Found July 25, 2012 on Fox Sports:
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This could be Manny all over again, presumably without the pharmaceutical assistance. OK, Hanley-wood doesn't roll off the tongue like Manny-wood. But the idea behind the Los Angeles Dodgers' stunning trade for infielder Hanley Ramirez early Wednesday morning is pretty much the same. Hanley, 28, is eight years younger than Manny was when the Dodgers acquired Manny in a trade from the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2008. Hanley has the Hollywood good looks, and when in the mood, he can pull off the charm. It's difficult to imagine him hitting like Manny did in the final two months of 2008. But we are talking about one of the game's supreme talents, assuming that he finally gets his act together. Time to snap out of it, Hanley. You might be going to L.A., but your time in La-La Land actually is ending, not beginning. Dodgers fans in the post-McCourt era are a more rabid bunch than the South Florida crowds to which Ramirez is accustomed. The team's manager is Don M...
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