Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is scheduled to make a couple of rehab starts for the Los Angeles Dodgers Triple- A affiliate, Rancho Cucomonga Quakes this weekend. Ramirez has been sidelined with a torn ligament in his thumb for the past 4 weeks, an injury suffered at AT&T Park during the final game of the World Baseball Classic.
Ramirez has sent out tweets and teasers, saying “Rancho coming soon.”. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly did a short interview where he all but said that Ramirez is aiming for a return this Monday. Dodger fans are impatiently awaiting his return.
Rancho coming soon!!!!!
— Hanley Ramirez (@HanleyRamirez) April 25, 2013
With Ramirez back in the line-up, it gives the Dodgers that feared foursome of Matt Kemp, Adrian Gonzalez, Andre Ethier and Hanley Ramirez. The Dodgers have been missing that big key hit in games, and with Ramirez back, there is a chance he could change all of this.
Hanley’s mere presence changes the attitude of the team and the fans. Th...