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Erasmo Ramirez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/29/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Cal State Fullerton
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Marlins designated LHP Erasmo Ramirez for assignment.
Ramirez allowed two runs in 3 1/3 innings during his brief stay with the Marlins. Sat, Jul 14, 2007 12:47:00 AM

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Marlins purchased the contract of LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Albuquerque

He gets the nod over Nate Field. Ramirez, who was cut by the A's two weeks ago, had given up three runs in 4 1/3 innings since joining Albuquerque. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Mon, Jul 2, 2007 06:27:00 PM

Athletics designated LHP Erasmo Ramirez for assignment.

Ramirez loses his spot despite pitching scoreless innings in each of his three appearances with the A's. There are plenty of worse 11th and 12th pitchers around, and some team (the Cardinals?) should claim him off waivers.
Sat, Jun 16, 2007 06:54:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Sacramento.

Ramirez has had a lot of trouble sticking in the majors despite the fact that he's left-handed and has a a 4.01 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP in 107 2/3 innings in his career. Part of the problem is that he's no better against lefties than versus righties. He could prove to be a pretty good middle reliever for the A's if used properly.
Fri, May 25, 2007 05:53:00 PM

Athletics signed LHP Erasmo Ramirez to a minor league contract.

Ramirez had some success for the Rangers prior to last season, but he spent all of 2006 in Triple-A and finished with a 3.59 ERA in 67 2/3 innings for Sacramento. If he had a platoon split, he likely would have been an established major leaguer years ago. Since he's equally average against lefties and righties, he's more of a fringe guy. It's a good pickup for the A's, but they're one of the few teams he probably can't help as a 12th reliever.
Mon, Nov 20, 2006 07:16:00 PM

Rangers sent LHP Erasmo Ramirez outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.

Maybe the Rangers planted the story about their being trade interest in Ramirez, because if anyone wanted him, they would have claimed him off waivers. The Rangers should consider themselves fortunate to have kept him. They'll need him in middle relief before the year is over.
Mon, Apr 10, 2006 05:03:00 PM

The Rangers have had some trade interest in Erasmo Ramirez, who was designated for assignment on Saturday.

Since there doesn't seem to be any chance that he'll clear waivers, a deal is likely to take place this week.
Tue, Apr 4, 2006 09:17:00 PM

Rangers designated LHP Erasmo Ramirez for assignment.

Rule 5 pick Fabio Castro makes the team, as does right-hander Scott Feldman. Ramirez is a solid 11th or 12th pitcher who was underappreciated by the Rangers because he's no better against lefties than righties. He'll have to go right on to the major league roster if claimed, but some team should pick him up anyway.
Sun, Apr 2, 2006 12:38:00 AM

Rangers recalled LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma.

Ramirez has a 5.40 ERA in seven appearances with the Rangers this season.
Sat, Aug 27, 2005 02:48:00 PM

Rangers optioned LHP Erasmo Ramirez to Triple-A Oklahoma.

We'd trust Ramirez in a close game over Steve Karsay or Kevin Gryboski, but it doesn't matter. The Rangers are done.
Sat, Aug 13, 2005 12:43:00 PM

Rangers recalled LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma.

Ramirez, who spent 10 days in the majors last month, deserved to be in the Texas bullpen all along. He'll be used in middle relief.
Tue, Aug 9, 2005 07:47:00 PM

Rangers optioned LHP Erasmo Ramirez to Triple-A Oklahoma.

Francisco Cordero excepted, Ramirez is about as good as any other member of the Texas pen. He should have gotten a chance to stick around.
Sat, Jul 23, 2005 08:41:00 PM

Rangers recalled LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma.

Ramirez, who spent the first three months of the season on the DL, replaces Juan Dominguez in the Texas pen. He's been better against righties than lefties in his career, so the Rangers should be able to find work for him even though they already have Brian Shouse and Ron Mahay as lefty relievers.
Thu, Jul 14, 2005 12:57:00 PM

Rangers activated LHP Erasmo Ramirez from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma.

Ramirez had been out since the start of the season with a strained finger tendon. He might return to the majors before the end of July.
Fri, Jul 1, 2005 12:24:00 AM

Erasmo Ramirez (finger) threw live batting practice yesterday and reported no problems.

Ramirez could be ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend.
Wed, Jun 15, 2005 11:17:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jarrod Saltalamacchia
2Jeff Mathis
1B1Garrett Jones
2Jeff Baker
2B1Rafael Furcal
2Jordany Valdespin
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Donovan Solano
3B1Casey McGehee
2Ed Lucas
LF1Christian Yelich
2Reed Johnson
CF1Marcell Ozuna
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Nathan Eovaldi
2Henderson Alvarez
3Tom Koehler
4Jarred Cosart
5Brad Hand
6Brad Penny
7Jose Fernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Steve Cishek
2Mike Dunn
3A.J. Ramos
4Bryan Morris
5Carter Capps
6Chris Hatcher
7Sam Dyson
8Dan Jennings
9Kevin Gregg