Originally Posted by mcp5185
A couple weekends ago I heard an interview with Hahn on 670. He said the team used Ramirez to reach out to Abreu, because he and Ramirez had been teammates at one time in Cuba. Hahn also said he expects Ramirez to help Abreu with his adjustment to the Majors. I don't think Alexei is untouchable, but I find it highly likely he'll be here until at least the trading deadline to help Abreu.
I didnt know all of that and if thats the case then Ramirez will have to stay.