The two have a good relationship.
Seeing this 42-year old 'non prospect' appear in this year's Topps Heritage Minors set makes me shake my head - I try to get cards from the minor league version of the Topps Heritage set signed in-person and this one is just not going to get ink on it anytime soon. Show More Summary
The grand Manny Ramirez experiment has come to an end. After three months as player-instructor for the triple-A Iowa Cubs, Ramirez's season ended on Friday with a knee injury. The 42-year-old was rarely healthy and can't really hit anymore, but Ramirez's minor-league stint went a long way toward showing that there's a place in baseball for him. Read more...
He still knows how to make an entrance, five minutes before first pitch, popping out through a door in the left-field fence.
Ten years ago today, Manny Ramirez made sure that the phrase "Manny being Manny" would never be forgotten. On July 21, 2004, the Baltimore Orioles' David Newhan hit a ball to deep center. Boston Red Sox outfielder Johnny Damon was unable to catch the ball and ended up having to chase it down after it bounced away from him. Show More Summary
Manny Ramirez has still got it—well, at least some of it. The 12-time MLB All-Star hit his first home run of the year for the Iowa Cubs—the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs—on Monday night. It certainly turned back the clock for...Show More Summary
Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP to a cheater.
When the Chicago Cubs signed Manny Ramirez to be a player-coach with their AAA affiliate Iowa Cubs on May 25, it seemed on the surface to be a head scratcher. Ramirez is expected to join Iowa sometime this week. Why would the Cubs want to sign a player who twice failed tests for performance enhancing
When former Red Sox GM and current Cubs president Theo Epstein signed Manny Ramirez to be a player-coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, a lot of people thought it was a bad idea. During his career, Manny had pretty much established himself as one of the last people you’d ever want to mentor young players, […]
Manny Ramirez signed a minor league player/coach deal with the Cubs’ AAA affiliate. He’s at the Cubs’ extended (...)
A 42-year-old Manny Ramirez, who just last week signed on to be a player/coach with the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, gave us a blast from the past on Wednesday afternoon at extended spring training, hitting a 450-foot home run. Just look at that swing, and that bat flip: Manny Ramirez, new player-coach of the @IowaCubs, hit a 450-foot home run today in Tempe. Show More Summary
Indians manager Terry Francona isn't waiting for an apology from Manny Ramirez.
In another example of Manny Being Manny, former Boston Red Sox Star Manny Ramirez finally apologized in person for a 2008 incident in which he threw a much older Jack McCormick to the ground in a dispute over game tickets. In 2008, Ramirez entered into an argument with Sox traveling secretary Jack McCormick over tickets to a game in Houston. Show More Summary
When Manny Ramirez was with the Boston Red Sox in 2004, he once went up to the team's traveling secretary, Jack McCormick, and asked for 16 tickets to a game. McCormick told him it was too late to fulfill such a request, angering Ramirez, who yelled at McCormick and shoved him to the ground....
This season marks the 10th anniversary of the Boston Red Sox’s incredible run to the 2004 World Series Championship that ended their 86-year championship drought. And on Wednesday night, the franchise commemorated the occasion by reuniting that team for “Idiots Night” at Fenway. Now, for those of you who don’t remember 2004 like it was […]
Manny Ramirez returned to Fenway Park on Wednesday night and offered an apology to a man he had thrown to the floor years ago in a dispute over tickets. In fact, he apologized for behaving “bad here with everybody” during his “Manny being Manny” years in Boston. The occasion was a reunion with his former […]
Manny Ramirez apologized Wednesday for his behavior with the Boston Red Sox in his first public appearance since being hired as a minor league player-coach with the Chicago Cubs.
Members of the 2004 Boston Red Sox, including Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez, returned to Fenway Park prior to their game against the Atlanta Braves to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their World Series win. Ramirez was asked to throw...Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox held a 10th-anniversary reunion featuring players from the 2004 championship team before tonight's game. New Iowa Cubs player-coach Manny Ramirez tossed out the first pitch, until Johnny Damon came out of nowhere to snag it for justice, ten years later. Read more...
Still idiots. They called the 2004 Red Sox "The Idiots." They won a World Series, and they had a lot of annoying fun doing it. Ten years later, they're celebrating an anniversary, and still goofin'. First Goof King Manny Ramirez popped out of the Green Monster (fitting indeed): Manny makes his entrance via the Green Monster, which is only fitting. Show More Summary