Hanley Ramirez is making his return to Miami, where Jose Reyes will have to start a new hitting streak.
Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers begin a three-game set Friday night against the Marlins after Reyes had the majors' longest hit streak snapped one day earlier.
Miami (51-61) dealt Ramirez to Los Angeles (60-52) on July 25 along with left-handed reliever Randy Choate for right-hander Nathan Eovaldi and minor league pitcher Scott McGough. Ramirez has a $15 million salary this year and is owed $15.5 million next year and $16 million in 2013.
The three-time All-Star, who had been with the Marlins since 2006, batted .246 with 48 RBIs in 93 games in 2012 with Miami. He is hitting .226 with 12 RBIs in 14 games with the Dodgers.
"The Marlins will always be part of me," Ramirez told the Dodgers' official website. "They gave me the chance to play in the big leagues, and my family will always live there."
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