Zimmerman hit a solo home run to right field in the sixth inning of a 6-5, 10-inning win. He went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and an RBI. He has hit safely in seven games in a row.
Zimmerman is hitting .283, with 19 RBI in 28 games. He has eight extra-base hits overall.Analysis:
Chavez has three straight multi-hit games, with five RBI, two walks and two extra-base hits during that span. He has raised his batting average to .337, while receiving the majority of his playing time against right-handed pitching.Analysis:
Soto batted .269 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 33 games at Triple-A.Analysis:
Ramirez took starter Jaime Garcia deep twice for a pair of three-run home runs. He finished 2 for 4 with two runs scored and six RBI in a 7-6 defeat.
Ramirez has gone 3 for 15 in his last four games played. He is hitting .327 with three home runs and 12 RBI in 49 at-bats.
Wright went 3 for 4 with a solo home run, accounting for three of the team's eight hits. He added a stolen base, his ninth of the season.
Wright is now batting .312 on the season, and has been on fire since the start of May. He is hitting .364 in 14 games, with twice as many home runs (four) as in April. He has six home runs on the season, with 27 RBI.Analysis:
According to sources close to the team, a trade is "unlikely" this season, as the team continues to hope it can re-sign Headley to a long-term contract. While Headley's agent did not return a message to Heyman, Padres general manager Josh Byrnes was willing to speak about his desire to keep Headley.
"Our first choice is to sign him," Byrnes told Heyman by phone.
Headley is still two offseasons away from becoming a free agent, but the Padres have already turned down plenty of offers for the Silver Slugger award winner.
"A couple teams tried pretty hard. But obviously we had a pretty high standard," Byrnes said. "And obviously, we think even higher of him now."Analysis:
Arenado went 1 for 4 in the game, with a solo home run, his first since May 5. He also struck out once.
Arenado is batting .259 since May 1, with three home runs and seven runs scored.Analysis:
Alvarez entered play Thursday with just two steals in 354 games and 1,370 career plate appearances. He recorded one stolen base in each of the last two years. Alvarez has hit just .188/.237/.336 with six home runs in 139 plate appearances this season.Analysis:
Betancourt had actually went hitless in six of his seven games heading into Thursday. The solid performance gives him a .239/.268/.455 line with eight home runs in 142 plate appearances. He'll attempt to build upon Thursday's game when the team faces the Cardinals this weekend.Analysis: