|2013 Season (CBSSports.com)||400.00||10.00||.253||43.00||59.00||22.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Washington||13||1||0|| .077|| .077|| .077|
|vs Haren (Career)||10||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs RHP||93||22||5|| .311|| .419|| .237|
|05/14/2013||Will Venable, RF SD|
Brandon Beachy, SP ATL
|Gio Gonzalez, SP WAS|
Brett Jackson, CF CHC
|05/13/2013||Tommy Milone, SP OAK|
Joe Nathan, RP TEX
|Mike Minor, SP ATL|
Will Venable, RF SD
|05/13/2013||Will Venable, RF SD||Ike Davis, 1B NYM|
|Last 10 Games|
|Will Venable fighting for playing time|
|by Joe Polito | CBSSports.com|
(5/16/13) Padres outfielder Will Venable has showed that he’s capable of power. But with all the pieces in the San Diego outfield shuffle, Venable might not get enough opportunities to make him a worthwhile Fantasy option.
Our Nandi Di Fino expressed his concern over Venebale being a “part-time player” during Thursday’s broadcast of Fantasy Baseball Today. He said in another situation, with guaranteed playing time, he likes Venable. But the only player he considers a sure thing in the Padres outfield is Carlos Quentin.
|Will Venable in midst of productive stretch|
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(5/15/13) Padres outfielder Will Venable doubled and drove in one run Wednesday at Baltimore. He finished 2 for 5.
Venable has hit safely in seven of his last nine games. He's batting .357 (10 for 28) with one double, three home runs and six RBI in that span.
|Will Venable showing signs of life|
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(5/11/13) Padres outfielder Will Venable continued to heat up after a slow start. He hit his third home run in five games Friday against the Rays.
Venable extended a modest hitting streak to three games with a first-inning solo home run. He finished 1 for 4 with two strikeouts in addition to the home run, however he did score a second run after one of those strikeouts. Venabale reached based on a wild pitch after he struck out, then stole two bases and scored on another wild pitch. His effort came in a 6-3 loss.
Since he hit bottom with a .197 batting average on May 2, Venable has hit safely in five of seven games. He is hitting .438 with three home runs and five RBI in that stretch.
|Will Venable homers twice in three games|
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(5/8/13) Padres outfielder Will Venable connected for a two-run home run in Tuesday's 5-1 win against the Marlins. He finished 2 for 4 with three RBI.
Venable has four home runs, including two in his last three games. However, he's batting just .160 in his last 13 games, dropping his season average from .264 to .231.
|Will Venable fills up box score against Brewers|
|by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com|
(4/24/13) Padres outfielder Will Venable went 2 for 3 with a run, RBI and stolen base in Tuesday's loss against Milwaukee.
Venable is now hitting .264/.350/.453. He has started 14 of 20 games for San Diego, including the last four straight. With Cameron Maybin on the disabled list, there doesn't project to be much competition for Venable in center field for the time being.
|By now, Will Venable has pretty well established what he's capable of delivering for Fantasy owners. He'll steal 20-25 bases and threaten for double-digit homers. His poor plate discipline will cause him to run hot and cold, though, finishing with a batting average somewhere below .270. The complete package would be halfway useful in Fantasy -- something along the lines of a left-handed-hitting Chris Young -- but of course, he doesn't play every day. As the better half of a lefty-righty platoon in the Padres outfield (with Chris Denorfia the leading man for the lesser role), Venable simply won't get the at-bats to measure up in mixed leagues. He'll be worth a waiver claim when he has the right matchups during one of his hot streaks, but on Draft Day, he's better left for NL-only leagues. (Updated 1/2/13)|
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/19/13||WAS||4:10 pm||Dan Haren|
|5/20/13||STL||10:10 pm||Shelby Miller|
|5/21/13||STL||10:10 pm||Adam Wainwright|
|5/22/13||STL||10:10 pm|| |
|5/24/13||@ ARI||9:40 pm||Brandon McCarthy|
|5/25/13||@ ARI||10:10 pm||Wade Miley|
|5/26/13||@ ARI||4:10 pm||Patrick Corbin|