Hector Sanchez on Padres' bench versus Cardinals

San Diego Padres catcher Hector Sanchez is not starting on Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Sanchez will head back to the bench after going 1-for-4 in a start on Wednesday. He's 28-for-120 (.233) overall this season with 8 home runs and 23 RBI across 64 games. Austin Hedges will start in tonight's series finale against right-hander Lance Lynn and the Cardinals.

numberFire's models project Sanchez to record a .222 batting average in 20 plate appearances over the remainder of the year.