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Wilson Ramos | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Wilson Ramos performed agility drills this offseason in hopes of strengthening his hamstrings.
Ramos has dealt with a bevy of hamstring issues during his career and was given exercises by a doctor that made him zig-zag, run sideways and backwards rather than go straight ahead. He has not played 100 games since 2011 and is aiming to break that dubious streak in 2015. "This year, I feel 100 percent," he said. "I feel like I'm running without problems. When I feel 100 percent when I'm running in the field, that's when I don't have any problems behind the plate." Feb 19 - 8:47 PM

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Nationals and C Wilson Ramos avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.55 million contract.

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported the contract terms. Ramos made $2.095 million last season while batting .267/.299/.399 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI over 88 games. The 27-year-old remains under team control through 2016.
Jan 15 - 5:10 PM

Wilson Ramos smashed a two-run homer in Sunday's win over the Mets.

His blast in the seventh inning got the scoring going, and it turned out to be all the Nationals needed. It's been another injury-shortened season for Ramos, but he's provided some pop when healthy with 10 bombs over 78 games.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 04:06:00 PM

Wilson Ramos slugged two solo home runs in four at-bats in Friday's victory against the Mariners.

Ramos went deep in the fourth against Felix Hernandez and again in the eighth off of Joe Beimel. They represented two of six Nationals home runs on the night. Ramos, as expected, has been productive since injuries interrupting his season twice. He has nine home runs, 38 RBI, and a .292/.329/.438 slash line.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 01:19:00 AM

Wilson Ramos hit his seventh homer Monday off Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

It was just the second homer allowed by Papelbon this season. Ramos's power is definitely returning after a lengthy absence related to the hamate bone he broke in the first game of the season. He has four homers in 68 at-bats this month after hitting three in 180 at-bats previously.
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:21:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Diamondbacks.

Ramos has started four straight games, so he'll get a breather. Jose Lobaton will start behind the dish.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 03:35:00 PM

Wilson Ramos hit his sixth home run of the season, finishing 2-for-4 on the night, as the Nationals beat the D'Backs in 11 innings on Monday.

In what was originally a pitcher's duel, Ramos hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning off of Vidal Nuno to put the Nationals up 2-1. It very well could have been the deciding factor on another timeline. The catcher has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games and now sports a .298/.339/.421 line with 32 RBI.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 10:39:00 PM

Wilson Ramos hit a ground rule double in the bottom of the ninth to score Bryce Harper and bring home a 4-3 win for the Nationals on Saturday.

Ramos' heroics were possible because Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run to tie the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth. In the bottom of the ninth, Bryce Harper worked a walk from Justin Wilson, moved to second on a wild pitch and scored on Ramos' ground rule double to right. Ramos finished the game 2-for-4. On the season, he's slashing .293/.336/.405 in 56 games. Ramos was dealing with a hamstring issue earlier in the season, and more recently went on the paternity leave list.
Sun, Aug 17, 2014 12:27:00 AM

Nationals activated C Wilson Ramos from the paternity leave list.

Ramos' wife gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday. He is not in the Nationals' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon versus the Mets but will be available to pinch-hit.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 12:32:00 PM

Nationals placed C Wilson Ramos on the paternity leave list.

Ramos and his wife are expecting their first child, so he'll be away from the team for the next three days. Sandy Leon will take his place on the active roster.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 01:54:00 PM

Wilson Ramos will be placed on the paternity leave list prior to Tuesday's game.

He'll be away for three days in order to attend the birth of his first child. Sandy Leon will likely be promoted to help share the catching duties with Jose Lobaton while Ramos is away.
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 11:14:00 PM

Wilson Ramos went 2-for-4 and hit his fourth homer of the year Monday against the Orioles.

Ramos's power stroke hasn't come all of the way back since surgery to remove his hamate bone, but he should improve over the next two months, assuming that he can stay healthy. Besides the hamate break, he's also served a DL stint with a hamstring strain this year.
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 10:43:00 PM

Wilson Ramos went 2-for-5 with a run scored Friday against the Reds.

Ramos is now batting .352 (25-for-71) since his most recent stint on the disabled list. We're still waiting for his power to return after April hamate bone surgery, but he continues to find ways to produce.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 10:32:00 PM

Wilson Ramos went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, extending his hitting streak to 12 games, as the Nationals defeated the Orioles on Wednesday.

Ramos has been on fire since returning from the disabled list on June 26, logging a hit in all ten games to push his overall hitting streak to 12. His second-inning solo shot, his third of the year, gave the Nationals a 3-1 lead. Ramos owns a productive .295/.345/.426 slash line in 142 plate appearances.
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 10:37:00 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Orioles.

He's just getting the day off. Jose Lobaton will start behind the plate and catch Doug Fister.
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 03:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
4Dan Butler
5Steven Lerud
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Mike Carp
4Clint Robinson
2B1Yunel Escobar
2Danny Espinosa
3Jeff Kobernus
4Wilmer Difo
5Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Bryce Harper
2Scott Hairston
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Tanner Roark
7Taylor Hill
8Taylor Jordan
9A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Aaron Barrett
3Craig Stammen
4Matt Thornton
5Casey Janssen
6Jerry Blevins
7Heath Bell
8Xavier Cedeno
9Blake Treinen
10Erik Davis
11Evan Meek
12Matt Grace
13Bruce Billings
14Scott McGregor