The hope is that surgery allows Ramirez to return to the field at 100% for 2018, as the Red Sox sorely need a power bat in the line-up. This means he needs to field a position at first base on a regular basis to make room for what surely will be an off season upgrade at the DH position.
For now, Ramirez has a lot to contemplate while finding his motivation for turning it around in 2018.
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