Manny Ramirez will only be a distraction to the LA Dodgers when he comes back. He won't play good Baseball, either. Let me tell you something...hitting and single A does not prepare you for MLB pitching.
Joe Torre also hates the man.
And, all of the players are doing good without him.
Analysts say they're "stepping up in Manny's absence," but they actually play better without him in the line-up.
Not to mention, he took steroids. If they catch him again, he's gone for the rest of the season, and he will poison the Dodgers for eternity.
Let me remind you, the Dodgers have the best record in baseball...without Manny.
Really, in my book, there are two Manny options:
Option one: Release him. I could go for this. He might say no to option two, so this might have to be it. Sadly, nothing could come in return, but at least he'd be off the team.
Option Two: A trade. If he says no, give him no playing time and make him cut his beard and hair.
Lets look at some good Manny trades:
Trade Number One: Manny to Tigers for Andres Gallarraga and Marcus Thames
Detroit needs to solidify the middle of the order, and the Dodgers could use a starting pitcher and some out field backup.
Trade number two: Manny to Mets for Tim Redding, Jeremy Reed and a prospect
This gets the Dodgers a stronger rotation, and some outfield backup. And the Mets need a strong left fielder, with Tatis and Sheffield platooning.
Either of these trades could go down at the deadline and would benefit both teams involved.
Come on, Dodgers; it's time to take some action.