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Wilson Ramos | Catcher | #40

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 257
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / UDFA / MIN
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Wilson Ramos went 2-for-6 with a solo homer in Friday’s loss to the Pirates.
Ramos has had a quiet September, but he still has a quality .304/.351/.496 batting line to go along with 22 homers and 80 RBI. The 29-year-old has his eyes on the postseason for now, but he’s poised to cash in big on the free agent market this winter. Sep 24 - 12:30 AM

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According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Nationals have initiated extension talks with Wilson Ramos.

Heyman says the Nationals' first offer to Ramos "was somewhere in the range of $30 million over three years," which isn't going to come close to getting it done for a 29-year-old impending free agent catcher who's batting .303/.352/.491 with 21 homers and 79 RBI in 128 games this season. It's a light open market this winter, so Ramos figures to cash in big either with Washington or another club. Heyman hears there is currently a "lull in discussions" between Ramos and the Nats following that initial low-ball proposal.
Sep 22 - 9:21 AM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's contest against the Braves.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for the hard-hitting backstop. Pedro Severino will start in his place behind the dish and bat eighth for the Nationals against Josh Collmenter.
Sep 17 - 10:05 AM

Wilson Ramos supplied the lone run in Wednesday's 1-0 win over the Mets, swatting a solo home run in the seventh inning.

Ramos burned Fernando Salas for a long, loud solo bomb with one out in the bottom of the seventh. The ball traveled an estimated 408 feet. That was all the Nationals needed in the 1-0 victory. For the season, Ramos is now hitting .304/.354/.496 with 21 homers and 78 RBI over 450 at-bats. He has driven in five runs in his last three games.
Sep 14 - 6:45 PM

Wilson Ramos went 2-for-4 with a couple RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Mets.

Ramos drove in the first run of the game with an RBI double in the second and then tied things up in the ninth on a chopper that went for an infield single. He's now driven in two runs in the first two games of the series against the Mets.
Sep 13 - 10:53 PM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Thursday.

It's a routine day off. Jose Lobaton is filling in behind the plate.
Sep 8 - 4:30 PM

Wilson Ramos delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning to lead the Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Braves on Wednesday.

He came to the dish with the bases loaded and nobody out and quickly got the job done, plating Jayson Werth with the winning run. Ramos doubled earlier in the game and finished 2-for-5 plus a walk. He has been one of the most productive catchers in fantasy baseball this year. He has a .307 batting average with 20 home runs and 73 RBI. That is a far cry from the .229 batting average he offered up last year.
Sep 8 - 1:30 AM

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday.

Ramos is in the midst of a 3-for-31 slump, so he's getting two straight days off to reset. Jose Lobaton is behind the dish.
Aug 26 - 3:09 PM

Wilson Ramos is out of the Nationals' starting lineup Thursday night against the Orioles.

Jose Lobaton will catch Max Scherzer in the series finale at Nationals Park. Ramos has been one of the most active backstops in MLB this year and is in a bit of an offensive rut. He deserves the breather.
Aug 25 - 3:12 PM

Wilson Ramos is out of the Nationals' starting lineup on Thursday night versus the Braves.

It appears to be a routine day of rest for Ramos. Pedro Severino will start at catcher and bat eighth for the Nationals against Braves right-hander Rob Whalen.
Aug 18 - 3:32 PM

Wilson Ramos hit a solo homer to supply the only run in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Ramos connected for a solo tater off Madison Bumgarner in the seventh inning. That stood as the lone offensive highlight for either team in the Nationals' clutch 1-0 victory. The 28-year-old backstop (he turns 29 on August 10) is working on a baby five-game hitting streak, with three-multi hit efforts in that space. For the season as a whole, Ramos is slashing a fantastic .338/.387/.556 with 18 homers and 62 RBI over 339 at-bats.
Aug 7 - 6:26 PM

Wilson Ramos went 3-for-4 and scored a run in Saturday's loss to the Giants.

The impending free agent is having a career year at the perfect time to ensure a big payday this winter. He is batting .337/.385/.547 with 17 home runs in 93 games. He is going to set new career bests in every statistical category this year.
Aug 6 - 10:44 PM

Wilson Ramos drilled a solo home run and lifted a sacrifice fly to drive in another run on Friday.

The longball was his 17th of the season. He has been an elite catcher in fantasy baseball this season. He is now slashing .332/.381/.545 with 50 runs and 61 RBI in 334 at-bats on the year.
Aug 5 - 10:01 PM

Wilson Ramos said Wednesday that the Nationals have not approached him about a contract extension.

The topic came up because Nationals manager Dusty Baker was raving about the 28-year-old impending free agent catcher in his postgame press conference and pushed for the club's higher-ups to "do something with big Ramos here to retain him soon." Ramos is enjoying a breakout season this year with Washington, slashing .331/.381/.536 with 16 home runs and 59 RBI in 91 games. "They have told me absolutely nothing still," he told reporters. "I’d like [to have my future here], but those are decisions they make … They haven’t made any calls or communicated with us. We’re still waiting."
Aug 4 - 9:06 AM

Wilson Ramos went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Ramos broke a 5-2 tie with his three-run homer off Robbie Ray in the fifth inning. With the home run -- No. 16 on the season -- the 28-year-old backstop has tied his career high for a season. He also bashed 16 back in 2013. Ramos is slashing a meaty .331/.381/.536 for the 2016 campaign as a whole.
Aug 3 - 1:43 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Pedro Severino
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Trea Turner
2Ben Revere
3Michael Taylor
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6A.J. Cole
7Reynaldo Lopez
8Lucas Giolito
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Shawn Kelley
3Blake Treinen
4Oliver Perez
5Sammy Solis
6Marc Rzepczynski
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Matt Belisle
9Koda Glover
10Sean Burnett
11Trevor Gott
12Rafael Martin
13Matt Grace
14Mat Latos