Manny Ramirez, who gave the club a heads up that he’d be late coming back from the off-day, took the field after batting practice had begun, around 10 minutes before 6. Because he’d kept the team informed of his whereabouts, no one was concerned. No police escort a la Doug Mirabelli was required.
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