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Alexei Ramirez

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Alexei Ramirez

BIOGRAPHY Alexei Fernando Ramírez Rodriguez (born September 22, 1981) is a Cuban professional baseball shortstop for the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican Baseball League. He has played for the Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays in MLB and Pinar del Rio of the Cuban National Series. His nickname, given to him by former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillén, is "The Cuban Missile" due to his tall, slim physique and combination of speed, power, and strong throwing arm.Early careerIn seven years of baseball in the Cuban National Series, Ramírez spent most of his time playing...

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