The Braves lost to the Blue Jays 6-5 in 10 innings Saturday afternoon when reliever Sugar Ray Marimon gave up a long home run to DH Josh Donaldson. It didn’t take long for Donaldson to size up Marimon, the blast came on Marimon’s second pitch.
Unless you took the time to do some internet research, you are probably wondering who is Sugar Ray Marimon. His birth name actually is Sugar Ray, not Ray with the Sugar monicker stuck in the front.
Sugar Ray is of course the nickname of former boxing champions “Sugar” Ray Leonard and “Sugar” Ray Robinson. … Read the rest