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Manny Ramirez

Why Manny Ramirez Will Make a Great Hitting Coach

Dan Karpuc | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

For Manny, it was home runs, RBIs, or he didn't seem to be interested. While Ramirez most likely won't push anyone's buttons about running hard on the base paths or not jogging out to their positions, he can teach them about the art of hitting.

Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

Manny Being Unemployed

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Manny Ramirez is a free agent again after the Texas Rangers released him from his minor league contract. The Rangers release...

WATCH: Manny Goes Deep

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Less than a week after signing a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, Manny Ramirez went deep for the team's Triple-A affiliate Round Rock Ex...

Manny Makes Debut

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Manny Ramirez didn't waste any time getting in the swing of things in his latest bid to return to the big leagues. ...

Manny Is Back, Almost

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

Manny Ramirez is back, almost. The Texas Rangers announced on Wednesday that they have signed the 41-year-old slugger to a minor-league contract. ...

Manny Done In Taiwan

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | Sports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Slugger Manny Ramirez is leaving Taiwanese team The Rhinos after just 49 games because the club says he misses his family in N...

Bizarre Call To Manny Ramirez Home Run

Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

By Andrew Bucholtz, Awful Announcing Manny Ramirez's stint in Taiwan with the EDA Rhinos has given us plenty of magical moments, from his 10-foot-s...

WATCH: Manny's Hilariously Awful Slide

Posted 05.13.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Yes, kids. Manny Ramirez actually used to be a very good baseball player. One of the best in the league even. But,...

WATCH: Manny Ramirez Goes DEEEEEP ... In Taiwan

Posted 04.05.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing In case you didn't know, Manny Ramirez is now playing in Taiwan after an uninspiring minor league stint with the Oak...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Last night's NCAA winners were Syracuse (over #1 seed Indiana), Marquette, Ohio State and Wichita State. So much for all of you who had an Indiana-Louisville final, including the presiden

Manny 'Starting A New Beginning'

AP | PETER ENAV | Posted 05.12.2013 | Sports

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — Manny Ramirez said Tuesday he is "starting a new beginning" after signing a short-term contract to play with the EDA Rhinos ...

Profiles in Translation: Inside the World of a Professional Baseball Interpreter

Nataly Kelly | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Nataly Kelly

Baseball interpreters have been in the news a lot recently, due to the decision to allow interpreters to approach the pitching mound during games. I recently caught up with Kenji Nimura, an experienced professional interpreter for Japanese, Spanish, and English for players in the Major League.

Steroids Aren't the Only Problem Facing the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Keeping people out of the Hall of Fame because of suspected or real connections to steroids may or may not be wise, but keeping people out because the voting rules have not changed to fully recognize expansion is not.

Manny Gets His Wish

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Manny Ramirez is a free agent again after he asked the Oakland Athletics to release him and the team granted his request on Friday....

Manny Booed At Minor League Game

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Manny Ramirez felt pretty good – despite all the boos and the three strikeouts. The 12-time All-Star went 0 for 4 for the ...

The Most Selfish Players In Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.12.2012 | Sports

Athletes are very tough to understand, especially the selfish ones. The best players in sports are usually the ones that are most selfish. What do...

Manny Expected To Join Team On Friday

AP | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports

PHOENIX -- Manny Ramirez is expected to join Oakland at its spring training facility on Friday, yet another part of the Athletics' offseason overhaul....

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Len Berman | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The third race yesterday at Santa Anita featured the long shot #7 horse, Winforlin. She's a five-year-old mare who has never won. But with all the Lin-Sanity? She beat out two horses, finishing sixth. Lincompetent if you ask me.

The Return Of Manny

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

PHOENIX — Manny Ramirez found a taker in Oakland – at a bargain price. The suspended slugger agreed on a minor league contract Monday wit...

Moneyball Manny?

AP | Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics are open to signing slugger Manny Ramirez but the team is not actively pursuing the free agent. ...

The Return Of Manny Ramirez

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.03.2012 | Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Manny Ramirez applied for reinstatement to Major League Baseball, and his suspension for a second failed drug test was c...

Manny Formally Charged With Domestic Violence

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida prosecutors have formally charged former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez with domestic violence. The Broward Sta...

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Len Berman | Posted 11.23.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So are you stoked up about the climax to golf's FedEx Cup? Funny, I haven't heard one sports fan say to me, "Hey, who do you like in the FedEx?"

No Winter Ball For Manny Ramirez

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- A person familiar with the situation says Manny Ramirez will not be allowed to play winter ball in the Dominican Republic because he neith...