Manny Ramirez

The Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon shakes hands with Manny Ramirez #24 of the Tampa Bay Rays as Johnny Damon #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during a press conference at Tropicana Field on February 1, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Watch Out, Yankees: Rays Introduce Ramirez, Damon

The Rays are counting on Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon to help them remain competitive against the Yankees and Red Sox in baseball’s toughest division.


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Crawford, Gonzalez Add Punch To Retooled Red Sox

Theo Epstein played it coy. He wouldn’t discuss Carl Crawford by name and yet he still made it clear than the Boston Red Sox had accomplished their goal of a major retooling by adding a second impact bat to join newly acquired Adrian Gonzalez.


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Jeter, Rivera Fail To Receive Arbitration From Yankees

Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Manny Ramirez and Hideki Matsui failed to receive salary arbitration offers as one of the first deadlines of baseball’s offseason passed.


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Derek Jeter, Cliff Lee On List Of 142 Free Agents

Derek Jeter, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth head a list of 142 players who have become free agents following the World Series.


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Manny Ramirez Expected To Join White Sox

Manny Ramirez is expected to join the Chicago White Sox on Monday, giving the fading playoff contenders a big boost during a key 10-game road trip.


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White Sox Awarded Waiver Claim On Manny Ramirez

Manny Ramirez was placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the White Sox were awarded the claim that gives them exclusive bargaining rights for the slugger.


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Keefe To The City: Heading In Opposite Directions

Unless you’re from Boston, it’s hard not to start thinking about the Yankees and October baseball in just over a month. And unless you’re Jerry Manuel, it’s almost impossible to not have already given up on the 2010 Mets.