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Alexei Ramirez

32-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.357

HR

4

RBI

14

R

13

SB

3

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Where has Ramirez's power gone? He averaged 17 home runs over the first four years of his career, but Ramirez hit six in 2013, and he suffered a four-month power outage at one point. Fortunately, he d...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 180   DOB: 9/22/1981   BORN: Pinar del Rio, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alexei Ramirez Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $32.5 million contract extension with the White Sox in February 2011 that keeps him under contract through 2015. Also includes a $10 million club option for the 2016 season with a $1 million buyout.

April 16, 2014  –  Alexei Ramirez News

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Ramirez went 1-for-3 and scored the game-winning run in the White Sox's victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday.

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Alexei Ramirez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 26 MAJ CHA 136 509 480 65 139 45 22 2 21 77 13 9 18 61 4 4 3 .290 .317 .475 .792
2009 27 MAJ CHA 148 606 542 71 150 30 14 1 15 68 14 5 49 66 6 8 1 .277 .333 .389 .723
2010 28 MAJ CHA 156 626 585 83 165 49 29 2 18 70 13 8 27 82 7 5 2 .282 .313 .431 .744
2011 29 MAJ CWS 158 684 614 81 165 48 31 2 15 70 7 5 51 84 8 5 6 .269 .328 .399 .727
2012 30 MAJ CWS 158 621 593 59 157 37 24 4 9 73 20 7 16 77 4 4 4 .265 .287 .364 .651
2013 31 MAJ CWS 158 674 637 68 181 47 39 2 6 48 30 9 26 68 4 4 3 .284 .313 .380 .693
2014 32 MAJ CWS 18 75 70 13 25 8 4 0 4 14 3 0 5 7 0 0 0 .357 .400 .586 .986
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Alexei Ramirez
3-Year Averages MAJ   158 658 614 69 167 43 31 2 10 63 19 7 31 76 5 4 4 .272 .309 .378 .687
Career  (View All) MAJ   932 3795 3521 440 982 264 163 13 88 420 100 43 192 445 33 30 19 .279 .317 .408 .725

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Alexei Ramirez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 19 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .400 .586 .986
Apr. 18 @Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .379 .423 .621 1.044
Apr. 17 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .381 .426 .635 1.061
Apr. 16 Bos 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .390 .438 .661 1.099
Apr. 15 Bos 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .415 .466 .660 1.126
Apr. 13 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .420 .463 .680 1.143
Apr. 12 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .413 .460 .630 1.090
Apr. 11 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .467 .667 1.134
Apr. 10 Cle 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .421 .463 .684 1.147
Apr. 9 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .412 .459 .588 1.047
Apr. 8 @Col 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .433 .485 .633 1.118
Apr. 7 @Col 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .440 .500 .560 1.060
Apr. 6 @KC 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .455 .520 .545 1.065
Apr. 5 @KC 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444 .524 .500 1.024
Apr. 4 @KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .529 .500 1.029
Apr. 3 Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .455 .538 .545 1.083
Apr. 2 Min 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .833 1.583
Mar. 31 Min 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.334
Last 7 Days 28 4 7 0 0 2 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .464 .764
Last 14 Days 56 11 19 3 0 4 12 2 6 1 0 0 0 1 .339 .362 .607 .969
Last 30 Days 70 13 25 4 0 4 14 5 7 3 0 0 0 1 .357 .400 .586 .986

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Alexei Ramirez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 19
2013 158
2012 158
2011 155 1
2010 156
2009 148

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Alexei Ramirez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013130152127.285.385.701
2012131163172.290.420.724
2011142233144.268.373.715

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20135075343623.284.379.691
20124624365618.258.348.631
20114725812563.269.407.731

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133053453115.285.403.731
2012295356419.285.403.712
2011293427335.263.389.721

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133323411715.283.358.658
20122982433211.245.326.591
2011321398372.274.408.733
Alexei Ramirez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 26 MAJ CHA 509 480 3.5% 12% 0.30 87% .296 .185
2009 27 MAJ CHA 606 542 8.1% 10.9% 0.74 88% .293 .112
2010 28 MAJ CHA 626 585 4.3% 13.1% 0.33 86% .303 .149
2011 29 MAJ CWS 684 614 7.5% 12.3% 0.61 86% .291 .130
2012 30 MAJ CWS 621 593 2.6% 12.4% 0.21 87% .292 .099
2013 31 MAJ CWS 674 637 3.9% 10.1% 0.38 89% .311 .096
2014 32 MAJ CWS 75 70 6.7% 9.3% 0.71 90% .356 .229
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Alexei Ramirez
3-Year Averages MAJ   658 614 4.7% 11.6% 0.41 88% .297 .106
Career MAJ   3795 3521 5.1% 11.7% 0.43 87% .299 .129

