Business as usual in Manny's return
Other than the hype and red caps, Ramirez's first game back was rather uneventful
SAN DIEGO -- There were some odd features to the Dodgers-Padres game Friday night at Petco Park, no doubt.
Both teams wore red caps in honor of the Fourth of July, for example, making the game -- won by the Dodgers, 6-3 -- look like a Texas Rangers split-squad affair in March.
The press box and the stadium seating were both SRO for an early July game between a division leader and an also-ran sitting 15 games back.
A five-run first inning by the visiting team inspired cheers ...
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MANNY RAMIREZ RETURNS
Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez returned from his 50-game suspension Friday in San Diego.