Rene Rivera 44 | Catcher

San Diego Padres

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Thu. Aug 28, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Rivera was the hero Wednesday, going 2-for-5 with a game-tying home run in the ninth inning and a walkoff single in the 10th to beat the Padres, 3-2. Impact: Rivera hit his first home run at Petco Park since joining the Padres, and his ninth overall in 2014. The 31-year-old backstop is slashing .241/.306/.425 with 32 RBI and 18 runs in 212 at bats this season.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Aug 25, 2014
News: Rivera has reached base in 10 of 12 appearances in August, slashing .231/.348/.256 with two RBI, four runs, and a 7:10 BB:K in 39 at-bats. Impact: Rivera won't light the world on fire with his bat, as evidenced by his slash line on the season (.238/.306/.416), but his defense is an invaluable asset that affords him a handful of starts per week. However, Yasmani Grandal remains the relevant Padres catcher to consider, if in need of a power threat behind the plate - he's tallied four homers in 79 at-bats since the All-Star break.(RotoWire, )
Rene Rivera
2014 Season
Ht: 5' 10"  Wt: 214  Age: 31
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 7/31/1983, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
College: None
Debut: 2004
Salary: $506,400
Injury Status
No Current Injury