BP Daily: The Manny twilight zone

Ramirez's minor league projections teach us about the nature of call-ups

Originally Published: June 25, 2009
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus

Unless you're living under a rock, you're aware that Manny Ramirez has begun his return to the big leagues with some warm-up games in the minor leagues to get his swing back after a long layoff. While his performance will be over-scrutinized on a ridiculous level, keep in mind he's playing just a small sample of games that really won't tell us anything.