Manny Ramirez is a clear upgrade for the White Sox, worth an extra win over Mark Kotsay (the current, impotent DH option for Chicago) over the remainder of the season, and a much better option for leveraged at-bats late in a close game.
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Keith Law joined ESPN.com in June 2006 as the lead baseball analyst for Scouts Inc., covering the majors, minors and amateurs. He appears regularly across the ESPN family of networks, providing analysis on all baseball topics.
Before joining ESPN, Law spent 4½ years with the Toronto Blue Jays as a special assistant to the general manager, and was previously a writer for Baseball Prospectus. He graduated from Harvard College and holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon.