Alexi Amarista

Alexi Amarista #5

  • 3B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 5' 6"/160
  • Age: 27


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Alexi Amarista Stats

.286 0 4 4 .680

Alexi Amarista MLB Career Stats

.229 18 143 33 .601

Alexi Amarista Bio

  • Full Name: Alexi Jose Amarista
  • Pronunciation: AH-mah-REE-stah
  • Nickname: Little Ninja
  • Born: 4/6/1989 in Barcelona, Venezuela
  • Debut: April 26, 2011
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2016 Stats 35 3 10 0 4 4 .286 .366 .680
MLB Career Stats 1477 143 338 18 143 33 .229 .276 .601

Alexi Amarista 2016 Splits

Last 7 Games 18 1 3 0 2 1 2 2 .167 .200 .222
Last 15 Games 39 3 10 0 4 5 6 4 .256 .333 .282
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Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/21 vs LAD 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/22 vs LAD 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
5/23 @ SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games
5/21 vs LAD
5/22 vs LAD
5/23 @ SF
2016 Games by Position: 2B (7) 3B (4) SS (4)

Alexi Amarista Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Padres NL 42 16 88.52 243.24 72.52 11.27 35.91
MLB Avg - - - - 88.47 210.62 69.27 11.36 34.90


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Alexi Amarista Stats

*Since 2006

Alexi Amarista Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Alexi Amarista Statcast Events


Alexi Amarista 2016 Projections

Rest of Season
12 43 4 10 10 2 0 1 4 3 1 7 1 0 .233 .283 .349 .631
26 78 7 20 21 3 0 1 8 8 3 12 5 1 .256 .322 .333 .655
Rest of Season

Alexi Amarista News

Alexi Amarista Fantasy News

May 18, 2016 at 9:23 PM ET

Amarista activated from 15-day DL

For the first time in what's already become a season riddled with injuries, the Padres' disabled list got shorter Wednesday.

May 8, 2016 at 5:35 PM ET

Padres place Weeks on DL, recall Pirela

The Padres' rash of injuries to their infielders required another roster move Sunday. Jose Pirela was recalled from Triple-A El Paso, expected to see occasional starts at second base.


Alexi Amarista Awards

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Rancho Cucamonga CAL

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Cedar Rapids MID

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Cedar Rapids MID

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Cedar Rapids MID

AZL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 AZL Angels AZL

Alexi Amarista Leaderboards


Season 3B Rank
2012 5 24th in NL
2013 4 24th in NL

Alexi Amarista Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 18, 2016 San Diego Padres activated 3B Alexi Amarista from the 15-day disabled list.
May 17, 2016 San Diego Padres sent 2B Alexi Amarista on a rehab assignment to San Antonio Missions.
April 23, 2016 San Diego Padres placed SS Alexi Amarista on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 20, 2016. Right hamstring strain.
April 10, 2016 San Diego Padres recalled SS Alexi Amarista from El Paso Chihuahuas.
April 3, 2016 San Diego Padres optioned SS Alexi Amarista to El Paso Chihuahuas.
May 17, 2012 San Diego Padres recalled Alexi Amarista from Tucson Padres.
May 3, 2012 Salt Lake Bees traded 2B Alexi Amarista to Tucson Padres.
May 3, 2012 San Diego Padres traded RHP Ernesto Frieri to Los Angeles Angels for 2B Alexi Amarista and RHP Donn Roach.
April 13, 2012 Los Angeles Angels optioned Alexi Amarista to Salt Lake Bees.
September 6, 2011 Los Angeles Angels recalled Alexi Amarista from Salt Lake Bees.
July 23, 2011 Los Angeles Angels optioned Alexi Amarista to Salt Lake Bees.
July 15, 2011 Los Angeles Angels recalled Alexi Amarista from Salt Lake Bees.
June 7, 2011 Los Angeles Angels optioned Alexi Amarista to Salt Lake Bees.
April 25, 2011 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of Alexi Amarista from Salt Lake Bees.
January 28, 2011 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster 2B Alexi Amarista to spring training.
August 25, 2010 Alexi Amarista assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Arkansas Travelers.
July 3, 2010 Alexi Amarista assigned to Arkansas Travelers from Salt Lake Bees.
July 1, 2010 Alexi Amarista assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
April 5, 2010 Alexi Amarista assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
February 3, 2010 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster 2B Alexi Amarista to spring training.

