Neil Ramirez

Neil Ramirez #54

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/215
  • Age: 27

Neil Ramirez Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 4.70 7.2 10 1.70

Neil Ramirez MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-3 2.20 65.1 78 1.18

Neil Ramirez Bio

  • Full Name: Neil Andrew Ramirez
  • Born: 5/25/1989 in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Draft: 2007, Texas Rangers, 1st rd. (44th overall)
  • High School: Kempsville, VA
  • Debut: April 25, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 0 0 4.70 8 0 0 7.2 10 1.70
MLB Career Stats 4 3 2.20 77 0 3 65.1 78 1.18
  • Status: Designated for Assignment

Neil Ramirez 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 5.40 7 0 0 6.2 5 4 8 8 1.95
Last 15 Games 0 0 4.70 8 0 0 7.2 5 4 8 10 1.70
Last 30 Games - - --- - - - --- - - - - ---
Duration
Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
4/28 vs MIL 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 1
5/11 vs SD 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 3 2
5/18 @ MIL 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 1 1
Last 3 Games
4/28 vs MIL
5/11 vs SD
5/18 @ MIL
2016 Games by Position: RP (8)

Neil Ramirez Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Cubs NL 70 Four-seam FB 92.79 92.76 2365.00 6.46 91.88
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.71 92.25 2239.00 6.14 90.26
Year
2016
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Neil Ramirez 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
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0 0 4.15 9 0 0 0 0 0 8.2 6 4 4 1 0 8 2 11 1.62
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Neil Ramirez News

Neil Ramirez Fantasy News

May 21, 2016 at 7:11 PM ET

Cubs confident Heyward won't be out long

An MRI performed on Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward revealed a contusion on the right side of his rib cage. He's expected to miss three to five days and will not be put on the disabled list.

May 5, 2016 at 9:08 PM ET

Ramirez to bereavement list; Patton fills spot

Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez was placed on the bereavement list on Thursday to attend his grandmother's funeral, and right-handed reliever Spencer Patton was called up from Triple-A Iowa. Ramirez will miss a minimum of three games, and a maximum of seven.

Awards

Neil Ramirez Awards

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/23/2012 Round Rock PCL

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/24/2013 Frisco TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Frisco TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Frisco TEX

NWL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/30/2008 Spokane NOR

Neil Ramirez Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2014 3 24th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2014 16 25th in NL

Neil Ramirez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 21, 2016 Chicago Cubs designated RHP Neil Ramirez for assignment.
May 8, 2016 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the bereavement list.
May 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the bereavement list.
October 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Neil Ramirez.
October 7, 2015 Chicago Cubs reassigned RHP Neil Ramirez to the minor leagues.
September 8, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.
August 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Neil Ramirez on a rehab assignment to Tennessee Smokies.
July 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list. Left abdominal soreness.
June 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.
June 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Neil Ramirez on a rehab assignment to Iowa Cubs.
June 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Neil Ramirez on a rehab assignment to Tennessee Smokies.
April 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 16, 2015. Right shoulder inflammation
August 10, 2014 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.
August 6, 2014 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Neil Ramirez on a rehab assignment to AZL Cubs.
July 29, 2014 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 26, 2014. Right triceps soreness.
April 24, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Neil Ramirez from Iowa Cubs.
March 23, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa Cubs.
September 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs recalled Neil Ramirez from Tennessee Smokies.
August 23, 2013 Texas Rangers traded RHP Neil Ramirez to Chicago Cubs.
August 23, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders traded Neil Ramirez to Tennessee Smokies.
August 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs optioned Neil Ramirez to Tennessee Smokies.
August 7, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 21, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 7-day disabled list. Right shoulder injury.
March 28, 2013 RHP Neil Ramirez assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Round Rock Express.
March 12, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Neil Ramirez to Round Rock Express.
October 7, 2012 Neil Ramirez roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
September 25, 2012 RHP Neil Ramirez roster status changed by Frisco RoughRiders.
July 27, 2012 Frisco RoughRiders activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 21, 2012 Frisco RoughRiders placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 7-day disabled list. right shoulder injury
June 22, 2012 RHP Neil Ramirez assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Round Rock Express.
March 19, 2012 Texas Rangers optioned Neil Ramirez to Round Rock Express.
November 18, 2011 Texas Rangers selected the contract of Neil Ramirez from Round Rock Express.
September 4, 2011 Neil Ramirez assigned to Round Rock Express from Frisco RoughRiders.
August 5, 2011 Neil Ramirez assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Round Rock Express.
July 19, 2011 Neil Ramirez roster status changed by Round Rock Express.
July 8, 2011 Round Rock Express activated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 1, 2011 Round Rock Express placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 7-day disabled list. arm fatigue
April 13, 2011 RHP Neil Ramirez assigned to Round Rock Express from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
March 31, 2011 Neil Ramirez assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Hickory Crawdads.
March 1, 2011 RHP Neil Ramirez assigned to Texas Rangers.
June 5, 2009 Neil Ramirez assigned to Hickory Crawdads from Spokane Indians.

