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Jose Ramirez | Relief Pitcher | #52

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/21/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / NYY
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Braves placed RHP Jose Ramirez on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
Ramirez has posted a hideous 17.05 ERA in seven appearances this season and acknowledged after Tuesday night's loss to the Phillies that he's been bothered by shoulder discomfort since spring training. It is unclear at this point how long the 28-year-old setup man might be sidelined. Apr 18 - 2:49 PM

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Jose Ramirez is experiencing tightness in his right shoulder.

Ramirez allowed four runs in the 10th inning of Tuesday night's loss to the Phillies and revealed after the game that he's been battling shoulder tightness since spring training. He added that it has worsened in recent days. A disabled list stint may be coming for the 28-year-old setup man, who holds a brutal 17.05 ERA in seven appearances this season out of the Braves' bullpen.
Apr 18 - 12:08 AM

Jose Ramirez gave up four runs in the 10th inning Tuesday against the Phillies to take his second straight loss.

Ramirez gave up five runs in the Braves' disastrous loss to the Cubs on Saturday, so he has a 17.05 ERA through 6 1/3 innings. It's quite the stunning result for the Braves; Ramirez might not be particularly well known, but he actually led the NL with 27 holds while amassing a 3.19 ERA last year. He's out of options, so the Braves can't send him down to get him sorted out. Maybe they'll stash him on the DL.
Apr 17 - 11:26 PM

Given a save chance with Jim Johnson needing the day off, Jose Ramirez gave up two runs in the ninth to blow a save Wednesday against the Pirates.

Both Johnson and Arodys Vizcaino had worked the last two days and four of the previous five days, so Ramirez got the call. An overturned call gave the Pirates an infield single to open the inning, and they got another single, a walk and a two-run single afterwards to tie the game. Ramirez probably won't get any additional save chances in the near future.
Thu, May 25, 2017 12:25:00 AM

Jose Ramirez gave up four runs -- three earned -- in his inning against the Phillies on Tuesday.

Ramirez has surrendered three homers in 6 2/3 innings this spring, potentially putting his roster spot in jeopardy. Fortunately, he's out of options, so it's still likely that he'll keep his place in Atlanta's pen. He had a 2.05 ERA in 30 2/3 innings after the All-Star break last year.
Tue, Mar 14, 2017 04:11:00 PM

Jose Ramirez has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch at the Marlins' Jose Fernandez on Wednesday.

He threw a pitch behind Fernandez's head after Fernandez had hit Nick Markakis with the pitch earlier in the game. Ramirez is appealing the ruling.
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 04:31:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Ramirez was pushed off the Braves' 40-man roster back in April after two disastrous outings, but he has pitched very well at Triple-A. The right-hander will presumably step into a middle relief role in Atlanta.
Thu, Jul 28, 2016 03:43:00 PM

Braves sent RHP Jose Ramirez outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Ramirez was pushed off the Braves' 40-man roster earlier this week after allowing six earned runs in two innings of relief to open the 2016 regular season. He could get another shot in Atlanta at some point.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 01:31:00 PM

Braves designated RHP Jose Ramirez for assignment.

Ramirez allowed six earned runs in two innings of relief with Atlanta, and he got hit especially hard Sunday against the Cardinals. Expect a constant carousel throughout the summer in the Braves' bullpen.
Mon, Apr 11, 2016 12:06:00 PM

Braves acquired RHP Jose Ramirez from the Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later and/or cash considerations.

Acquired from the Yankees in the Dustin Ackley deal, Ramirez spent most of 2015 at Triple-A, holding a 4.35 ERA with 71 strikeouts over 70 1/3 relief appearances. He'll compete for a bullpen job with the Braves.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 01:48:00 PM

Mariners recalled RHP Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Tacoma.

Ramirez was acquired from the Yankees in the Dustin Ackley deal and will pitch out of the bullpen down the stretch. The 25-year-old has posted a 4.16 ERA with 66 strikeouts and 30 walks over 62 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 04:09:00 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Tacoma.

Ramirez was acquired in last week's Dustin Ackley deal, but didn't make an appearance during his brief stint with the team. Mayckol Guaipe is expected to replace him on the active roster.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 12:38:00 PM

Mariners recalled RHP Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Tacoma.

Acquired from the Yankees in the Dustin Ackley deal, Ramirez holds a 2.90 ERA and 56/23 K/BB ratio in 49 2/3 innings this season in Triple-A. He'll be used in middle relief.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 05:49:00 PM

Mariners acquired RHP Jose Ramirez from the Yankees in the Dustin Ackley deal.

The 25-year-old Ramirez has appeared in 11 games with the Yankees over the past two seasons and owns a 2.90 ERA and 56/23 K/BB ratio in 49 2/3 innings this season in Triple-A. He could be a bullpen piece for Seattle.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 05:08:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Ramirez has allowed five earned runs in three innings of relief this season for New York. The 25-year-old right-hander will probably be up and down all summer.
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 04:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Kurt Suzuki
3Carlos Perez
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Ozzie Albies
2Charlie Culberson
SS1Dansby Swanson
3B1Johan Camargo
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Preston Tucker
2Peter Bourjos
CF1Ender Inciarte
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Foltynewicz
3Brandon McCarthy
4Sean Newcomb
5Luiz Gohara
6Anibal Sanchez
7Matt Wisler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jose Ramirez
3A.J. Minter
4Dan Winkler
5Sam Freeman
6Peter Moylan
7Shane Carle
8Max Fried
9Jesse Biddle
10Grant Dayton
11Jacob Lindgren