Arismendy Alcantara 7 | Center Field

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Fri. Sep 19, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Alcantara (wrist) is back in the lineup Friday against the Dodgers. Impact: Alcantara has missed three straight games due to a sprained wrist, but after taking batting practice Thursday, he was deemed healthy enough to be present in Friday's starting lineup. The switch hitter is batting just .212 on the season, but is 5-for-16 at the dish over his previous four starts.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 18, 2014
News: Alcantara (wrist) is out of the lineup Thursday against the Dodgers, MLB.com reports. Impact: Alcantara was slated to resume hitting Thursday, and that should go a long way toward determining his status for the weekend. In the meantime, Ryan Kalish will cover center field in his absence.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 18, 2014
News: Alcantara (wrist) hit in the batting cage and took batting practice Thursday, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports. Impact: Alcantara is being kept out of the lineup for the third straight game, but with a positive hitting session Thursday, he could draw back into the Chicago lineup over the weekend.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Sep 17, 2014
News: Alcantara (wrist) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Reds. Impact: Alcantara sat out on Tuesday with soreness in his wrist after running into the outfield wall, and is presumably still nursing the same injury. Ryan Kalish will start in center in his place Wednesday.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Sep 17, 2014
News: Alcantara (wrist) underwent an MRI that showed a sprain in his right wrist, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Impact: Alcantara believes it's just a minor issue, and has been able to throw fine since injuring his wrist. He's out of the lineup for a second straight game on Wednesday, but will resume hitting Thursday and is hopeful that he'll be able to return then.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Sep 17, 2014
News: Alcantara injured his right hand making a game-saving catch against the outfield wall Monday and sat Tuesday. Impact: Alcantara, who had a wrap on his right hand and wrist, was held out of the starting lineup. "Right now, it's just soreness," manager Rick Renteria said. (STATS, 2:09am)
Tue. Sep 16, 2014
News: Alcantara is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Reds. Impact: Alcantara tallied five hits in his last four games and homered off Tuesday's starter for the Reds -- Johnny Cueto -- earlier this season, but manager Rick Renteria still decided to give him a day off. Matt Szczur will start in center field in Alcantara's place.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Sep 16, 2014
News: Alcantara is sitting out Tuesday due to minor wrist soreness, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports. Impact: Alcantara injured his wrist crashing into the outfield wall in Monday's game. Consider him day-to-day.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Sep 12, 2014
News: Alcantara went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's loss to the Pirates. Impact: After struggling through a seven-game skid that saw him go just 3-for-29 with a dozen strikeouts, Alcantara showed some life at the plate Friday night. The 22-year-old native of Cuba has had some impressive spurts during his rookie campaign, but is not likely to display much consistency until he can cut down on the whiffs.(RotoWire, )
Arismendy Alcantara
2014 Season
AVG
.215
HR
10
RBI
27
RUNS
31
Bio
Ht: 5' 10"  Wt: 170  Age: 22
Bats: S  Throws: R
Born: 10/29/1991, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
College: None
Debut: 2014
Salary: $500,000
Injury Status
9/16/2014
Day to day. (Right wrist soreness)