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Manny Ramirez's L.A. era ends quietly

There were thrills during his time as a Dodger, but he faded fast after his suspension

Updated: August 30, 2010, 10:29 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- Two years and one month after he arrived in Los Angeles amid a level of fanfare rarely seen even in Tinseltown, Manny Ramirez's stint with the Dodgers ended about as quietly as it possibly could have Sunday, with the aging slugger taking one pitch in a pinch-hitting appearance and quickly being ejected from the game.

The pitch, from Colorado Rockies rookie Matt Reynolds, appeared to be a few inches off the outside corner, but plate umpire Gary Cederstrom called it a strike. Ramirez, ...

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