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Should the A-Rod/Ramirez deal go through, Boston will ship Nomar Garciaparra to Chicago for Magglio Ordonez.
The Alex Rodriguez-for-Manny Ramirez trade would make Nomar Garciaparra expendable.
The matchups (and mis-matchups) of the week ahead, including Manny Ramirez's imitation of Ferris Bueller.
Citing an ailing hamstring and ailing mother, Manny Ramirez decided to pass on the All-Star Game.
In the last two weeks, Boston's Manny Ramirez has raised his OPS from under .800 to a team-leading .993.