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Aramis Ramirez | Third Baseman | #17

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (38) / 6/25/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1994 / UDFA / PIT
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Aramis Ramirez has announced his retirement from baseball.
The news comes from Dominican media outlet Grandes en los Deportes, via Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors. Ramirez, who was going to be a free agent this winter at age 37, batted .246/.297/.423 with 17 home runs and 75 RBI in 137 games this past season between the Pirates and Brewers. He'll finish a stellar 18-year major league career with 2,303 hits and 386 home runs. Thu, Nov 5, 2015 01:46:00 PM

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Aramis Ramirez (groin) is back in the Pirates' lineup Friday.

He missed the last two contests with groin tightness but is feeling well enough to give it a go Friday. Ramirez is hitting .260/.305/.439 with six homers over 48 games since joining the Pirates.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 01:26:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez (groin) is out of the Pirates' starting lineup again on Thursday afternoon.

Ramirez also sat out Wednesday after leaving Tuesday's game with tightness in his left groin. Josh Harrison is starting at third base and leading off Thursday in Colorado.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 01:34:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez (groin) is not in the Pirates' starting lineup Wednesday versus the Rockies.

Ramirez was lifted from Tuesday night's game with tightness in his left groin. The severity of the injury is unclear. Josh Harrison will start at third base and bat second against Rockies righty Christian Bergman.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 04:11:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez departed Tuesday's game against the Rockies with left groin tightness.

Ramirez had to leg out a rare triple in the game and might have tweaked something then. The Pirates could have an update on the third baseman after the game.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 10:46:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a solo home run in Monday's win over the Rockies.

Ramirez hit the second of two solo home runs in the first inning off of Jon Gray. He tacked on an RBI single in a three-run ninth. The veteran has been adequate at the hot corner since joining the Pirates. Overall, this season, he's hitting .252/.298/.430 with 17 home runs and 74 RBI.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 12:14:00 AM

Aramis Ramirez is out of the lineup for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Cubs.

The Pirates are going with Jung Ho Kang at third base and Pedro Alvarez at first. Ramirez will likely be in there for the second game.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 10:23:00 AM

Aramis Ramirez will make his first career start at first base Tuesday against the Reds.

The idea has been talked about for a while and the Pirates are finally going through with it. Giving Ramirez some looks at first base will provide the Pirates will some more flexibility now that Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer are back from the disabled list.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 02:51:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez went 2-for-3 and belted his 16th home run of the season as the Pirates topped the Cardinals 7-1 on Sunday night in St. Louis.

Ramirez also drew a walk in the contest, reaching base safely in three of his four trips to the plate. His solo shot in the seventh inning chased Cardinals starter John Lackey from the game and increased the Pirates' advantage to 3-0. In his 35 games since being acquired from the Brewers, the veteran third baseman is hitting .258 (33-for-128) with five homers and 26 RBI.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 10:55:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez is not in the Pirates starting lineup on Saturday.

Jung Ho Kang is getting the start at third base while Michael Morse covers first. Look for Ramirez to return Sunday.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 01:23:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez had a home run and four RBI but the Pirates dropped Wednesday's contest to the Brewers 9-4.

Ramirez put the Pirates on the board, reducing a 5-0 deficit with a three-run home run in the fourth inning off of Zach Davies. He tacked on an RBI ground-rule double in the fifth. Ramirez has homered in three of his last four games, showing life in an otherwise impotent bat. The veteran carries a .250/.296/.428 triple-slash line with 15 home runs and 67 RBI on the year.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 11:30:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Saturday's win over the Rockies.

Ramirez opted to get his only hit out of the way early, crushing a one-out offering by Chris Rusin for a three-run homer in the first inning. It was his second homer in 29 games with the Pirates. Overall, the 37-year-old elder statesman is slashing .247/.295/.410 with 13 homers and 62 RBI combined in his time with the Brewers and now the Pirates.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 10:34:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a loss to the Marlins on Tuesday.

Ramirez had a hand in both of the Pirates' runs on the night, swatting an RBI single in the first inning before singling and scoring in the ninth. It didn't lead the Bucs to a comeback, but it was a good night for the 37-year-old, who has just two multi-hit games since August 9. Regardless, Ramirez will continue to be the Pirates' everyday third baseman down the stretch and is hitting .249/.292/.408 overall.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:30:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez is not in the Pirates starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Giants.

With opposing right-hander Mike Leake on the hill, the Pirates will roll with Josh Harrison at third base while Pedro Alvarez gets the start at first base. Since being acquired from the Brewers, Ramirez is hitting .253/.278/.352 with one homer and 16 RBI in 23 games.
Sat, Aug 22, 2015 01:37:00 PM

Aramis Ramirez went 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI in Sunday's win versus the Mets.

Ramirez hadn't done a whole lot since joining the Pirates in late July, batting just .217 (15-for-69) prior to Sunday's action. He helped break the game open, adding an RBI single in the seventh inning to make it a 4-1 game, then a two-run double in the eighth to make it 8-1. On the season, Ramirez is batting .249/.290/.414 with 12 home runs and 56 RBI.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 05:21:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
3Eric Fryer
1B1John Jaso
2B1Josh Harrison
SS1Jordy Mercer
3B1Jung Ho Kang
2David Freese
3Sean Rodriguez
LF1Starling Marte
2Matt Joyce
CF1Andrew McCutchen
2Adam Frazier
RF1Gregory Polanco
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2Francisco Liriano
3Jeff Locke
4Jameson Taillon
5Tyler Glasnow
6Steven Brault
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Tony Watson
2Arquimedes Caminero
3Felipe Rivero
4Neftali Feliz
5Jared Hughes
6Juan Nicasio
7Ryan Vogelsong
8Jon Niese