Originally written on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 7/14/12
Photo: Benny Sieu/US PresswireA recent report suggested the Los Angeles Dodgers could be thinking about Aramis Ramirez as a potential trade acquisition as they attempt to shore up third base and their inconsistent offense.  This news is not shocking by any means, but we haven’t heard the name of Ramirez thrown out there so much in the world of trade speculation.  Greinke has headlined that group for the Brewers, followed by the likes of K-Rod, Wolf, Kottaras and others. So, I started to wonder about Ramirez.  He’s batting .272 with an OBP of .346 in 2012.  He has 10 homers.  Ramirez has started to become more of a fully visible cleanup hitter recently; he’s grown into more of the force in the lineup Brewers fans hoped he would be to start the year.  Notoriously a slow starter (it’s been said so often it’s cliché), Ramirez has put up strong RBI and good HR numbers for over a decade, when he’s been healthy.  The Brewers signed him for three years for $36 million in the offseason beca...
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