Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/27/12
As a born and bred Dodgers fan, it's always nice to wake up in the morning to news that your team acquired a player like Hanley Ramirez. Still just 28, Ramirez has three consecutive .940-plus OPS seasons to his credit, but he's dropped off that pace in recent years: .853, .712 and this year's .750. Still, Dodgers third basemen (seven players have played there this year) have hit a collective .249/.308/.373 this season, so a hopefully invigorated Ramirez could be a massive upgrade. As a bonus, perhaps they can convince him to wear No. 99 so they can reduce their inventory of "Ramirez 99" jerseys. This is trade deadline week, one of the more exciting times of the year for baseball fans. Let's look at a handful of players (even hitters!) who could be positively impacted should some of the rumored deals go down. HITTERS Domonic Brown, PHI - Remember this guy? The Phillies are reportedly shopping the likes of Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence, and Juan Pierre probably could easily be ...
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