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54 Neil Ramirez RP
Height/Weight: 6-4/190 | Birthdate: 5/25/1989 | Birthplace: Virginia Beach, VA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Chicago | College: None | MLB Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 1/0 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Cubs RP Neil Ramirez starting rehab with Double-A Tennessee


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2015) Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez is set to begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Tennessee, per MLB.com.

Ramirez, who landed on the disabled list a month ago with abdominal soreness, has pitched in just 13 games this season and compiled a 3.12 ERA.


Cubs place RP Neil Ramirez on disabled list


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2015) The Cubs have placed reliever Neil Ramirez on the disabled list with an abdominal ailment, per the Daily Herald.

Ramirez, who was unavailable to pitch Tuesday, has been getting hit hard recently. He has allowed two runs on nine hits in his last 4 2/3 innings.


Cubs RP Neil Ramirez was not available to pitch Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/29/2015) Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez was unavailable out of the bullpen in Tuesday's game against the Rockies. It is not exactly known what has Ramirez ailing, with manager Joe Maddon telling ESPN.com "He was not OK tonight. That's why I could not use him. I have to find out more about that."

Ramirez returned from the disabled list on June 28 after dealing with a shoulder injury. It is not known if his current issue is related to that injury, or if it's something new. 


Cubs send Tsuyoshi Wada to DL; activate Neil Ramirez


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2015) The Cubs placed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, reports the Chicago Sun Times. Wada missed Saturday's start because of a sore deltoid muscle in his shoulder.

With Wada on the DL, the Cubs activated pitcher Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. Ramirez has been sidelined since April 15 because of shoulder inflammation.


Cubs expected to activate RP Neil Ramirez on Sunday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/27/2015) The Cubs are expected to activate reliever Neil Ramirez in time for Sunday's series-finale against the Cardinals. Ramirez has been out since the middle of April with shoulder inflammation. 

No move has been officially announced by the team as of yet, and it is not known who will be sent down to clear room on the roster.


Cubs' Olt, Ramirez moving rehab assignments to Triple-A


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Cubs third baseman Mike Olt (wrist) and reliever Neil Ramirez (shoulder) will have their rehab assignments moved from Double-A to Triple-A on Tuesday, according to 670 The Score.

Olt is batting .444 (4 for 9) with one triple, two doubles, three walks and five runs in three games for Tennessee. Ramirez hasn't allowed a run, hit or walk in two innings for Tennnessee. He also has three strikeouts.


Cubs' Neil Ramirez closing in on return


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez tossed a scoreless inning of relief while striking out the side in a rehab outing Sunday.

He is expected to join the team's Triple-A affiliate later this week. Ramirez has been sidelined since April with right shoulder inflammation.


Cubs RP Neil Ramirez throws scoreless inning in rehab debut


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2015) Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez (shoulder) kicked off a rehab assignment with Double-A Tennessee on Wednesday. He tossed a scoreless inning, while throwing 7 of 12 pitches for strikes.

Cubs RP Neil Ramirez to begin rehab assignment Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2015) Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Tennessee on Wednesday. Ramirez, who has been on the disabled list since mid-April, is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA in five relief appearances this season.

Cubs not sure when Neil Ramirez (shoulder) will return


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the club is not sure when pitcher Neil Ramirez will be able to return to the team, reports CSN Chicago.

"Status quo," he said. "Nothing awful, nothing a lot better, pretty much still in that limbo state."

Ramirez is on the disabled list and he has not pitched since April 15 because of shoulder inflammation.


Cubs P Neil Ramirez participates in bullpen session


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez was able to throw a bullpen session at the team's facility in Arizona, according to MLB.com. 

Ramirez was placed on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation in mid-April. It's still expected that Ramirez won't return for at least a couple of more weeks. 

Ramirez has appeared in five games this season and as a 3.00 ERA. 


Cubs' Neil Ramirez expected to throw off mound Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/5/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez (shoulder) is expected to throw off a mound Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

Ramirez was placed on the disabled list in mid-April due to shoulder inflammation. He has allowed one earned run on one hit and three walks in three innings while striking out four.


Cubs' Neil Ramirez close to being ready for bullpen session


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez is continuing his rehab from a shoulder injury in Arizona, according to a report by MLB.com

Ramirez is still playing catch while throwing off of flat ground. The team believes he's very close to being ready to throw a bullpen session. 


Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez plays catch Wednesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez was able to play catch Wednesday in Arizona as he works his way up to throwing off the mound, according to MLB.com.

Ramirez, who is currently on the 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation, picked up the injury in last week during his appearance against the Reds. Ramirez has a 1-0 record with a 3.00 ERA in three innings of work with four strikeouts and three walks.


