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Manny Ramirez Gives Ultimate Compliment to Javier Baez

Posted to Chicago CubsManny Ramirez has been flourishing as a player/coach for the Chicago Cubs farm system, much to the surprise of many who criticized his initial signing. “It was a big surprise for me and my family,” Ramirez said. “He was honest. ‘We’re not going to have playing time for you or a spot in the big leagues, but if you want to come and help out, you can...
Via Sports Mockery
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Manny Ramirez teaching prospects: 'Do the right thing, bro'

Manny Ramirez joined the Iowa Cubs last week as a player/coach and is expected to play one or two times a week for Chicago's Triple-A affiliate. According to the Associated Press, his biggest responsibility will be to work with the team's most promising prospects, and his advice thus far is simple. "Do the right thing, bro. Follow the rules. That's it," Ramirez...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez Smacks First Homer As Player-Coach For Iowa Cubs (Video)

When Manny Ramirez signed a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs in May, there’s a reason he signed on as a player as well as a coach. The 42-year-old proved that point on Monday, launching a two-run homer to straight-away center field to help the Triple-A Iowa Cubs earn a 7-6 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers. Manny’s blast came in just his second game with the Triple...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Manny Ramirez Hits First Home Run for Triple-A Iowa and Flips Bat

Minor league or otherwise: It’s still just Manny being Manny. Manny Ramirez played in his first home game as player/coach/bat-flipper for the Chicago Cubs’ Triple-A affiliate in Iowa on Monday night, and he didn’t disappoint. He saw a pitch that was in his wheelhouse, and absolutely crushed it over the wall in center field. He still has that same, beautiful swing, and he timed...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez Makes Iowa Cubs Debut, Playing Left Field In Doubleheader

Manny Ramirez served both roles of his job as player-coach on Thursday for the Iowa Cubs. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder was a coach in Game 1 of the Triple-A Cubs’ doubleheader, and he made his debut in left field in Game 2. Ramirez reported to the minor-league club on Thursday. Ramirez went 0-for-4 in his 2014 debut and didn’t field a defensive play for the Cubs. Ramirez...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez to make debut as player/coach Thursday

Ten years ago, it would have been hard to keep a straight face if someone was making the case for Manny Ramirez to be a coach/mentor some day in professional baseball. Fast forward to today, and that person would look like a modern day Nostradamus. According to, Ramirez is making his debut with the Chicago Cubs’ AAA affiliate, Iowa Cubs, on Thursday. Considering...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez To Join Triple-A Iowa Cubs On Thursday

Manny Ramirez is moving on up the minor-league ladder. The 42-year-old slugger will join the Triple-A Iowa Cubs on Thursday as a player/coach, the team announced Wednesday. The former All-Star was signed by the club to a minor-league contract in May, and has been working out at the Cubs’ spring training complex in Arizona where he has been working with young players and getting...
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez hits monster homer in Cubs minors

When it was announced that Manny Ramirez was returning to baseball as a player-coach for the Iowa Cubs, you knew exactly what was going to happen next…every time the embattled slugger did anything of note, you’d hear about it from everyone. This is one of those times. On Wednesday the 42-year-old took part in some extended Spring Training for the Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Manny Ramirez as Triple-A player coach

Manny Ramirez has made his imprint with many Major League Baseball organizations: the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, L.A. Dodgers, even the Chicago White Sox toward the tail end of his career. Now he can include the Chicago Cubs on that list. Here’s an excerpt from a statement sent out by the Chicago Cubs just minutes ago:  The Chicago Cubs today signed Manny Ramirez to a...
Via The Sports Bank
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramirez has spiritual awakening

Manny Ramirez recently graduated from schooling at the Segadores de Vida church in Hollywood, Fla. and he said the troubles in his baseball career helped him find religion.

Via Busted Coverage
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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