|Manny Ramirez 1 for 3 in debut of latest comeback|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 07 July 2013 18:15|
The 41-year-old slugger went 1 for 3 in his debut for Triple-A Round Rock on Sunday night, three days after joining the Texas Rangers on a minor league contract.
Facing a top Kansas City pitching prospect in right-hander Yordano Ventura of Omaha, Ramirez singled on a soft line drive to right leading off the second.
Ramirez hit the first pitch again in the third, grounding into a fielder's choice. He finished with a strikeout and a walk.
The 12-time All-Star hasn't played in the majors since 2011 with Tampa Bay. A comeback try in the Oakland system failed last year.
He recently finished a three-month stint playing in Taiwan.