Ramirez to aim high as manager

Oct 21, 2015

Ramirez to aim high as manager

Alex Ramirez was unveiled as the new BayStars manager in Yokohama on Wednesday, and the Venezuelan first-time skipper was not shy in making clear that his goal for next season is nothing less than a Central League pennant. “It’s a privilege for me to ...

BayStars name Ramirez as new manager

Oct 19, 2015

BayStars name Ramirez as new manager

Alex Ramirez, the only foreign player to get 2,000 hits in Nippon Professional Baseball, achieved one of his long-held ambitions on Monday, when the Yokohama BayStars announced he would be their new manager. Ramirez, a native of Venezuela, is a two-time Central League MVP. ...

Ramirez happy to be back in NPB

Jun 28, 2015

Ramirez happy to be back in NPB

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Alex Ramirez had an eventful first gameday on the job. The new roving advisor to the Orix Buffaloes spent most of batting practice on Saturday giving instruction to many of the Orix hitters, including Yoshio Itoi and Takahiro Okada. Later, he high-fived a few ...

Orix signs Chavez, names Ramirez as advisor

Jun 22, 2015

Orix signs Chavez, names Ramirez as advisor

The Orix Buffaloes on Monday announced the signing of Venezuelan outfielder Johermyn Chavez and named his compatriot and former Yomiuri Giants and Tokyo Yakult Swallows star Alex Ramirez as roving advisor. The 26-year-old Chavez was hitting .301 with four home runs and 24 RBIs ...