|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||5/13/1992|
|Height, Weight||6'1", 210 lbs|
|From||Puerto Cabello, VEN|
|Nationality||Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of|
Contreras went 2-for-3 with a walk, a solo home run and a grand slam in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the White Sox.
The first inning grand slam by Contreras set the tone for the game and ended up being the difference between the two crosstown rivals. The 27-year-old catcher added a solo shot in the third inning for good measure, giving him his first multi-homer game since April 12. Contreras has had a nice bounceback 2019 with 15 home runs, 42 RBI and a .954 OPS.
Contreras will sit Tuesday against the White Sox.
Contreras has had more days off recently, as he finds himself out of the lineup for the fourth time in eight games. Victor Caratini gets the nod in his absence.
Contreras is not starting Saturday against the Dodgers.
Contreras has been slumping after a hot start to the season, hitting .167/.245/.271 over his last 14 games. Victor Caratini will start behind the plate.
Contreras is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rockies.
Contreras will take a seat for Wednesday's matinee contest after catching all nine innings during Tuesday's night game. The backstop, who is slashing just .180/.255/.320 with two home runs and a 36.4 percent strikeout rate over his last 15 games, will give way to Victor Caratini behind the dish in this one.
Contreras is not in the lineup Monday against the Rockies.
Contreras will take a seat for Monday's series opener after starting the past two games behind the dish and going 1-for-8 with five strikeouts during those contests. In his stead, Victor Caratini is starting at backstop and hitting sixth.