Jed Lowrie
Jed Lowrie open to returning to A's
Jed Lowrie, SS, OAK
10/1/2014
News: Upcoming free-agent shortstop Jed Lowrie is willing to listen to the Athletics regarding a potential return next season but admitted that money will be a factor in his decision, MLB.com reports.

After two years of hitting at least 15 home runs, Lowrie saw his power fall in 2014, hitting .249/.321/.355 with just six home runs and 50 RBI in 502 at-bats. He enters free agency with a career .261/.330/.411 line along with 56 home runs and 284 RBI in 2,253 career at-bats.

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Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter ends career with 3,465 hits
Derek Jeter, SS, NYY
9/28/2014
News: Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter went 1 for 2 at the plate before being removed from his final game, finishing his career with 3,465 hits. Jeter finishes his career sixth all-time on the hits leaderboard, and his final hit pushed his career average to .310.
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Xander Bogaerts
Xander Bogaerts sidelined by hamstring injury Sunday
Xander Bogaerts, SS, BOS
9/28/2014
News: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's season finale against the Yankees due to a hamstring injury, the Boston Globe reports.
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Eduardo Escobar
Eduardo Escobar collects four hits, plates six in win over Tigers
Eduardo Escobar, SS, MIN
9/27/2014
News: Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar collected four hits and drive in six in a convincing 12-3 win over Detroit on Saturday.

Escobar singled in two runs in the fifth, singled in another in the seventh and launched a three-run home run in the eighth inning. He finished 4 for 5 with two runs scored and six RBI. He is hitting .277 with six home runs and 37 RBI over 430 at-bats.

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Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor notches two steals in win vs. Angels
Chris Taylor, SS, SEA
9/27/2014
News: Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor went 2 for 3 and stole two bases in his team's 4-3 win over the Angels Friday.

Taylor has yet to homer since joining the team in mid-July after smacking five home runs in 302 at-bats at the Triple-A level, but he's certainly found a way to contribute offensively from the bottom third of the lineup after the Mariners struggled to find offensive production at the position earlier in the season. Taylor has hit .289/.352/.352 with five stolen bases in 128 at-bats.

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Yunel Escobar
MRI shows no structural damage for Yunel Escobar
Yunel Escobar, SS, TB
9/25/2014
News: Rays manager Joe Maddon told reporters that shortstop Yunel Escobar underwent an MRI, which showed no tears or structural damage, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Escobar suffered a left knee sprain on Tuesday, which knocked him out for the final week of the season. He hit 258/.324/.340 with seven homers and 39 RBI over 476 at-bats.
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Jose Reyes
Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista resting Thursday
Jose Reyes, SS, TOR
9/25/2014
News: Blue Jays regulars and first two hitters in the lineup Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista are both catching a break Thursday against Seattle. Neither is in the lineup.

Neither player has had a day off since the team was off on Sept. 1.

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Ryan Rua
Ryan Rua slugs second home run Wednesday
Ryan Rua, SS, TEX
9/24/2014
News: Rangers infielder Ryan Rua went 1 for 3 with a three-run home run in his team's 5-1 victory over the Astros Wednesday.

Rua watched Rougned Odor put the team up 2-0 with a solo home run in the seventh inning and followed it up with his own three-run blast later in the inning. He managed just six hits in 31 at-bats after joining the Rangers in late August but has caught fire over the last few weeks. Rua has hit .315/.344/.446 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 92 at-bats.

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Jonathan Villar
Jonathan Villar slugs seventh home run Wednesday
Jonathan Villar, SS, HOU
9/24/2014
News: Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar went 1 for 3 with a solo home run in his team's 5-1 loss to the Rangers Wednesday.

The Astros were shut out for seven innings before Villar broke through with a solo home run in the eighth, but that's as far as the Astros comeback would go. It was the shortstop's first home run since rejoining the team in September. Villar has hit .212/.268/.359 with seven home runs, 27 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 259 at-bats.

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