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.
- Justin Upton is not in the Braves lineup Wednesday
- Christian Yelich extends hit streak to 16 games
- Alex Wood out dueled by Jose Fernandez
- Jose Fernandez punches out 14 over 8 IP
- Gregg Popovich named NBA Coach of the Year
- Pujols hits 500th career home run
- Chase Utley is not in starting lineup Tuesday
- Trumbo not in Diamondbacks' lineup Tuesday
- Fister threw three innings in extended spring
- Surgery has been recommended for Ivan Nova
RT @dgoold: Game is still going, so severity of Wainwright's hyperextension isn't available. Will update as soon as possible
RT @jjcoop36: Astros 1B Jonathan Singleton hit his 8th HR of the season today for Triple-A OKC. Astros MLB 1B are hitting .183/.256/.338.