Dodgers' Ramirez scratched with shoulder irritation


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Cincinnati, OH ( - Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was a late scratch from Wednesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds due to joint irritation in his right shoulder.

Miguel Rojas got the start at shortstop in place of Ramirez, while third baseman Chone Figgins moved into the second spot in the batting order.

Ramirez is batting .256 with 10 home runs and 38 RBI in 62 games this season.

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