3Brandon Maurer
4Matt Thornton
5Jon Edwards
6Carlos Villanueva
7Ryan Buchter
8Luis Perdomo
9Buddy Baumann
10Robbie Erlin
11Brad Hand