Aramis Ramirez: Here He Comes To Save the Day

July 6, 2009 by  

The hopes of the Chicago Cubs' 2009 season may rest on the shoulders of one player.

Aramis Ramirez is set to make his return Monday. 

Ramirez is coming off the DL after dislocating his left shoulder back on May 9. In rehab assignments, Ramirez was 3-for-6 with three walks. Lou Piniella said that he will insert Ramirez in the cleanup spot behind Derek Lee. 

In the last five full seasons with the Cubs, Ramirez has been the offensive leader, averaging 31 home runs, 105 RBI, and batting .302. Along with his offense, his defense has steadily improved since coming to the Cubs in 2003.

Before his injury, he was batting .364 with four homers and 16 RBI in only 18 games this season. With the injury and the tw...

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