Former MLB player Manny Ramirez just signed a contract to play overseas, with Sidney Blue Sox. He'll be a player and an instructor at the same time.
Hector Zepeda, Ramirez's agent, told that Manny still can play baseball, and even though he's not on a MLB level, he could play for other leagues, and he can resign anytime he wants, since his contract is due for a year because he's got family.
According to John Heyman, the contract is a done deal:Breaking: Manny Ramirez, 48, signs 1-year deal with the Sydney Blue Sox of the Australian Baseball League. Diamondstar international Baseball Agency with agent Hector Zepeda did the deal.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) August 29, 2020“He can still swing the bat. He’s still got it,” agent Hector Zepeda said of Manny Ramirez, who just signed a 1-year deal to be player-coach with the Sydney Blue Sox. The deal also has a club option. Manny Ramirez Jr. Also res his dad.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) August 29, 2020
A few days ago, Manny Ramirez talked with Yancen Pujols, and he talked about these rumors and how is this actual contract working on this Australian League.
Manny Ramirez started playing in the MLB at a young age of 19; he's also played in the Japanese League and Dominican League as well.
Now, he's looking into a new chapter at the other side of the world, playing in the Australian League.