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Manny Ramirez, minor leaguer

Mar 13, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

Manny Ramirez

Manny Ramirez‘s playing time in big-league camp will be limited going forward because the A’s need to give at-bats to players who aren’t suspended for the first 50 games of the season.

Ramirez has just eight at-bats in major-league games so far and manager Bob Melvin told Jane Lee of that most of his action will come in minor-league games. And according to Melvin at least, Ramirez is enthusiastic about that plan:

He wants to go over there. He tells me, “Hey look, don’t worry about me. I know you’re under the gun to get other guys at-bats.” He’s been great about that.

If true, that’s certainly a different version of Ramirez than the one often painted by the media, although at this point he doesn’t have much of a choice.

Daric Barton, Seth Smith, and Jonny Gomes are among the players likely to get at-bats at designated hitter ahead of Ramirez.

  1. El Bravo - Mar 13, 2012 at 11:08 AM

    Jackson Pollack is the only person who can paint a picture of Manny. In fact, most Jackson Pollack’s are, in fact, images of Manny’s brain.

    • davidpom50 - Mar 13, 2012 at 11:53 AM

      I like where you’re going with this, but I think I’d have picked Salvador Dali.

      • rooney24 - Mar 13, 2012 at 4:53 PM

        Or, a 3 year old with finger paints….

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