Christian Villanueva

Chicago Cubs #61 - Third Base

  • Born: 06/19/91
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 160
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Manny Ramirez is headed to Des Moines, Iowa

The Chicago Cubs have signed slugger Manny Ramirez to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Iowa, where he will serve as both a player and hitting instructor.

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