"He's OK," manager Terry Francona said after the game. "I think it just hit him right here (points to forearm) on the nerve where for a few minutes there he was feeling it pretty good." The first-time All-Star has 18 home runs and 58 RBIs this season for the first-place Indians. He leads the American League with 61 extra-base hits, including a league-tying 38 doubles.
"Yeah, of course I was scared," Ramirez said through a translator. "It hurt really bad and I thought that I broke it. But I'm fine. Thank God."