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Thursday, October 06, 2016

red sox - Meet the man who played a pivotal role in transforming Hanley Ramirez into playoff first baseman (it’s not who you think) - WEEI | Rob Bradford

Hanley did a nice job over at first base this year. He wasn’t a Gold Glove first baseman but he played well enough to keep himself there next season.

“I prepared myself to be in this position, and we’re here,” Ramirez said. “That should be your mentality every spring training, if you’re not, you’re a loser. Your mentality has to be playing in October and celebrating in November. That’s why they sign you and give you everything you need to help you win a championship.

“When you have a lot of positive stuff in your mind and you know where you want to go and where you want to be and you push, not to the limit, but through the limit, nothing can stop you. That’s a good example right there. Since spring training everything has clicked.”

Added Gutierrez, “I’m happy for him. When you spend so much time together and you see a guy that’s passionate and driven to win, driven to be successful, it is gratifying to know that he has been successful. Especially when you’ve spent so much time with that individual trying for that success. It was an amazing offseason.”

Jim Furtado Posted: October 06, 2016 at 09:52 AM | 7 comment(s)
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