Neil Andrew Ramirez Bio Info

Neil Ramirez has made 69 relief appearances spanning the last two seasons, pitching to a 1.87 ERA (12 ER/57.2 IP) while going 4-3 with three saves and 19 holds ... limited to 19 games in 2015 due to right shoulder inflammation and abdominal soreness, made his big league debut in 2014, pitching to a 1.44 ERA (7 ER/43.2 IP) in 50 relief appearances ... was claimed off waivers from Texas, August 23, 2013, a transaction that completed the player to be named portion of the four-player deal on July 22 deal that sent pitcher Matt Garza to Texas. Was an invitee to Texas' major league Spring Training in both 2012 and 2013. Named a Texas League mid-season and post-season All-Star with Double-A Frisco in 2013. Was named Texas League Pitcher of the Week for the period of June 17-23, 2013, going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (12.0 IP) and 16 strikeouts in two starts during the span. Was rated as the Rangers fifth-best prospect by Baseball America prior to the 2012 season. Tabbed by Baseball America as the club's sixth-best prospect among right-handed starting pitchers prior to the 2013 season. Went 3-1 with a 2.03 ERA (6 ER/26.2 IP) and 30 strikeouts through his first five starts with Triple-A Round Rock, earning Rangers Minor League Pitcher of the Month honors for April of 2011. Rated by Baseball America as the fourth-best prospect in the Northwest League and the 15th-best prospect in the Texas system following the 2008 season. w Named Northwest League Pitcher of the Week for June 23-30, 2008. Named the Rangers 13th-best prospect and Best Curveball by Baseball America following the 2007 season. Selected by Texas in the supplemental first round (44th overall) of the 2007 June Draft ... ranked as No. 71 prospect in 2007 draft by Baseball America. Graduated from Kempsville (Va.) High School and went 6-2 with a 1.46 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 52.2 innings in his senior season ... threw 15.1- scoreless postseason innings ... named 2007 Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year. Named 2006 First-Team All-District by the Virginia High School Baseball Coaches Association after going 4-3 with a 1.05 ERA and 67 strikeouts during his junior season at Kempsville High School ... also saw time at first base, shortstop and left field. Played with Maryland Orioles in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, where he ranked as the No. 1 prospect as a high school player. Selected to play in 2006 Aflac All-American High School Baseball Classic. Earned silver medal with Team USA in the 2006 World Junior Championship, going 1-0 with a 2.89 ERA (3 ER/9.1 IP) and 10 strikeouts in two tournament starts. Originally signed a letter of intent to attend Georgia Tech. Participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in 2014.

2015

Neil Ramirez was 1-0 with a 3.21 ERA (5 ER/14.0 IP) and two holds in 19 relief outings for Chicago ... missed significant time on the 15-day disabled list, April 16-June 28 (right shoulder inflammation) and July 29-September 8 (left abdominal soreness). Posted a 2.25 ERA (2 ER/8.0 IP) in 12 home relief appearances ... had a 4.50 ERA (3 ER/6.0 IP) in seven road games. Retired 14 of 19 first batters faced ... stranded all three of his inherited runners. His ninth-inning outing, April 15 vs. the Reds, was cut short after just three pitches due to right shoulder discomfort ... was placed on the disabled list two days later with inflammation in his shoulder. w Made three rehab outings with Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa, tossing 2.2 scoreless innings. Activated from the DL, June 28, and proceeded to pitch to a 3.18 ERA (2 ER/5.2 IP) in eight relief appearances before landing back on the shelf, July 29. w In four rehab games with Tennessee, was 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA (2 ER/3.1 IP). Held the opponent scoreless in his first four relief outings (3.1 IP) after he was activated from the shelf, September 8.

