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Byline: Sheldon Ocker
CLEVELAND _ Manny Ramirez has proved his point. The Indians obviously are a better team with him than without him.
At times, he hits balls farther by accident than some players do on purpose, which is what he did in the Tribe's 8-2 win over the Astros on Tuesday night at Jacobs Field.
With one out and Roberto Alomar on second in the fifth inning, Ramirez reached out and put a three-quarter swing on Shane Reynolds' 2-and-2 delivery, sending it into the left-field bleachers.
Ramirez's second two-run homer came in the sixth, giving him five RBI for the night, thanks to a third-inning sacrifice fly. Homer No. 2 was the 1,000th hit of his career and the 214th time he has …