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Dodgers Re-Signal Yefry Ramirez – MLB Commerce Rumors

The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed pitcher Yefry Ramirez to a minor league deal in keeping with Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America. The best-hander spent final yr within the Dodgers group, with the majority of his time stemming from his keep at Triple-A.

Ramirez has usually labored as a starter all through his profession, although his lone huge league motion in 2021 got here out of the Dodgers’ bullpen. The 28-year-old’s season ERA sits at 0.00 after pitching two innings of mop-up obligation towards the Diamondbacks on August 1. Ramirez was designated for assignment just a few days later to make room for LA’s ill-fated summer time signing of Cole Hamels.

The best-hander didn’t fare practically as nicely in a hitter-friendly Triple-A atmosphere, nonetheless. In 25 video games (22 begins) and 113 innings sandwiched round that main league call-up, Ramirez sported a 5.02 ERA. His 22.9% strikeout fee on the degree was respectable however a corresponding 10.2% stroll fee speaks to a rising command downside, as Ramirez has seen his management numbers worsen after each promotion.

That Ramirez has obtained as many promotions as he has nonetheless speaks to his expertise degree. A converted-infielder, Ramirez has now been part of six organizations and seen main league time with three of them. Equally encouraging is that Ramirez repeatedly carves up competitors within the Dominican Winter League, even when his present 1.42 ERA there’s accompanied by practically a stroll per inning.

All informed, the right-hander is more likely to occupy an analogous depth position with the Dodgers subsequent yr, as additional pitcher acquisitions ought to push him again to the minors. Nonetheless, he stands an excellent likelihood of receiving one other call-up in some unspecified time in the future given the team’s current roster construction.

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