Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is a late scratch for Game 2 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a rib injury. according to the Dodgers’ official Twitter feed.

Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register passed along comments from Dodgers manager Don Mattingly before Ramirez was lifted from the lineup:

Ramirez had X-rays taken on his injury, which came back negative, according to the Dodgers.

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