July 3, 2009
Manny Ramirez talking about Jesus
Manny Ramirez, who returns to the Dodgers lineup tonight after a 50 game suspension, just gave his first press conference since getting busted in May for using performance-enhancing drugs. In case you don’t recall, Manny’s drug of choice was a woman’s fertility drug, sparking a slew of unsavory nicknames, like Ma’am Ram, and pre-packaged jokes.
Asked during the press conference if he was at all embarrassed by what transpired, Ramirez responded:
“A lot but, um, we humans. We learn from mistakes. There was only one man that was perfect—and they killed him. That’s how I look at life.”
Regardless, I’ll be rooting for Manny tonight. After all ...