Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/10/14
In a move that once seemed unthinkable, the Miami Marlins traded three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. But don't tell the Marlins they are giving up on the season. "Everyone has kind of got their head down a little bit right now, but we're eight games out of the wild card," outfielder Justin Ruggiano said after Miami lost 7-1 to Atlanta in the first post-Ramirez game. "You never know what can happen. I don't think any of us are giving up in here." Ramirez and left-handed relief specialist Randy Choate, a free agent after the season, went to Los Angeles for right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, who will start Saturday against San Diego, and minor league pitcher Scott McGough. "It's hard to believe," said Ramirez. "Never, never. I never thought I was going to be dealt." But Ramirez, a three-time All-Star who was supposed to be the face of the franchise, badly underachieved that past two years. He was hitting .246 this year. He struck out lo...
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