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Scouting Yankees Prospect #20: Jose Ramirez

Ramirez made a huge leap with his slider in 2012

The New York Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Jose Ramirez out of the Dominican Republic back in 2007. Possessing one of the highest ceilings in the entire organization, nobody arguably had a bigger bounce-back season last year than Ramirez.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jose Ramirez Position: Pitcher DOB: January 21, 1990 Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right He cut nearly two and half runs off of his ERA in 2012 from the previous year, seeing it go from a combined 5.66 ERA in 2011 between low-A Charleston and high-A Tampa [his ERA in Tampa in 2011 was 8.14] to a much more respectable 3.19 ERA with the Tampa Yankees in...

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