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Manny Ramirez Signs with Chicago White Sox

It's official—left fielder Manny Ramirez is now a Chicago White Sox. Ramirez brings a lot of baggage with him, good and bad. There are the accolades—he's a 12-time all-star, a 9-time silver slugger, a batting champ, and a world series MVP. On the downside? His history of steroid use and his age. But with 31 games left in the season, and the Sox 4 games behind Minnesota, that was a risk GM Kenny Williams clearly had no problem taking. Eight Forty-Eight sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout gives her take on the deal.

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