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This One Hurts: Aramis Ramirez Out Four to Six Weeks, but Cubs Have Options

Published by on May 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Don't expect any walk-off home runs from Aramis Ramirez anytime soon.  The Cubs' star third basemen will be out until at least mid June after suffering a dislocated shoulder in Friday night's 3-2 loss to the Brewers. 

The Cubs have suffered numerous injuries this season but this one really hurts.  Despite this latest injury the Cubs will have to move forward. 

Lou Piniella has plenty of third-base options.  Look for the third year Cubs manager to play both Mike Fontenot and newly acquired Ryan Freel at third.  The versatile Freel will provide the defensive versatility that former Cub Mark DeRosa provided. Freel can play at third, second, short, and all three outfield ...

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