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Ramirez out with stiff back

White Sox All-Star shortstop Alexei Ramirez out of lineup with back stiffness
Posted on July 13, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 13, 2014 at 12:46 p.m.

CLEVELAND (AP) — White Sox All-Star shortstop Alexei Ramirez is out of Sunday’s lineup due to a stiff back.

Ramirez was removed from Saturday’s game in the fourth inning. He said following the game that he expected to play in Tuesday’s All-Star game in Minneapolis.

Ramirez is batting .282 with eight homers, 41 RBIs and 15 stolen bases in 95 games.

Shortstop Carlos Sanchez, called up from Triple-A Charlotte, is making his major league debut and is batting second. He was added to the roster when right-hander Andre Rienzo was optioned to Charlotte.

 Minnesota Twins'  Eduardo Escobar, right, makes it safely to second base on a double to right as Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez gets the late throw during the third inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Updated on July 27, 2014 at 5:22 p.m.
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