Tag:Dominican winter league
Posted on: April 29, 2011 5:07 pm

Ramirez hoping to play winter ball

Manny RamirezBy C. Trent Rosecrans

Manny Ramirez may be retired from Major League Baseball, but he may not be done with (lowercase b) baseball. Ramirez told ESPNdeportes.com's Enrique Rojas that he was planning on playing in the Dominican winter league.

"Now I'm getting ready to defend the 21st crown of the Aguilas," Ramirez told Rojas.

Ramirez wouldn't answer questions about his departure from MLB.

A spokesman for Aguilas said the team hasn't had any "direct contact" with Ramirez.

"It would be great if he comes back so that the Dominican fans can see him before his definite retirement from baseball," Luichy Sanchez, from Aguilas' office of baseball operations, told Rojas.

Ramirez said he's currently in Miami fishing and playing golf.

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