Monday, February 20, 2012

Manny ramirez

  • As I reported was likely last Wednesday, the A's have come to terms with Manny Ramirez on a minor-league deal – and the contract will be worth no more than $500,000, I'm told, and it could be a little less. There will be no incentives package.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • A $500K question mark? The move by As GM Billy Beane to sign Manny Ramirez has been described as low risk, but bringing in a talent/personality like Ramirez will have an impact one way or another.
  • (ESPN)
  • A person with knowledge of the negotiations says slugger Manny Ramirez is close to signing a contract with the Oakland Athletics that would be worth approximately $500,000.
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  • The As adding Manny Ramirez was hardly a surprise -- it had been rumored for a while. But it should be even less surprising considering the track record of As general manager Billy Beane.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • The Oakland As appear to be on the brink of signing 39-year-old slugger Manny Ramirez. He could be an Athletic just before or soon after the start of spring training according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
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  • The Oakland A's remain very interested in free-agent DH Manny Ramirez and might sign him within the next week, according to Team officials recently traveled to Miami to watch Ramirez work out, and they apparently came away impressed.
  • (Sporting News)
  • PHOENIX -- The Oakland Athletics still have strong interest in signing slugger Manny Ramirez, who presents a low-risk investment for the rebuilding franchise.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • Manny Ramirez will get another shot. Ramirez, who turns 40 on May 30, must serve a 50-game suspension without pay before playing for the As because he has violated baseballs drug policy twice.
  • (WTKR)
  • All signals point toward the Oakland Athletics signing free-agent designated hitter Manny Ramirez [stats] sometime soon.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • BALTIMORE -- The Orioles have had exploratory talks with free-agent slugger Manny Ramirezs agent, executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said on Monday.
  • (Major League Baseball)

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