Manny Ramirez a huge hit in Taiwan, but fans mistake Johnny Cueto for him in sign.
Manny Ramirez may be a shamed slugger in the States, but in his professional debut in China, he was all the rage. His first game Wednesday had a little bit of everything: his first hit in the league (he had two of them), an exciting game (his EDA Rhinos lost 9-8) and his new fans honoring the man twice suspended by MLB for PED violations with a sign ... which mistakes the Reds' Johnny Cueto for Ramirez:
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And it's not just the fans; clearly the Rhinos' play-by-play booth is already figuring out where to place the Mannywood sign. Check out the ... um ... enthusiastic calls of all of his bats: