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Horacio Ramirez MLB Career Stats

40-35 4.65 688.1 318 1.48

Horacio Ramirez Bio

  • Full Name: Horacio Ramirez
  • Born: 11/24/1979 in Carson, CA
  • Draft: 1997, Atlanta Braves, 5th rd. (172nd overall)
  • High School: Inglewood, CA
  • Debut: April 2, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2011
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MLB Career Stats 40 35 4.65 169 105 0 688.1 318 1.48


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Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2003 4.00 24th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2005 32 24th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2003 1 24th in NL
2004 1 17th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2005 1 8th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 4.94 6th in NL
2005 3.56 1st in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2003 1.39 4th in NL
2005 1.19 1st in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 72 19th in NL
2005 67 18th in NL


Season H Rank
2005 214 14th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2005 31 6th in NL

Horacio Ramirez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 5, 2013 Tigres de Quintana Roo signed free agent LHP Horacio Ramirez.
November 2, 2012 LHP Horacio Ramirez elected free agency.
August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP Horacio Ramirez to a minor league contract.
August 16, 2012 LHP Horacio Ramirez assigned to Iowa Cubs.
October 30, 2011 LHP Horacio Ramirez elected free agency.
September 1, 2011 Los Angeles Angels recalled Horacio Ramirez from Salt Lake Bees.
August 19, 2011 Los Angeles Angels optioned Horacio Ramirez to Salt Lake Bees.
August 19, 2011 Horacio Ramirez assigned to Salt Lake Bees.
August 16, 2011 Los Angeles Angels recalled Horacio Ramirez from Salt Lake Bees.
August 10, 2011 Los Angeles Angels optioned Horacio Ramirez to Salt Lake Bees.
July 20, 2011 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of Horacio Ramirez from Salt Lake Bees.
April 6, 2011 Horacio Ramirez assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Los Angeles Angels.
March 1, 2011 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Horacio Ramirez to a minor league contract.
November 6, 2010 LHP Horacio Ramirez elected free agency.
September 7, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies activated LHP Horacio Ramirez from the 7-day disabled list.
May 7, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies placed LHP Horacio Ramirez on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 6, 2010.
April 16, 2010 LHP Horacio Ramirez assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Giants Extended Spring Training.
April 12, 2010 Horacio Ramirez assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 5, 2010 Horacio Ramirez assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from San Francisco Giants.
November 9, 2009 LHP Horacio Ramirez elected free agency.
June 15, 2009 Syracuse Chiefs signed free agent LHP Horacio Ramirez.
June 6, 2009 Kansas City Royals designated Horacio Ramirez for assignment.

