Alexei Ramirez will be ready for ASG
by Igor Mello |
(7/13/2014) White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez will be ready to play in the All-Star Game on Tuesday, the team announced. Ramirez left Saturday's game with a stiff back and was unable to play Sunday. He is hitting .282 with eight homers and 41 RBI in 365 at-bats.

Hitters to avoid in the second half
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/13/2014) Like what you've gotten from Josh Harrison, Casey McGehee, Kurt Suzuki or Erick Aybar so far? Hoping for a rebound from Allen Craig? You might want to look into alternatives.

Check out my latest column to find out why.

Hitters to target for the second half
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/13/2014) Need a sleeper for the second half? Matt Adams, Martin Prado, Manny Machado, J.J. Hardy and C.J. Cron are some of my favorites.

Check out my latest column to find out why.

Alexei Ramirez not in the lineup
by Larry Hartstein |
(7/13/2014) White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez, who left Saturday's game with a stiff back, was not in Sunday's lineup at Cleveland. "I don't think it's going to be a major thing," Ramirez told the Chicago Sun-Times.

It's unclear if Ramirez, who admitted feeling a "spasm" before Saturday's game, will play in Tuesday's All-Star Game.

White Sox promote Carlos Sanchez
by Larry Hartstein |
(7/13/2014) The White Sox called up infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Charlotte. He hit .291 with five homers, 42 RBI and 12 steals in 89 games with Charlotte.

Brad Miller gets tossed for arguing balls and strikes
by Igor Mello |
(7/12/2014) Mariners shortstop Brad Miller was ejected from Saturday's game against the Athletics for arguing balls and strikes.

Miller was tossed by home plate umpire Bob Davidson after arguing following a strikeout in the bottom of the fourth inning. He owns a .206/.276/.333 with eight homers and 24 RBI in 267 at-bats.

Eduardo Escobar slugs third home run Saturday
by R.J. White |
(7/12/2014) Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar went 2 for 5 with a solo home run in his team's 9-3 win over the Rockies Saturday.

Escobar has put together back-to-back multihit efforts after going 0 for 15 in his previous four games. Prior to this two-game stretch, the shortstop's last multihit performance came back on June 15. He has hit .263/.303/.394 with three home runs and 19 RBI in 251 at-bats.

Alexei Ramirez forced out with back injury
by Chris Towers |
(7/12/2014) White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Indians after his second plate appearance, as a result of back stiffness.

Ramirez walked to lead off the top of the fourth, but appeared to injury the back while running the bases. He was replaced by a pinch-runner, and is day to day moving forward at this point. 

Jose Reyes drives in two runs in win
by Chris Towers |
(7/12/2014) Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes has been dealing with a shoulder injury in recent days, but it hasn't affected his swing as he extended his hitting streak to seven games in an 8-5 win over the Rays.

Reyes put together his third multi-hit game in a row Friday, and he drove in two runs in the win with his fourth-inning RBI single. He finished the game 3 for 5 with two runs scored and two driven in.

Reyes is 9 for 15 over his last three games, and has raised his average from .258 to .274 over the course of his hitting streak. 

Danny Santana working out in spring complex
by Igor Mello |
(7/11/2014) Twins shortstop Danny Santana flew to the team's spring complex in Florida to work out for a few days before starting a minor-league rehab assignment with Class A Fort Myers, reports Friday. Santana is working his way back from a deep bone bruise in his left knee. The Twins have not announced a date for his first rehab game.

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