Jose Ramirez, Relief Pitcher, Atlanta Braves, #40
Date of Birth: 1/21/1990
Birthplace: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Jose Ramirez, relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, first signed with the New York Yankees in October, 2007. He pitched as a starting pitcher in the Yankees' minor league system from 2008 through 2013. In 2014, he moved to the bullpen.
Ramirez pitched 10.0 innings in 8 games with the Yankees in 2014. He spent time on the DL, missing more than two months of the season.
The Yankees traded Ramirez to the Seattle Mariners on July 30, 2015. He spent most of the 2015 season in the minors, pitching in just 3 games with the Yankees and 5 games with the Mariners.
Ramirez was traded to the Braves on December 4, 2015. In 2016, he pitched in 33 games with the Braves. He finished with a 3.58 ERA, 2 wins and 2 losses, and 33 strikeouts to 18 walks in 32.2 innings. He also pitched 41.1 innings in 36 games in the minors.