hanley ramirez

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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2018 - 10:41 am
Three weeks from Friday, the Red Sox parted ways with Hanley Ramirez. That's 21 days since the team's former No. 3 hitter abruptly stopped playing baseball without any apparent injury. And it was one week after that Ramirez officially became free to sign with any team in baseball. The last we heard...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 2:16 pm
HOUSTON -- The Hanley Ramirez Era is officially over. The Red Sox announced Friday that they have released Ramirez after going through the process of designating the first baseman/designated hitter for assignment. The team put Ramirez on waivers Wednesday after not being able to work out a trade,...
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Alex Reimer
May 31, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora feels good about his refurbished ball club. In his weekly interview with “Dale & Keefe,” Cora says he thinks his roster is much more flexible with Hanley Ramirez on waivers. Last Friday, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Cora recommended they...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2018 - 8:59 pm
Hanley Ramirez is no longer a Red Sox. Those are words few must have thought would be surfacing come Friday afternoon. But there they are. The slugger has been designated for assignment after hitting either second or third in the first-place team's lineup in all but six of their games. Shocker,...
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Ryan Hannable
May 25, 2018 - 1:26 pm
After being DFA'd by the team earlier on Friday, Hanley Ramirez posted a farewell message to Twitter . It was short and sweet: Thank you #RedSoxNation. It’s been real. Love you always The Red Sox have seven days to either trade or release Ramirez. It is expected there will be at least a few teams...
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Alex Reimer
May 25, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval will forever be intertwined in Red Sox infamy. They were brought on simultaneously to bolster the lineup, but all they did was hasten Ben Cherington’s departure. Four years later, they’re both off the team, leaving little more than discarded panda heads and helmets...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Covering Manny Ramirez from January 2008 until June of that year was a blast. He finally started talking on the record for the first time in years while working out at Athletes Performance in Phoenix, proclaiming over and over again that he was going to play as long as Julio Franco. Along the way,...
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Ryan Hannable
May 25, 2018 - 11:23 am
Well then. On Friday morning the Red Sox informed Hanley Ramirez that they will designate him for assignment in order to open a spot on the roster for Dustin Pedroia, who will return from the disabled list on Friday. The Boston Globe's Alex Speier was first to report the news. The team now has...
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Lucy Burdge
May 21, 2018 - 5:51 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: NY Yankees at Texas, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Colorado at LA Dodgers, 11 p.m. (MLB Network) NBA: Boston at Cleveland,...
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Rob Bradford
April 26, 2018 - 10:31 am
TORONTO -- It's not difficult to identify the difference in Hanley Ramirez. The early-season numbers -- hitting .316 with an .856 OPS, three home runs and three stolen bases -- are a start. But instances like the opposite field, 112 mph line-drive screamer he hit about 10 feet off the ground...
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