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J.C. Ramirez | Relief Pitcher | #56

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/16/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 250
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / SEA
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Reds signed RHP J.C. Ramirez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Ramirez, 27, posted a 5.32 ERA and 16/11 K/BB ratio over 23 2/3 innings this past season while making stops with the Diamondbacks and Mariners. He'll attempt to win a bullpen job in the spring. Tue, Dec 1, 2015 03:20:00 PM

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Mariners sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Daniel Robertson. Ramirez held a 5.32 ERA over 20 appearances for the D'Backs and Mariners this season.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 02:10:00 PM

Mariners recalled RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Tacoma.

Ramirez was acquired from the Diamondbacks back in late July for cash considerations. The 26-year-old has posted some decent numbers over the last two seasons in the minor leagues and should get some looks in middle relief as the Mariners play out the string in 2015.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 05:35:00 PM

Mariners acquired RHP J.C. Ramirez from the Diamondbacks in exchange for cash or future considerations.

Ramirez was removed from Arizona's 40-man roster last month and is now getting a fresh start in another organization. He holds a 4.11 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 11/4 K/BB ratio over 15 1/3 innings in the majors this season.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 08:49:00 PM

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.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 01:35:00 PM

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.
Sat, Jun 13, 2015 03:36:00 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.
Sun, May 10, 2015 12:39:00 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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Tucker Barnhart
3Ramon Cabrera
4Jordan Pacheco
1B1Joey Votto
2Brandon Allen
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Jose Peraza
SS1Zack Cozart
2Ivan DeJesus Jr.
3Carlos Triunfel
3B1Eugenio Suarez
LF1Adam Duvall
2Scott Schebler
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Tyler Holt
3Jake Cave
RF1Jay Bruce
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Homer Bailey
2Anthony DeSclafani
3Raisel Iglesias
4Brandon Finnegan
5John Lamb
6Michael Lorenzen
7Keyvius Sampson
8Jon Moscot
9Salvatore Romano
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1JJ Hoover
2Jumbo Diaz
3Tony Cingrani
4Caleb Cotham
5Blake Wood
6Carlos Contreras
7Stephen Johnson
8Chris O'Grady
9Dayan Diaz
10J.C. Ramirez
11Ryan Mattheus
12A.J. Morris
13Pedro Villarreal