Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Photo Credit: todogaceta.com This Thursday, Erasmo Ramirez gets his first major league start of the season against the Boston Red Sox.  If you remember, the right-hander developed into a bright spot for the Seattle Mariners’ rotation, and may have even helped out fantasy owners down the stretch.  Still, even with 2012’s success, this match-up isn’t ideal for any young pitcher’s first start of the season.  And because of this, some fantasy owners may opt to use the ‘wait and see’ tactic for Ramirez.  This gives others the opportunity to strike, and if you wait too long, you could cost yourself a key piece to your fantasy rotation. During his time in the minors, Ramirez always had strong control and solid FIPs, but at times had mixed results.  In 2012, he started turning the corner.  He started the season with the Mariners as a reliever, but was demoted to the minors on two separate occasions where he was stretched out.  The bouncing back and forth didn’t seem to affect his performan...
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