Originally posted on NBC Miami  |  Last updated 12/7/11
While the Marlins were busy making a sales pitch to all-world first-baseman Albert Pujols, reports swirled Tuesday that incumbent centerpiece Hanley Ramirez is not happy that the team wants him to move to third base to make room for new shortstop Jose Reyes. At one point, word at baseball's winter meetings in Dallas was that Ramirez had demanded a trade from the Marlins. There are too many conflicting reports from various unnamed sources to know for sure what is going on with Hanley Ramirez, but one man is not worried about a trade demand coming from Ramirez' camp: manager Ozzie Guillen. Guillen, once a star shortstop himself, told the Palm Beach Post Tuesday he understands why Ramirez is upset, but thinks he will come around and accept the position change. "I don't blame him," he said. "He has a right to be upset. He's a human being. He was the shortstop." According to the Post, Ramirez has not asked to be traded and in fact "reiterated to the Marlins his desire to stay at shortsto...
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