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Alexei Ramirez (SS)

Chicago White Sox - 73% owned

Bats: R, Throws: R

Alexei Ramirez was 2-for-5 on Tuesday against the Blue Jays. He managed to fill up the box score with a steal, a run scored and a run driven in.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez has been showing flashes of his potential here and there recently, but he remains a bit of a disappointment for fantasy owners. Shortstop is a shallow position in 2015, so owners may just have to wait for Ramirez to figure it out.


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Alexei Ramirez went 1-for-4 in the White Sox win over the Brewers on Wednesday night. Ramirez has now hit safely in eight straight games.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez is beginning to look like the player he was expected to be in 2015. Ramirez was widely considered a top 5 shortstop coming into the season, but a slow start has dropped him in the rankings. This hot streak could be a sign that Ramirez is still capable of fulfilling his potential.


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Alexei Ramirez put the White Sox ahead with a sacrifice fly in the top of the eight inning Tuesday night in their win over the Brewers. The Sox added an insurance run and went on to win 4-2. Ramirez was 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI in the game.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez is now 10-for-30 with a pair of homers in his last eight games and appears to be getting hot. If you've been stashing him, it is time to put him back in your lineup. Also, he should be a good, cheap daily play.


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Alexei Ramirez collected his first stolen base of the season against the Tigers on Wednesday night. Ramirez was 1-for-4 in the contest.

Fantasy Impact: It was nice to see Ramirez off an running and owners will hope for more of the same. Ramirez has had over 20 steals in each of the last three seasons, but he will need to reach base more often if he hopes to repeat that in 2015.


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Alexei Ramirez hitless again

Tue, May 5th 10:58pm EDT
By Scott Brownley

Alexei Ramirez failed to reach base Tuesday night in the White Sox win over the Tigers. Ramirez was 0-for-3 with two strike outs.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez is still struggling to find his swing early in the season. If you have other options at shortstop, it is probably time to explore them. Ramirez is worth stashing on your bench because of what he has done in the past, but he is simply not producing so far this year.


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Alexei Ramirez went 0-for-4 in Friday night's contest with the Minnesota Twins. He was not alone in his struggles, as most of the White Sox hitters managed just six hits in the game.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez's 0-for-4 takes him down below the Mendoza line at .197 for the season. Hitting in the two-hole ups his value, but Ramirez is a bit of a concern at this point and it may be time to think about other options in shallow leagues.


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Alexei Ramirez went 0-for-3 in the only game of the series with the Orioles in front of an empty Camden Yards. He left a runner on, and also had a strikeout charged to him.

Fantasy Impact: It has been a bizarre week on the baseball front in Baltimore, including the historic game Wednesday in front of zero spectators. May couldnt come sooner for the slow-starting short stop who's batting average has dropped to .194.


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Alexei Ramirez was one of six White Sox hitters that had multiple hits in the 6-0 series winner in Chicago Wednesday against the Indians. Ramirez also had a pair of strikeouts in the series winner.

Fantasy Impact: It was a welcomed sight for owners to see Alexei get some hits in a game against the Cy Young winner Corey Kluber. Ramirez has been hitting the ball hard consistently over the last week, and a breakout could be on the horizon.


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Alexei Ramirez added a double in his 1-4 effort against Cleveland. Ramirez tried to spark the struggling White Sox offense when he stretched a single into two-bases. He also contributed 1 of the team's 15 strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez is well-known for not hitting particularly well until the warmer Summer months. However, most owners would expect him to be above the 'Mendoza Line' at this point. Keep him on your team as May should prove to be a better month for the 2014 'Silver Slugger' winner.


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Alexei Ramirez has had an average start to the season. However, he came up big with a double in the ninth to help the White Sox steal a win from the Indians. His double was his only hit in the game, but he recorded two RBIs and a run scored.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez has started somewhat slow, but he will be fine. He has knocked in eight RBIs on the season. Ramirez is an above average fantasy shortstop who can produce occasionally elite numbers. Ramirez is a starting shortstop for most fantasy rosters.


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Alexei Ramirez finished Sunday's game with two walks and no hits. The White Sox did not have many chances at the plate as they were shut down and lost 9-1 against the Tigers.

Fantasy Impact: Ramirez finished the weekend with one hit, three walks, a run scored, and an RBI. He is currently below average for the season in both batting avg. and OPS. Ramirez has still been a consistent shortstop in fantasy. Ride out his early season struggles and look for his numbers to increase as it warms up outside.


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Alexei Ramirez had a solid outing at the plate on Wednesday. He went 2-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Fantasy Impact: Alexei Ramirez has been spotty to start the season. He has four games without a hit and four games with one or more hits. Do not worry though, he will get his career averages. Ramirez is an above average shortstop and should start on most fantasy rosters.


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Alexei Ramirez recorded his first hit of the season on Thursday. Ramirez went 1-for-3 with an RBI single. The RBI was Ramirez's second RBI of the season; he had a sacrifice fly on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: The White Sox and Ramirez are off to a slow slugging start. Hopefully now that Ramirez recorded his first hit, he will start improving on his stats. Ramirez had a good spring and should be a valuable asset in fantasy this year.


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Alexei Ramirez and the White Sox could not do much against last year's American League Champions. Ramirez went 0-for-3 and left a batter on base.

Fantasy Impact: Alexei Ramirez had a solid spring and should play well for fantasy owners this season. Ramirez has a career batting average of .276 and an OPS average of .718. Look for the White Sox's shortstop to top 10 HRs and 60 RBIs this season.


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White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez hitting .400 with seven RBI this spring. (Source: Daryl Van Schouwen on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Alexei Ramirez is off to a strong start this spring, hitting .400 with seven RBI. In 2015, look for a move down in the lineup, which will only add to his RBI potential. Draft Ramirez in the middle rounds with confidence.


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Alexei Ramirez finally had another good season at shortstop. However, his numbers are skewed by a hot start. In the first two months of last season, Ramirez hit .329 with seven of his 15 home runs and 11 of his 21 steals. After that his numbers came back down to reality. (Source: CBS Sports)

Fantasy Impact: Alexei Ramirez was a top five shortstop in points last season. However, he did not help owners as much after his hot start. The likely hood of Ramirez repeating his fantasy performance from last season is slim. If you can get him later in the draft he is worth it, but if you have to use a first-half draft pick for him, do not. Other serviceable shortstops will be available later.