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Jose Ramirez | Third Baseman | #11

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/17/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / CLE
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Jose Ramirez went 2-for-2 with two walks, a run scored, and a stolen base in Sunday’s regular season finale against the White Sox.
Ramirez singled and doubled. The 25-year-old had a surprising season in 2016, but he taken things to a new level this year while batting .318/.374/.583 with 29 home runs, 83 RBI, 17 stolen bases, and 107 runs scored over 152 games. Jose Altuve and Aaron Judge are considered the favorites, but Ramirez is a legitimate MVP candidate. Oct 1 - 6:40 PM

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Jose Ramirez went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two RBI on Friday, leading the Indians in a 10-1 rout of the White Sox.

Ramirez also drew a walk and scored a pair of runs in the contest. His two-run double off of Mike Pelfrey increased the Indians' early lead to 3-0 in the second inning. He's having a career-year in the middle of the Indians' lineup, slashing .317/.370/.583 with 29 homers, 106 runs scored, 83 RBI and 16 swipes.
Sep 29 - 10:35 PM

Jose Ramirez slugged his 29th home run of the season Sunday in the Indians' defeat of the Mariners.

Ramirez singled and scored in the top of the fourth and launched a solo shot off Mariners starter Mike Leake in the top of the sixth, finishing the afternoon 2-for-4 with one RBI and two runs scored. The 25-year-old superstar is now batting .317/.370/.583 with 81 RBI and 101 runs scored in 146 games this season for the American League Central champions. You might recall that Cleveland signed him to a five-year, $26 million extension this spring. It's already one of the best contracts in the game.
Sep 24 - 7:35 PM

Jose Ramirez went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBI as his team thrashed the Mariners on Saturday.

He drove in two runs with a pair of sacrifice flies in the ballgame, then cracked a two-run homer off reliever Ariel Miranda in the ninth inning. The 25-year-old has a .316 batting average with 28 home runs, 80 RBI and 99 runs scored in 145 games. He's pitched in 15 steals in what has been an amazing fantasy campaign.
Sep 23 - 8:51 PM

Jose Ramirez is absent from the Indians' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon.

Ramirez recently missed a couple of games with a minor hamstring injury and the American League Central champs want him as healthy as possible for the postseason, so he figures to get a few more days of rest down the stretch. Erik Gonzalez is starting at second base and batting ninth Thursday versus Angels right-hander Parker Bridwell.
Sep 21 - 1:05 PM

Jose Ramirez (hamstring) is back in the Indians' starting lineup Tuesday versus the Angels.

Ramirez missed a couple of games with a minor hamstring injury. He'll start at second base and bat third Tuesday night against Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs.
Sep 19 - 6:51 PM

Jose Ramirez (hamstring) remained out of the Indians' lineup Sunday.

Ramirez is battling a hamstring injury. The Indians consider it minor, but they have no reason to rush him back. Giovanny Urshela is at second base.
Sep 17 - 10:23 AM

Indians' manager Terry Francona said Saturday that Jose Ramirez could be held out of Sunday's lineup as well.

Ramirez is battling a minor hamstring injury and the club is going to take every possible precaution not to make it worse. Look for him to return to the Indians' lineup in a couple of days.
Sep 16 - 1:43 PM

Jose Ramirez is not in the Indians' starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Royals.

It's a well-deserved day of rest for Ramirez who had been carrying the Tribe's offense during their 22-game winning streak. The emerging MVP candidate is hitting .314/.367/.576 with 27 homers, 75 RBI and 15 stolen bases on the season. Yandy Diaz is starting at the hot corner while Giovanny Urshela mans second base for the Indians on Saturday.
Sep 16 - 12:57 PM

Jose Ramirez slugged a two-run homer in Friday’s loss to the Royals.

His third-inning blast gave the Indians a 3-1 advantage, but the Royals chipped away before taking the lead for good in the sixth. Ramirez has slugged nine homers over his last 15 games. He’s batting .314/.367/.576 with 27 homers, 75 RBI, 15 steals, and 98 runs scored over 141 games. Ramirez probably won’t win the AL MVP Award, but he’s been getting a lot more attention during the Indians’ historic winning streak.
Sep 15 - 10:36 PM

Jose Ramirez was a perfect 4-for-4 and scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning of Thursday's win over the Royals.

Ramirez had a pair of doubles among his four hits, including a two-bagger to lead off the 10th inning. After an Edwin Encarnacion walk, Jay Bruce pulled a ball fair into the right field corner, allowing Ramirez to race around to score and give the Indians their American League-record 22nd consecutive win. The 24-year-old ranks fourth in the AL in both runs (97) and batting average (.314), and his .573 slugging percentage is actually third-best in the league. With as good as the Indians have been, Ramirez is shaping up to garner some MVP votes this fall.
Sep 14 - 11:11 PM

Jose Ramirez (forearm) is starting at second base and batting third Tuesday versus the Tigers.

Ramirez was removed from Monday's blowout win over Detroit as a precautionary measure after taking a ricocheted pitch off his left forearm. Cleveland is going for its 20th straight win Tuesday against the Tigers and left-handed starter Matthew Boyd.
Sep 12 - 3:35 PM

Jose Ramirez was pulled from Monday's game versus the Tigers as a precaution due to a bruised left forearm.

A pitch hit off Ramirez's bat and then got him in the forearm, but he'll be fine. The Indians were just being extra cautious since they already had a big lead. Ramirez hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs before being lifted.
Sep 11 - 10:02 PM

Jose Ramirez was removed Monday's game against the Tigers after being hit on the left forearm by a pitch.

It was actually ruled a foul ball after replay, as the ball hit Ramirez's bat before catching his forearm. The Indians were probably just being cautious in lifting Ramirez here since they had a big lead, but they should have an update on the infielder soon. Ramirez hit a two-run homer and had a sac fly before exiting.
Sep 11 - 9:38 PM

Jose Ramirez (wrist) returned to the Indians starting lineup on Sunday.

Ramirez missed the previous three games due to a sore right wrist. He's starting at second base and batting third for the Tribe as they look to secure their 18th consecutive victory.
Sep 10 - 4:49 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Francisco Mejia
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jose Ramirez
2Erik Gonzalez
SS1Francisco Lindor
3B1Yandy Diaz
2Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2Austin Jackson
3Abraham Almonte
CF1Bradley Zimmer
2Jason Kipnis
3Greg Allen
RF1Jay Bruce
2Lonnie Chisenhall
3Brandon Guyer
4Tyler Naquin
DH1Edwin Encarnacion
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Josh Tomlin
5Mike Clevinger
6Danny Salazar
7Cody Anderson
8Ryan Merritt
9Dylan Baker
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Joe Smith
4Bryan Shaw
5Zach McAllister
6Dan Otero
7Boone Logan
8Nick Goody
9Tyler Olson
10Craig Breslow
11Kyle Crockett
12Shawn Morimando
13Shawn Armstrong