8:42 AM EST, Sat December 03, 2016

Hanley Ramirez willing to play first base or DH for Red Sox

Hanley Ramirez willing to play first base or DH for Red Sox
Full Count | WEEI 20 hours ago

Hanley Ramirez isn’t recruiting free agents in Dominican Republic, but he is planning on playing playing winter ball there

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — Hanley Ramirez would seem to have plenty of opportunities over the weekend to make a pitch to potential Red Sox free agent targets. Ramirez, after all, is joining the likes of Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, Dexter Fowle and Aroldis Chapman at the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic. But Ramirez explained […]
Over the Monster Nov 30, 2016

Daily Red Sox Links: Rick Porcello, Hanley Ramirez, Ryan LaMarre

Today’s links look at another award for Rick Porcello, the CBA negotiations dictating offseason strategy, and a new home for Ryan LaMarre. Rick Porcello got another award on Tuesday, taking home the AL Comeback Player of the Year. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal) Hanley Ramirez was arguably a better candidate, though, as his 2016 was one to look fondly upon. (Bryan Joiner; BP Boston) The Red Sox have been quiet so far this winter, and you can expect more of that as the CBA negotiations continue. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald) Speaking of those negotiations, MLBPA head Tony Clark...
Over the Monster Nov 23, 2016

The Red Sox’ strange platoon situation

Boston’s abundance of right-handed hitting doesn’t necessarily mean they need a lefty. The Red Sox have a lot of right-handed hitters. Look at the expected starting lineup, and you’ve got Dustin Pedroia, Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Hanley Ramirez. Sandy Leon masquerades as a switch-hitter, but his splits both in 2016 and before would suggest that he, too, is a righty—just one who happens to take some swings from the left side on occasion. On the other side of things, we have only Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., and the third baseman, whoever that happens to be (Shaw bats...

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