Full name is Ramón Torres…resides in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic in the offseason, with his wife, Elisabeth Serrata.
Made his Major League debut on June 7 and played in 33 games with the Royals over two stints…made 11 starts at second base and six at third base…also played in 75 games at Omaha (AAA) ... Batted .243 (18-for-74) with three doubles, nine runs scored and a stolen base…hit .250/.304/.288 (13-for-52) from the left side, while he batted .227/.261/.273 (5-for-22) as a right-handed batter ... Collected the first two hits in his debut, June 7 vs. Houston, with a single and a double…became the first Royal to record his first two hits from different sides of the plate in his debut...he was also the first in the Majors to do it since the Angels' Shawn O'Malley on Sept. 7, 2014…became the seventh Royal to collect two hits and an RBI in his debut and first since Johnny Giavotella, Aug. 5, 2011 ... Hit .375 (12-for-32) with three doubles and seven runs scored in his first 11 contests…but batted just .143 (6-for42) with no extra-base hits and two runs scored over his final 22 games ... Went 11-for-30 (.367) with a double and four runs scored in 16 contests against AL Central foes ... Recorded a season-high three hits on July 1 vs. Minnesota (Game 1), going 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored an RBI and a walk ... Batted .292/.325/.393 (86-for-295) with 10 doubles, a triple, six homers and 41 RBI with the Storm Chasers…also stole 17 bases in 21 attempts (81.0 percent), which ranked 17th in the Pacific Coast League ... Had a season-high 12-game hitting streak (May 4-17) with Omaha, hitting .396 (19-for-48) with two doubles and a homer ... Hit .327/.349/.445 (69-for-211) with eight doubles, a triple and five homers in 53 games before the All-Star break, compared to .202/.271/.262 (17-for-84) with two doubles and a homer in 22 contests afterwards.
Spent time at Northwest Arkansas (AA) and Omaha (AAA), batting .262 (121-for-461) with 17 doubles, two triples, three homers and 55 runs scored in 114 games between the two stops...Enjoyed a season-best 12-game hitting streak (April 22-May 5) with the Naturals, while he also hit safely in 11-straight games (Aug. 7-19) at Omaha...Hit .294 (15-for-51) with two doubles and a homer over 13 July contests with the Storm Chasers...Named Rookie of the Year in the Dominican Winter League, playing for the Gigantes del Cibao…batted .306 (48-for-157) with nine doubles, a triple, four homers and 26 runs scored in 41 games.
Ramon split the season between Wilmington (A-Advanced) and Northwest Arkansas (AA)…Selected a Carolina League All-Star for the first time...he went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored in the game at Rancho Cucamonga, Calif…Promoted to Northwest Arkansas on July 5, where he hit .275 with 10 doubles, four homers and 23 runs scored over his final 51 games...hit .280 (7-for-25) with five runs scored in the Naturals' six postseason games…Hit safely in his final 13 games of the regular season, batting .302 (16-for-53) in that span…Named a "Rising Star" in the Arizona Fall League, batting .262 with four doubles, a triple, a homer and nine runs scored in 17 games with Surprise.
In 2014, tied for the South Atlantic League (A) lead with 15 sacrifices, despite being promoted to Wilmington on July 1.
Selected Dominican Royals Player of the Year in 2011, his second professional season.