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THE RUMOR: New Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowskiis intent on trading 2014 free-agent blunderHanley Ramirez Giancarlo Stanton Jersey to clear payroll for another potential large investment this winter.REPORTED BY:Nick Cafardo, Boston GlobeTHE DETAILS: The Globe reports chatter around the Rox Sox front office suggests Dombrowski would prefer to move on from the 31-year-old Ramirez and the more than$68 million remaining on hisfour-year contract givenby predece sorBen Cherington.The Mariners, Oriolesand Angels are considered po sible suitors.It's believed the Red Sox are prepared to go all in forfree-agent ace David Price, and trimming a bad contract would better allow Dombrowski to Gary Sanchez Jersey blow away offers from other teams, which is said to be the plan.LAST SEASON: After a productivefirst month in Boston,injuries predictably derailedRamirez's 2015 season. He playedonly 105 games in between disabled list stints and eventually was relegated to first base aftera failed experiment to turn the former shortstop into a left fielder. Ramirez finished the season with a disappointing 19 home runs 10 of which came in April 53 RBIs and a.249 Men's New York Yankees Team Jersey /.291/.426 slash line.OUR TAKE:Ramirez's hotApril suggests there's still some power to milk fromhis bat, which naturally means teams in need of offensewill be tempted to give it a shot.One thing is clear: Wherever Ramirezplays next season, it's likely he'll be best served doingso as a designated hitter.The Globe notes new Mariners general managerJerry Dipoto, who gained familiarity with Ramirez during Odell Beckham Jr Jersey his time with the Red Sox last season, could be most inclined to take a flier. And Dipoto's former club, the Angels, might have interest if they believe Ramirez could play third base. It looks like theOrioles may need to replace free-agent slugger Chris Davis.It probably goes without saying that Dombrowski would have to agree to eat a significant portion of Ramirez's salary for a trade to work Men's New York Yankees Custom Gray Jersey for any team.MORE: Eight AL stars primed for offseason moves