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Ramirez heads to Fort Myers for rehab stint

Ramirez heads to Fort Myers for rehab stint

Ramirez heads to Fort Myers for rehab stint

MINNEAPOLIS -- Outfielder Wilkin Ramirez was officially sent on a rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Fort Myers on Thursday.

Ramirez, who has been on the seven-day concussion disabled list since May 26, flew to Fort Myers, Fla., on Sunday and participated in the minicamp held for recent Draftees now that extended spring camp is over.

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Ramirez initially suffered the concussion when he ran into left fielder Josh Willingham while trying to catch a fly ball on May 25 in Detroit.

Ramirez was hitting .244 with three doubles and five RBIs in 23 games as a backup outfielder before suffering the concussion.

Rhett Bollinger is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Bollinger Beat, and follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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