On Second Thought, Snowbird Slugger May Need Weston Home This Summer
Ramirez, pictured with an allegedly juiced bat
Fllckr User: Jose Romero Jr.
Manny Ramirez, who slugs homers in the West when he's not home in Weston, will get to spend some unexpected time enjoying his local digs. He's reportedly tested positive for a banned substance and Major League Baseball is expected to announce his 50-game suspension today.
The L.A. Dodger outfielder is rumored to be preparing a defense based on a doctor's prescription, but that doctor must be out in L.A. because no one would believe that a physician in Broward would have given Ramirez a medication for dubious medical reasons. Would they?
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