Chicago Cubs Claim Max Ramirez off Waivers from Boston


Today the Chicago Cubs claimed catcher Max Ramirez off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox claimed Ramirez from the Texas Rangers last Wednesday.  He split the 2010 campaign between the Rangers and their Triple-A Oklahoma City affiliate.

Ramirez played 56 games with Oklahoma City , batting .286 (54-for-189) with nine doubles, three home runs, 29 RBI and a .373 on-base percentage.  In 28 games in the big leagues last year, Ramirez batted .217 (15-for-69) with three doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and a .341 on-base percentage.

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