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PCL: Manny Ramirez joins Triple-A Iowa

Updated: Monday, June 30 2014, 05:46 PM CDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP to a cheater.
  
The disgraced slugger is hoping to add "mentor" to his resume.
  
The 42-year-old Ramirez, a two-time champion with Boston and a two-time offender of Major League Baseball's rules against performance-enhancing drugs, joined the Triple-A Iowa Cubs as a player/coach on Thursday after signing with Chicago in late May.
  
Ramirez is expected to play one or two times a week for the organization's top affiliate in Des Moines. But Ramirez's biggest responsibility will be to work with the Cubs' most promising prospects
PCL: Manny Ramirez joins Triple-A Iowa


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