Marlins Mgr: Hanley Won’t Play Until He Apologizes

Last night Hanley Ramirez was removed from the Marlins-Diamondbacks game by Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez for not hustling on a defensive play. (More on that here, including video of incident.)

Marlins Manager Fredi Gonzalez Demands Apology From Hanley Ramirez

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As the Marlins have a day game today, Ramirez addressed the media about the incident Tuesday morning:

It’s his (Manager Fredi Gonzalez) team. He does whatever he (expletive) wants. There’s nothing I can do about it. It’s brutal.

That’s OK. He (Gonzalez) doesn’t understand that (playing hurt). He never played in the big leagues.”

Gonzalez responded to Ramirez’s comment about him not understanding the situation because he never played in the big leagues. Read more…