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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dodgers newcomer Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the NL West.
Two days after being acquired from Miami in a trade meant to boost the Dodgers' offense and playoff hopes, the slugging infielder went hitless in his first four at-bats against the Giants before homering to left-center on an 0-1 pitch from reliever Sergio Romo (3-2).
Andre Ethier, who walked ahead of Ramirez's home run, had two hits and scored twice to help pull Los Angeles within two games of first-place San Francisco. James Loney and Juan Rivera also had two hits apiece for the Dodgers.
The Giants, looking to bolster their light-hitting offense, obtained veteran infielder Marco Scutaro from Colorado in a deal that was announced during the game.
Ramirez's 15th home run of the season extended a stellar start to his Los Angeles career. He had three hits in the fi...
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The Dodgers did something they haven't done in awhile -- acquire an impact bat. But the fact it was a young impact bat was quite surprising and pleasing.
Hanley Ramirez is the Dodgers' newest addition and should be around for quite some time.
Look, I know he's not the Ramirez of 2006-09 who hit .316/.387/.531, but he has the potential and ability to be that player...
With all eyes focused on London the next couple of weeks, the Dodgers have a chance to quietly make believers out of the doubters or worse, go quietly into the night.
Their time for a big push is now. The Dodgers open a three game weekend series at the home of the first place Giants Friday night. That will be followed by a return to Dodger Stadium for a nine game homestand against...
Orioles Fan: Happy we didn’t get Hanley
Another writer for this awesome website recently posted an article trashing the Orioles for not pulling the trigger on the rumors they may have been interested in now LA Dodger Hanley Ramirez.
While valid points were made like the one about the Orioles inability to not pull in big talent via free agency — its true the Orioles have had...
Hanley Ramirez‘s agent Adam Katz told Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports that his client is thrilled: Hanley agent Adam Katz:”If he was going to be moved then this was his first choice. He can’t wait to get here, compete, do what’s asked.” — Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) July 25, 2012 Well, at least the most important
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The Marlins first season under Ozzie Guillen has been a disappointment. After building a brand new ballpark and making some significant splashes in free agency during the offseason, nobody expect Miami to turn into sellers at the trade deadline. Now that they have, it makes sense that Hanley Ramirez was the first to go. His career with the Marlins has been a frustrating roller coaster...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers lost their second straight game since acquiring Hanley Ramirez, 7-4 to St. Louis on Thursday as David Freese and Matt Carpenter each had three of the Cardinals' season-high 18 hits.
Obtained a day earlier from Miami, Ramiez started at third base and batted fifth for the second straight game. He had an infield hit, two walks and a steal...
GM Ned Colletti says the Dodgers are far from done after landing Hanley Ramirez, as they still want a starter and a bat. The Dodgers landed the middle-of-the-order bat they’ve been looking for in Hanley Ramirez, but general manager Ned Colletti on Wednesday said he’s still looking for a starting pitcher and another hitter. “We’re
The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in first place in the NL West. The Arizona Diamondbacks, though, aren't going away.
The Dodgers open a three-game series at home against the Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Los Angeles swept San Francisco in a three-game series over the weekend, recording back-to-back shutouts, including a 4-0 win Sunday, to move into a tie with the Giants atop...
Big hump today.The Cardinals have been drawn to 5 games over .500 like stink on **** for the better part of 2 months. Every time they go over, they fall back. Every time they get close to .500, they surge ahead.So headed into a weekend series with the Cubs and having the chance to get to 7 games over .500, take 3 of 4 from the Dodgers (2 with addition Hanley Ramirez) and hit the...
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Episode 86: Fifty Shades of Grant is out!
In the eighty-sixth episode, Thomas and Danny talk with Grant of McCoveyChronicles.com about the Marco Scutaro and Hanley Ramirez trades, other possible trades, Giants playoff odds, curses, jokes, and Boof Bonser.
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When baseball season opened in Miami on April 4th, fans were promised many things.
They had a new stadium tax payers foot the bill for, adopted a new name, the Miami Marlins, new brightly colored uniforms, suddenly found millions of dollars to pursue and sign "A" list players. They even convinced many fans they wanted to win baseball games. They hired...