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Cubs | Bill Mueller resigns

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:23:41 -0700

Chicago Cubs hitting coach Bill Mueller has resigned from his position with the team, but OF Manny Ramirez isn't expected to take over as the hitting coach, according to a source. The Cubs are close to hiring a replacement for Mueller. Ramirez received positive reviews while coaching Triple-A Iowa, but he's not in consideration to replace Mueller. Ramirez could be in the mix for the assistant hitting coach position, though. The Cubs are waiting for Ramirez to officially retire before commenting on him as a coach.

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Giants | Pablo Sandoval extends hit streak

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00:12:39 -0700

San Francisco Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval's double in Game 2 of the National League Division Series extended his postseason hitting streak to 13 games. This is four shy of an MLB record shared by Hank Bauer (1956-1958), Derek Jeter (1998-1999) and Manny Ramirez (2003-2004). It would be Sandoval's lone hit in seven at-bats.

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Cubs | Manny Ramirez to serve as player-coach in minors

Sun, 25 May 2014 10:08:41 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have signed free-agent OF Manny Ramirez (Athletics) to serve as a player-coach for Triple-A Iowa. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced Ramirez "is not and will not" be on the major league roster but will serve as a mentor to the young hitters in the organization. He will be a full-time coach and play in a part-time role that will not take at-bats away from prospects. "If he shows there is still some magic in his bat, perhaps he will find his way to the major leagues and help another team, but that is not why he is here," Epstein said. "We are thrilled that he wants to work with our young hitters and make a difference."

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MLB | Manny Ramirez continues to work out

Fri, 09 May 2014 11:05:01 -0700

Free-agent OF Manny Ramirez (Athletics) continues to work out in an attempt to keep his career going, and he has looked impressive during recent workouts, according to a major league scout who has seen him. Ramirez is being pushed by former SS Miguel Tejada and looks surprisingly lean while running around. A few teams have scouted Ramirez, but none have made an offer.

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MLB | Manny Ramirez wants to continue career

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:37:40 -0800

Free-agent OF Manny Ramirez (Rangers) wants to continue his career either in the major leagues or in Japan, according to his agent, Barry Praver.

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MLB | Manny Ramirez not retiring

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:41:22 -0700

Free-agent OF Manny Ramirez (Rangers) told a Spanish-language ESPN radio show that he's not retiring and that he's looking for another opportunity to play, according to ESPN's Hector Cruz.

Fantasy Tip: Some don't know when to hang 'em up. It's unlikely that we see Man-Ram in a major league uni again, even if he gets a chance with another organization.

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Rangers | Manny Ramirez released

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:26:39 -0700

The Texas Rangers released OF Manny Ramirez from Triple-A Round Rock Tuesday, Aug. 13.

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Rangers | News on two

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:07:03 -0700

The Texas Rangers aren't planning to call up DH Manny Ramirez after the All-Star break. They're also not interested in trading SP Martin Perez for Chicago Cubs SP Matt Garza.

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Rangers | Manny Ramirez will not be sent to Frisco

Sat, 13 Jul 2013 12:17:38 -0700

Texas Rangers minor league OF/DH Manny Ramirez will not be sent to Double-A Frisco while Triple-A Round Rock is on their All-Star break between Monday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 17. Ramirez hit a game-winning home run for Round Rock Saturday, July 13.

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Rangers | Manny Ramirez tested for PEDs

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:32:55 -0700

Texas Rangers OF/DH Manny Ramirez was subjected to a random drug test while with Triple-A Round Rock, according to a source who indicated that all players not on the 40-man roster were subject to such a test earlier this week. Ramirez has failed tests for performance-enhancing drugs twice before.

General manager Jon Daniels said that, based on accounts received, Ramirez has been a model citizen since the organization signed him to a minor league contract. "The guys say he's been in the cage early and often, and generally has been a good influence." Daniels added that he has no significant expectations and merely believes that the club has nothing to lose by taking a shot on the veteran. "It'll be a few weeks before we know if he'll be able to contribute."

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should take the same approach that Daniels is taking. Don't invest much, here, and be willing to be pleasantly surprised -- in AL-only leagues, anyway.

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