San Diego Padres' Solarte posts tribute to wife, who died from cancer

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San Diego Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte will be out indefinitely after his wife, Yuliette, died Saturday due to complications from cancer at the age of 31.

Solarte was scratched from the Padres game on Friday to be with his wife and three daughters in Florida.

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Despite his loss, Solarte indicated he'd like to bring his daughters back to San Diego and rejoin the Padres at some point this season.

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Jul 4, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte (26) runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 6, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; San Diego Padres first baseman Yangervis Solarte (26) reacts after his error lead to a run scored by the Pittsburgh Pirates during the seventh inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 24, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte (26) throws out Chicago Cubs left fielder Matt Szczur (not pictured) during the ninth inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 2, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Yangervis Solarte (26) and catcher Brian McCann (34) react after scoring on an infield hit by right fielder Ichiro Suzuki (not pictured) against the Seattle Mariners during the fourth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 02: Yangervis Solarte #26 of the San Diego Padres bats during the first inning of their MLB game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on September 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Padres defeated the Dodgers 4-2. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - AUGUST 23: Luis Perdomo #61 greets Yangervis Solarte #26 of the San Diego Padres prior to the game against the Chicago Cubs at PETCO Park on August 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Andy Hayt/San Diego Padres/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 11: Yangervis Solarte #26 of the San Diego Padres looks on during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 11, 2016 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***
SAN DIEGO, CA - AUGUST 1: Yangervis Solarte #27 of the San Diego Padres celebrrates scoring a run during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at PETCO Park on August 1, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Andy Hayt/San Diego Padres/Getty Images)
TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 25: Yangervis Solarte #26 of the San Diego Padres during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 25, 2016 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 17: Yangervis Solarte #26 of the San Diego Padres, center, is congratulated after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at PETCO Park on July 17, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
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Padres manager Andy Green said, "With what he's been through at home, his ability to still perform on a baseball field has honestly been astounding to me."

On Twitter, the Venezuelan third baseman thanked well-wishers for their support, writing in Spanish, "I have no words to describe this. We had a tough year, but I know that she fought."


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