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Hanley Ramirez | Shortstop

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/23/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Dodgers manager Don Mattingly indicated after Tuesday's game that Hanley Ramirez (elbow) was unlikely to play Wednesday.
It's no surprise given that it's a day game after a night game. Ramirez was able to pinch-hit Tuesday (striking out), suggesting that his elbow is not at issue at the plate but in the field. Sep 17 - 12:02 AM

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Hanley Ramirez was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to a right elbow strain.

It's not clear how the ailment popped up or how long he might be sidelined, but the Dodgers should provide more on his status later Tuesday. Justin Turner took Ramirez's spot at shortstop.
Sep 16 - 7:30 PM

Hanley Ramirez went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in a 9-4 victory over the Padres on Monday.

He was also caught stealing. Ramirez's RBI single in the first inning kicked off the game's scoring. By the time he touched home plate on Matt Kemp's double in the fifth, the Dodgers led 5-1 en route to a blowout victory. Ramirez came into this game having gone hitless in eight of 12 games since returning from a 15-day stint on the disabled list with a strained oblique.
Sep 9 - 1:31 AM

Hanley Ramirez walked twice and scored two runs in Sunday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Ramirez also stole his 13th base of the season in the win. Both runs were scored on Adrian Gonzalez home runs, giving him 55 runs scored on the season. The shortstop is hitting .263/.352/.434 overall.
Sep 7 - 8:42 PM

Hanley Ramirez (leg) is in the Dodgers' starting lineup Saturday night against the Padres.

Hanley was not on the original lineup card, but he felt good in a pregame workout so manager Don Mattingly gave him the go-ahead. Ramirez suffered a minor left leg injury Friday in the Dodgers' 12th-inning loss.
Aug 30 - 6:25 PM

Hanley Ramirez is out of the Dodgers' starting lineup on Saturday after injuring his left leg Friday.

Ramirez was 3-for-4 with an RBI double and solo homer Friday before the injury happened. It's not believed to be serious. Miguel Rojas is at shortstop Saturday.
Aug 30 - 5:57 PM

Hanley Ramirez went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a solo home run, providing the Dodgers their only runs of the evening in a 12-inning loss to the Padres on Friday.

Ramirez tied the game at 1-1 with a third-inning RBI double off of Andrew Cashner, then tied the game at 2-2 in the eighth inning with a solo home run off of Dale Thayer. Entering the night, the shortstop had been 1-for-12 since returning from the disabled list on Sunday. Ramirez has 13 home runs, 60 RBI, 12 stolen bases, and a .276/.363/.457 slash line on the season.
Aug 30 - 2:29 AM

Dodgers activated SS Hanley Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.

He wound up spending the minimum amount of time on the disabled list with a strained oblique. Ramirez is back in the Dodgers' lineup Sunday, playing shortstop and hitting fifth. It's the first time this season he's batting anywhere lower than cleanup. Matt Kemp is remaining in the No. 4 spot.
Aug 24 - 12:50 PM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly reiterated Thursday that Hanley Ramirez (oblique) should be activated on Sunday, the first day he's eligible.

Ramirez took batting practice and went through other drills again Thursday and appears to have come out of it no worse for the wear. The shortstop was batting .277/.367/.455 with 12 homers and 12 steals over 100 games before going on the disabled list.
Aug 21 - 7:18 PM

Hanley Ramirez (oblique) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on August 24, the first day he's eligible.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Sunday that Ramirez is swinging at about 90 percent. The shortstop has also been playing catch. Ramirez was batting .277/.367/.455 with 12 homers and 12 steals over 100 games before going on the disabled list.
Aug 17 - 2:47 PM

Dodgers president Stan Kasten said Saturday that the club has tabled contract extension talks with Hanley Ramirez until after the season.

"Both sides have agreed we'll sit down and talk at the end of the season and decide," Kasten said. "We both decided that makes the most sense. As difficult a season as he's had physically, there is still lots of time for him to have an enormous impact for us." CBS Sports' Jon Heyman has previously reported that there was a "significant gap" between the two sides when an extension was last discussed, with Hanley's camp wanting a deal in "excess of $130 million." It's a lot to give an injury-prone player, but Ramirez will be arguably the best free agent bat this winter.
Aug 17 - 1:06 PM

Hanley Ramirez (oblique) played catch Wednesday.

It's a step in the right direction for the injured shortstop, who is aiming to return from the 15-day disabled list when first eligible (on August 24). Ramirez has been out since August 9 because of a strained right oblique. Miguel Rojas and Darwin Barney are filling in at shortstop for the National League West-leading Dodgers.
Aug 14 - 10:33 AM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Sunday that he thinks Hanley Ramirez (oblique) could be activated from the disabled list when first eligible.

The Dodgers have placed Hanley on the DL, but Mattingly said the shortstop's right oblique strain is a minor one and he could be game-ready in 10 days or so. Ramirez is eligible to return on August 24, and it sounds like he could be activated on that date. The club will use Miguel Rojas and Darwin Barney at shortstop in the meantime.
Aug 10 - 12:21 PM

Dodgers placed SS Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 9, with a strained right oblique.

Ramirez suffered the injury during Friday's game and an MRI revealed the oblique strain. He's likely to be sidelined until September. Miguel Rojas is playing shortstop Sunday, but Darwin Barney has also been called up to help out.
Aug 10 - 11:30 AM

Hanley Ramirez (side) is not in the Dodgers starting lineup on Saturday.

The Dodgers are still awaiting the results of an MRI that was taken after Hanley departed Friday's game with tightness in his side. It sounds like a 15-day disabled list could be on the horizon. Miguel Rojas will start in his place on Saturday.
Aug 9 - 3:34 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Ellis
2Drew Butera
3Tim Federowicz
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Dee Gordon
2Justin Turner
3Alex Guerrero
SS1Hanley Ramirez
2Darwin Barney
3Miguel Rojas
4Erisbel Arruebarrena
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Yasiel Puig
2Joc Pederson
3Roger Bernadina
RF1Matt Kemp
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Dan Haren
5Roberto Hernandez
6Kevin Correia
7Josh Beckett
8Paul Maholm
9Chad Billingsley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Brian Wilson
3J.P. Howell
4Chris Perez
5Brandon League
6Jamey Wright
7Pedro Baez
8Paco Rodriguez
9Yimi Garcia
10Carlos Frias
11Onelki Garcia
12Scott Elbert
13Chris Withrow
14Daniel Coulombe