Hanley Ramirez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hanley Ramirez not under federal investigation; friend dropped his name hoping to avoid arrest

    Boston Globe "A friend of former Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez dropped his name in an effort to avoid arrest while transporting fentanyl from New York to Massachusetts in April, then immediately admitted the player had no connection to the drugs, according to documents filed in US District Court in..." June 24

  • Hanley Ramirez Reportedly Being “Eyed” In Connection With Federal, State Investigation

    The Spun "According to a report from Michele McPhee, an investigative journalist for ABC News, former Red Sox star Hanley Ramirez could be in some trouble. McPhee reports Friday night that Ramirez is “being eyed” in connection with an ongoing federal and state investigation. There..." June 22

  • Hanley evaluating options, currently vacationing with family

    The Score "Hanley Ramirez looks to be in no rush to find a new team. The free-agent slugger is reportedly vacationing with his family in the Dominican Republic as he evaluates his next move, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPN. Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox..." June 07

  • Report: Another reason why Red Sox parted ways with Hanley Ramirez

    NBC Sports Boston "There was the .163 average in May, the emergence of Mitch Moreland (nine homers, 28 RBI, .292/.355/.606) as a power bat, and, of course, the $22 million he likely would've been owed next season. But Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic and FOX Sports offered another reason why..." June 04

  • 3 possible landing spots for Hanley Ramirez

    The Score "In a surprising move last Friday, the Boston Red Sox designated three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez for assignment with about $15 million left on his contract - a decision that appeared to be made by manager Alex Cora. As of 1 p.m. when he..." June 01

  • Red Sox Officially Release Hanley Ramirez

    CBS Boston "Hanley Ramirez’s second stint with the Boston Red Sox is officially over. Ramirez cleared waivers at 1 p.m. on Friday and the team released the slugger shortly after. The 34-year-old first baseman/designated hitter is now free to sign with any team that wants..." June 01

  • Hanley Ramirez Released by Red Sox After Being Designated for Assignment

    Bleacher Report "Hanley Ramirez is no longer a member of the Boston Red Sox.  According to Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com, the Red Sox released Ramirez instead of trading him after designating him for assignment, which gives him the opportunity to sign with any team in 48 hours. This..." May 30

  • Red Sox trying to protect against grievance from Hanley Ramirez?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Boston Red Sox have been exceedingly open about their reasons for DFA’ing Hanley Ramirez on Friday, and there may be a very good reason for that. Boston’s decision to DFA Ramirez came as a big surprise given that he started the season so hot and he’s been a..." May 26

  • Dombrowski: Cora recommended Hanley DFA move

    NBC Sports Boston "Dave Dombrowski said the Red Sox were prepared to make another move - and not designate Hanley Ramirez for assignment - before manager Alex Cora recommended parting ways with Ramirez. Dombrowski, the Sox president of baseball operations, said Cora wanted to give first baseman..." May 25

  • Red Sox to part ways with Hanley Ramirez

    Boston Globe "  After the 2014 season, the Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez to play left field. In 2018, the end of his tenure feels as if it has come out of the same position. According to a major league source, the Red Sox informed Ramirez Friday morning that they will designate him..." May 25

  • Hanley Ramirez hit by pitch one day after Red Sox-Yankees brawl, but don't call it payback

    MLB.com "Red Sox slugger Hanley Ramirez was drilled on the right wrist by a pitch from Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday night at Fenway Park and had to be removed from the game. X-rays taken moments later were negative, revealing merely a contusion and allowing..." April 12

  • What’s different for Hanley Ramirez this season?

    Boston Herald "The question tripped an alarm in Hanley Ramirez’ mind. “You’re trying to get me to say something about the coaches or manager last year. I know that’s what you want me to say, I know you,” he said. I get it. Ask a player what’s different with him and the team the year after the manager..." March 14

  • Alex Cora sure seems all-in on Hanley Ramirez

    WEEI Boston "Everyone knew this day was probably coming. J.D. Martinez's presence on the Red Sox is about to make things just a bit more complicated, which was why early Tuesday afternoon media members immediately went to the lockers of Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez. "He's a force, obviously," Moreland..." February 21

  • Hanley Ramirez Explains Why He Adopted Tom Brady’s ‘TB12 Method’ In Offseason

    NESN "Tom Brady has another satisfied customer, it seems. Hanley Ramirez reported to Fort Myers, Fla., on Friday for Boston Red Sox spring training, three days before the team’s first official workout. He looked a little slimmer, too, claiming he’s dropped 15 pounds over the offseason. His secret?..." February 16

  • Hanley wants to play '10 more years'; E-Rod pleased with surgery

    NBC Sports Boston "In absence of any actual changes to the Red Sox, there has been a lot of talk of potential internal improvements, many of which are reasonable to expect. Health issues contributed to drop-offs left and right. Among the players who went for surgery this offseason were Hanley Ramirez and Eduardo..." January 22