Yohan Manuel Ramirez, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball, was born on May 6, 1995. He also participated in MLB, playing for the Seattle Mariners.
On June 15, 2016, Ramirez agreed to a $15,000 signing bonus with the Houston Astros as an international free agent. He played for the DSL Astros and the GCL Astros alternately in 2016, with combined records of 2-1 with a 2.37 ERA across 30+13 innings.
He played for the Corpus Christi Hooks, Quad Cities River Bandits, and Buies Creek Astros in the 2017 season, going a combined 4-5 with a 4.66 ERA over 75+13 innings.
He spent the 2018 campaign between Buies Creek and Quad Cities, with a combined record of 6-8 with a 3.00 ERA in 78 innings. He played for Corpus Christi and Fayetteville Woodpeckers separately in 2019 and had a combined record of 4-7 with a 3.99 ERA over 106 innings.
The Seattle Mariners picked Ramrez in the 2019 Rule 5 draft on December 12, 2019. On July 24, 2020, Ramirez faced the Houston Astros in his major league debut and pitched one inning without allowing a run.
He had a 2.61 ERA, 26 strikeouts, and 20 walks in 20+2/3 innings at the end of the season.
On May 16, 2022, Ramirez was exchanged for cash or a future player and sent to the Cleveland Guardians.
What Happened To Yohan Ramirez?
Ramirez was moved on Monday from Seattle to Cleveland in exchange for money. Before being optioned in late April and slated for assignment on Friday, Ramirez battled to 8.1 bullpen innings for the Mariners this season, posting a 7.56 ERA. With his new organization, he will move up to Triple-A Columbus.