Posted by GameSetMatch on August 17th, 2009
For the first time in a week, Aramis Ramirez was in the starting lineup for the Cubs prior to Sunday’s rainout against the Pirates.
Ramirez missed five starts with a sore left shoulder and another two with a cold and sore throat. But he collected a pinch-hit single Saturday and was ready to go Sunday. He was slated to start at third base and bat fourth, but the rain precluded his return.
However, Ramirez’s would-be return did not get the Cubs’ offense back to full strength.
Shortstop Ryan Theriot was out of the lineup Sunday after he caught a stomach flu that has been going through his family. The Cubs had him stay home so he would not put his teammates at risk. Aaron Miles was to get the start in Theriot’s place.
Click here to read the full article – By Andrew Simon of MLB.com
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