MRI reveals no structural damage to shoulder of Cubs P Neil Ramirez


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2015) An MRI showed Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez has inflammation behind his right throwing shoulder, but no structural damage, reports the Chicago Tribune.

"That was a relief to me and to the organization," Cubs President Theo Epstein said. "So he is going to take it slow and get back to full strength, then come back."

Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list in order to rest the shoulder.


Cubs place Neil Ramirez on DL, activate Chris Denorfia


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, according to the Chicago Tribune. Ramirez injured his shoulder Wednesday against the Reds and was sent for an MRI. The team will likely know the results of his exam by Friday. The club activated outfielder Chris Denorfia from the disabled list to take his spot on the active roster. 

Cubs P Neil Ramirez injures shoulder against Reds


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4/15/2015) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez left Wednesday's 5-0 win over the Reds with shoulder discomfort, according to ESPN Chicago

Ramirez threw three pitches and was replaced by Brian Schlitter in the ninth inning. Manager Joe Maddon wasn't overly optimistic about the status of Ramirez's injury. 

"Nothing real positive but we'll see," Maddon said. 

Ramirez is scheduled for an MRI on Thursday with the likelihood of knowing what's wrong with his shoulder happening Friday. 

“The 90 mile an hour fastball was well below his thing, so something was obviously not well with him," Maddon said, via MLB.com


Justin Grimm, Neil Ramirez to remain relievers for Cubs


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/30/2014) Cubs president Theo Epstein said Tuesday pitchers Justin Grimm and Neil Ramirez will remain in the bullpen next season, according to ESPN.

Grimm was 5-2 with a 3.78 ERA in 73 relief appearances this season, while Ramirez went 3-3 with a 1.44 ERA and three saves in 50 appearances.


Neil Ramirez takes loss vs. Blue Jays Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/9/2014) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez was hung with a loss Tuesday, allowing two earned runs on two hits and one walk in two-thirds of an inning and striking out one in his team's 9-2 defeat against the Blue Jays.

Ramirez (2-2) entered the game with one out and a man on in the seventh and promptly gave up a single and a walk to load the bases. After striking out the next batter, he surrendered a bases-clearing double to put his team behind for good. Despite the bad outing, Ramirez owns a 1.38 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 50:15 K:BB ratio in 39 innings.


Cubs make a trio of moves


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(8/10/2014) The Cubs activated reliever Neil Ramirez (triceps) from the disabled list and optioned pitcher Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago also added recently-acquired pitcher Jacob Turner to the 25-man roster.

Neil Ramirez expects minimal DL stay


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez is on the disabled list with soreness in his right triceps, but he shouldn't be gone long.

Ramirez told MLB.com Thursday he expects to return to the majors as soon as his DL stint is up, and has been doing extra conditioning and training work since hitting the shelf to get back to form.

"It's something that started creeping in the last couple outings," Ramirez said.

He is eligible to return to the majors Aug. 10, and will work on rehabilitation at the team's spring training facility in Arizona. 


Neil Ramirez headed to disabled list with sore triceps


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez, who was sent down to the minors last week to rest his arm, is going on the disabled list with a sore triceps, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

The injury is not believed to be serious and could be related to fatigue. Ramirez has been excellent in his rookie season, which is also his first year in relief work. He owns a 0.96 ERA, 0.93 WHIP and 36:10 K:BB ratio in 28 innings.


Neil Ramirez sent down to get rest


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2014) The Cubs sent pitcher Neil Ramirez down to Triple-A Iowa Saturday, but he won't be reporting right away.

Manager Rick Renteria told ESPNChicago.com Saturday the team is sending Ramirez down to get some rest. Renteria expects Ramirez to be used sparingly while at Iowa, and should be back in the majors after the minimum of 10 days down is up.

Ramirez has been arguably the Cubs' best reliever this season, posting an 0.96 ERA and 0.93 WHIP in 28 innings of work.


Neil Ramirez sent to Triple-A Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2014) The Cubs optioned pitcher Neil Ramirez back to Triple-A Iowa Saturday, in order to make room on the active roster for Blake Parker's recall.

Ramirez post an 0.96 ERA in 28 innings for the Cubs, with 36 strikeouts and 10 walks on the season. 


Neil Ramirez continuing to shine in July


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/16/2014) Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez pieced together six scoreless appearances in July before the All-Star break and now owns an eight-game scoreless streak.

Ramirez has owned a season ERA under 2.00 after all but one of his appearances, and two of the three earned runs he's allowed this season have come on solo home runs, showing the Chicago reliever has been brilliant at locking things down once runners are on base. He owns a 1.05 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and 34:9 K:BB ratio in 25 2/3 innings going into the second half.