Player Notes - Miami and Chicago WSox
Miami
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Casey McGehee3BMarlins third baseman Casey McGehee went 0-for-4 with one strikeout in Sunday's loss to the Nationals.The Marlins had just four hits against the Nationals on Sunday and scored one run. McGehee has just one hit in his last 12 at-bats and is batting .244 since the All-Star break.9/21/2014 7:05:00 PM
Nathan EovaldiSPMarlins starter Nathan Eovaldi allowed two runs over six frames against the Nationals on Sunday, but lost, 2-1.He gave up just seven hits, struck out four and walked none, but Eovaldi lost his 13th game of the year. He has lost seven straight decisions and is 6-13 with a 4.44 ERA this season.9/21/2014 6:42:00 PM
Marcell OzunaCFX-rays on Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna's right ankle came back negative according to Joe Capozzi of The Palm Beach Post.Even though the x-ray was positive news, Ozuna probably severely sprained his ankle and is likely done for the season. The outfielder is hitting .269/.317/.455 with 23 home runs and 85 RBI this year.9/21/2014 6:06:00 PM
Jarred CosartSPMarlins right-hander Jarred Cosart had a rough seventh inning.He was sailing along through six innings, giving up no runs, but could not keep it going when he came out for the seventh. The big blow came on an RBI triple by Asdrubal Cabrera, which tied the game at 2-2. Cosart was then pulled, and Mike Dunn allowed the inherited runner to score.9/20/2014 9:15:00 PM
Jose FernandezSPMarlins starter Jose Fernandez (Tommy John surgery in May) will be allowed to start throwing Oct. 1, according to Joe Frisaro of mlb.com.Fernandez (4-2, 2.44 ERA) is still likely out until midway through the 2015 season., but its nice to see progress.9/19/2014 4:45:00 PM
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaCMiami catcher Jarrod Saltalmacchia is a career 5-for-11 (.455) against Nationals starter Doug Fister.If you are looking for the 2012 version of Saltalamacchia who blasted 25 homers, he's not home. Salty is batting .225 with 11 homers and 44 RBI, but he does have a nice matchup.9/19/2014 12:20:00 PM
ColdHenderson AlvarezSPMarlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez has struggled recently, heading into tonight's start against the Mets.Alvarez has been solid throughout 2014, but that has not been the case over his past three starts (0-1 and 5.17 ERA). If owners have another option, do not be afraid to keep Alvarez on the bench.9/17/2014 10:38:00 AM
Giancarlo StantonRFMarlins manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday that the chances of Giancarlo Stanton returning this season are "not looking good" according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.With less than two weeks left in the season, doctors have advised against a return this year for Stanton. The outfielder suffered multiple facial fractures and lacerations requiring more than 20 stitches, as well as losing multiple teeth after taking a pitch in the face against Brewers starter Mike Fiers last Thursday. Miami is supposed to give an official update on Wednesday, but plan for Stanton to not be in your lineup from here on out.9/16/2014 10:29:00 PM
HotJarred CosartSPMarlins right-hander Jarred Cosart has enjoyed his move to the National League.After going 9-7 with a 4.41 ERA for the Astros, Cosart has seemed to find his groove with Miami. Not only is he 4-2 with a 1.93 ERA and 0.99 WHIP with Marlins, Cosart has actually been even better over his past three starts (2-1, 1.74 ERA and 0.97 WHIP). If he is not in your lineup, get him in there.9/15/2014 1:33:00 PM
Steve CishekRPMarlins closer Steve Cishek saved his 35th gave this season against the Phillies on Sunday.Cishek watched Jonathan Papelbon cough up a three run lead in the top of the ninth, and the Marlins closer nearly gave it right back. He pitched around a hit and a walk as the Marlins escaped with a 5-4 victory. Cishek has a 3.38 ERA and four blown saves to go along with his 35 saves.9/14/2013 6:37:00 PM


Chicago WSox
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Paul Konerko1BWhite Sox DH/1B Paul Konerko is a career .435 hitter with a pair of home runs against Tigers left-hander David Price.The 38-year-old is planning to retire at the end of the season, so he will likely be one of your last chances to get him in your lineup. Over his 18-year career he's a .279 hitter with 439 homers, 1,412 RBI and played in six All-Star games.9/23/2014 1:23:00 PM
Chris BassittSPWhite Sox pitcher Chris Bassitt pitched seven 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing six hits, striking out three and walking two to beat the Tigers, 2-0, on Monday.It was Bassitt's first career victory in the big leagues. It was also by far the longest outing of his short career. Bassitt is 1-1 with a 3.65 ERA and 16 strikeouts in four starts this year.9/22/2014 9:59:00 PM
Tyler FlowersCWhite Sox catcher Tyler Flowers hit a two-run homer to defeat the Tigers, 2-0, on Monday.Flowers homered in the second, scoring shortstop Carlos Sanchez. That was enough for White Sox starter, Chris Bassitt, who pitch seven 2/3 shutout innings. Flowers is hitting .243 with 15 home runs and 50 RBI this season.9/22/2014 9:52:00 PM
John DanksSPWhite Sox lefty John Danks earns 10th victory of 2014 on Sunday.He was effective against the Rays, going six innings of two-run baseball. Danks struck out five, and now owns a 4.82 ERA. It has not been a great year for Danks, who will look to rebound in 2015.9/21/2014 6:44:00 PM
ColdJohn DanksSPWhite Sox lefty John Danks heads into Kansas City to open up a series against the Royals, as his struggles in 2014 continue.With Chicago taking on Royals' ace James Shields, combined with the fact that Danks is 0-3 with a 5.94 ERA during his past three starts (9-11, 5.05 ERA overall), it would be smart to find better options to plug into your starting rotation tonight.9/15/2014 11:35:00 AM
Alexei RamirezSSWhite Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez is a career .412 hitter (21-for-51) with a pair of homers and a 1.033 OPS versus Royals right-hander James Shields.Ramirez can't find his swing this month, batting just .122 in 41 at-bats and may not be ready to take advantage of the matchup. He is also hitting .273 with 15 HR, 67 RBI and 76 runs.9/15/2014 9:50:00 AM
Dayan ViciedoRFWhite Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo hit a walkoff two-run home run as the White Sox defeated the Twins, 7-6.The victory was Chicago's second of the day with the White Sox and Twins playing a doubleheader. Viciedo went 2-for-4 in the second game, including the walkoff homer. He is batting .233 with 21 homers and 57 RBI this season. 9/14/2014 10:07:00 AM
HotJose QuintanaSPWhite Sox left-hander Jose Quintana pitched seven innings, allowed one run on three hits and struck out a career-hiigh 13 batters to defeat the Twins on Saturday.Quintana was dominant striking out 13 and walking just two. The 25-year-old has given up three runs in his last 20 innings. Quintana is 8-10 with a 3.30 ERA and 165 strikeouts in 185 2/3 innings this season.9/13/2014 8:46:00 PM
Alexei RamirezSSWhite Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs to lead the White Sox over the Twins, 5-1, on Saturday.The home run was Ramirez's 15th of the season. He is also hitting .275 with 31 doubles, 67 RBI and 75 runs.9/13/2014 6:55:00 PM
Dayan ViciedoRFWhite Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is 0-for-7 with five strikeouts against Twins hurler Phil Hughes.Viciedo star has faded a bit from his 25 home run, 78 RBI 2012 season. He still reached the 20 HR mark, but his OPS is down 58 points from 2012 and he's already struck out 113 times. Avoid him Friday.9/12/2014 1:32:00 PM