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Edubray Eduar Ramos (pronounced eh-doo-BRAY RAH-mohs;[1] born December 19, 1992) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). Ramos signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in 2010. He made his major league debut in 2016.

Edubray Ramos
Edubray Ramos on July 16, 2016 (cropped).jpg
Ramos with the Phillies in 2016
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 61
Pitcher
Born: (1992-12-19) December 19, 1992 (age 26)
Caracas, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 24, 2016, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
(through June 15, 2019)
Win–loss record6–11
Earned run average3.57
Strikeouts165
Teams

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Early lifeEdit

Ramos was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He attended Liceo Diego Ibarra Privado, where he played volleyball and baseball, graduating in 2008.[2]

CareerEdit

Ramos signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in May 2010. They released him in February 2011. In November 2012, he signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2013 he pitched for the VS Phillies of the Venezuelan Summer League, and was 2-3 with one save and a 5.08 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 33.2 innings, averaging 9.6 strikeouts per 9 innings.[3][2]

On August 4, 2014, while pitching for the Class A Short-Season Williamsport Crosscutters he was the New York-Penn League Pitcher of the Week.[4] He was named Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week on September 1.[2] Pitching for the VS Phillies, GCL Phillies, and Williamsport in 2014, he was 2-1 with 10 saves and an 0.81 ERA, and 48 strikeouts in 44.1 innings, averaging 9.7 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched.[3]

On June 15, 2015, while pitching for the Class A-Advanced Clearwater Threshers, he was the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week and Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week.[4][2] Pitching for Clearwater and the Class AA Reading Fightin Phils in 2015, he was 4-6 with eight saves and a 2.07 ERA, and 65 strikeouts in 69.2 innings.[3] Pitching for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League in 2015, he was name a Rising Star and an AFL All Star.[4][2] The Phillies added him to their 40-man roster after the 2015 season.[5]

Pitching for Reading and the Class AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs in 2016, he was 2-1 with 10 saves and a 1.16 ERA, and 41 strikeouts in 38.2 innings, averaging 9.5 strikeouts per 9 innings.[3] He was named Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May.[2]

Ramos was promoted to the Phillies on June 24, 2016.[6] He made his MLB debut the same night against the San Francisco Giants, retiring the only batter he faced.[7] Three weeks later he earned his first MLB decision, when the Phillies defeated the New York Mets.[8] In 2016 with the Phillies he was 1-3 with a 3.83 ERA, and 40 strikeouts in 40 innings.[9] He struck out 25% of the batters he faced with the Phillies.[2] His fastball averaged 95 miles per hour.[10]

In 2017 with the Phillies he was 2-7 with a 4.21 ERA, and 75 strikeouts in 57.2 innings.[9] He averaged 11.7 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched, the 7th-highest mark ever by a Phillies reliever.[2] He also pitched in Lehigh Valley, going 2-0 with a save and a 1.54 ERA, and 10 strikeouts in 11.2 innings.[3]

Ramos recorded his first career save on May 13, 2018.[11] In 2018 with the Phillies, he was 3-1 with a save and a 2.32 ERA, and 42 strikeouts in 42.2 innings.[9] He held batters to a .191 batting average with runners on base.[12] He also pitched 6.2 innings between Reading and Lehigh Valley.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edubray Ramos Stats, Fantasy & News | MLB.com
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Edubray Ramos Stats, Fantasy & News" | MLB.com
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Edubray Ramos Minor, Winter & Fall Leagues Statistics & History" | Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b c "Edubray Ramos Stats, Highlights, Bio" | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
  5. ^ Zolecki, Todd (November 20, 2015). "Phillies protect trio from Rule 5 Draft: Quinn, Cordero and Ramos added to 40-man roster". phillies.mlb.com. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  6. ^ Macklin, Oliver (June 24, 2016). "Phillies place Bailey on DL, recall Ramos". phillies.mlb.com. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Jun 24, 2016, Phillies at Giants Box Score and Play by Play". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. June 24, 2016. Retrieved July 17, 2016.
  8. ^ "Jul 16, 2016, Mets at Phillies Box Score and Play by Play". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. July 16, 2016. Retrieved July 17, 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Edubray Ramos Stats" | Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ "Player Card: Edubray Ramos"
  11. ^ "May 13, 2018, Mets at Phillies Box Score". espn.com. ESPN. May 13, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  12. ^ [1]

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