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44 A.J. Ramos RP
Height/Weight: 5-10/207 | Birthdate: 9/20/1986 | Birthplace: Lubbock, TX | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Miami | College: None | MLB Experience: 4 | Salary: $490,000 | Owned/Started%: 63/48 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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A.J. Ramos earns win after blowing save for Marlins


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos suffered his second blown save in the last five opportunities, Sunday against Cincinnati. 

Ramos allowed a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth inning, but he ended up earning his first win of the season, when the Marlins rallied in the bottom of the ninth. 

Ramos is 1-3 on the year. He gave up his first home run since July 19 and has surrendered six runs in his last two appearances. 


Marlins RP A.J. Ramos gives up four runs in extra-innings loss


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/31/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos took the loss in Friday's 8-3, 11-inning loss to the Padres. Ramos entered the game with two outs in the 10th and the score tied. He got out of that inning, but fell apart in the 11th, when he issued a walk with the bases loaded to push across the go-ahead run.

He was immediately lifted from the game, but the three runners he was responsible for all came in to score.

In all, Ramos pitched 1 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on just one hit--but he walked three batters in his outing. Ramos has now allowed six runs over his last six appearances--all coming in two games. 


Marlins RP A.J. Ramos works out of jam for 17th save on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/28/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos picked up his 17th save of the year as he worked a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the 4-1 win over the Nationals. Ramos made things interesting, as he loaded the bases with one out, bringing the go-ahead run to the plate.

But he was able to coax a game-ending double play to seal the victory for the Marlins. Ramos has converted nine of his last 10 save opportunities and he has given up two earned runs over his last 15 outings.


Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos notches save Wednesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2015) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos made things interesting during his late-inning appearance Wednesday, but he was able to close the door on the Diamondbacks for a 5-3 win.

Ramos loaded the bases with no outs, but he recorded the next three outs to earn his 16th save of the season. Ramos allowed two hits and struck out three during the outing. 


Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos notches save Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2015) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos recorded the final three outs to earn his 15th save of the season during Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Diamondbacks.

Ramos allowed one hit and struck out one during the outing. He has converted 15 of his 19 save chances this season.


Marlins' A.J. Ramos pitches ninth in non-save situation


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/12/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos pitched a perfect ninth inning in Sunday's win over Cincinnati. 

Ramos entered with a seven-run lead, making it a non-save situation. He struck out two and didn't allow a run for the 12th straight outing. 


Marlins' A.J. Ramos protects two-run lead to get 14th save Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/9/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos picked up his 14th save of the year in the 2-0 win over the Reds on Thursday. Ramos gave up a lead-off double to Joey Votto in the ninth, but was able to get the next three batters out in order to preserve the victory for Jose Fernandez.

Ramos has been solid since taking over as the team's closer. He is in the midst of 11 straight scoreless outings, and he has converted each of his last seven save chances.


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos shuts down Cubs for 13th save


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2015) A.J. Ramos continued to take the closer job with the Marlins and run with it Friday. He allowed a single to Chris Coghlan to start the ninth against the Cubs, but retired the next three batters in order to register his 13th save.

Ramos has not given up a run in his last nine appearances. He has yielded just two hits during that stretch.


Marlins P A.J. Ramos picks up save in win over Giants


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos earned his 12th save of the season in Thursday afternoon's 5-4 win over the Giants. 

Ramos pitched a perfect ninth inning to convert the save opportunity. Ramos has now come through on his past three save chances. His ERA is now 1.23 this season. 


Marlins P A.J. Ramos picks up save in win over Giants


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos recorded his 11th save of the season in Tuesday night's 5-3 win over the Giants. 

Ramos pitched a perfect ninth inning and struck out one batter. This is Ramos' seventh appearance in a row without allowing an earned run. Ramos now has a 1.26 ERA this year. 


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos remains on roll with 10th save


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2015) The Marlins were in need of a closer upon the surprising early-season collapse of Steve Cishek. A.J. Ramos has taken the job and run with it.

Ramos nailed down his 10th save Saturday by steamrolling through the heart of the Dodgers lineup, striking out Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez along the way. He has pitched scoreless ball in 10 of his last 11 appearances with 14 strikeouts during that stretch.

His ERA has fallen to 1.30.


Marlins P A.J. Ramos picks up ninth save of year


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2015) Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos earned his ninth save of the season in Monday night's 2-1 victory over the Yankees. 

Ramos faced four batters, struck out two and walked one. He now has a 1.42 ERA this season. 


Marlins RP A.J. Ramos nabs 8th save of season


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(6/13/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos was sharp in picking up his eighth save of the year, retiring the side in order to close out a 4-1 victory over the Rockies on Saturday.

Ramos needed just 15 pitches to get the job done, striking out two batters along the way. It marks the fourth time in his last five outings that Ramos did not allow a hit during his time on the mound. 


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos motivated from recent failure


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/12/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos doesn't want to file and forget his blown save Tuesday. He wants to use it as motivation.

Ramos, who is just 7-for-10 in save opportunities this season, allowed a game-winning home run to Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion.

"Obviously you want to forget about it, but I don't take that approach for the most part," he told the Miami Herald. "I leave it with me so that next time I'm out there it kind of fuels me. I'm very motivated. I find ways to motivate myself. It may not be conventional, like to remember that, remember that pitch and everything. But at the same time that's how I keep going forward."

Ramos, who has allowed just 16 hits and fanned 37 in 28 2/3 innings, has given up seven hits in his last 5 1/3 innings. His continued struggles could motivate the team to promote previous closer Steve Cishek, who has hurled five scoreless innings at Double-A Jacksonville after tinkering with his delivery.


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos makes quick work of Rockies on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/6/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos recorded his sixth save of the season in the 6-2 win over the Rockies on Friday. Vin Mazzaro had started the ninth inning, but he let the first two men to reach base, prompting manager Dan Jennings to summon his closer.

Ramos promptly retired the next three batters to seal the victory for the Marlins. 


A.J. Ramos saves fifth for Marlins


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2015) Marlins closer A.J. Ramos saved his fifth game of the year in Tuesday's win over the Cubs. 

Ramos has earned saves in his last four outings. He entered to start the ninth inning, on Tuesday, and allowed two hits and a walk. Ramos was able to escape the jam with two strikeouts. 


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos records four-out save on Saturday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/30/2015) Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos nailed down his fourth save of the season in Saturday's 9-5 win over the Mets. Ramos entered the game in the bottom of the eighth with the Marlins up 7-5, and retired the only batter he faced that inning.

The Marlins then put up two more runs in the top of the ninth. Ramos worked around a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth to record the four-out save.

"We went with Ramos with the four-out save because Duda and Murphy were a combined, 1-for-15 against him," manager Dan Jennings said. "Ramos came in and got the job done."

Ramos is a perfect 4-for-4 in save opportunities since taking over the closer's role in mid-May. 


Marlins closer A.J. Ramos gives up run, earns third save


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/29/2015) Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos made thing interesting, but was able to nail down his third save of the seaon in Friday's 4-3 win over the Mets.

Entering the game with a two-run lead, Ramos gave up a lead-off single to Ruben Tejada, who went to second on a wild pitch. Daniel Murphy brought Tejada in on a bloop double to draw the Mets to within a run.

But Ramos was able to get Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer to strike out before enducing a game-ending ground ball from Wilmer Flores.

"We wouldn't be the Fish if we didn't make it close," Miami manager Dan Jennings said, per MLB.com. "It was a nice win. It was good to see the bullpen come in and close out innings and [Ramos] get the save and get us the win."

Ramos had recorded 11 straight scoreless outings before Friday night's run. Still, he's a perfect 3-for-3 in save opportunities since taking the closer's job from Steve Cishek. 


Marlins manager Dan Jennings: A.J. Ramos is our closer


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2015) New Marlins manager Dan Jennings is starting to shake things up a bit. On Monday, he said the team will go with A.J. Ramos as the team's closer while Steve Cishek works through his issues, according to FOX Sports Florida. 

Cishek has already blown four saves this season and blowing four saves all of last season. Ramos has a 0.95 ERA with 24 strikeouts and one save in 19 innings of work this season.


Marlins' A.J. Ramos earns first career save Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/14/2015) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos earned the first save of his career Wednesday, striking out two in a 1-2-3 ninth inning to slam the door on his team's 5-4 win over the Dodgers.

Ramos appeared to be the favorite for ninth-inning duty after it was reported that Steve Cishek was moving into a role in the earlier innings, and it was Ramos getting the team's first post-Cishek save opportunity Wednesday. He didn't disappoint, throwing seven of his 11 pitches for strikes to close out the win.

Ramos owns a 1.00 ERA and 23:6 K:BB ratio in 18 innings.


Marlins expected to move to closer by committee


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/12/2015) After a second straight blown save for closer Steve Cishek, Marlins manager Mike Redmond is planning to make some changes, according to MLB.com.

Redmond noted he will mix and match his relievers in the ninth inning with Cishek, A.J. Ramos, Bryan Morris and Mike Dunn seeing time.

"Shrek [Cishek] has done a tremendous job for us, but at the end of the day, it's about winning games," Redmond said.

Cishek has now blown four saves this season.

"This is about as low as I can get," Cishek said. "This is a huge trial in my life right now, obviously, career-wise. I've always found a way to get out of it. I'm waiting for that time to come."

Miami has blown three saves are their current road-trip.

"It's tough to win in the big leagues, and when you get late leads, you've got to be able to lock them down," Redmond said. "Against a team like the Dodgers, they have so many weapons, great pitching. You know you're not going to get a lot off those guys. To have a lead in the ninth, you've got to be able to finish them."


Marlins' A.J. Ramos shakes off injury scare


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Marlins set-up man A.J. Ramos landed awkwardly after throwing a pitch during his appearance on Sunday. He was quickly cleared by the trainer and remained in the game. 

"He planted wrong," manager Mike Redmond said, per MLB.com. "He felt like a tweak in his neck or something. But he checked out, and he's fine."

"I stepped wrong," Ramos said. "It's one of those things, maybe overthrowing, but it's good. ... It was tight and tingling. It's good now, but it was just tight."


A.J. Ramos blows a save for Marlins


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/28/2015) A.J. Ramos suffered his second blown save of the year in the Marlins' win over the Mets on Tuesday. 

Ramos replaced starter David Phelps with two on and no out in the seventh and the Marlins leading 3-0. After retiring a batter, he gave up a single and a bases-clearing double. 

He left the game after a third of an inning. It was his first run allowed since April 10, which was also the last time he allowed multiple hits in a game. 


A.J. Ramos moves to 6-0 with win Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos moved to 6-0 Monday, pitching a scoreless eighth inning in his team's 9-6 win over the Mets.

Ramos needed just eight pitches to retire the side in order in the eighth, extending his scoreless streak to 6 1/3 innings. He owns a 1.89 ERA and 65:37 K:BB ratio in 57 innings.


A.J. Ramos picks up fifth win Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2014) Marlins pitcher A.J. Ramos moved to 5-0 Tuesday, giving up one walk and striking out one in two-thirds of an inning in his team's 6-3 win over the Pirates.

Ramos finished off the seventh inning and kept his team's deficit at one run before the offense woke up in the eighth inning and scored five runs. He owns a 2.06 ERA and 50:32 K:BB ratio in 43 2/3 innings.