Hanley Ramirez Endorses Move To Third Base

Tuesday January 3rd, 2012

Miami Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez would move to third base if asked, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com.

"I've talked with Guillen, and what we both want is to win with the Marlins," Ramirez said. "When January arrives, we'll see what happens with the position change and everything else. If it's at third, fine. Wherever they put me, I'll do it in order to win."

The Marlins signed shortstop Jose Reyes in early December, and when reports surfaced that the Marlins and Reyes were talking, Ramirez told reports, “I’m a shortstop.”

Last season was disappointing for Ramirez; the 28-year-old hit .243 with 10 home runs and 45 RBIs in just 92 games. "I'm very happy, better than ever," Ramirez said. "We're the new Marlins. I'm also a new Hanley. Good things are coming for this upcoming season."

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