“It looks like baseball commissioner Bud Selig won’t have to worry about how to handle Manny Ramirez’s presence at the All-Star Game after all.
The Dodger outfielder, suspended for 50 games for violating baseball’s drug policy, dropped to fifth place among outfielders in the secondof fan balloting for the National League’s starting lineup.
Ramirez trails Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun, Philadelphia’s Raul Ibanez, the Chicago Cubs’ Alfonso Soriano and the New York Mets’ Carlos Beltran in the voting. Ramirez is nearly 135,000 votes behind Soriano in the race for the third spot.
Tags: Dodger outfielder, Milwaukee's Ryan Braun, New York Mets' Carlos Beltran, Philadelphia's Raul Ibanez, the Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano