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Manny: The sounds of silence

Posted on: December 8, 2008 4:27 pm
Edited on: December 8, 2008 4:31 pm
 

LAS VEGAS -- The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to wait for Manny Ramirez.

And we mean that in every literal sense of the word.

Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Monday that the club never heard a word from Ramirez's camp following their offer of salary arbitration -- which Ramirez declined on Sunday.

"You would think an offer to salary arbitration would open the door to a conversation," Colletti said.

This was after the Dodgers offered a two-year deal, believed to be with a club option for a third year, for a reported $25 million a year roughly a month ago.

"I just find it curious that we made an offer and never heard back, and then we made an arbitration offer and never heard back," Colletti said. "Maybe we have to look into the communications we're using."

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Since: Oct 13, 2008
Posted on: December 8, 2008 9:27 pm
 

Manny: The sounds of silence

I agree that Manny will end up in American League. He'll end up being a defensive liability for some National League team. Boston was good for his defense because of the Green Monster. I think he ends up an Angel batting behind Guerrero. (That assumes that Angels fail on Teixiera and Sabathia first).



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: December 8, 2008 7:44 pm
 

Manny: The sounds of silence

What planet has Colletti been living on the past year? Did he think this clown who sleezed his way out of Boston was going to completely change after 3 well-behaved months in LA? Hey Colletti, welcome to Manny's World!! Is this "communication" something you want to have to put up with for the next 4 years? Run while you can and spend your money on a player who might actually care about the team and the players he plays with. Wake up and smell the roses before you end up smelling the stuff that makes them grow better.



Since: Jan 20, 2007
Posted on: December 8, 2008 7:06 pm
 

Manny: The sounds of silence

I meant to say guarantee 3 years with a possible 4th year at a teams option



Since: Jan 20, 2007
Posted on: December 8, 2008 7:04 pm
 

Manny: The sounds of silence

I think Manny will end up in the American League because they can give him a 3-year contract to play OF & DH.  I would be shock if he ends up in the National League...


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