2015 Cleveland Indians postseason player profile: Infielder Jose Ramirez


Over the next month, we’re going to recap our guys’ 2015 seasons — on and off the field — in alphabetical order. Previous installments:

Name: Jose Ramirez

Height: 5-9

Weight: 165

Birthday: 9/17/92

Birthplace: Bani, Dominican Republic

Club control: Pre-arbitration

Twitter: @MrLapara

The numbers:

  • .219 average (.259 after Aug. 3 recall to big-league club)
  • 23 extra-base hits
  • 10 stolen bases

Behind the numbers:

  • Created a cult following for his ever-bouncing helmet, which falls off during his base-running all the time (https://twitter.com/Indians/status/649411933678899202)
  • Struggled after making Opening Day roster – hit .180 in 43 starts
  • Over last two-month stint with Indians:
    • .259
    • 31 runs
    • 16 extra-base hits
    • 19 RBI
  • Hit safely in eight straight games from Aug. 4-13
  • Homered in consecutive games for first time in his career (Sept. 8-9)
  • Only two errors in 130 total chances
  • Set career-high with four RBI on Sept. 30 vs. Twins, and three runs (three times)
  • From Sept. 8 on, hit .299 (20-for-67)


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