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Billy Wagner

Aramis Ramirez returns to Pirates where it all started

Aramis Ramirez was in full uniform four hours before the game Saturday night against the Washington Nationals. He wasn't wearing the black top, the favored look of Saturday starter A.J. Burnett. Instead he wore the home whites, for pictures and scoreboard videos, the first orders of business for his reintroduction to the Pirates. The real task at hand began later, and manager Clint Hurdle threw Ramirez right in, batting him cleanup in his first game since the Pirates traded for Ramirez on Thursday. Ramirez, 37, a third baseman, will spend the final two-plus months of his 18-year major league career with the team that signed him out of the Dominican Republic in 1994. "I was...