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2014 Stat Review for Alexei Ramirez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.357 AVG
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90% Contact Rate
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.356 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.586 SLG
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.229 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.71 BB/K
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6.7% BB Rate
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9.3% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.986 OPS
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.400 OBP
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Best Matchups for Alexei Ramirez (by OPS, min 9 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Nate Robertson DET 9 8 0 0 1 0 0 .889 1.222 2.122
Zach Duke MIL 9 5 1 2 0 1 0 .556 1.222 1.778
Ricky Nolasco MIN 10 6 1 6 0 0 0 .600 1.100 1.700
David Huff SF 12 5 2 5 2 1 0 .417 .917 1.417
Liam Hendriks TOR 9 3 1 2 1 1 0 .333 .889 1.289
Jason Vargas KC 18 8 2 4 0 2 1 .444 .778 1.222
Jason Hammel CHI-N 12 5 1 2 1 0 0 .417 .750 1.212
Tommy Hunter BAL 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 .556 .556 1.111
Ross Ohlendorf WAS 9 3 1 3 0 0 0 .333 .778 1.111
James Shields KC 45 19 2 6 3 4 1 .422 .622 1.081

Worst Matchups for Alexei Ramirez (by OPS, min 9 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Matt Moore TB 9 1 0 0 1 4 0 .111 .111 .311
Joakim Soria TEX 9 1 0 0 1 1 0 .111 .111 .311
Max Scherzer DET 42 4 0 0 5 4 3 .095 .119 .311
Brandon League LA 10 1 0 1 0 1 0 .100 .200 .300
A.J. Burnett PHI 10 1 0 0 0 2 0 .100 .100 .282
John Lackey BOS 11 1 0 0 1 2 0 .091 .091 .258
Ricky Romero TOR 17 2 0 0 0 6 1 .118 .118 .235
Edwin Jackson CHI-N 17 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .056
Bartolo Colon NY-N 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Henderson Alvarez MIA 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Alexei Ramirez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ramirez went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and his third stolen base of the season Friday against the Indians.

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Ramirez doubled, homered and drove in three runs during Thursday's win against Cleveland.

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Ramirez hit a rare home run Tuesday, as the White Sox exploded for 15 runs against the Rockies

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Ramirez has been playing well this spring, with five singles and a triple in 20 at-bats.

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Ramirez is not in the lineup for Saturday's game, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.

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Ramirez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Royals, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.

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Ramirez is not in the lineup Saturday against the Tigers, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Ramirez had a huge day Monday, going 4-for-4 with two runs scored, three RBI and a home run.

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Ramirez went 2-for-4 with his 30th steal of the season in the White Sox's win over the Orioles on Sunday.

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Ramirez is not in the lineup Friday against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports.

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Ramirez is out of the White Sox's lineup Wednesday against the Astros, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Ramirez will get his first day off of the season Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Whereas several of the White Sox's batters enjoyed bounce back seasons in 2012, Ramirez's season bounced the other way. He hit a career-low nine home runs over 593 at-bats, missing double figures for the first time in his five-year MLB career. His notorious plate discipline also hit rock bottom, as he walked an MLB-low 16 times and he averaged just 3.4 pitches per plate appearance -- third worst among qualified AL batters. That being said, he is extremely durable and bears an effortless glove at short. Both will provide him with enough slack to try for a rebound in 2013.

2012

Ramirez did not repeat his Silver Slugger-quality 2010, but he did not experience much of a drop-off in 2011. His home runs and steals totals dipped a bit, as did his batting average, but he set a new career-high in walks and continued to play defense at a high level. Ramirez hit more frequently in the two-hole of the lineup with Gordon Beckham slumping, and he had his best OPS from that slot (.775 versus .727 overall). His value will likely peak if he starts 2012 from that lineup perch, while his durability and consistency make him a good option for owners who pass on the elite shortstop on draft day.

2011

Ramirez was one of the best offensive shortstops in the American League in 2010, and he might have been even better were it not for an awful April. He hit .215 with one home run, 18 RBI and a 1:13 BB:K through his first 79 at-bats, but then .292, 17, 62 and 26:69 over his next 506 en route to the AL Silver Slugger award. The award may have more to do with the current state of his position in his league than with his actual stat line, but there wasn't much to complain about other than a falling walk rate. He has racked up double-digit totals in home runs and steals in each of his first three MLB seasons, and there is no apparent reason to think he will not make it four in a row as the White Sox's starting shortstop in 2011.

2010

Ramirez started the 2009 season terribly. He had a .213/.261/.276 line through his first 36 starts, and his gaffes at shortstop had his manager and fans on his case. He proceeded to hit .296/.355/.424 over the next 111 contests and finished the season with 15 home runs and 14 steals. One big improvement from his 2008 season was his improved patience at the plate. He upped his walk total from 18 to 49, but that only boosted his OBP by 14 points because he added 100 plate appearances. He may not pan out to be the next great AL shortstop, but the power should develop as he enters his late-20s.

2009

Just to clear up some things: he's not that young (27) and he's not that good (.317 OBP, 59% percent success on steal attempts, poor defense). With all that said, a shortstop with a decent BA, good power and speed is going to have a lot of fantasy value. Ramirez moves to short full-time this year, and while his limitations are clear, so is the potential for Shawon Dunston's peak, which will play.

2008

Ramirez defected from Cuba last fall and signed a contract with the White Sox. He hit .335 with 68 RBIs and a league-leading 20 home runs in 2006. He's a wild card heading into spring training as he could win a spot on the major league roster or need more development in the minors. It's worth noting that he also played second base for his Cuban team, although most scouts still project him as a corner outfielder.