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Catcher Jhonatan Solano had just walked into the Syracuse dugout during the eighth inning of the team's Saturday game vs. Lehigh Valley when manager Tony Beasley told him he was headed to Washington. Wilson Ramos had sustained an injury and they needed his services.
Despite knowing Ramos and feeling bad about his unfortunate news, Solano was elated to hear he would be leaving the cold of upstate New York. The game time temperature yesterday in Syracuse was 38 degrees for a one o’clock start.
“I don’t feel myself yesterday, nothing. My feet and my hands,” he said. “When we got the third out, he told me ‘you’re out of the game.’”
“I’m here, I’m going to take my opportunity to play.”
Solano woke up at 4 a.m. to catch an early flight to D.C. He said his wife is on her way driving to catch his season debut today, along with their 21 month baby girl.
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