On Ramirez

Don’t sit on the edge of your seats expecting a deal for Manny Ramirez. After calling around to a lot of baseball executives and scouts tonight, it doesn’t appear the Red Sox could get proper value in return. But that sentiment comes at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night.

That all could change in one phone call, so never say never and when push comes to shove in the minutes before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Here’s the answer to another question I’ve been asked a lot…Would the Sox get compensation in the form of two sandwich picks if they lost Ramirez? Answer: Yes, but only if they offered Ramirez arbitration….

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