Manny already being Manny
Posted on: August 31, 2010 5:04 pm
Manny Ramirez must have had a heck of a flight from L.A. to Cleveland.
For one thing, the trip took away his ability to speak English. When he met with White Sox reporters Tuesday, after joining the team in a waiver claim from the Dodgers, he spoke only in Spanish and and apparently hinted that that would be the case in Chicago.
The Dominican native, who used bench coach Joey Cora as a translator for his introductory remarks, has spoken English with reporters his entire career, and while his English wasn't great it was certainly passable.
The flight also left him so pooped he needed a day off -- he wasn't in the White Sox lineup. Yep, $18.7 million salary, too tired to DH. Welcome to The Manny Experience, Chicago fans.
-- David Andriesen
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