Alexi Jose Amarista Bio Info

Alexi Jose Amarista (AH-mah-REE-stah)…has one daughter, Aleximae Sophia…originally signed by Angels' scouts Clay Daniel & Denny Suarez.


Started 87 games total on the season, with 79 at shortstop, five at second base and three in left field....Made his fourth-straight Opening Day roster and third-straight for SD....On 6/17 at OAK made his professional debut as a pitcher in the eighth, recording the final out of the inning on his second pitch, stranding two runners…was the first position player to pitch for the Padres since Josh Wilson on 6/7/09 vs. ARI...At 5'6'' he became the shortest player to ever throw a pitch for the Padres (previous: Danny Boone, 5'8'')…also became the fifth player in Major League Baseball since 1974 to hit a home run in a game before pitching in the same game....On 9/24 vs. SF, came up with the walk-off, pinch-hit RBI, his third career walk-off hit....Over 20 games in June he hit .293 (17-58) with nine RBI and seven runs scored....Overall on the season, hit .275 (19-69) with runners in scoring position....On 8/2 at MIA, hit a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth to tie the game at 2-2 before the Padres fell by a score of 5-2 in the bottom half…was the third home run of his career in the seventh inning-or-later to either tie or give the Padres a lead, and first since his birthday in 2014 (4/6/14) also at MIA (also, 6/28/12 at HOU).


Played in a career-high 148 games and 119 starts, also setting career-highs in runs (39), hits (101), RBI (40) and stolen bases (12)...Made his third-straight Opening Day roster and second-straight for SD...Started a career-high 119 games, with 71 at SS, 18 at 2B, 16 at 3B, 13 in CF and one in LF...Started 68 of final 79 games at SS from 7/1 through end of the year...Posted an .822 zone rating at SS from 7/1 through the end of the season, eighth-best among qualifying Major Leaguers and sixthbest among qualifying National League shortstops...Collected his second career walk-off hit on 8/30 vs. LAD (also, 9/26/13 vs. ARI)...Hit a pinch-hit, go-ahead three-run home run on 4/6 at MIA on the day of his 25th birthday, becoming the second player in Padres history to hit a pinch-hit homer on his birthday, joining Greg Vaughn on 7/3/97...In 76 games at home, he hit .262 (54-for-206) against a .217 (47-for-217) average in 72 games on the road...Hit .455 (5-for-11) with the bases loaded...Following the season on 1/16/15, agreed to terms on a two-year contract through the 2016 season.


Played in a career-high 146 games, the second-most by a Padre behind Will Venable (151)…set a career-high in hits (87) while tying his career-high in home runs (five) and RBI (32)...Made a career-high 84 starts (53 in CF, 16 at 2B, eight at SS, five in LF and two at 3B)...Hit .316 (24-for-76) with runners in scoring position, the third-best mark by a Padre in 2013 (min 20 AB)…also hit .324 (11-for-34) with runners in scoring position and two outs, the second-best mark by a Padre in 2013 (min. 10 AB)...Recorded his first career game-ending hit in the Padres final home game of the season on September 26 vs. ARI with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 11th to give the Padres a 3-2 victory...Had a career-long 0-for-31 hitless streak from September 7-23 snapped with a single on September 24 vs. ARI...Over a 30-game stretch from June 28 - August 7, he hit .302 (29-for-96)...On May 15 at BAL, recorded a season-high-tying three hits, going 3-for-5 with a career-high tying three runs, two doubles, a homer and two RBI from eighth spot in order…his three extra-base hits were a career-high and were tied for the most in a game by a Padre in 2013…according to ELIAS, he became just the third Padre in team history to have at least three extra-base hits with multiple RBI while hitting eighth-or-ninth in the order (also, Cesar Crespo on September 24, 2001 at COL and Nick Hundley on August 31, 2010 at ARI).

