Found April 27, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
Cesar Ramos had looked good in racing through the first four innings against the White Sox on a frigid Saturday night. But things got a little hot in the fifth, when a couple of walks and a single loaded the bases and Chicago's top hitter, Jose Abreu, the slugging rookie who did in the Rays the night before, was headed to the plate. Manager Joe Maddon hadn't shown much faith previously in Ramos, the lefty who was making his third start since joining the rotation. And he had reliever Brandon Gomes, a righty who would match up better with Abreu, at the ready. But Maddon — for several reasons — gave Ramos the chance, and the pitcher proved him right by getting Abreu to ground out, the key moment in a 4-0 victory that the Rays badly needed. "It was one of those things I didn't want to get too smart with," Maddon said. "I just put the seat belt on right there." First, the Rays are counting on Ramos, who took the place of injured Matt Moore, so leaving...
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