Mattingly described Thursday as the “drop-dead date” for the
Making the move by then would allow Ramirez to be activated when the Dodgers return from the All-Star break on July 18.
Ramirez will remain available as a pinch-hitter Wednesday for the Dodgers’ series finale against the
Ramirez wasn't in the lineup Wednesday for the eighth time in the last nine games. He is currently dealing with a tight calf muscle and continues to be bothered by irritation in his right shoulder.