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Wilson Ramos | Catcher | #40

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / UDFA / MIN
Contract: view contract details

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Nationals and C Wilson Ramos avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.35 million contract.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reported the contract terms, which gives Ramos a raise from the $3.55 million he made in 2015. The 28-year-old played in a career-high 128 games last season, but he disappointed with a .229/.258/.358 batting line to go along with 15 home runs and 68 RBI. He's due to become a free agent after 2016. Jan 13 - 1:51 PM

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MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports that the Nationals "have looked at the trade market for catchers" and "are involved on a number of fronts."

Wilson Ramos is probably safe as the starter behind the dish for the Nats, so they're likely looking for an upgrade over Jose Lobaton as Ramos' backup. Ramos has been quite injury-prone in his career and faded down the stretch last year after playing in a career-high 128 games, so it makes sense that Washington is on the lookout for some help.
Jan 5 - 9:46 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

He's simply receiving some rest. Pedro Severino is getting his first career start behind the dish.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 01:07:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals starting lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Mets.

He'll presumably be back behind the dish for the second game. Jose Lobaton will do the catching for the afternoon game and will bat eighth for the Nationals against Noah Syndergaard.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 10:32:00 AM

Wilson Ramos went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Thursday afternoon's loss to the Orioles.

Ramos hit homer No. 14 of the season in the seventh inning. It knotted the score at 3-3. The Nationals would go ahead by one run later in the inning, but would yack up the lead one frame later. For the season, the 28-year-old backstop is slashing .234/.264/.363 with the 14 homers and 66 RBI. The home run power is fine for his position, but nothing else in his numbers impresses much.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 07:45:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Monday.

He's just getting some rest. Jose Lobaton will catch in Ramos' place.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015 04:11:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday.

It looks to be a simple day off. Jose Lobaton is catching while Ramos rests.
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 03:34:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Wednesday.

He's just getting a breather. Jose Lobaton will catch while Ramos rests.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 03:16:00 PM

Wilson Ramos slugged a grand slam in the Nationals' loss to the Mets on Monday.

The grand salami was part of a five-run bottom of the fourth inning for the host Nats, but the Mets rallied back to win the big series opener 8-5. Ramos didn't have any other hits. He's slashing .242/.271/.375 with 13 homers and 61 RBI in 108 games this season.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 04:35:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday.

He's just getting a breather. Jose Lobaton is behind the plate while Ramos rests.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 03:51:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Monday.

It's just a day off. Jose Lobaton is behind the plate while Ramos rests.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 04:44:00 PM

Wilson Ramos went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in Tuesday's 8-3 victory over the Padres.

Ramos knotted the game up at 2-2 in the second inning with his two-run blast off of James Shields. The backstop has homered in back-to-back games, now with 11 on the season with 53 RBI and a subpar .238/.272/.368 triple-slash line.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:40:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday.

It's a routine day off. Jose Lobaton is catching in Ramos' place.
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 03:37:00 PM

Wilson Ramos went 1-for-3 with a two-run double in Saturday's win over the Rockies.

Ramos hit a deep two-run double off Rockies starter Eddie Butler in the second inning to put the Nationals on the board. It would be his only hit of the game. While he's socked nine homers and has some pop in his bat, his overall numbers remain unimpressive. He's currently hitting a paltry .238/.268/.363.
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 09:59:00 PM

Wilson Ramos hit a tie-breaking two-run single in the eighth inning, proving crucial in Tuesday's one-run victory against the Diamondbacks.

Ramos broke a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning when he plated two runs against reliever David Hernandez. He finished 2-for-3 with a walk on the evening. The catcher hasn't been much to write home about offensively, batting .239/.266/.365 with nine home runs and 45 RBI.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 10:53:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Jhonatan Solano
4Pedro Severino
5Spencer Kieboom
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
3Chris Bostick
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3Trea Turner
4Brendan Ryan
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Matt den Dekker
3Reed Johnson
CF1Ben Revere
2Michael Taylor
3Logan Schafer
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6A.J. Cole
7Taylor Jordan
8Bronson Arroyo
Relief Pitcher
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Shawn Kelley
3Felipe Rivero
4Trevor Gott
5Oliver Perez
6Blake Treinen
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Rafael Martin
9Aaron Barrett
10Matt Grace
11Sammy Solis
12Nick Lee
13Nick Masset
14Aaron Laffey