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J.C. Ramirez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 250
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Diamondbacks sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Reno.
Ramirez was designated for assignment by Arizona last weekend and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 26-year-old right-hander will continue to function as organizational relief depth for the Diamondbacks. Jun 18 - 1:35 PM

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Diamondbacks designated RHP J.C. Ramirez for assignment.

The 26-year-old appeared in 12 games for the D'Backs, posting a 4.11 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 11/4 K/BB ratio over 15 1/3 innings. He could attract some interest on waivers from teams searching for bullpen help.
Jun 13 - 3:36 PM

Diamondbacks purchased the contract of RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Reno.

Ramirez was unscored upon in 11 2/3 innings at Reno, although he struck out only five. He'll provide a fresh arm with the D'Backs using a bullpen start on Sunday.
May 10 - 12:39 PM

Diamondbacks signed RHP J.C. Ramirez to a minor league contract.

The 26-year-old spent 2014 with the Indians' minor league clubs, posting a 3.05 ERA in 44 1/3 innings between two levels. Ramirez will try to make the club as a bullpen arm.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 07:38:00 PM

J.C. Ramirez suffered a fractured left thumb and ligament sprain earlier this week in a "B" game.

Ramirez was trying to tag a runner when the injury happened. He will undergo surgery on Monday in Cleveland and will likely need 8-10 weeks of rehab. The right-hander signed a minor league contract with the Tribe in November and had been competing for a bullpen job.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Indians signed RHP J.C. Ramirez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Ramirez was outrighted off the Phillies' 40-man roster last month and decided to elect free agency. The 25-year-old posted a 7.50 ERA, 1.88 WHIP and 16/15 K/BB ratio over 24 innings with Philly but will compete for a spot in the Indians' bullpen.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 12:57:00 PM

J.C. Ramirez has elected free agency.

The 25-year-old right-hander struggled mightily with the during the 2013 season, registering a 7.50 ERA, 1.88 WHIP and 16/15 K/BB ratio over 24 innings with the Philles. He wasn't much better at Triple-A either, posting a 4.71 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 36/23 K/BB ratio over 42 innings. He'll shouldn't have a problem securing a minor league deal and spring training invite elsewhere.
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 09:36:00 AM

Phillies sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The 25-year-old posted an ugly 7.50 ERA, 1.88 WHIP and 16/15 K/BB ratio in 24 innings this summer out of the Phillies' bullpen. He's now off the 40-man roster.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 10:42:00 AM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ramirez allowed 11 earned runs over 13 innings earlier this season for the Phillies before being designated for assignment. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 11:40:00 AM

Phillies sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ramirez had been designated for assignment Friday, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He's posted a 7.43 ERA during his time with the Phillies this season.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 02:15:00 PM

Phillies designated RHP J.C. Ramirez for assignment.

The club could no longer tolerate Ramirez's 7.43 ERA. Ramirez, who was acquired from the Mariners in the Cliff Lee deal, cleared waivers after being designated for assignment in January. We expect him to do so again.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 03:18:00 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ramirez, 24, will provide bullpen depth with Mike Adams on the disabled list. He has just a 5.30 ERA over 27 appearances between two levels of the minors.
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 11:23:00 AM

Phillies sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ramirez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment earlier this week. He will receive an invitation to spring training. Ramirez posted a 4.01 ERA and 52/31 K/BB ratio over 67 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A in 2012.
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 02:34:00 PM

Phillies designated RHP J.C. Ramirez for assignment.

The move clears the way for the newly-signed Chad Durbin on the 40-man roster. Ramirez, who was acquired from the Mariners in the Cliff Lee deal, was moved to the bullpen last season and posted a 4.01 ERA and 52/31 K/BB ratio over 67 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. The 24-year-old could draw interest on waivers.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 01:29:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ramirez failed to impress in his first season as a reliever this year, posting a 4.01 ERA while striking out just 52 over 67 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. He'll almost surely return to Triple-A to begin 2013.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 09:23:00 AM

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2Jarrod Saltalamacchia
3Oscar Hernandez
4Gerald Laird
5Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Chris Owings
2Aaron Hill
3Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
2Cliff Pennington
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1David Peralta
2Ender Inciarte
CF1A.J. Pollock
RF1Yasmany Tomas
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PosRoleName
S1Patrick Corbin
2Chase Anderson
3Rubby De La Rosa
4Jeremy Hellickson
5Archie Bradley
6Robbie Ray
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Ziegler
2Daniel Hudson
3Enrique Burgos
4David Hernandez
5Oliver Perez
6Randall Delgado
7Andrew Chafin
8Josh Collmenter