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2014 Avg.
.254
 
Career Avg.
.260
Name  Yangervis Solarte
Born  7/7/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  195
Number  27
Position  2B
Bats  S
Throws  R
9/14/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte was 2-for-4 with a home run against the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Insight: Solarte hit a solo home run in the seventh inning as the Padres tried to rally from a six-run deficit. San Diego ended up losing, 10-4. Solarte is 4-for-9 in the weekend series with Arizona.
 
8/31/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte was 2-for-4 with a run against the Dodgers on Sunday.
Insight: One of Solarte's hits was a double, and he also scored. Solarte is hitting .260 with nine home runs, 46 RBI and 46 runs this season with the Yankees and Padres. He has been better, hitting .271, since becoming a Padre.
 
8/16/2014 4:48:00 PM
Description: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte (oblique) is in the lineup Saturday, according to Jeff Sanders of the Union-Tribune.
Insight: Solarte suffered an oblique injury on Wednesday and missed the last two games. He has gone 22-for-78 (.282) with three homers and 11 RBI since he was traded from the Yankees to San Diego for Chase Headley.
 
8/13/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte left Wednesday's game with an apparent injury, according to Corey Brock of mlb.com.
Insight: Solarte appeared to tweak his lower back or oblique on a throw from shortstop. He started there because Everth Cabrera was placed on the DL with a hamstring strain injury Tuesday. Solarte has gone 22-for-78 (.282) with three homers and 11 RBI since he was traded from the Yankees to San Diego for Chase Headley.
 
7/22/2014 1:54:00 PM
Description: Third baseman Yangervis Solarte has been traded to the San Diego Padres.
Insight: Solarte went 40-for-119 (.336) with 10 doubles, four homers, 23 RBI, 17 runs and a 16/17 K/BB in his first 34 games this season, but he went 23-for-123 (.187) with two homers and seven RBI since then. In pitcher-friendly Petco Park, Solarte will have no fantasy value.
 
7/3/2014 12:34:00 PM
Description: The Yankees have demoted third baseman Yangervis Solarte to Triple-A.
Insight: Solarte went 40-for-119 (.336) with 10 doubles, four homers, 23 RBI, 17 runs and a 16/17 K/BB in his first 34 games this season, but he went 23-for-123 (.187) with two homers and seven RBI since then. In his place, the Yankees have called up Zelous Wheeler, a career minor leaguer like Solarte who hit .299 with seven home runs with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season.
 
6/23/2014 4:13:00 PM
Description: Yankees 3B Yangervis Solarte is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: He hasn't produced a hit since June 8 (27 at-bats). His batting average has dropped 36 points. His hot-hitting April (.303) and May (.296) is but a distant memory. Kelly Johnson will play at the hot corner with Brian Roberts at second base.
 
6/21/2014 11:38:00 AM
Description: Yankees 3B Yangervis Solarte is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: He hasn't produced a hit since June 8 (27 at-bats). His batting average has dropped 36 points. His hot-hitting April (.303) and May (.296) is but a distant memory. Kelly Johnson will play at the hot corner with Brian Roberts at second base.
 
5/31/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Yangervis Solarte's strong rookie campaign continued Saturday with a three-hit game against Minnesota.
Insight: Solarte has followed up a brutal 0-for-16 stretch by collecting hits in five of his last six at bats. That brings the 26-year-old's season average all the way up to .299. That's second-best among major league rookies (.304 for Xander Bogaerts).
 
Hot5/14/2014 11:09:00 PM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte homered for the second straight game Wednesday against the Mets.
Insight: Solarte has gone 15-for-31 (.484) with three homers and 10 RBI during a nine-game hitting streak. The 26-year-old is tied for the AL lead with a .336 batting average.
 
Hot5/13/2014 11:09:00 PM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte had his fifth multi-hit effort in his last seven games Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: Solarte has gone 13-for-26 (.500) with two homers and eight RBI during that span. The 26-year-old looked to be fading in late April following a hot start, but he's kept it going into May and is now batting .336 with three home runs, 22 RBI and a .912 OPS.
 
5/8/2014 9:25:00 AM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte had his second straight two-hit game Wednesday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Solarte looked to be tailing off at the end of April but he's still hitting .306 with an .830 OPS this season and has held onto the starting third base job.
 
4/27/2014 6:51:00 PM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte is dealing with a sore right shoulder and will take a seat Sunday against the Angels, according to Andrew Marchand of espnny.com.
Insight: Solarte (.301, 13 RBI) was in the initial lineup but the Yankees scratched him. Brian Roberts will start at second base.
 
4/23/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Red Sox. Kelly Johnson is starting at third base.
Insight: Solarte is in the midst of a 0-for-12 slump. Now that Mark Teixeira is back, Solarte will probably go back to a utility role and won't start enough to help fantasy owners.
 
4/5/2014 7:42:00 PM
Description: Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte went 2-for-3 Saturday at Toronto and is 7-for-13 with three doubles, four RBI and two runs in four games this season.
Insight: Solarte beat out Eduardo Nunez for the Yankees' utility infield job this spring and he'll likely start at third base while Mark Teixeira is on the disabled list with a hamstring strain.
 
4/5/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Yankees second baseman Yangervis Solarte will likely move to 3B as a result of the injury to Mark Teixeira.
Insight: Solarte is off to a hot start, batting .500 through his first three games. As long as he stays hot there will be a spot in the lineup for him.
 

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