Boston Red Sox outfielder Hanley Ramirez was forced to leave the team’s game against the Los Angeles Angels on May 22 with a hand injury. X-rays on Ramirez’s hand were negative. He returned to the lineup on May 23.

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Ramirez Returns to Lineup

Saturday, May 23

The Red Sox announced Ramirez is in the lineup against the Angels. 

Earlier in the day, Ian Browne of reported Ramirez’s x-rays were negative.

On May 22, Gordon Edes of reported that Ramirez was removed from the Red Sox’s game with a sore hand after being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning.  

Red Sox fans have witnessed the two sides of having Ramirez on the team. When healthy, he’s one of the most dangerous hitters in the American League. But over the past handful of years, injuries have become a key part of his story too.

This season, the former infielder has dealt with relatively minor foot and shoulder issues. The latter was a little more impactful, keeping him out of the lineup for a while. But as long as he doesn’t miss any extended stretches, Boston can survive.



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