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Shortstop Update: Alexei Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Xander Bogaerts Off The Market

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times confirms what many already suspected that the White Sox are not trading shortstop Alexei Ramirez. White Sox GM Rick Hahn was never very motivated in trading Ramirez unless a team was willing to overpay.  “It’s certainly not something we’re pursuing on our end.” Yesterday, the Cubs informed the Mets that Starlin Castro was not available...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox: Jeff Samardzija For Alexei Ramirez? New Trade Proposals Released

  VIRAL - The Chicago White Sox and Jeff Samardzija would be a perfect fit. The Sox need a right handed starter for the rotation, and “The Shark” would be more than serviceable as the number two or three starter. The big problem with the situation is what it would take to snag him from the Oakland Athletics. The Prospects The A’s know that Jeff Samardzija is almost certainly...
Via Sports Mockery
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Dodgers should move on from Hanley

By signing with the Boston Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez turned what was a probability into a reality: he would not be returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Since “too expensive” and “the Los Angeles Dodgers” make no sense when paired together, the team will have to look elsewhere for its need at shortstop. That could be because Ramirez has struggled defensively since before...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers “aggressively pursuing” Alexei Ramirez

The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking to swap Ramirez’s at shortstop. Considering it’s highly unlikely that Hanley Ramirez will be back in Los Angeles next season, the Dodgers are looking to another shortstop. Alexei Ramirez is at the top of the list for the Dodgers. Alexei, who has a year left on his contract had a very solid 2014 season, he had a batting line of .273/.305/...
Via Baseball Essential
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Alexei Ramirez be an Overpriced Commodity?

The New York Mets have been linked to Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez in the club’s ongoing search to bring stability to the position. Ramirez has one year remaining on a four-year, $32.5M extension he signed with the Sox in 2011. The 34-year-old is highly heralded, but interested parties should take caution.  The question the Mets must answer prior to moving forward is: “How...
Via Around Citi
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of Rumors, but Tough to see Ramirez Leaving

On the same day Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez received well-deserved Silver Slugger honors, “The Cuban Missile” found himself as part of a different kind of news. On Thursday, Bruce Levine of reported that the seven-year veteran has garnered a lot of interest, and specifically, the Yankees, Dodgers, and Mets have inquired about him. This time of year, different...
Via Grab Some Bench
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets should seriously pursue Alexei Ramirez

There is a camp of Mets fans that refuse to entertain the idea of trading any prospect for a player.  Apparently when Milton Freidman said, “There is no such thing as a free lunch,” they weren’t paying attention. When news broke on Thursday of the Mets interest in White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez this faction came out in full force.  One Twitter user even suggested that...
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Rumors: Alexei Ramirez could be dealt

If there is one player that is proven in the Chicago White Sox lineup, it would be their shortstop, Alexei Ramirez.  He has been a staple in their lineup for the past seven years, and is someone who is under team control until 2016. But even though he is signed with Chicago for the next two seasons, Ramirez is a player that could be traded entering this upcoming offseason.  Not...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor Alert: Alexei Ramirez Moving Out of Chicago?

Posted to Chicago White SoxAs the trade deadline approaches, the rumors come fast and furious for teams looking to make moves. Now their have been reports that Alexei Ramirez could be on his way out of a White Sox uniform and headed to the Seattle Mariners. Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that the Mariners are interested in a possible trade to bring Ramirez to Seattle...
Via Sports Mockery
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Emotional Tuesday Night at the Cell for White Sox, Red Sox

In Tuesday’s White Sox Red Sox game, there was a clear nod of respect to the past. Ex-White Sox players A.J. Pierzynski and Jake Peavy returned to the South Side of Chicago, every player was wearing the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, and it marked that one year had passed since the deadly Boston Marathon bombings. If you remember, last year, the day after the bombings,...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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