2012 Acquired by the Padres along with RHP Donn Roach from LAA in exchange for RHP Ernesto Frieri on 5/3. Made his first career Opening Day roster for the Angels, appearing in one game as a pinch runner on Opening Day, 4/6 vs. KC, scoring what would prove to be the winning run in that game. Assigned to Triple-A Tucson after trade on 5/3, playing in 11 games for Tucson before being recalled to San Diego on 5/17, spending the remainder of the season with the Padres...made his Padres debut on 5/17 vs. LAD. Hit .186 (11-for-59) over his first 25 games with the Padres from 5/17-6/18 before hitting .309 (42-for-136)right after in a 42-game span from 5/19-8/11. Collected a career-high five hits on 9/2 at COL, the most hits by a Padre in 2012 and most by a Padre since Chase Headley also had five hits on 9/21/09 at PIT (11 innings). Hit his first career home run on 6/28 at HOU, a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to help give the Padres a 7-3 victory over the Astros that day...became the first player in Major League history to hit a go-ahead grand slam in the ninth inning-or-later for his first career home run since 9/8/69 when Jose Martinez did so for PIT at MON (ELIAS)...was the fifth Padre in team history to hit a grand slam for his first home run. Two games after his first career home run on 6/28 at HOU,had his first career multi-homer game on 6/30 at COL, collecting a career-high tying four RBI in that game (2x, also 6/28/12 at HOU). Hit his first career leadoff home run on 8/10 at PIT. Overall, between the Angels and Padres, hit .279 (29-for-104) with runners on base and .265 (18-for-68) with runners in scoring position. Had a career-best nine-game hit streak from 6/26-7/5, hitting .412 (14-for-34) over that streak. Played in 106 games total, making 64 starts, all with the Padres...of his games started, 43 were at 2B, eight at SS, seven in LF and six in CF. In 29 games combined between Salt Lake and Tucson, hit .278 (35-for-126) with seven doubles, two triples, one home run, 18 RBI and 17 runs scored. 2011 Spent majority of season with triple-A Salt Lake...With Bees, hit .292 (106/363) with 24 doubles, five triples, four home runs, 15 RBI and 15 SB in 86 games...Appeared at five different positions with club during season (2B, SS, LF, CF, RF)...Smacked three doubles with three RBI vs. Tucson on August 2...Spent three separate stints with Halos, first called up April 25...Made Major League debut April 26 vs. Oakland (1-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI)...Connected for a 2-run double in first at-bat, marking first Major League hit, first Major League extra-base hit and first two career RBI...Optioned to Salt Lake June 18, recalled again by Angels from July 15-23...Recalled by Angels on Sept. 6... Overall, hit .154 (8/52) with three doubles, one triple and five RBI in 23 games with Halos. 2010 Batted .295 (64/217) with nine HR and 34 RBI in 2010 Venezuelan Winter League...Angels' Defensive Player of the Month in April, May and June of 2010 was named to the California League Mid-season All-Star Team. 2009 Earned Angels' Minor League Player of the Year honors in 2009...2009 Midwest League All-Star Game selection...Named to the Midwest Post-Season All-Star team...Led league hitting .319, placed second with 39 doubles and 10 triples. 2008 Spent the majority of 2008 season with the Arizona League Angels hitting .332 (67/202) with 46 runs and 21 RBI in 51 games...Named 2008 AZL Postseason All-Star...Went hitless in two plate appearances for the Cedar Rapids Kernels. 2007 Spent entire 2007 season with Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Angels, hitting .340 (82/241) in 65 games...Went 9-for-22 with two home runs and six RBI in first four contests...Had at least one RBI in first seven contests...Went 3-for-5 with a home run and a career-high four RBI against the DSL Pirates on July 24... Collected 24 multi-hit games.