Manny Ramirez will trim his dreadlocks this week

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In case anyone cares — OK, everyone cares — Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that new White Sox designated hitter Manny Ramirez will trim his long-flowing dreadlocks on either Thursday or Friday of this week to comply with his new club’s rules about overgrown hair.

How’d Cafardo get that information?  Manny’s barber.  Seriously. 

And what is Manny’s barber’s name?  “LMontro.”  Seriously.

Manny finished 1-for-3 with a single and a strikeout in his debut for the White Sox on Wednesday.  He hit .311/.405/.510 with eight home runs and 40 RBI in 196 at-bats for the Dodgers and is expected to serve as the everyday designated hitter for Chicago down the stretch.  And he’ll be lighter on his feet!  Or whatever.