Manny gets a hit, is hit in White Sox debut
Manny Ramirez has a hit and has been hit in his debut with the
Ramirez blooped a single to right field leading off the seventh
inning of his first game with Chicago, which claimed the 12-time
All-Star on waivers for the playoff chase.
In the ninth, one batter after Paul Konerko hit a three-run
homer to put Chicago ahead 5-4, reliever Justin Germano struck
Ramirez in the back with a breaking ball. Ramirez took first and
was lifted for a pinch-runner.
He grounded out to shortstop his first time up and then struck
out looking to end the fourth against Cleveland starter Carlos
Carrasco, who was making his 2010 debut.
Criticized in the past for not hustling, Ramirez ran hard to
first base before being thrown out in the second inning.
Ramirez batted fifth as the designated hitter in manager Ozzie
Guillen’s lineup for the series finale. He joined the White Sox on