Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 4 Days
Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in the White Sox' win over the Rangers on Sunday.
Ramirez' 17-game hitting streak came to an end Saturday, but he bounced right back with a multi-hit effort Sunday. He also stole a base in the game, his fourth of the year. He continues to be among the league leaders in virtually every offensive category with his scorching start.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 11 Days
Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning to give the White Sox a 4-3 win over the Indians on Sunday.
Ramirez is absolutely on fire to start 2014, and Sunday was just another example. Facing Indians closer John Axford, Ramirez took a letter-high pitch over the left field fences. It was his third homer of the campaign, and the shortstop is batting a ridiculous .420/.463/.680 in the early going.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 12 Days
Alexei Ramirez continued his hot-hitting Friday night against the Indians, going 2-for-4 with an RBI, a stolen base, and a run scored.
Ramirez has now hit safely in all 11 games this season. Seven of them are multi-hit games. He has a ridiculous .429/.469/.667 batting line at the moment. Not bad for a No. 8 hitter.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 13 Days
Batting eighth for the White Sox, Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI versus the Indians on Thursday.
It's kind of odd that the White Sox have shied away from hitting Ramirez high in the order, especially in light of his hot start. But Robin Ventura isn't one to try to fix what isn't broken, and the White Sox have been scoring plenty of runs in the early going. Ramirez deserves plenty of credit; he's batting .421 with two homers and nine RBI.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 22 Days
Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a two-run double and two walks as the White Sox edged the Twins 7-6 in 11 innings Wednesday.
The game ended on a wild pitch from Samuel Deduno, scoring Leury Garcia. Ramirez is 4-for-6 after two games, so he's already making a case to bat higher in the lineup. He finished last season batting second and third, but he's hit eighth and seventh in Robin Ventura's first two lineups this year.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 1 Month
Alexei Ramirez went 4-for-4 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored against the Brewers on Monday.
Ramirez has had a slow spring, so a four-hit day is nice to see. However, Ramirez has finished with an OPS below .700 in each of the past two seasons. He did steal 50 bases in those seasons, which keeps him fantasy-relevant.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 2 Months
Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI in a losing effort against the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
The 32-year-old shortstop is off to a strong start this spring, hitting .353 (6-for-17) while striking out just once. His power numbers have deteriorated in recent seasons, but he's made up for it with a sharp increase in his stolen base totals. After the upper-echelon shortstops are off the board, he makes for a very attractive option in the middle rounds.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 2 Months
Alexei Ramirez went 3-for-3 against the Royals on Thursday.
Ramirez finally got his first hits in Cactus League play, all singles. The 32-year-old has been lackluster with the bat, but has been a good source of steals, having stolen 50 of them over the last two seasons.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 7 Months
Alexei Ramirez went 4-for-4 with his fifth homer and his 38th double Monday against the Twins.
Ramirez went seven straight games without scoring and 11 straight without driving in a run before his big game tonight. Apparently, he just likes facing the Twins; four of his five homers have come against Minnesota.
Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 8 Months
Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-3 with two runs scored as the White Sox came from behind to beat the Astros 4-3 on Tuesday.
Ramirez had a hand in both of the White Sox' run-scoring innings, as he scored in the fourth inning to tie the game before scoring again in the definitive three-run eighth inning. Ramirez also stole a base, his 26th of the year, and the shortstop is hitting .287 with 57 runs scored.