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Boston Red Sox: Left fielder Manny Ramirez will see his first action of the spring Friday against the Blue Jays and will probably get a couple of at-bats, manager Terry Francona said.
Ramirez reported to camp Monday, four days after the Red Sox staged their first full-squad workout but three days before the date the team gave him permission to arrive because his mother had a health problem.
On Wednesday, one of Ramirez's agents told The Boston Herald that Ramirez indicated "he would ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL