Hanley Ramirez Reports To Marlins Spring Training, Takes Grounders At Third Base

icon
Wednesday February 22nd, 2012

Hanley Ramirez took ground balls at third base today at the Miami Marlins' spring training facility in Jupiter, Fla., according to the Associated Press.

Ramirez has been the Marlins' everyday shortstop for the last six years, but he's trying out the new position to make room for Jose Reyes, who signed a six-year, $106 million deal in December to become the team's new shortstop. Much like Alex Rodriguez in New York with Derek Jeter, Ramirez is willing to move to accommodate his fellow superstar.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.