Hanley Ramirez Designated For Assignment By Red Sox

  • Hanley Ramirez Designated For Assignment By Red Sox

Hanley Ramirez Designated For Assignment By Red Sox

Dombrowski said the team informed Ramirez of the move early Friday morning.

"It is unusual, but it's an unusual situation".

Both men stated that Cora reached out unprompted to suggest that Ramirez ought to be the player removed to make way for the return of Dustin Pedroia. Mitch Moreland will take over first base full time.

"I was a little bit surprised", Dombrowski said.

Ramirez signed a four-year, $88 million contract with the Red Sox in 2014. The move to get rid of Ramirez could open up some playing time for Swihart, who's gotten just 33 plate appearances this season. He has 195 plate appearances so far this season.

Hanley Ramirez won't torment the Yankees anymore - at least not as a member of the rival Red Sox. "Glad we don't have to see him, because he's gotten some big hits already against us this year".

By effectively cutting ties with the veteran, the Red Sox will have to eat the more than $15 million Ramirez, 34, is owed for the rest of the 2018 season.

Pedroia, a four-time All-Star, had left knee surgery on October 25 in which Dr.

Hanley Ramirez will no longer be a member of the Boston Red Sox. He was 1 for 14 in his five-game rehab assignment at Triple-A Pawtucket, prompting Cora to joke to reporters (via The Associated Press), "He's saving his hits for Fenway". "He feels good. He's not having any pain so we think that he'll be fine to go out there but we are going to be careful in that regard".

Morales is in the second year of a three year $33 million dollar deal with $11 million owing for this season and $12 million for 2019. The Red Sox are responsible for the vast majority of Sandoval's $18 million salary this year, with the $545,000 he is earning from San Francisco offset against the total.