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Hanley Ramirez can only hope to replicate the production that David Ortiz has provided since returning from a stint on the disabled list. The Dodgers shortstop at least has Ortiz’s blessing, though.
Ortiz sent out a tweet on Thursday afternoon wishing his “boy” the best of luck. Ramirez already returned with a bang — going deep in his first game on Tuesday and going 3-for-4 on Wednesday — but a little extra support from Big Papi never hurt.
Ortiz and Ramirez, of course, were teammates in Boston briefly in 2005, when Ramirez was still an up-and-coming prospect. Ramirez was eventually dealt to the Marlins, and then later to the Dodgers, but it’s clear the two still keep in touch.
Check out Ortiz’s tweet below.
I can see u!!!! S.O to my boy Hanley ramirez he just come back from the DL... Live ur life like is the last day✌ http://t.co/Oc8osxzQfc— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) May 02, 2013
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In his third start since returning from thumb surgery, Los Angeles
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Ramirez suffered the injury during the top of the sixth
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