Manny Ramirez in talks with pro team in Taiwan
Manny Ramirez has had discussions with the EDA Rhinos in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan, reports FOX Sports' Jon Morosi on Twitter.
Ramirez, 40, had hopes of making a return to the major leagues and has been playing in the Dominican Winter League. Ramirez last played in the MLB in April 2011; he was released by the A's last June after hitting .302/.348/.349 with no homers in 17 games with Triple-A Sacramento. Over his 19-year career in the majors, Ramirez hit .312/.411/.585 with 555 homers.
The EDA Rhinos are one of four teams in the Chinese Professional Baseball League that plays in Taiwan and has won two Taiwan Series titles.