2B,3B - FA
Carlos Asuaje was walked in the 3rd inning and did nothing else after or before that.
Asuaje is only an option in a random Padres stack.
Carlos Asuaje was recalled from Triple-A El Paso on Tuesday to replace the injured Joey Lucchesi (hip) after being sent down to the minors on Monday, just one day prior.
Asuaje has not played well this season and blew his opportunity to serve as the Padres everyday starter at second base, according to manager Andy Green. He was originally sent down on Monday with the intent of giving him opportunities to increase his versatility by learning to play third base. Now, he'll merely serve as an extra bench bat until one of the Padres' injured players makes a return to the lineup.
Carlos Asuaje went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run, 4 RBI and two runs scored in Monday's thrashing of the Rockies.
Asuaje was hitting .188 with just three extra-base hits on the year one week ago, on April 16, but has begun to turn things around since. Asuaje is now 7-for-20 (.350) in his last six games, improving his season-long slash line to .226/.301/.345.
Carlos Asuaje went 2-for-4 on Saturday to raise his average over .200.
Asuaje hit .270 last year, and he is still San Diego's starting second baseman. In deep leagues or NL only leagues, he could be useful but don't expect power or speed.
Carlos Asuaje produced three hits in five at-bats including a double and a RBI during the Padres' 9-6 loss to the Rockies on Monday.
Asuaje continues to provide a solid batting average (.309) since taking over at 2B for the injured Yangervis Solarte (oblique) on June 23rd. He doesn't offer much fantasy value other than batting average right now but with his recent move to the second spot in the batting order, he could be in a position to score and drive in more runs. He is only worth fantasy consideration in NL-only leagues.