(Enrique Wilson gets a load of the slim, trim…Tim Brown jersey that Manny is sporting)

…and the Boston Globe’s Gordon Edes joins the stalkerazi to witness Ramirez’ arrival in Fort Myers.

2B Bret Boone (above), after trying to win a job in Mets camp for all of 4 days, announced his retirement earlier this morning.

Presumably, the Mets will soon reveal plans for a video tribute to Boone on the Shea jumbotron, along with a day/night in his honor.

The Pirates have signed SS Jack Wilson to a three year contract extension worth some $20 million, with a club option for 2010. Given that Wilson was already signed through 2007, I’m not sure where the fire was.

OF Randy Winn has signed a 3 year extension with San Francisco worth $23 million plus that should keep him in a Giants uniform until 2009. Except for the days he isn’t playing, during which time he can dress up like Paula Abdul for all anyone cares.