LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Ramirez has hit a pinch-hit grand slam on his bobblehead night after being held out of the starting lineup because of a sore left hand.
He entered Wednesday's sold-out game against Cincinnati in the sixth inning with the score tied at 2. Fans chanted "Manny! Manny!" as they saw him in the Dodgers dugout putting on his batting helmet.
Ramirez sent the first pitch from reliever Nick Masset into the
"Mannywood" section of lower left field seats on his bobblehead night, giving Los Angeles a 6-2 lead and sending the crowd into a frenzy.
He was out of the lineup for precautionary reasons after being hit with a pitch on the side of his left hand in a game Tuesday night.