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    The Return of Manny Ramirez

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports...mTO_story.html

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Manny Ramirez applied for reinstatement to Major League Baseball, and his suspension for a second failed drug test was cut Sunday from 100 games to 50 because he sat out nearly all of last season.
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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    The Reds' answer for left.



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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    I wonder what kind of shape Manny is in after sitting out a season? Guy could always hit but definitely Dr. Strangeglove with the leather. No thanks.
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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    You say no thanks to that potential bat just because of his defense when we had Gomes out there for two years?

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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    Yes. I think the distraction and baggage that he brings is not worth it. Plus, I doubt the Reds would seriously consider it. I think Manny's ship has sailed.
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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    I agree. Just stirring the pot a bit

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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    Get your suspension cut in half b/c you quit before serving the suspension? Just another reason why this MLB fan thinks the whole "testing program" is a joke that is more smoke-n-mirrors to fool fans than anything else. Just like the NFL...
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    They shouldn't shorten the suspension by a day. He "retired" and sat out because he didn't want to be suspended. C'mon, Bud. Make a statement.
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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    So his retirement voided the contract he had signed last year and now lets him sign with anyone else? Not that Tampa would be complaining but that does not seem right.

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    Re: The Return of Manny Ramirez

    I get a kick out of the whole Manny melodrama every year.

    But I agree. I don't want him here and his ship has sailed.

    But I also agree that Manny>Gomes, even with his lousy defense.
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