Mike Lowell for Max Ramirez: WHO!?

Posted: 10th December 2009 by Amanda Bruno in MLB
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Mike Lowell, who was the 2007 World Series MVP, isáreportedlyábeing dealt over to the Texas Rangers along with $9 million of his remaining salary for catcher/first baseman Max Ramirez. FOXSports.com first broke the news late Wednesday night about the trade. However, Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston reported that the deal isn't done yet after he contacted Rangers GM John Daniels. Ramirez, 25, has only played in 17 Major League games, all in 2008. He didn't play in 2009 at the Major League level, but at two minor league levels. His combined stats aren't that impressive. He batted a combined .230 with five home runs, 45 runs batted in, 15 doubles, 36 walks, and struck out 93 times in only 80 games.á Now the question is why? Why trade Lowell and eat up most of his contract for this guy? The trade ...

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