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It's Official. Manny Goes to Chicago.
The Dodgers have made it official via a press release. Manny Ramirez was sent to the Chicago White Sox in a straight waiver claim. The White Sox will take on the remaining $3.8 million left on Ramirez's contract, and the Dodgers receive nothing.
Ramirez, since being acquired at the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31, 2008, has a .322 batting average with 44 homers, 156 RBI and .580 slugging percentage in 223 games. He was suspended for 50 games in 2009 after being caught taking HCG, a female fertility drug and missed 58 games this season going on the disabled list three separate times.
In a corresponding roster move, the Dodgers recalled right-handed relief pitcher Ramon Troncoso from Triple-A Albuquerque.
More on this later today from Dodger Stadium.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.