Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:38:16 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (triceps) was removed from the game Thursday, March 6, as a precautionary measure after being hit by a pitch on his left triceps. He is expected to return to play Friday, March 7.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:52:41 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has spoken with SS Hanley Ramirez in hopes of keeping him focused on baseball while contract extension discussions are ongoing. "It's a conversation I wanted to have. I didn't want it hanging out there," said Mattingly. "I've been a player, I know. He knows what I think about him as a player."
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:08:50 -0800
The Los Angeles Dodgers and SS Hanley Ramirez are in talks for a contract extension, and it appears the majority of Ramirez's next contract will be with him moving from shortstop to third base as early as 2015. Ramirez doesn't mind moving to third, according to sources, but he doesn't want to be moved back and forth.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:04:17 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (ribs, back) said he is pain-free, and he took daily therapy on his back in the offseason. "I think I'm stronger and I've got to stay on top of it, and by exercising I'll be fine," Ramirez said. "I feel the difference right away. Now, it's perfect." He also said his fractured ribs are healed.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:35:52 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez said he wants to be with the team "for life," but would not further discuss his contract status. Ramirez said he received treatment in the offseason for a nerve problem in his back that may have been causing hamstring issues and already feels stronger.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:33:19 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly admitted that he will consider using OF Yasiel Puig in the leadoff spot this season. Such a move would provide better right-lefty balance in the lineup and move OF Carl Crawford further down. Crawford would bat second, SS Hanley Ramirez third and 1B Adrian Gonzalez fourth. Puig had a .391 on-base percentage last year, which was second on the team. Puig was in the leadoff spot for 28 games last year and had a slash line of .333/.409/.618 with eight of his 19 home runs.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:36:19 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (back, rib) is doing his normal offseason hitting program and is not being limited at all. He took part in a back-strengthening program this winter.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:02:38 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Wednesday, Jan. 8, that the team continues to have discussions with representatives for SS Hanley Ramirez regarding a contract extension. Ramirez is under contract through 2014.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:02:04 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Wednesday, Jan. 8, that SS Hanley Ramirez (rib) has not had any setbacks this winter, and he is expected to be ready for spring training.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:10:15 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said the team isn't thinking of moving SS Hanley Ramirez back to third base.