CLEVELAND, Ohio — Hanley Ramirez arrived at Cleveland Indians spring schooling camp this week, but continues to be “four to five days” away from currently being prepared to choose the subject in an exhibition video game, according to manager Terry Francona.
Ramirez, 35, very last played in a significant-league video game in Might, but is self-assured that he’s prepared to engage in proper away. Francona and the Indians will deliver him alongside slowly and gradually to start ahead of permitting him free to receive a spot on the roster.
Francona mentioned Wednesday that the workforce wishes Ramirez to thrive and become the center-of-the-purchase proper-handed bat that the lineup desperately requirements.
Cleveland.com’s Paul Hoynes joins the Cleveland Baseball Talk Podcast to break down the very first week of spring schooling exhibition online games and weigh in on what Ramirez can deliver to the Indians. Hoynsie also appears to be like at Jefry Rodriguez, Daniel Johnson and Shane Bieber.
And we choose a minute to reassure everybody that Jose Ramirez’s gradual start at the plate does not suggest anything at all. (Appropriate?)
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