Around The Horn: August25, 2011
(1) Tommy Hanson – more tests on shoulder.
(2) Aramis Ramirez – absolutely on fire.
(3) Waiver-wire claims: Jim Thome, Heath Bell, Carlos Pena. For more see Waiver-Wire Claims.
(4) Carlos Ruiz has 5-straight two hit games.
(5) Matt Wieters showing signs of improvement.
(6) Carl Crawford finally hitting like... Carl Crawford.
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.
- Mike Woodson was fired as the coach of the Knicks
- Gerrit Cole Goes Eight Strong in No-Decision
- Trevor Plouffe Falls a Homer Short of the Cyle
- Jose Abreu Regains Power Stroke
- Josh Donaldson Has Big Night vs Astros
- Justin Morneau Has Five-RBI Night
- Ryan Howard Falls Double Short of the Cycle
- Christian Yelich extends hit streak to 14 games
- Melky Cabrera continues to swing a hot bat
- John Axford is tied for AL lead in saves