Ramirez prepares to reverse offensive trend
GLENDALE, Ariz. – White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez’s offensive numbers steadily have declined since 2010, and the 31-year-old understands that using the entire field when hitting might help bump his average and on-base percentage.
“My game is not going to change,” Ramirez said through a team translator. “But I’m aware I need to hit the ball the other way a little more and try to do that.
“The way I prepare, every year you learn something different. The way I prepare for pitchers and use strike zone discipline, [and] a little more patience at the plate, that’s some things I’ll continue to get better at.”