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Jason Jaramillo | Catcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/9/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Astros signed C Jason Jaramillo to a minor league contract.
Jaramillo failed to appear in the majors last season and batted just .221/.302/.289 in 75 games at Triple-A Nashville. He'll serve as an emergency catcher with the Astros behind Juan Castro, Carlos Corporan, and Chris Stewart. Sat, Jan 12, 2013 11:34:00 AM

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Brewers released C Jason Jaramillo.

Jaramillo batted just .221/.302/.289 with two homers over 75 games for Triple-A Nashville. He could conceivably shut it down for the year rather than look for a job for the final few weeks of the minor league season.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 07:26:00 PM

Brewers signed C Jason Jaramillo to a minor league contract.

Jaramillo was released by the Cubs earlier this week. The 29-year-old backstop has a .235/.293/.327 batting line over 366 plate appearances in the big leagues and will presumably serve as depth at the Triple-A level.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 03:00:00 PM

Cubs signed C Jason Jaramillo to a minor league contract.

Jaramillo was non-tendered by the Pirates earlier this offseason. His deal with the Cubs includes an invitation to spring training, where the 29-year-old will get a shot at securing the backup catching job behind Geovany Soto.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 06:15:00 PM

Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors reports that the Cubs are nearing a minor league deal with Jason Jaramillo.

The Pirates non-tendered Jaramillo earlier this month. He hit .326 (14-for-43) in the majors in 2011 and will act as organizational catching depth next year for Chicago, perhaps serving as Geovany Soto's primary backup.
Mon, Dec 26, 2011 03:21:00 PM

Pirates non-tendered C Jason Jaramillo.

Jaramillo was designated for assignment last week, but is now officially a free agent. The 29-year-old batted .326 (14-for-43) in 23 games with the Pirates this season. Michael McKenry and Jose Morales figure to compete for the Pirates' backup catcher job during spring training.
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 11:55:00 PM

Pirates designated C Jason Jaramillo for assignment.

The move was made to open up a spot for Erik Bedard on the team's 40-man roster. Jaramillo, 29, batted .326 (14-for-43) in 23 games with the Pirates this season. He could draw some interest elsewhere, which would put the newly-signed Jose Morales in a strong position to make the Opening Day roster.
Wed, Dec 7, 2011 04:24:00 PM

Pirates recalled C Jason Jaramillo from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Jaramillo will functions as the Pirates' emergency catcher down the stretch. The 28-year-old miss around two months earlier this season with an injured right elbow.
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 03:40:00 PM

Jason Jaramillo (elbow) has been activated from the minor league disabled list.

Jaramillo missed around two months with a right elbow injury. He could be promoted to the bigs in September.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 04:35:00 PM

Jason Jaramillo (elbow) is expected to begin playing in rehab games at some point next week.

Jaramillo has been on the minor league disabled list since late May with an injured right elbow. He could be promoted quickly to the majors once he returns to health.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 07:29:00 PM

Jason Jaramillo has been on the minor league disabled list since late May with a right elbow injury.

Jaramillo began a throwing program this weekend and should be ready to resume playing in games for Triple-A Indianapolis by the end of July. The 28-year-old will function as organizational depth at catcher once he returns to full health. He spent the first two weeks of the season in the majors but hasn't been back since.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 11:46:00 AM

Pirates optioned C Jason Jaramillo to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Jaramillo is a capable backup, but there's just not room for him with both Chris Snyder and Ryan Doumit on the roster. He'll serve as insurance at Triple-A.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 10:06:00 PM

Jason Jaramillo will almost certainly be optioned to the minors once Chris Snyder (back) returns.

The Pirates are hoping that Snyder will be ready to reclaim primary catching duties by the end of April, at which point Jaramillo will be sent to the farm. Jaramillo has started three games at catcher so far this season and is batting .357 over 14 at-bats.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 09:33:00 AM

Pirates recalled C Jason Jaramillo from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Jaramillo will serve as an emergency catcher for the Pirates through the end of the season. He's batting .148 in 81 big league at-bats this year.
Tue, Sep 7, 2010 08:34:00 AM

Pirates optioned C Jason Jaramillo to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Ryan Doumit will take Jaramillo's place as the Pirates' primary backup catcher once he is finished with his minor league rehab assignment. Meanwhile the newly acquired Chris Snyder will slide into starting duties. Jaramillo has hit .148/.222/.210 in 81 big league at-bats this year.
Mon, Aug 2, 2010 03:39:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Carlos Corporan
3Max Stassi
1B1Jon Singleton
2Jesus Guzman
3Marc Krauss
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Marwin Gonzalez
2Gregorio Petit
3Jonathan Villar
3B1Matt Dominguez
LF1Jake Marisnick
2L.J. Hoes
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Alex Presley
RF1George Springer
2Robbie Grossman
DH1Chris Carter
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Brett Oberholtzer
5Brad Peacock
6Samuel Deduno
7Nick Tropeano
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Chad Qualls
2Josh Fields
3Tony Sipp
4Jose Veras
5Darin Downs
6Jake Buchanan
7Jorge De Leon
8Michael Foltynewicz
9Kevin Chapman
10Josh Zeid
11Jesse Crain
12Matt Albers
13Jose Cisnero