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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.

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 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. ...

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

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.

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...

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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.

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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?"

LISTEN: Manny Ramirez' Wife Calls 911

TMZ | Posted 11.13.2011 | Sports

TMZ has obtained the 911 call ... made by Manny Ramirez' wife Juliana after the MLB star allegedly slapped her during a domestic dispute inside their ...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Now that was fun. The final round of the Masters turned out to be a stampede for the green jacket. South Africa's Charl Schwartzel birdied the last four holes to win the Masters by two shots.

Does Manny Ramirez Belong in the Hall of Fame?

Danny Groner | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While some can forgive Manny's misdeeds chalking them up to him being "a product of his age," several sports columnists have voiced their opposition to Ramirez ever joining the greatest of the game.

Manny Ramirez Retires After Reported Positive Drug Test

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Rays slugger Manny Ramirez told Major League Baseball on Friday that he is retiring after being notified of an issue that arose ...

Manny Ramirez Liked Getting Booed

Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

With just four games into the season, Tampa Bay Rays fans appear to be fed up with Manny Ramirez's lack of production. The slugger is batting .063 ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Not that you had any doubt, but the Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball. According to Forbes, they are now worth $1.7 billion.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Reds rookie pitcher Aroldis Chapman, the Cuban defector, hit 103.9 on the radar gun last night. The Tigers' Joel Zumaya holds the unofficial record at 104.6.

Weird Baseball Headlines for a Weird Week

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

When the Mets brought in Oliver Perez to pitch on August 30 during their 9-3 pasting by the Braves, it marked the wayward lefty's first appearance in a ballgame since August 1.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So who's thrown the fastest fastball? It'll be forever a mystery. Who knows how accurate radar guns really are? Cincinnati's Cuban prospect Aroldis Chapman has reportedly been measured at 105 mph.

How Far You've Fallen, Manny Ramirez

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

He's playing well past his prime yet still commands the media attention he once had, a troubling combination. The bottom line is: what does Manny think he's got left to prove with this change of setting?

WATCH: Manny Ejected In Last At-Bat As Dodger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

With all signs point to Manny Ramirez joining the Chicago White Sox, the slugger had been out of the Los Angeles Dodgers starting lineup for the past ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Pro Golfer Jim Furyk overslept and missed his tee time in the pro-am at the Barclays so he got disqualified from the entire tournament. That could wind up costing him big bucks.