Scioscia Asked Francona About Manny

Newsday’s Ken Davidoff passes along a report from The Sports Lodge radio show.  According to Davidoff:

The skipper [Mike Scioscia] disputed the idea that he wouldn’t want Manny Ramirez on his team, and he said that the Angels have reached out to Red Sox manager Terry Francona to get a feel for what it’s like to have Manny on your team. I wonder how that conversation went?

Ken Rosenthal has quotes from Scioscia.  Scott Boras is going to have to play a few teams off each other if he’s going to get three guaranteed years for Ramirez.

Davidoff also has a quote from Scioscia suggesting Jake Peavy "would be a good fit" for the Angels (and vice versa).  Meanwhile,’s Jon Heyman explains why the Angels are still players for Mark Teixeira.

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