Manny Ramirez set to make Iowa Cubs debut on Thursday

Manny Ramirez set to make Iowa Cubs debut on Thursday
June 25, 2014, 12:30 pm
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CSN Staff

It's Manny time.

Manny Ramirez will make his debut as player-coach with the Iowa Cubs on Thursday night in Colorado Springs.

The 42-year-old Ramirez signed with the Cubs on May 25 and had been working out in Mesa, Ariz at the Cubs' facility.

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Iowa released outfielder Casper Wells on Wednesday afternoon to make room for Ramirez on their roster.

In 30 games with the Round Rock Express, the Texas Rangers' Triple-A affiliate, Ramirez hit .259 with three home runs and 13 RBI last year.

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