Manny Ramirez might just take the baton from Charles Barkley — or Marshawn Lynch! — as the worst athlete golfer, if David Ortiz 's charity golf tournament is any indication. Here is Ramirez, who hit 555 home runs in his 19-year major league career, reportedly swinging a golf club for the very first time. [thanks to Cut 4]
James Harden has always proved himself to be a little bit of an enigma. He’s not like early 2000?s Vince Carter or anything like that, but he might be like early 2000?s Manny Ramirez. The guy has a boatload of talent, but the crapshoot is always “When is he going to turn it on?” Not […]
Players don't want to throw their teammates under the bus, but when one of them costs the team easy points, it's understandable for players to get upset. With the Denver Broncos trailing the Miami Dolphins, 21-17, in the third quarter, Denver kicker Brandon McManus missed a 33-yard field goal. Show More Summary
COME ONNNNN I dunno, I'm not an expert, but I think Demaryius Thomas and Manny Ramirez were upset about that missed field goal: Being a kicker is tough, man. You screw up and suddenly several dozen gigantic people are very upset with you.
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 […]