Hanley Ramirez

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The Dodgers Must Import Infield Depth

Last night’s offensive outburst was a whole lot of fun, but it came with a price, and it’s made one thing extremely clear: As the trade season heats up, adding David Price or another starting pitcher is not the biggest issue this team needs to address. Replacing Chris Perez and Paul Maholm with an addition…

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Cardinals @ Dodgers June 28, 2014: Hanley Ramirez Is Back

Tonight’s original Dodger lineup had Miguel Rojas hitting eighth and playing shortstop, as we all happily grumbled about Hanley Ramirez spending his fifth consecutive day on the bench thanks to a right shoulder issue. But even as that lineup was out there, Dylan Hernandez was reporting that Don Mattingly thought that Ramirez could be added to the lineup late,…

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Another Day, Another Hanley Ramirez Injury Concern

First, a list. The Dodgers acquired Hanley Ramirez from the Marlins on July 25, 2012, just short of 23 months ago. Since then, adapted from Baseball Prospectus, here are the injuries he’s suffered that have required him to miss at least one game. Date DL Games Missed Side Area Injury Detail 2014-06-12 1 Right Shoulder…

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Fastball Struggles & Hanley Ramirez’s Future In The Box

When I initially penned this article (prior to Friday’s game), Hanley Ramirez had a line of .245/.324/.434/.758. That was well below his performance last year (1.040 OPS), and paired with his poor defense at shortstop and nagging injuries, concern about his production from fans and media has been a consistent topic of interest. My own…