Horacio Ramirez Bio Info

Horacio Ramirez ... first name is pronounced (hor-AH-see-oh) ... resides in Mableton, Ga., with his wife, Veronica ... Is a graduate of Inglewood (Calif.) High School. 2011 Following a one year stint in the Giants organization, signed a Minor League contract with Angels and began season at Triple-A Salt Lake...Compiled a 3-2 record with six saves and a 3.96 ERA (52.1 IP - 23 ER) in 45 games (one start)...Had contract selected by Angels, July 20...Spent three separate stints with Halos, posting a 1-0 record with a 6.00 ERA (9 IP - 6 ER) in 12 games...Made Angels debut July 23 at Baltimore (0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 BB)...Opposing hitters hit .432 (16/37) against him, with left-handed batters hitting.318 (7/22) compared to .600 (9/15) for right-handers. 2008 Started 2008 in camp with the Seattle Mariners before being released on March 14...signed with Kansas City as a minor league free agent on May 21...Made 3 appearances for Omaha in June before being selected to the Royals roster on June 22...Made his Royals debut on June 23 vs. Colorado, allowing a run in 1.0 inning...Did not allow a walk in his first 9 appearances as a Royal, covering 15.2 innings...Picked up his lone win with KC on July 12 against his former team, the Mariners...tossed 2.1 scoreless innings in a 5-4 Royals victory...Was traded to the Chicago White Sox on August 9 in exchange for minor league outfi elder Paulo Orlando. 2007 Spent a majority of the season with Seattle, his first season in the American League...also appeared in rehab stints at Tacoma (AAA) and Peoria (R)...Began the season with 6 straight wins at home at Safeco Field...it was the longest such streak in team history (previous best was 3 straight, 3 times)...Posted a 6-3 record and a 5.59 ERA in 10 starts at Safeco and a 2-4 mark with a 8.70 ERA in 10 road starts...his road ERA was the highest in the Majors (min. 45 IP)...Had an average of 7.07 runs scored for him per 9 innings, the third-highest run support in the American League and fourth in MLB...Acquired by the Mariners in exchange for Rafael Soriano, December 7, 2006. 2006 Endured an injury-plagued season in which he missed nearly four months. He strained his left hamstring on April 5, and didn't return to the rotation until May 27. In his fist six starts off the disabled list, he was 4-2 with a 2.71 ERA. His season ended after he partially tore the tendon pulley in his left middle finger on Aug. 7. 2005 Made a career-high 32 starts - the second most on the Braves staff - and appeared in 33 games overall...Went 8-1 with a 3.59 ERA at home and 3-8, 5.69 on the road...His record in night games was 10-5 with a 4.11 ERA, compared to a 1-4, 5.93 mark in day games...The Braves are 35-35 in Horacio's 70 career starts and were 12-20 in 2005...Allowed a team-high 31 home runs on the year. His 31 HRs allowed tied for 11th in the majors and his 1.38 HRs allowed per 9 IP was the 11th-highest average in the majors...Did not earn a decision in his 2005 debut vs. the Mets on 4/9, a 6-3 Braves win. Horacio tossed four scoreless innings before allowing two runs on three hits and a walk and making his exit with two outs in the fifth inning...Notched his first win with an 11-4 decision at PHI on 4/15. Went 5.1 innings, allowing two runs in the first (after the Braves scored four in the first) and another run in the sixth before making his exit...Allowed just a two-run home run to Jose Vidro, but got the loss in a 2-0 Nationals win on 4/20. He went 6.2 IP, allowing six hits while walking three and fanning three...Went seven scoreless innings, allowing just three hits in a 4-1 Braves win over Houston on 5/7. It was his first scoreless outing of the year and it came on 11 days of rest...Pitched a solid game at Los Angeles on 5/13, allowing two runs on seven hits in 7.0 innings pitched, but did not figure in the 7-4 loss. Horacio was in line for the win after Adam LaRoche's eighth-inning grand slam put the Braves up 4-2, but the Dodgers came back to score five runs in the bottom of the inning for a 7-4 loss...Had first scoreless outing 6/22 vs. FLA since 5/7 vs. HOU, allowing just three hits and walking one in an 8-0 win. He lasted 5.0 innings before having to leave due to a slight groin pull...Earned