Found December 06, 2011 on NBC Miami:
Miami Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez is not happy (stop us if you've heard that before). At least, he may not be happy, depending on which source you believe. The Palm Beach Post reported Monday that Ramirez is "distraught" over having to change positions to accommodate the newly-signed Jose Reyes. That conflicts with a report from Sunday night asserting that Ramirez had already agreed to move to third base. If such an agreement was made, the Marlins' brain trust made no mention of it Monday when announcing the signing of closer Heath Bell. When asked if he thought Ramirez would not want to vacate shortstop, President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest told the Post, "Hanley wants to win and we'd like to provide the pieces around him to help him win." He added, "I think Hanley can play anywhere on a baseball field. That's the kind of talent he is." Team owner Jeffrey Loria was no more helpful, simply saying, "Ha...

Hanley Ramirez up for Sale? Should the Tigers be interested?

With the signing of their new shortstop Jose Reyes, the Miami Marlins might be forced to trade their old one, Hanley Ramirez. New reports have come out saying that the Marlins are looking to trade Ramirez, but even newer reports have said otherwise. Ramirez has said in the past that if the Marlins signed Jose Reyes, he would rather be traded than move to third base. The Marlins obviously...

Report: Marlins' Ramirez doesn't want position change

Hanley Ramirez does not want to move from shortstop to third base and has made his feelings known to the Florida Marlins, according to an report. The report states that Ramirez has not requested a trade but simply informed the Marlins of his desire to stay at shortstop. Florida agreed to a six-year, $106 million deal with shortstop Jose Reyes on Sunday...

Hanley Ramirez doesn’t want to move to 3B

A source told on Tuesday, that Hanley Ramirez has informed the Miami Marlins that he does not want to move from shortstop to third base. Now that the Marlins have signed Jose Reyes to a six-year, $106 million contract, Hanley Ramirez will have to move to 3B if he wants to stay with the Marlins. Hanley wants more money if he has to move to 3rd base...

Vote: Should Red Sox Try to Trade for Hanley Ramirez?

The Miami Marlins, in an apparent effort to sign every expensive player under the sun, added All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes last week. The problem? They already have an All-Star shortstop. His name is Hanley Ramirez, and he's apparently not too excited. Ramirez, who turns 28 this month, has been the centerpiece of the Marlins organization since 2006, and many have believed the...

SF Giants Rumors: Hanley Ramirez, Guillermo Mota and Darren Ford’s Message

Now that the Marlins have inked shortstop Jose Reyes. The San Francisco Giants might want to consider trying to put a package deal together, and make a run at trying to trade for Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez. I don’t think the Giants have the chips in place to even make that kind of a trade, but it’s something to kick the tires on.   Giants beat writer Chris Haft tells SF...

FOX SPORTS: Reyes told Marlins are still Ramirez's team

DALLAS — Hanley Ramirez has a “strong preference” to stay at shortstop, according to a major league source. And his new manager with the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen, knows it. In an interview with FOX Sports Monday night, Guillen gave an emphatic, impassioned case for Ramirez not just to remain with...

Guillen Thinks Ramirez Will Embrace 3rd Base

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...

Should Mets Check In On Hanley?

A rumor circulated yesterday that Hanley Ramirez asked to be traded and is in an uproar about the idea of moving over to third base in order to make room for new shortstop Jose Reyes. Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post reports that no trade request has been made by Ramirez, but he is still seething about the move. Ramirez has not asked to be traded but reiterated to the Marlins...

MLB Winter Meetings 2011: What The Jose Reyes Signing Means for the Marlins

Written by: Adam Cubbage Jose Reyes agreed early Monday morning to a six-year/$106 million dollar contract to become the new shortstop for the Florida Marlins. This signing indicates what many presumed about Miami upon word they would be debuting their new stadium this coming 2012 season. That they would be major players in the free-agent market. And they’re not done.Sources...

Marlins Will Look To Trade Hanley Ramirez

The Marlins didn't seem interested in trading new third baseman Hanley Ramirez at today's Jose Reyes press conference, but ESPN's Buster Olney says they're now looking to move Hanley after his agent asked for a restructured contract.  Olney says that if the Marlins can move the $46.5MM owed to Ramirez over the next three years, they hope to use that money on Prince...

Ozzie Guillen says Hanley Ramirez still is the man in Miami

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Miami Marlins Sign Jose Reyes

Just a few short hours ago, I wrote about the Miami Marlins upping their offer to Jose Reyes. It's just been reported by multiple sources that the deal is official, and Jose Reyes will be taking his talents to South Beach (sorry, had to do it). The damage? Six years, $106 million. It's unknown at this time if there is a seventh option year included in the deal like was hypothesized...
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