"He is swinging the bat better and pulling the ball with some pop," manager Robin Ventura said. " Maybe it's just a mindset that he has. There's something about batting third. Some guys like it, some guys don't. Right now, he does. You leave him alone and let him go play."
Ramirez went 0-for-4 in Tuesday night's 2-0 victory.
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