Yahoo! Taiwan reported earlier that he would leave for Japan, but the Rhinos will not confirm this. There have been reports that the Chiba Lotte Marines have serious interest. The Rhinos simply say Ramirez will leave the country on June 21st because he misses his family.
It will be interesting to see what news the weekend brings. The Chiba Lotte Marines could offer at least ten times what he was making here in Taiwan, and the Pacific League would be far more challenging for the 41-year old.
Stay tuned to Manny Does Taiwan for updates.
Here are his final stats: