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12-time All-Star Manny Ramirez Assigned to Round Rock

Updated: Wednesday, July 3 2013, 05:35 PM CDT

The Texas Rangers announced today that they have signed designated hitter Manny Ramirez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Round Rock.

Ramirez will report to Round Rock on Thursday, July 4 and will participate in team workouts for a few days before being activated by the Express. The 41-year-old began the season with Taiwan’s EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League, going 64-for-182 (.352) with eight home runs, 13 doubles and 43 RBI. Ramirez was removed from the Rhinos active roster on June 19.

The 12-time All-Star last played in the majors in 2011 with the Tampa Bay Rays, going 1-for-17 in five games before announcing his retirement that April. He spent part of the 2012 season with the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A, Oakland A’s), batting .302 (19-63) with 14 RBI in 17 games.
 
Ramirez ranks among all-time leaders in home runs (14th, 555) and RBI (18th, 1831).  He has played 2302 career games with Cleveland (1993-2000), Boston (2001-08), Los Angeles-NL (2008-10), Chicago-AL (2010), and Tampa Bay (2011).

The Express closes out a three-game series tonight in Nashville before returning home tomorrow to kick off Red, White and Blue Weekend, a three-day, post-game fireworks extravaganza. 12-time All-Star Manny Ramirez Assigned to Round Rock


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NBA

Tuesday's Games

Toronto 104, Indiana 91

Milwaukee 109, Miami 102

Cleveland 103, Detroit 95

Memphis 109, Dallas 90

Chicago 113, Golden State 111, OT

Washington 98, L.A. Lakers 92

Wednesday's Games

Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Portland at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Sacramento at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Denver at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at New York, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Utah, 9 p.m.

Washington at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Monday's Games

No games scheduled

Tuesday's Games

Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3, SO

N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 1

Pittsburgh 5, Winnipeg 3

Columbus 4, Washington 3

Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 2

Montreal 3, Dallas 2

Detroit 5, Florida 4

Nashville 4, Colorado 3, OT

Calgary 4, Buffalo 1

Minnesota 2, Edmonton 1

Anaheim 4, Vancouver 0

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