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Washington Post Jun 30, 2015

Wilson Ramos’ pitch framing could become a problem for the Nationals

Wilson Ramos is not having a strong season for Washington.He is batting .264 with a .701 OPS and is creating 10 percent fewer weighted runs (90 wRC+) after you adjust for the league and park he plays in. He is striking out more often (17.9 percent of plate appearances) than he has since 2012 and has the lowest walk rate (4.2 percent) of his career. The only reason he has a positive wins above replacement (0.8 fWAR) is because of his defense, which accounts for his above-average fielding relative to an average catcher. It doesn’t, however, account for his sub-par framing pitches...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 24, 2015
Twins: Aaron Hicks headed for rehab at Triple-A

Twins: Aaron Hicks headed for rehab at Triple-A

Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks is ticketed for a minor-league rehabilitation assignment in Rochester, N.Y., with no guarantee of a return trip to Minnesota.
Washington Post Jun 21, 2015

Nats Journal: Wilson Ramos’s father had never seen him play in the U.S. until now

Wilson Ramos signed with the Minnesota Twins out of his native Venezuela in 2004. He has played baseball in the United States every year since. His father Abraham, however, had never seen his son play in the major leagues. In fact, Ramos’s father had never been to the U.S. He got a visa to come last year, but he couldn’t come last summer, and Ramos was also injured and on the disabled list twice.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 3, 2015

Nats Journal: Wilson Ramos clarifies comments about Joey Votto’s hit-by-pitch

Wilson Ramos made the rounds on the D.C. radio stations Monday morning to promote a college scholarship he is associated with. Ramos, a native Venezuelan whose English has improved each year, went on The Sports Junkies 106.7 The Fan, the Nationals’ flagship radio station. And in the 18-minute in-studio interview, Ramos was asked about a range of topics, from catching to hitting to Stephen Strasburg’s struggles to an incident over the weekend in Cincinnati.Read full article >>

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