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When Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez initially sustained his thumb injury during the World Baseball Classic, it appeared he would miss two months of action. However, Ramirez hinted that he would be able to return much sooner than expected early on in his rehab, and he later targeted activation by the end of April. He was able to reach that goal, as the Dodgers activated Ramirez yesterday, according to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles.
Ramirez admitted that his thumb is not yet 100 percent healed, but he said that he didn't want to wait any longer to rejoin the Dodgers.
"It's not 100 percent, but I can defend myself on the
field," Ramirez said before the game. "I just want to be in there. I
don't want to wait any longer. I'm a gamer. I just want to be in there and I
think I can play."
Los Angeles held Ramirez out of the lineup last night against the Colorado Rockies, but he was available to come off the bench. He eventually came up as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning.
Ramirez was replaced by Justin Sellers at short to start the season. While Sellers can handle his own defensively, there was a significant drop off at the plate. Entering Monday, Dodger shortstops had combined to hit .177 with one home run on the season.
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Hanley Ramirez homered in his first start of the season, leading
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