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

Updated: Wednesday, July 3 2013, 04:35 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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INTERLEAGUE

Pittsburgh 5 Cleveland 3

Sunday's Games

Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Yankees 1

Toronto 10, Detroit 5

Boston 5, Houston 4

Baltimore 9, Chicago White Sox 1

Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

Seattle 2, Oakland 1

L.A. Angels 12, Texas 6

Monday's Games

Houston (Keuchel 10-3) at Cleveland (Carrasco 10-6), 7:10 p.m.

Baltimore (W.Chen 4-4) at Minnesota (P.Hughes 7-6), 8:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Colome 3-4) at Kansas City (Volquez 8-4), 8:10 p.m.

Toronto (Buehrle 9-4) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 6-4), 8:10 p.m.

Detroit (Simon 7-5) at Seattle (Iwakuma 0-1), 10:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday's Games

Milwaukee 6, Cincinnati 1

Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 0, 10 innings

St. Louis 3, San Diego 1

Chicago Cubs 2, Miami 0

Colorado 6, Arizona 4

N.Y. Mets 8, L.A. Dodgers 0

Washington 3, San Francisco 1

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Cincinnati (DeSclafani 5-6) at Washington (Fister 3-4), 7:05 p.m.

San Diego (Shields 7-3) at Pittsburgh (Burnett 7-3), 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis (Lackey 6-5) at Chicago Cubs (Lester 4-6), 8:05 p.m.

Atlanta (Wisler 2-1) at Milwaukee (Lohse 5-9), 8:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (O'Sullivan 1-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Surkamp 0-0), 10:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (Niese 3-8) at San Francisco (Heston 8-5), 10:15 p.m.

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United States 5, Japan 2

WNBA

Sunday's Games

Atlanta 72, Seattle 64

Phoenix 94, Los Angeles 91, OT

Monday's Games

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MLS

Sunday's Games

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