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Ramirez has hernia surgery

Posted on: October 25, 2010 5:39 pm
Edited on: October 25, 2010 5:39 pm
Manny Ramirez Manny Ramirez said he had a hernia operation two weeks ago and the injury had bothered him during the season, he told's Enrique Rojas .

In a phone interview from his home in Miami, Ramirez told Rojas that he hopes to start training for next season in mid-November.

The free agent DH/outfielder also praised the Blue Jays' hire of John Farrell, and said he'd like to play for Farrell and the Blue Jays.

"He's a manager I'd love to play for," Ramirez told Rojas and translated to English by me in the best of my ability. "Toronto is a team I've liked since they had all those great Dominican players in the 80s."

Ramirez said he feels he has a lot of baseball left in him, but would probably be best as a designated hitter, which I think we can all agree with.

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Category: MLB

Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: October 25, 2010 8:59 pm

Ramirez has hernia surgery

Manny at DH is exactly why the DH was created. a lifetime .316 batter with some power left that can produce runs who doesn't always swing for the fences. Considering he has 2560+ hits, as a DH he could be devastating, especially since he walks a lot.

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