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Ramirez arrived at the Red Sox camp in Fort Myers on Thursday and began drills in the outfield, the Boston Globe reports.Ramirez is in camp a bit early to get himself acclimated to playing left field after being a shortstop for most of his career. Reports indicate he was comfortable fielding balls on the ground, but less so going back on line drives. Nothing to worry about yet; he's got another seven weeks to figure it out.

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Ramirez plans to arrive at spring training Feb. 9, two weeks before position players are scheduled to arrive, Comcast SportsNet New England reports.

Ramirez will use the additional time to work on his new position, left field. But even before he arrives in Fort Myers, Ramirez has begun preparation for the outfield back in his native Dominican Republic.

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Ramirez has agreed to terms with the Red Sox on a four-year, $88 million deal that includes a $22 million vesting option for a fifth season, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

The original terms were rumored to be five years and $90 million, but the total value of the final deal will be $110 million if the fifth-year option vests. Ramirez is currently penciled in to play third base for the Red Sox, but a move to left field is likely in order with the team closing in on a deal for Pablo Sandoval.

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Ramirez is reportedly headed to Boston on Monday to finalize a deal with the Red Sox, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

The Red Sox are still in pursuit of Pablo Sandoval, and are apparently considering the possibility of shifting Ramirez to left field if necessary. Of course, it's expected that trades will remove the current logjam in the outfield. Further details should surface once the signing is official, but the contract is believed to be in the neighborhood of a five-year, $90 million deal.

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Ramirez rejected the qualifying offer Monday that the Dodgers extended earlier, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Ramirez was expected to reject the contract, and has now confirmed that outcome. He will likely command a multi-year contract worth a good chunk of change, and could have multiple teams vying for his services in free agency.

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Ramirez has been extended a one-year $15.3 million qualifying offer by the Dodgers, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

It's a given that Ramirez will reject, as he's likely in line for a five-year deal in the $100 million range. Whether that is with the Dodgers or another team remains to be seen. Should Ramirez depart LA, the team could fill the role internally with the likes of Esrubiel Arruebarrena or Alex Guerrero. Alternatively, it could pursue free agents such as Asdrubal Cabrera and Stephen Drew.

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Ramirez will not play in Sunday's regular season finale, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Ramirez is simply receiving a regular day of rest prior to the playoffs, as the Dodgers have already clinched the NL West title. Look for Justin Turner or Miguel Rojas to man shortstop in his stead.

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Ramirez is out of the lineup Friday against the Rockies.

Ramirez has been on a hot streak at the plate over the past couple weeks, going 9-for-22 over the past seven games. He will sit Friday in favor of Justin Turner at shortstop, who will bat cleanup for the Dodgers.

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Ramirez will start his fourth straight game Sunday against the Cubs.

Ramirez was hampered by an elbow strain earlier in the week, but he appears to be over the ailment that cost him back-to-back games. The 30-year-old hasn't let his bumps and bruises affect his recent performance, as he's batting .362 with 10 RBI in the month of September. Although he hasn't homered since Aug. 29, Ramirez is a threat every time he enters the batter's box, and should be deployed in all formats.

Hanley Ramirez SS BOS 5 Months

Ramirez (elbow) is back in the lineup Thursday against the Cubs, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

Ramirez missed the last two games with a right elbow strain, but his absence Wednesday seemed more precautionary than anything. With no soreness reemerging overnight, Ramirez will slot back in at shortstop and attempt to help the Dodgers close in on a playoff berth.