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Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez to see doctor Thursday
Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez to see doctor Thursday

The Dodgers, not sure when shortstop Hanley Ramirez might return to their lineup, are sending him to the team orthopedist for evaluation Thursday. Ramirez is hampered by an irritated joint in his right shoulder. He did not start Tuesday or Wednesday here, and the same injury forced him to miss two starts in Cincinnati two weeks ago. At that time, Ramirez got a cortisone shot to combat inflammation in the shoulder. Manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday that Ramirez has not received a cortisone shot this week but would see Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Thursday for consultation and testing, which could include an MRI examination. As Ramirez sat in the clubhouse Wednesday, his right shoulder...

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