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Oakland A's MLN: Ramirez Gone, Russell Signs

Ramirez won't suit up for the A's afterall.

The Manny Ramirez era in Oakland is done before it even began and the Addison Russell era is officially underway, as the Oakland A's bid adieu to one big name on the same day they announced the signing of their 2012 top pick. We have those details, as well as the news from around the A's farm system...

Ramirez Released By Oakland Likely future Hall of Famer Manny Ramirez requested his release from the organization on Friday night and the A's granted that request. Ramirez had been playing with Triple-A Sacramento, where he was batting .302/.348/.349 in 17 games. Ramirez had been heating up recently, collecting hits in six straight games. He hadn't homered for the River Cats, however, and had... Recommended Stories

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