Reports: Sox DFA Juan Francisco to make way for Hanley Ramirez
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According to multiple reports (see below), the Red Sox have designated Juan Francisco for assignment to make the signing of Hanley Ramirez official. Juan Francisco was claimed off waivers by the Red Sox just last week from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Juan Francisco, we hardly knew ye, designated for assignment, to make room for Hanley Ramirez on the 40-man roster.
— Ian Browne (@IanMBrowne) November 25, 2014
#RedSox officially announce Hanley and DFA Juan Francisco.
— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) November 25, 2014
The Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez late Sunday night to a 4-year deal and made it official at a press conference today.