Ramirez, 31, has missed seven games since his last appearance in a game on August 26 against the White Sox in Chicago. Overall this season, he has batted .249 (100-for-401) with 12 doubles, a triple, 19 home runs, 53 RBI, 21 walks, and six stolen bases in 105 games. The right-handed batter ranks second on the team in home runs, trailing only David Ortiz (29), and he is tied for the team lead with eight game-winning RBI. A three-time All-Star, Ramirez has hit .296 (1,503-for-5,078) with 315 doubles, 31 triples, 210 home runs, 707 RBI, and 267 stolen bases in 1,328 career major league games between the Red Sox (2005, 2015), Marlins (2006-12), and Dodgers (2012-14).
With this move, Boston's active major league roster is now at 27.