Local Newspaper Takes on Manny
Local Massachusetts Newspaper
Takes on Manny for Sitting Out
'Players who care don't leave games after getting hit by pitches that wouldn't have hurt a Little Leaguer. Players who care don't seek days off like the office hypochondriac.'
"The free pass Ramirez has received this season from the fans, the media and his teammates is mystifying. But the time has come for someone in the clubhouse to call him out over a disgraceful pattern of behavior that, left unchecked, will only worsen.
"Manny Ramirez does not care this season. And do not believe for even a single solitary second anyone who claims otherwise or tries to justify his disinterest by saying he acted the same during successful seasons past." -- Read more at the Eagle Tribune newspaper online