J. C. Ramírez
|J. C. Ramírez|
August 16, 1988 |
|June 23, 2013, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
(through 2015 season)
|Earned run average||6.42|
Juan Carlos "J. C." Ramírez (born August 16, 1988) is a Nicaraguan professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization. He has also played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies.
With the Class-A Advanced High Desert Mavericks in 2009, he went 8-10 with a 5.12 ERA in 28 games, 27 starts. He was added to the Mariners' 40-man roster on November 20 to protect him from the Rule 5 Draft.
On June 22, 2013, Ramirez's contract was selected and was called up to the Phillies after Mike Adams was placed on the disabled list. He made his MLB debut on June 23 in a game against the New York Mets, and struck out the side with his fastball velocity reaching as high as 98 MPH over one inning.
Ramírez was outrighted off the roster on October 16, 2013. He elected to become a free agent on October 18th.
Ramírez signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians on November 1, 2013.
Ramírez signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks prior to the 2015 season.
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