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Yeison Asencio | Outfielder

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/11/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 175
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Padres OF prospect Yeison Asencio exploded for a career-high six RBI Monday in a win for Double-A San Antonio.
He crushed a grand slam in the first inning before adding a two-run bomb in the sixth. Ascencio entered Monday in a 2-for-27 slump. He's now hitting .287 with eight homers and 36 RBI. The 25-year-old has struck out just 26 times in 293 at-bats this season (8.9 percent strikeout rate). Jul 13 - 4:54 PM

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Padres sent OF Yeison Asencio outright to Triple-A El Paso.

There was a chance the 25-year-old would get claimed on waivers after batting .291/.330/.433 with 15 home runs in the minors this past season, but he stays with the Padres. Asencio will now need to be re-added to the 40-man roster before the Padres can promote him to the big league club.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 06:28:00 PM

Padres designated OF Yeison Asencio for assignment.

Asencio hit .291/.330/.433 with 15 homers over 138 games between Double- and Triple-A this season. He just turned 25, so it's possible he'll draw interest on waivers.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 10:15:00 PM

Padres optioned OF Yeison Asencio to Double-A San Antonio.

The 24-year-old outfielder hit .277/.307/.401 with seven homers, 76 RBI and four stolen bases in 131 games between High-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio in 2013. He's not close to making an impact on the big league level.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 12:04:00 AM

Padres purchased the contract of OF Yeison Asencio from Low-A Fort Wayne.

Asencio, 23, obviously isn't close to the big leagues, but the Padres didn't want to risk losing him in the Rule 5 Draft. He batted .323/.353/.474 with eight homers and seven steals at Low-A in 2012.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 07:15:00 PM

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