Zo & Bertrand: Was Farrell’s Meeting An ‘Intervention’ For Hanley Ramirez?

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — On Tuesday morning, The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham called in to 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich to discuss a recent meeting called by Red Sox manager John Farrell with five of his veteran players.

Farrell called a meeting with Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval over the weekend in Texas, a meeting Abraham said was “clearly focused” on Hanley Ramirez. After a hot start, Ramirez is in a slump at the plate, and he’s struggled with his transition to left field since the beginning of the season.

“The reason that meeting was held was to try to get Hanley Ramirez going, and they didn’t want to make it look like they were picking on Hanley by bringing him in all by himself and telling him to start laying better. It was under the guise of, ‘Hey, you guys are the team…

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