From the Wire….Ramirez Opts Out

Aramis Ramirez, Carlos Lee, Vicente Padilla and Scott Spiezio Top List of 39 Other Free Agent Filings on Monday

According to Bruce Levine on ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Aramis Ramirez has opted out of his contract as expected and filed for free agency. Henry Blanco also filed for free agency to bring the total to four…Wood, Pierre, Blanco and Ramirez.

Updated – 5:52pm C.T.Yahoo Sports has confirmed that Aramis Ramirez did opt out of his contract. Carlos Lee and Scott Spiezio also filed on Monday.

As previously stated Ramirez was expected to file, the Cubs have exclusive negotiating rights until November 11th.

Will update when more information becomes available….

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