"That's not ideal," said Padres manager Bud Black. "That not an easy thing to do. But Deeno has been battling all year."
Denorfia has two doubles and a home run with two strikes. He ranks second in average to Alexei Ramirez of the White Sox (.444). Denorfia ranks third in on-base percentage while his slugging ranks as the best in baseball.
Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. Keep track of @FollowThePadres on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.