Yohan Manuel Ramirez…resides in Villa Mella, DR.
Went 0-0 with 3 saves and a 2.61 ERA (6 ER, 20.2 IP) in 16 relief appearances with Seattle…limited opponents to a .130 (9x69) average, while walking 20 and striking out 26...Was one of two relievers (along with Anthony Misiewicz) to begin and end the season on the Mariners active roster all season...Among American League rookie pitchers (min. 20.0 IP), ranked 1st in opponent batting average (.130), 3rd in saves (3), 7th in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (11.32), 8th in lowest opponent slugging and 10th in ERA (2.61)...Recorded at least one strikeout in 12 of his 16 relief appearances, including striking out a season-high four batters in three consecutive outings: Aug. 2 vs. OAK (2.0,1,0,0,2,4), Aug. 7 vs. COL (2.0,3,3,3,3,4) and Aug. 14 at HOU (3.0,1,1,1,3,4)...Finished off a strong rookie campaign in 2020 with eight stellar outings in September, recording two saves with a 2.35 ERA (2 ER, 7.2 IP), five strikeouts, one pickoff and an opponents' batting average of .160 (4 H, 25 AB)...Of his 16 outings, 11 were on the road...among all MLB pitchers who made at least 10 appearances on the road this year, his opponents batting average of .089 (4x45) was the best in the American League, and second to only Atlanta’s Chris Martin (10 G, .063 AVG, 2x32) in MLB...Tossed at least 2.0 innings in four of his first five outings (7/24-8/14), including tossing a season-high 3.0 innings on Aug. 14 at HOU (3.0,1,1,1,1,3,4)…tossed 1.0 innings or fewer in each of his final 11 games (8/20-9/27)...Earned first career save on Aug. 30 at LAA, allowing one walk and striking out two in a scoreless 9th inning…overall went 3-for-3 in save opportunities, finishing 3rd on the team with three save...Made Major League debut on July 24 at Houston, allowing one hit in scoreless 8th inning...Along with José Marmolejos, Anthony Misiewicz and Evan White, made his Major League debut on Opening Day (7/24 at HOU)...the four debuts marked the most on Opening Day in club history (previous: 2, 1989, Ken Griffey Jr. and Omar Vizquel)...the Mariners became the first team to have four player make their Big League debut on Opening Day since the 1957 Chicago Cubs (Dick Drott, Cal Neeman, Bob Will and Casey Wise)...Went 0-1, 11.27 ERA (5 ER, 3.2 IP) with five walks & six strikeouts in four Spring Training Games...Went 0-0, 16.20 ERA (3 ER, 1.2 IP) with four walks and two strikeouts in three intrasquad appearances at Mariners Summer Camp.
Was a combined 4-7 with a 3.99 ERA (47 ER, 106.0 IP) with 158 strikeouts and 74 walks in 27 games (15 starts) between High-A and Double-A in Houston's system...Carolina League Mid-Season All-Star…did not pitch in the All-Star Game...Ranked 3rd in the minor leagues with a 13.42 SO/9.0 IP (158 K, 106.0 IP) ratio…was 5th in the minors in opponents' batting average (.169, min. 100.0 IP)...From June 13 - August 1 with Double-A Corpus Christi, went 2-3 with a 3.49 ERA (15 ER, 38.2 IP) with 52 strikeouts over 10 games (6 starts)…struck out 10 in 5.0-hitless innings on July 4 vs. Midland...In 17 games (8 starts) with Corpus Christi, did not allow more than 5 hits in any single outing while also recording at least 1 strikeout in each game.
Went a combined 6-8 with a 3.00 ERA (78.0 IP, 26 ER), 82 strikeouts and a .200 opponent batting average between High-A Fayetteville and Double-A Corpus Christi...was named a Mid-Season All-Star in the Midwest League after posting a 2.47 ERA (14 ER, 51.0 IP) with 54 strikeouts and an opponent batting average of .197.
Made three stops in Houston's system: High-A Buies Creek, Single-A Quad Cities and Double-A Corpus Christi…combined to go 4-5, 4.66 (75.1 IP, 39 ER) in 20 games (11 starts).
Debuted professionally with the Dominican Summer League Astros Orange, going 1-1 with a 2.39 ERA (26.1 IP, 7 ER)…finished the season in the Gulf Coast League, making 2 appearances out of the bullpen (1 ER, 4.0 IP)...opponents hit .212.