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Carlos Quentin | Outfielder

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/28/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Carlos Quentin doubled, singled and drove in three runs Friday against the Dodgers.
Quentin raised his average to .175 with the performance! He's still just 10-for-75 (.133) since the beginning of July, but if he can stay healthy for a while, he should begin to pick it up. Jul 12 - 1:46 AM

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Carlos Quentin went 2-for-4 with a double and two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Quentin returned to the Padres' lineup Monday after missing three starts with a sore shoulder. This was his first round-tripper since June 16. It's been a slog for the veteran, who is slashing just .185/.287/.359 in 35 games. San Diego needs Quentin to get going. Seth Smith can't keep doing it alone.
Jul 2 - 1:20 AM

Carlos Quentin is back in the Padres' lineup Monday.

Quentin hadn't started since Friday because of soreness in his left shoulder, though he did make a pinch-hitting appearance over the weekend. The outfielder is hitting just .176/.290/.318 over 33 games for the Padres this season.
Jun 30 - 6:22 PM

Carlos Quentin (shoulder) struck out as a pinch-hitter Sunday in the Padres' win over the Diamondbacks.

Quentin has been out of the San Diego starting lineup since Friday because of soreness in his left shoulder. He is aiming to return on Monday night at Coors Field.
Jun 30 - 8:00 AM

Carlos Quentin (shoulder) was "feeling better" Saturday, according to Padres' manager Bud Black.

Quentin had to be scratched Friday because of a sore left shoulder and probably won't be available Saturday, but the 31-year-old is expected to avoid the disabled list.
Jun 28 - 7:30 PM

Carlos Quentin was scratched from Friday's lineup due to a sore shoulder.

He sustained the injury awkwardly diving for a ball in the outfield on Thursday. It doesn't appear to be serious, so expect him to return to the Padres lineup in a day or two.
Jun 27 - 8:01 PM

Carlos Quentin has been scratched from the Padres starting lineup for Friday's contest against the Diamondbacks.

No word yet has been given as to the reason for the late scratch, but the oft-injured outfielder has dealt with his share of ailments already this season. The team should provide an update on his status shortly, but it certainly wouldn't be surprising to see him forced back to the disabled list.
Jun 27 - 6:57 PM

Carlos Quentin flew out as a pinch-hitter in Saturday's loss to the Dodgers.

Quentin missed a second straight start due to left knee soreness, but he's been able to pinch-hit in both games. He should be back in the lineup soon.
Jun 22 - 4:22 AM

Carlos Quentin (knee) is out of the Padres' starting lineup Saturday versus the Dodgers.

Quentin has been dealing with left knee soreness and will have to miss a second consecutive game. Jake Goebbert is getting his first start in the big leagues to replace Quentin in left field.
Jun 21 - 8:22 PM

Carlos Quentin is out of Friday's lineup against the Dodgers due to left knee soreness.

Quentin has had all sorts of knee issues in recent years and began the season on the DL with an injury to the very same knee, so the Padres won't take any chances. The 31-year-old is hitting just .091 (4-for-44) this month.
Source: UT San Diego
Jun 20 - 7:42 PM

According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, Carlos Quentin may be open to waiving his no-trade clause.

Quentin received complete no-trade protection on the three-year, $27 million contract extension that he signed with the Padres in July 2012, allowing him to block a move to any team. But the Friars are buried in the National League West standings with a record of 30-42 and Quentin is believed to be open to joining a contender before the July 31 deadline. Heyman says "San Diego higher-ups haven't yet officially approached Quentin about the possibility of a trade."
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 19 - 12:25 PM

Carlos Quentin went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in Monday's loss against the Mariners.

We'll take all the progress we can get: Quentin is 3-for-7 over the past 48 hours after going 1-for-32 in his last several games before that. The outfielder needs time off from time to time in order to protect his fragile body, and he hasn't been hitting much while manning the San Diego sod. Quentin is batting .212/.312/.379 with three round trips in 66 at-bats.
Jun 17 - 1:19 AM

Carlos Quentin went 0-for-4 in Friday's loss to the Mets.

Quentin now has just one hit in his last 32 at-bats. Now that's a deep funk. His batting line currently sits at an anemic .186/.290/.322 on the year.
Jun 14 - 1:19 AM

Carlos Quentin went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Wednesday's loss to the Phillies.

Quentin has logged just one hit in his last 34 trips to the plate. He had been dealing with a groin injury and has gotten intermittent rest as a result, but he can't seem to get going at the plate. Quentin owns a .200/.308/.345 with a pair of home runs in 65 trips to the plate.
Jun 11 - 10:12 PM

Carlos Quentin (groin) will return to the Padres' lineup Monday.

Quentin hit a pinch-hit homer Saturday and will be available to pinch-hit again Sunday, but the start Monday will be his first in a week. He's been limited to 16 plate appearances this season due to injury.
May 25 - 2:35 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Rene Rivera
1B1Yonder Alonso
2Tommy Medica
2B1Jedd Gyorko
2Brooks Conrad
SS1Everth Cabrera
2Alexi Amarista
3B1Chris Nelson
2Yangervis Solarte
LF1Carlos Quentin
2Jake Goebbert
CF1Will Venable
2Cameron Maybin
RF1Seth Smith
2Chris Denorfia
3Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Andrew Cashner
2Ian Kennedy
3Tyson Ross
4Eric Stults
5Robbie Erlin
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Cory Luebke
8Casey Kelly
9Joe Wieland
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joaquin Benoit
2Dale Thayer
3Kevin Quackenbush
4Nick Vincent
5Alex Torres
6Tim Stauffer
7Troy Patton
8Blaine Boyer