Tenure with the Seattle Mariners
Atlanta Braves – No. 62
|Coach / Pitcher|
Born: November 24, 1979|
|April 2, 2003 for the Atlanta Braves|
Last MLB appearance
|September 27, 2011 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
|Earned run average||4.65|
Horacio Ramírez (born November 24, 1979) is an American former baseball pitcher and current coach for the Atlanta Braves. His parents emigrated from Jalostotitlan, Jalisco, Mexico. He also played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and in the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) for the Kia Tigers.
- 1 Baseball career
- 1.1 Atlanta Braves
- 1.2 Seattle Mariners
- 1.3 Kansas City Royals
- 1.4 Chicago White Sox
- 1.5 Kansas City Royals
- 1.6 Washington Nationals
- 1.7 San Francisco Giants
- 1.8 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
- 1.9 Kia Tigers
- 1.10 Chicago Cubs
- 1.11 World Baseball Classic
- 1.12 Lancaster Barnstormers
- 1.13 Return to Atlanta Braves as a coach
- 2 References
- 3 External links
He made his debut for the Atlanta Braves in
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In his lone season with Seattle, he had an ERA of 7.16 in 20 starts despite having a record of 8-7.
On March 12,
Kansas City Royals
Chicago White Sox
Kansas City Royals
San Francisco Giants
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
On March 11, 2011, Ramírez signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
On July 20, 2011, the Angels purchased Ramírez's contract. He worked out of the bullpen once again but was not effective, allowing 16 hits in 9 innings and having an ERA over 5.00 in the process. The Angels released him after the season.
World Baseball Classic
On January 18, 2013, Ramirez was part of the Mexico roster in the World Baseball Classic.
On June 14, 2013, Ramirez signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers.
Return to Atlanta Braves as a coach
On March 10, 2014, the Braves announced that Ramirez would be joining their coaching staff as a coaching assistant. He was brought on to assist the coaching staff with on-field duties prior to games and manage the Braves instant replay protocol from an off-field location during games.
- "Mariners acquire left-handed starter Horacio Ramirez from Atlanta". MLB.com. December 7, 2006. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "M's get Ramirez… Horacio Ramirez, that is". Associated Press. KOMO News. December 6, 2006. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Mariners release left-handed pitcher Horacio Ramirez". MLB.com. March 12, 2008. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Royals sign pitchers Horacio Ramirez and Doug Waechter to one-year deals for 2009". MLB.com. December 11, 2008. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Just, David (August 9, 2008). "White Sox acquire Horacio Ramirez". MLB.com. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Eight is enough; Royals stop skid". Topeka Capital-Journal. June 6, 2009. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Biel, Steven (June 15, 2009). "Nationals Sign Horacio Ramirez". Bleacher Report. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
- Dierkes, Tim (February 1, 2010). "Giants Sign Horacio Ramirez". MLb Trade Rumors. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Pouliot, Matthew (July 20, 2011). "Horacio Ramirez resurfaces in majors with Angels". NBC Sports. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "South Korea: Former MLB Pitcher Horacio Ramirez Signs with Kia Tigers". baseballdewolr.com. February 23, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Polishuk, Mark (February 20, 2012). "Horacio Ramirez Signs With KBO's Kia Tigers". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Links, Zach (August 16, 2012). "Cubs Sign Horacio Ramirez". MLB Trade Rumors.
- Jaffe, Jay (February 22, 2013). "No shortage of familiar names on World Baseball Classic rosters". SI.com. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Barnstormers Sigh Horacio Ramirez". Lancaster Barnstormers. June 14, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Braves Name Horacio Ramirez to Coaching Position". MLB.com. March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Ramírez The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization