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Alexei Ramirez

Padres release shortstop Alexei Ramirez

Padres release shortstop Alexei Ramirez

Shortstop Alexei Ramirez was released Sunday by the San Diego Padres.

Ramirez, who turns 35 on Sept. 22, hit .240 with five home runs and 41 runs batted in, starting 109 games at shortstop, three in right field and one at designated hitter. 

The Padres signed Ramirez, an American League All-Star in 2014 with the Chicago White Sox, as a free agent last off-season. He batted .273 with 109 home runs in eight years with the White Sox.


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