Around The Horn: August18, 2011
(1) Derek Jeter hitting .344 of late.
(2) Jeff Francoeur signs 2-year deal with Royals.
(3) Ervin Santana – dynamic last six starts.
(4) Frank Francisco the Blue Jays closer.
(5) Mike Napoli crushing it, on .290-40-100 pace.
(6) Players with homer droughts – Howie Kendrick, Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez who is struggling.
By Ray Flowers
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The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: Mon-Fri 7-10 PM EDT), Ray also hosts his own show Sunday night (7-10 PM EDT). Ray has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. Specializing in baseball, football and hockey, some consider him an expert in all three.
- Uehara (shoulder) returned to action Thursday
- 49ers not planning to release Aldon Smith
- Robinson Cano Finally Goes Yard on Thursday
- Danny Salazar Roughed Up on Thursday
- Ben Revere Hits Game-Winning RBI-Single
- Abreu not in White Sox starting lineup Thursday
- Harper (quad) returned to the Nationals lineup
- Car-Go is not in the Rockies' lineup on Thursday
- Ramirez expects to return to Dodgers Friday
- Hanley Ramirez is not in Thursday's lineup