St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Hanley Ramirez was scratched from the Los
Angeles Dodgers' lineup prior to the start of the team's Game 6 matchup with
the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.
Ramirez was hit in the ribs by a pitch from Cardinals Game 1 starter Joe Kelly
in the first inning on Friday. The slugging shortstop missed Game 2, but
played in Games 3, 4 and 5.
Nick Punto is filling in for Ramirez at shortstop and will bat eighth.
Adrian Gonzalez moved up from the cleanup spot into Ramirez's No. 3 position
in the batting order for Game 6, followed by rookie Yasiel Puig and
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