With a qualifying offer in hand from the Los Angeles Dodgers, Hanley Ramirez has until Nov. 10 to decide if he’ll accept the one-year, $15.3 million contract.
Based on tweets shortly after the Dodgers were eliminated from the postseason, Ramirez was bound for Miami where he makes his offseason home. He mentioned wanting to return to Los Angeles, but team president and CEO, Stan Kasten said Monday he isn’t sure if the shortstop will re-sign.
Although he’s one of the more prolific bats available on the free agent market, Ramirez faces questions regarding his ability to remain healthy. Last season, the shortstop battled thumb and calf injuries, among other ailments. Ramirez has until Nov. 10 to formally decide whether or not he’ll accept the one-year offer from the Dodgers.
With Ramirez’s future in a bit of flux, the shortstop posted two videos of himself on Instagram training: