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Cubs Player Profile: Neil Ramirez

Position: RP, Disabled List 2015 Stats: 14 IP, 3.21 ERA, 4.09 DRA, 25 K%, 10 BB% Have you heard the phrase “under-promise and over-deliver?” It comes to mind what I think of Neil Ramirez and his career so far with the Cubs. He came over as the PTBNL in the Matt Garza trade, which usually […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Reliever Ramirez to DL, Cubs promote pair of relievers

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago placed right-handed relief pitcher Neil Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with left abdominal soreness. Ramirez says he's been bothered by the soreness for a few days and experienced pain while warming up for Tuesday's game with the Colorado Rockies. Ramirez says he doesn't believe the injury is related to his oblique. The Cubs promoted right...
Via Associated Press
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramirez's continued health issues aren't helping struggling bullpen

Is Neil Ramirez headed back to the disabled list?Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon hopes not, but he couldn't say it's not off the table, according to CSNChicago, after the right-handed reliever has had an apparent setback after missing two months of the season with right shoulder inflammation.Ramirez looked like a gem last season as a rookie, but since his return from the shoulder...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Maddon, acting cautiously, has put fragile tag on reliever Ramirez

Neil Ramirez missed 2 1/2 months with a shoulder injury and in the three weeks he's been back, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has decided to play it safe with the right-handed reliever.Maddon told the Chicago Tribune that he doesn't want to use Ramirez, whose fastball has been down a bit, around 93 mph since his return, too often or in consecutive games.Maddon, though, said he's...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramirez Heats Up & Olt Has Active Day at Riverview Park

Ricardo Marcano (RBI single) and Varonex Cuevas (two-run single) drilled run-scoring hits to highlight a three-run 4th, as the Eugene Emeralds rallied to edge the Mesa Cubs 3-2 in Extended Spring Training intrasquad action this morning on Field #1 at Mesa CubTown at Riverview Park. The game was called after 5-1/2 innings of play.  RHRP Nail Ramirez (on Cubs MLB 15-day DL - right...
Via Cub Reporter
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Olt & Ramirez Ready to Roll at Riverview

Ho-Young Son tripled, singled twice, stole two bases, scored three runs, and drove-in two more, Kevonte Mitchell belted a bases-loaded triple, singled, and walked, and Joey Martarano drilled a double and an RBI single and scored a run, helping the Eugene Emeralds thrash the Mesa Cubs 10-2 in Extended Spring Training intrasquad action this morning on Field #1 at Mesa CubTown at Riverview...
Via Cub Reporter
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Neil Ramirez placed on DL

Neil Ramirez was placed on the 15 day DL with sore triceps yesterday and I only have a few words (a few more than I’ve had in awhile). People need to relax on Neil Ramirez. I just spoke with him and he said it is simply to give his arm a rest. Very important part of Cubs. — David Kaplan (@thekapman) July 26, 2014 There you have it. Very important part of Cubs to rest players...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Neil Ramirez to DL

The Chicago Cubs entered Tuesday night's game in last place in the National League Central with a record of 43-61. At 27th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 19th in ERA, the Cubs have struggled in most phases of the game this season. One bright spot has been the emergence of rookie pitcher Neil Ramirez, who has been dominant out of the bullpen. The bad news is that Ramirez...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

DFP: Neil Ramirez and Rusney Castillo

Did the Cubs Win? Nope. Dropped two of three to the Cardinals this weekend. Huh? The Cubs sent Neil Ramirez to Iowa over the weekend, citing the need to rest his arm, which strikes me as extremely odd. Ramirez has been arguably the best reliever on the team, but had not been overused by anyone’s definition of the word. I can’t remember another example of a team limiting a reliever’s...
Via Obstructed View
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Option Neil Ramirez; Could Be Stretched Out

In an interesting move this afternoon before game time, the Chicago Cubs optioned fireballing relief pitcher Neil Ramirez back to Iowa and recalled Blake Parker.   #Cubs option Ramirez to Iowa. Blake Parker recalled. Not performance related but gives Ramirez a breather — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) July 26, 2014 With Carrie Muskat saying that the demotion of Ramirez is not...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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