Manny: 'I'm in a happy place' *

Manny Ramirez reported to spring training on Thursday in a good mood, laughing easily with teammates and reporters and professing to be in a happy place. With that infectious giggle, who wouldn't believe him? See for yourself in this LA Observed video from Arizona showing Manny mania enveloping the Dodgers' new Camelback Ranch facility in Glendale, AZ (with his first cuts of spring in the batting cage, as Juan Pierre looks on.)

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More LA Observed Manny video:
What he told the media in English
What he told the media in Spanish

* Update: While Ramirez was arriving at Glendale, Dodgers beat writer Diamond Leung was being laid off by the Riverside Press Enterprise. The axe fell hard at the Belo paper.

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