his fourth straight win with a seven-inning, five-hit, one-run performance on 6/27 at FLA to cap an undefeated June...Went 4-0 with a 3.55 ERA in June and is 7-0 with a 3.91 ERA in 10 career starts in June...Tossed his first career shutout in Game 1 of 7/7 DH vs. Chicago. It was his third career complete game and his first since 5/20/04 vs. ARI. It was also only his second scoreless outing of the year and matched his career best for fewest hits allowed (3)...Posted his eighth quality start at NY on 7/14, but did not figure in the 6-3 loss. Allowed three runs on six hits in 7.0 IP, but Mike Piazza hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning for the 6-3 final...Cruised through six innings at SF on 7/19 before allowing a three-run homer in the seventh. Ended up going 7.1 innings, but did not figure in the 5-4 loss, as the Giants won in the ninth...Suffered a 3-2 loss at ARI on 7/24, allowing three runs on eight hits in 7.0 IP. The Braves were held to just four hits on the day, and the only offensive support came from Andruw Jones' two solo homers...Earned his ninth win vs. PIT on 7/29, allowing just one run on six hits in 8.0 IP. C. Jones' two-run double in the eighth inning led to the 2-1 win...Made lone relief appearance 8/14 vs. ARI in which he allowed five earned runs on six hits (three homers) in 3.2 IP. It was just his second career relief appearance...Posted a 5-3 win over WSH in Game 1 of 8/31 DH, pitching 7.0 innings and allowing three runs...Went without a decision in five of his last six outings...Lost a 12-4 decision at PHI on 9/14, allowing seven runs (six earned) in just 3.0 IP. It marked the shortest start of his career, as he allowed three runs in the first and four in the third (on a R. Martinez GS)...Did not earn a decision in the Braves' 10-6 loss to PHI on 9/21, as he went 6.0 IP and allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits...Went 5.1 innings on 9/26 vs. COL, and left with a 5-2 lead, but the bullpen failed to hold it and the Rockies rallied for a 6-5 win. 2004 Made just nine starts in an injury-shortened sophomore season. He registered eight quality starts...Missed more than three months of the season due to left shoulder tendinitis...Was a tough-luck 2-4, as the Braves scored just seven runs in his four losses and only 29 runs total in his nine starts...Of his 24 runs allowed, only 16 were earned and seven came with two outs...Held opponents to a .226 batting average...His last start came 5/25 at MON, and he pitched just one more game after that (9/26 vs. FLA)...At the time of his injury, ranked fifth in the National League with a 2.25 ERA. Ranked eighth in the league with a 2.43 mark at night...Pitched a solid game 4/15 at NY, but suffered his first loss in a 4-0 shutout. He pitched 7.0 innings allowed two runs on six hits...Did not earn a decision in the Braves' 9-5, extra-inning win on 4/21 at CIN. Horacio went 6.0 innings and allowed three runs on five hits...Allowed three runs (all with two outs) in the third inning en route to a 3-2 loss at SF on 4/26. Walked four batters (two intentional) and allowed six hits...Had his worst outing of the season at COL on 5/2, as the Braves concluded their 12-game roadtrip with a 13-4 loss, committing an Atlanta-record seven errors in the game. Horacio allowed eight runs in 3.1 IP, but none of the runs were earned...Snapped his career-high three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win at MIL on 5/14. Horacio pitched 8.0 innings of shutout ball, allowing five hits and four walks...Threw his second career complete game and first of the season 5/20 vs. ARI, allowing just three hits. His lone run allowed came on a Robby Hammock solo HR to lead off the eighth inning. 