2014

Neil made his major league debut and posted a 1.44 ERA (7 ER/43.2 IP) in 50 relief appearances for Chicago...His ERA ranked second-lowest among rookie relievers with at least 50 appearances (Yankees' Dellin Betances, 1.40 ERA)...Went 3-3 with three saves in his 50 relief appearances for the Cubs...Walked 17 and struck out 53...His 10.92 strikeouts per 9.0 innings led all N.L. rookie relievers (min. 50 GP) and ranked second in the bigs behind the Yankees' Dellin Betances (13.50)...Led N.L. rookie relievers with a .184 batting average against (29-for-158)...Was second in the majors behind Betances' .149 mark...Ranked third among N.L. rookie relievers with 17 holds ... marked the most holds for a Cubs rookie reliever in franchise history...Stranded seven of nine inherited runners...Allowed just two home runs in 177 batters faced...Finished the season having gone 28-straight games (23.2 IP) without allowing a long ball...Recalled from Triple-A Iowa, April 24, and made his major league debut the next night in Milwaukee, tossing a scoreless inning of relief...Tossed 11.0-straight shutout innings, May 8-June 10, spanning 12 games...Pitched a career-high 1.2 shutout innings of relief, May 13 at St. Louis...Picked up his first career save, June 5 vs. the Mets, preserving a 7-4 win with a scoreless ninth inning...Earned his first career victory, June 26 vs. Washington with 0.1 scoreless innings of relief...Placed on the 15-day disabled list, July 26, with right triceps soreness...Made two rehab appearances with Rookie League Mesa before he was activated, August 10...In 22 relief appearances from June 26-September 5, posted a 0.49 ERA (1 ER/18.1 IP) and limited opponents to a .197 batting average and a .274 on-base percentage ... walked six and struck out 20...Struck out all three batters faced, August 26 at Cincinnati, for his first career three-strikeout game...Began the season with Triple-A Iowa, and posted a 7.71 ERA (6 ER/7.0 IP) in six relief appearances prior to making his big league debut.

2013

Went 9-3 with a 3.84 ERA (44 ER/103.0 IP) and 127 strikeouts in 21 starts for Double-A Frisco before he was claimed off waivers by the Cubs from Texas, August 23, and assigned to Double-A Tennessee ... the move satisfied the player to be named portion of the Rangers-Cubs trade, July 22... Named a Texas League mid-season and post-season All-Star with Frisco... Ranked fifth in the Rangers minor league system with 127 strikeouts... Was named Texas League Pitcher of the Week for the period of June 17-23, going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/12.0 IP) and 16 strikeouts in two starts... Was a perfect 4-0 with a 2.25 ERA (7 ER/28.0 IP) and 35 strikeouts in five June starts... Was a perfect 5-0 with a 3.21 ERA (17 ER/47.2 IP) and 56 strikeouts in 10 road starts... Went 9-2 with a 2.89 ERA (26 ER/81.0 IP) in 15 starts before the All-Star break, but landed on the seven-day disabled list, July 21, with right biceps tendinitis ... activated from the D.L., August 7.

