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Red Sox want Hanley Ramirez to drop 15-20 pounds

In part of the transition from left fielder to first baseman, the Boston Red Sox want Hanley Ramirez to drop some weight."To be an infielder, you have to be a little more agile," interm manager Torey Lovullo said via the Boston Herald. "(But) it's all from a health standpoint, all for getting through a season and not having those aches and pains that a big body has. We all know when...
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Hanley Ramirez Must Go

The Boston Red Sox brought in a high-profile President of Baseball Operations in Dave Dombrowski to get the team back to winning, and doing so consistently. Part of that is through shrewd evaluation, big-time trades and tough calls. Making the decision to get rid of Hanley Ramirez is not one of those calls, it’s a no-brainer. The problem with moving Hanley is getting someone...
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End of season post-mortem: 2015 Boston Red Sox

The AL East appeared to be completely up for grabs and with significant free agent signings in Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, the Red Sox seemed in excellent position to contend for a playoff spot. Between subpar production from those additions, along with a failure to build a reliable starting rotation and bullpen cost general manager Ben Cherington his job. Replaced by Dave...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Hanley Ramirez’s Focus Never ‘Wavered’ Despite Injury Video)

Hanley Ramirez’s 2015 season is officially over. Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo announced Thursday that Ramirez’s shoulder injury will sideline him for the rest of the season. Lovullo added that Ramirez’s effort never fluctuated after getting hurt. “Unfortunately his shoulder was not responding the way we wanted it to,” Lovullo said on “Red Sox Gameday...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Healthy Hanley Ramirez Could Play First Base Right Now (Video)

The wait is almost over: Hanley Ramirez could be making his debut at first base soon. That’s what Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo thinks, at least. Speaking with members of the media before Monday’s series opener against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, Lovullo said that if Ramirez was healthy, he believes he could play first base in a game immediately. NESN...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Hanley Ramirez Could Play First Base Before End Of Season

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez has been playing hurt for a considerable chunk of the 2015 season, but the Boston Red Sox left fielder might have the opportunity save his body this year. Ramirez revealed Monday ahead of Boston’s game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park that he’s been playing through a sore left shoulder — he doesn’t remember when exactly he tweaked it...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez is moving to first base for the Red Sox

Boston isn’t punting on Hanley Ramirez quite yet. In fact, the Red Sox intend to change Ramirez’s position in 2016 (after changing it from shortstop to left field in 2015), and will shift him to first base. Hanley IS moving to first base by next year, he said. Maybe some this year. He's on board. "I'm looking forward to it." — Michael Silverman (@MikeSilvermanBB) August 25...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez taking practice reps at first base

Hanley Ramirez’s transition to left field has been pretty dreadful thus far, but it looks as though the Boston Red Sox might be taking steps to change that. Ramirez was spotted taking reps at first base ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field under the tutelage of David Ortiz and infield coach Brian Butterfield. Things that make you go...
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hanley Ramirez’s attitude has ‘irked’ Sox veterans

The Boston Red Sox are in last place in the AL East and have found themselves in the same discussion as teams like the Miami Marlins. One of their big offseason acquisitions, Pablo Sandoval, was recently benched after he went on Instagram in the middle of a game. The other, Hanley Ramirez, is apparently annoying...Read More
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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