About those plans that if
Turns out, that was Monday's plan.
On Tuesday, Ramirez remained out of the lineup with his jammed right shoulder, but now Manager
"That kind of gets away with what we talked about that after Wednesday, wait until Friday," Mattingly said. "But I think Stan [Conte, vice president of medical services] was more of a play one day, get a day off, make sure we can evaluate after he's been through that and see how it went."
Ramirez injured the shoulder after catching a foul ball at
Ramirez had been one of baseball’s hottest hitters since coming off the disabled list June 4 from a sore hamstring, batting .354 with a
He has been particularly effective against right-handers this season (.371, seven homers 25 runs batted in) and the
Following Thursday's off-day, the Dodgers start a three-game series in Philadelphia on Friday.
-- In other injury news,
Ethier was hit by a
"It's been a little time now," Mattingly said.