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Jose Ramirez | Third Baseman | #11

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (23) / 9/17/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / CLE
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Jose Ramirez connected for a go-ahead two-run home run in the eighth inning of Sunday's 3-2 win over the Blue Jays.
Ramirez came up clutch with a two-run homer off reliever Brett Cecil with two outs in the eighth inning, flipping a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 lead and eventual win. The Tribe took two of three games in the weekend series, with Ramirez proving instrumental in both wins. In addition to Sunday's heroics, he also notched a game-tying solo home run in the ninth inning of Friday's victory. The 23-year-old third baseman has been nothing short of phenomenal of late and has picked up hits in nine of his last 10 games. For the season as a whole, Ramirez is slashing .310/.365/.461 with 10 homers, 57 RBI and 20 steals across 415 at-bats. Aug 21 - 4:30 PM

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Jose Ramirez launched a game-tying solo homer in the ninth inning Friday against the Blue Jays.

His homer set the stash for Tyler Naquin to walk it off with an inside-the-park home run. Ramirez went 1-for-4 on the night and continues to be a pleasant surprise for the Indians and fantasy owners. Boosted by a red-hot August, he’s slashing .311/.367/.457 with nine homers, 54 RBI, 20 steals, and 67 runs scored through 112 games.
Aug 19 - 9:54 PM

Jose Ramirez and Rajai Davis each swiped three bags on Friday as the Indians matched a team record with eight stolen bases as they routed the Angels 13-3.

Ramirez had a monster day at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a double and a home run. He scored four times and plated two runs in addition to his three stolen bases. His solo shot in the seventh inning increased the Tribe's advantage to 10-3. His surprise offensive breakout has been a big reason for the Indians' success this season, slashing .313/.368/.456 with eight homers, 50 RBI and 17 stolen bases.
Aug 12 - 10:31 PM

Jose Ramirez had an RBI double and an RBI single in Tuesday's win over the Nationals.

He also added his 13th stolen base of the season. With a .305/.361.431 batting line, Ramirez has been a huge surprise for the Indians this season. He'll need to keep producing with it looking like Michael Brantley (shoulder, biceps) is done for the season.
Aug 9 - 10:18 PM

Jose Ramirez went 3-for-5 and scored a run on Friday versus the Yankees.

One of the hits was a double. He has been a very pleasant surprise with the bat this year. He is now hitting .300/.357/.428 with six home runs, 54 runs, 44 RBI and 11 steals. He has struck out only 43 times in 391 plate appearances.
Aug 5 - 10:58 PM

Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a home run in a win over the Athletics on Saturday.

The homer was the fifth of the year for Ramirez. The 23-year-old now has three consecutive multi-hit games to raise his season average to .293. He's hitting .293/.355/.413 with five homers, 42 RBI, 49 runs scored and 11 steals on the year.
Jul 30 - 11:18 PM

Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a home run in a win over the Athletics on Saturday.

The homer was the fifth of the year for Ramirez. The 23-year-old now has three consecutive multi-hit games to raise his season average to .293. He's hitting .293/.355/.413 with five homers, 42 RBI, 49 runs scored and 11 steals on the year.
Jul 30 - 11:18 PM

Jose Ramirez finished 3-for-5 with three RBI in Saturday's loss to the Yankees.

Ramirez was in the right place at the right time for the Indians, collecting RBI singles in the third, fifth and seventh innings. He's now got 37 RBI and 42 runs scored in 79 games this year. Splitting time between four different positions, the 23-year-old is hitting .297/.355/.420 overall in an impressive first half.
Jul 9 - 11:37 PM

Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a pair of stolen bases in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

Ramirez singled in the first run of the game in the first and then provided some cushion with another RBI single in the ninth. The 23-year-old has been arguably the Indians' biggest surprise this season, stabilizing left field in the absence of Michael Brantley (shoulder) with a .292/.354/.424 batting line, four homers and 10 steals.
Jun 28 - 10:15 PM

Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

Ramirez' two-run shot in the eighth inning expanded the Indians' lead. It was his fourth homer of the year, giving him 25 RBI and 35 runs scored. He's had to make himself versatile to find his way into the lineup on a regular basis -- Ramirez has played four different positions this season -- and he's batting .292/.357/.425 through 62 games.
Jun 21 - 10:15 PM

Jose Ramirez hit a walk-off RBI single to end Sunday's 3-2, 10-inning win over the White Sox.

With the game deadlocked at 2-2 entering the bottom of the 10th inning, Ramirez stepped to the plate against David Robertson with a pair of runners on and two outs. He won that battle, notching an RBI single to push the Indians to a 3-2 victory. That single would be his only hit in five at-bats. For the season, he is slashing a respectable .294/.361/.417 with 16 doubles, 24 RBI and seven steals over 204 at-bats. You could do worse for a bench piece in deeper AL-only formats.
Jun 19 - 8:20 PM

After entering play with one homer on the year, Jose Ramirez went deep in both ends of Monday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

He had a two-run homer in the first game and a solo shot in the second. Ramirez has been a terrific surprise this year, hitting .293 with a .782 OPS in significantly more playing time than he was expected to receive. He went into 2016 with a .239 average and a .644 OPS in 564 major league at-bats. He'll continue to play pretty regularly between left field and third base for as long as he continues to hit.
May 24 - 12:16 AM

Jose Ramirez plated a career-high five runs as the Indians routed the Royals 7-1 in Cleveland on Friday.

Ramirez delivered a three-run double in the third inning to increase their lead to 5-0 then added a two-run double to cap off the scoring in the fifth. He also singled and walked in the contest, reaching base safely in all four of his plate appearances. With the monster effort, he's now hitting .324/.361/.456 in limited action on the year.
May 6 - 10:23 PM

Jose Ramirez notched two hits in Saturday's loss to the White Sox.

The two-hit effort raised his average from .333 to .385. Michael Brantley's shoulder injury has allowed Ramirez to see more playing time and so far he's taken full advantage of it. He's struck out just once in his 13 at-bats this season. As good as Ramirez has been, fantasy owners may want to pump the brakes. The 23-year-old is just a .243 career hitter and four of his five hits this year have been singles.
Apr 9 - 5:22 PM

Jose Ramirez is starting in left field and batting ninth for the Indians on Friday versus the White Sox.

It's his second straight start in left, as the Indians are again going with Ramirez and Marlon Byrd in the corner outfield spots. Byrd was in left and Collin Cowgill was in right on Opening Day.
Apr 8 - 1:12 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Chris Gimenez
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
3B1Jose Ramirez
LF1Michael Brantley
2Brandon Guyer
3Michael Martinez
CF1Rajai Davis
2Abraham Almonte
3Tyler Naquin
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Marlon Byrd
DH1Carlos Santana
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Danny Salazar
4Josh Tomlin
5Trevor Bauer
6Mike Clevinger
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Bryan Shaw
4Zach McAllister
5Jeff Manship
6Tommy Hunter
7Dan Otero