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2022 Batting

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OPS
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SB
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Regular Season .253 12 30 .743 0
Post Season .400 1 2 1.400 0

Top Juan Yepez News

  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Added to Monday's lineup

    Yepez is starting Monday against the Pirates, Katie Woo of The Athletic reports.

    Yepez was slated to be out of the lineup for a third consecutive game Monday, but he'll start at the hot corner and bat sixth after Nolan Arenado (undisclosed) was scratched. Yepez went 2-for-3 with two doubles during Sunday's matchup against Pittsburgh.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Losing work to Dickerson, Pujols

    Yepez is out of the lineup for Monday's game in Pittsburgh, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Now on the bench for the third game in a row, Yepez appears to be behind both Corey Dickerson and Albert Pujols in the pecking order in left field and at designated hitter, respectively. Since his call-up from Triple-A Memphis on Sept. 19, Yepez has gone 9-for-31 with a home run and three doubles in 10 games.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Not in Saturday's lineup

    Yepez isn't starting Saturday against the Pirates, Katie Woo of The Athletic reports.

    Yepez started the last two games but went 0-for-8 with three strikeouts. He'll get a breather while Albert Pujols serves as the designated hitter and bats fifth.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Moving into regular role

    Yepez will start at third base and bat cleanup in Wednesday's game against the Brewers, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Though he'll be filling in for a resting Nolan Arenado on Wednesday, Yepez looks to have established himself as a near-everyday player in left field or at designated hitter as the regular season winds down. Playing time could be tougher to come by whenever Tyler O'Neill (hamstring) is activated from the injured list, but Yepez's recent form gives him a good chance at sticking around as a lineup regular over Corey Dickerson. Since his Sept. 19 call-up, Yepez has gone 7-for-18 with a pair of extra-base hits and a walk in six games. Meanwhile, Dickerson enters Wednesday's game in the midst of an 0-for-21 run over his past eight contests.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Crushes 12th homer

    Yepez went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, a double and an additional run during Friday's 11-0 win against the Dodgers.

    Yepez doubled in the third inning, scored after reaching on an error in the fifth and took Los Angeles reliever Caleb Ferguson deep in the seventh. The 24-year-old rookie has made three straight starts since being recalled from Triple-A earlier this week and he's slashing .255/.297/.468 with 12 home runs, 26 runs and 28 RBI in 66 games.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Back in big leagues

    Yepez was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Monday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    Yepez has appeared in only one major-league contest over the last two-plus months, but he'll get another chance down the stretch of the regular season. Nolan Gorman was optioned to the minors in a corresponding move.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Sent back down

    Yepez was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.

    Yepez was called up Friday and went hitless in his lone at-bat as a pinch hitter Friday against Atlanta. The 24-year-old will head back to the minors after Nolan Arenado was reinstated from the paternity list Saturday.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Back in majors

    Yepez was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

    The 24-year-old was reinstated from the injured list and sent to Triple-A last week, but he'll rejoin the big-league club with Nolan Arenado on the paternity list. Yepez has a .254/.298/.459 slash line with 11 home runs and 27 RBI in 62 games this year.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Activated, sent to Triple-A

    Yepez (forearm) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list and optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

    It was mistakenly reported that Yepez was activated from the IL and optioned to Triple-A on Thursday, but he instead appeared in one final rehab game with Memphis. The 24-year-old will remain with the Redbirds now that he's fully healthy, and it likely won't be too long before he's recalled to the big-league club. Yepez has appeared in 62 games during his first year in the majors and has a .254/.298/.459 slash line with 11 home runs and 27 RBI.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Not activated, still rehabbing

    Yepez (forearm) remains on the 10-day injured list and will continue his rehab assignment at Triple-A Memphis on Thursday, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Earlier Wednesday, Denton reported that Yepez had been activated from the IL and optioned to Memphis, but the Cardinals haven't yet made any transaction related to the rookie. Instead, Yepez, who has been on the shelf since mid-July with a Grade 2 forearm strain, will get more work in Memphis after his rehab program had been slowed over the past few days by an illness. According to Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat, Yepez is scheduled to play nine innings in the outfield for Memphis on Thursday and Friday, so any potential roster move likely wouldn't come until Saturday at the soonest.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Activated, sent back to Triple-A

    The Cardinals reinstated Yepez (forearm) from the 15-day injured list Wednesday and optioned him to Triple-A Memphis, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Yepez was expected to come off the IL on Tuesday, but the Cardinals pushed his activation back a day after he contended with an illness over the weekend. Though the rookie is now seemingly over both the ailment and the right forearm strain that first sent him to the IL on July 15, the Cardinals don't have a spot in the everyday lineup available for him and will instead have him report to Triple-A so he can play regularly. Lars Nootbaar's emergence as the team's everyday right fielder along with Nolan Gorman and Albert Pujols forming a productive platoon at designated hitter have closed off Yepez's primary paths to at-bats.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Illness delays activation

    Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said that Yepez (forearm) won't be activated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday while the 24-year-old looks to overcome an illness, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    The ailment first cropped up Sunday, when Yepez was scheduled to make what was expected to be his fifth and final rehab appearance at Triple-A Memphis. He was scratched from Memphis' lineup Sunday but already seems to be showing improvement, as he worked out in St. Louis on Monday and Tuesday. Marmol suggested that Yepez could still benefit from a full game in the outfield before being activated from the IL, so it's possible that Yepez heads back to Memphis for one final contest. He should make his return from the IL no later than this weekend.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Could return Tuesday

    Yepez (forearm) could be reinstated from the injured list as early as Tuesday, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Yepez began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday and has gone 3-for-11 with a run and a strikeout over three games. He'll play at least six innings in right field Saturday and is expected to play between six and nine innings in right field Sunday.

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  • Cardinals' Juan Yepez: Starting rehab assignment Tuesday

    Yepez (forearm) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

    Yepez will be eased into action by serving as the designated hitter and playing first base as he works through a throwing program. It's expected the 24-year-old will get at least one game in right field later in the assignment, so he's likely at least a week away from a return to the Cardinals, barring any setbacks.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 200 lbs
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Age: 24
Bats/Throws: R, R