2012 Split the campaign between Round Rock and Frisco... combined to go 8-13 with a 6.28 ERA (86 ER/123.1 IP) and 108 strikeouts against 47 walks over 28 games/27 starts...held right-handed batters to a .253 (60-237) and left-handed batters to a .279 average (65-233)...opposition hit .325 (38-117) with RISP...appeared in 2 spring training "A" games and allowed 7 runs over 4.0 innings of work. ROUND ROCK: Opened season in Round Rock rotation and allowed 2 runs-or-less in 4 of first 6 outings, going 3-2 with a 4.03 ERA (13 ER/29.0 IP)...logged a quality start 3 times in a 4-start stretch from April 17-May 3, posting back-to-back 6.0 shutout inning performances on April 17 vs. Omaha and April 22 at New Orleans with a combined 10 strikeouts and just one walk...also produced a season-best 7.0 innings with 2 runs allowed on May 3 vs. New Orleans...surrendered at least 6 earned runs in 6 of final 9 outings with the Express following start on May 3, compiling a 10.00 ERA (45.0 IP/50 ER) with 38 strikeouts against 24 walks... issued 3-or-more walks 5 times during that stretch, including a season-high 4 walks twice...delivered a quality start (6.2 IP, 3 R-ER) in final start with Round Rock on June 20 vs. Iowa, registering a season-best 8 strikeouts. FRISCO: Was transferred to Frisco on June 22...tossed a quality start (6.0 IP, 1 R-ER) in his first outing with Frisco on June 25 vs. Corpus Christi...compiled a 1.89 ERA (4 ER/19.0 IP) over first 4 starts before surrendering 6 runs over 2.1 innings on July 17 vs. San Antonio...was on the disabled list July 19-27 with back strain...allowed one run on just 2 hits over 6.0 innings in first 2 starts upon return from the disabled list...permitted 6 runs over 3.0 innings in loss on August 6 at San Antonio...tossed 6.0 shutout innings in next start on Aug. 12 at Northwest Arkansas and compiled a 0.60 ERA (1 ER/15.0 IP) with 13 strikeouts and 4 walks over a 3-start stretch from Aug. 12-24...made first relief appearance in final outing of the regular season on Sept. 3 vs. Midland, allowing a solo home run and recording 2 strikeouts...worked 1.0 scoreless inning with a pair of strikeouts in the Texas League playoffs. 2011 Combined to go 5-3 with a 3.12 ERA (34 ER/98.0 IP) and 119 strikeouts against 44 walks in 25 games/starts with Myrtle Beach, Frisco, and Round Rock...limited opposing batters to a .215 average (77-358) with RHB at .185 (33-178) and LHB at .244), a figure that would rate among the overall minor league leaders with enough innings to qualify...named the Rangers Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April...appeared in a pair of Spring Training "A" games and allowed one run over 2.0 innings of work and recorded 3 strikeouts. 2010 Spent entire campaign with Hickory...tallied the 2nd-most strikeouts in the South Atlantic League...posted a 3.38 ERA (1 ER/2.2 IP) in relief and a 4.45 ERA (68 ER/137.2 IP) as a starter...held opposing right-handers to a .274 average (87-317), while opponents hit .281 (150-534) overall...was 6-5 with a 5.21 ERA in 14 games/13 starts prior to the All-Star break and 4-3 with a 3.74 ERA (31 ER/74.2 IP) in 14 games/13 starts following the break...registered a season-high 10 strikeouts on 2 occasions...tallied 5-or-more strikeouts in 17 of his 26 starts...recorded 12 quality starts...logged first career complete in game one of a doubleheader on August 20 at Kannapolis. 2009 Spent the entire campaign with Hickory... was 3-5, 4.07 (27 ER/59.2 IP) with 49 strikeouts as a starter and 0- 1, 10.80 (8 ER/6.2 IP) as a reliever...held fellow right-handers to a .225 average (36-160), while lefties batted .253 (22-87)...joined Crawdads on June 7 and began season with 4 relief appearances... made first start on June 25 vs. Kannapolis, allowing 4 runs over 4.1 innings of work...posted a 1.80 ERA (2 ER/10.0 IP) with 8 strikeouts over next 2 starts...won 3 consecutive starts from July 11-23, recording a 2.81 ERA (5 ER/16.0 IP)...registered a 3.91 ERA (10 ER/23.0 IP) over last 6 starts to lower season ERA from 5.19 to 4.75. 2008 Spent first professional season at Spokane...rated by Baseball America as the 4th-best prospect in the NWL and the 15th-best prospect in the Texas system...ranked among staff leaders in starts (T2nd, 13) and strikeouts (4th, 52)...averaged 10.6 K's-per-9.0 IP... tied for league lead with 4 balks...posted no record and a 1.17 ERA (3 ER/23.0 IP) over 6 home starts and went 1-2, 4.29 (10 ER/21.0 IP) in 7 starts on the road...lefties hit just .134 (9-67) with one HR while right-handers hit .190 (16-84) with 4 HR...was limited to less than 5.0 IP in 11-of-13 outings...allowed 2 runs-or-less in 11-of-13 starts, including 4 scoreless outings...made pro debut as Opening Day starter for Indians on June 17 vs. Everett (2 ER/3.0 IP)...earned first pro win in his 2nd start on June 22 at Eugene (1 ER/5.0 IP)... named NWL Pitcher of the Week for June 23-30...tallied a seasonhigh 7 strikeouts twice, on June 27 and Aug. 26, both vs. Tri-City... was on 7-day DL from July 15-Aug. 2 with sprained right shoulder... suffered a broken right hand following the season and could not participate in fall instructional league. 2007 Selected with the Rangers' 4th overall pick in the supplemental round as compensation for losing free agent Gary Matthews Jr....did not see official game action after signing, but participated in the Arizona Instructional League...named the organization's 13th-best prospect and Best Curveball by Baseball America following the season.