2003 Matched Damian Moss' 12 wins for the 2nd most by an Atlanta rookie pitcher, behind only Craig McMurtry's 15 victories in 1982...In 13 starts since the All-Star break, he was 4-2 with a 4.55 ERA (44 ER in 87.0 IP)...His .750 winning percentage tied for 2nd in the N.L...Had 7 quality starts and a 3.41 ERA in his last 10 games (4-0, 66.0 IP, 25 ER)...Lost only twice in his last 26 starts starting April 16...His 9.0-inning effort in his Sept. 5 start vs. Pittsburgh (3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, ND in a 3-2, 10-inning win) matched his longest outing of the season (CG win at NYM July 7)...One of his NDs came when he left after 7.1 IP with an 8-2 lead July 25 at Montreal; the Expos won, 9-8, in 11 innings...He won 7 straight decisions in 12 starts April 16-July 7 (25 ER in 77.1 IP, 2.91 ERA)...That was the longest winning streak by a Braves' rookie pitcher since reliever Brad Clontz won a Braves rookie record 8 straight to end the '95 season...He beat the Mets, 7-3, July 7 at Shea, then went 0-2 with 5 NDs and a 6.18 ERA in his next 7 games before beating the Pirates, 13-6, Aug. 30 at Pittsburgh...Ramirez also tied the Atlanta rookie record for the longest winning streak by a starting pitcher; Larry McWilliams also reeled off 7 straight wins in 1978...In his July 7 win at New York, Horacio pitched the Braves' first complete game of the season (9.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K)...Braves won 19 of his 29 starts...Allowed 3 ER or fewer in 20 of his 29 starts, and 2 ER or fewer 17 times...Held opponents to 2 ER or fewer in 4 straight starts June 21-July 7 (3-0, 1.52, 29.2 IP, 5 ER)...Has a 4-2 mark with a 3.75 ERA (31 ER in 74.1 IP) in 12 home starts, and was 8-2 with a 4.17 ERA (108.0 IP, 50 ER) in 17 starts on the road...Held left-handed hitters to a .206 Opp BA (29 x 141)...In his first start, also his major league debut, April 2 in Atlanta, he lost to the Expos, 3-0 (7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K)...In that game, he pitched shutout ball after allowing a single and a 2-run homer (Jose Vidro) to the first two batters he faced...Ramirez was the first pitcher to make his Braves' debut in the team's second game since 1940, when the Boston Bees' Nick Strincevich lost to the Brooklyn Dodgers, 8-3 (the Braves opened this year on March 31 vs. the Expos and had April 1 off)...Braves scored 185 runs in Ramirez's 29 starts (6.4 runs/game). 2002 Opened season with Class A Macon on injury rehab assignment, losing both games he appeared in (6.0 IP, 4 ER)...Joined AA Greenville on major league injury rehab assignment June 7; transferred to G-Braves roster June 15...Tied for team lead in wins with 9, despite making only 16 starts, and his 3.03 ERA was tops among club starters...Named Greenville Pitcher of the Month after going 4-2 with a 2.70 ERA in July (10 ER in 33.1 IP)...Allowed only 1 ER over 15.0 IP in back-to-back starts July 11 at Orlando and July 16 vs. Jacksonville...In 4-start span July 11-26, went 3-1 with a 1.33 ERA (4 ER in 27.0 IP)...Won 7 of his last 8 decisions, working at least 6.0 innings in 8 of his final 10 outings...Limited right-handed hitters to a .232 Opp BA...Went 1-2 with a 2.55 ERA in 9 starts in Arizona Fall League...Named the 9th-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America. 2001 Opened season on AA Greenville roster, making just 3 starts before being placed on the disabled list on May 4...Did not pitch again in 2001 following Tommy John surgery performed on his left elbow...Took a loss in his AA debut, allowing 2 runs over 5.2 innings with 7 strikeouts in a 3-1 defeat on April 6 vs. Chattanooga...Pitched well in his final outing on April 17th vs. Jacksonville, firing 5.1 shutout frames in earning the win in 1-0 victory (2 H, 6 K). 2000 Finished 2nd in the Carolina League in wins after going 15-8 with a 3.22 ERA in 27 games (26 starts)...Teammate Christian Parra led circuit with 17 wins...Fired a 1-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over Wilmington July 1 (1 BB, 5 K)...Also hurled a 3-hit shutout in an 8-0 win vs. Winston-Salem Aug. 18 (1 BB, 8 K)...Went 5-0 with a 1.04 ERA in 6 outings July 27-Aug. 18 (34.2 IP, 23 H, 4 ER, 10 BB, 24 K). 1999 Compiled solid season, ranking 2nd among Class A Macon starters with a 2.67 ERA. Held opponents to a .248 BA (70 x 282). Turned in perfect home record of 6-0 with a 2.05 ERA. Won 3 straight starts July 11-23 (18.1 IP, 14 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 9 K). 1998 Opened season in Macon, where he lost 7 of 8 decisions in 12 starts despite averaging only 2.6 walks per 9.0 innings. Reported to Eugene (Short A) June 20. Spun a 3.12 ERA (9 ER in 26.0 IP) in his first 5 starts for Eugene. 1997 Began pro career with the Gulf Coast League Braves (Rookie). Fanned 61 in only 44.0 IP.