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Ramirez Getting Back To Basics

Ramirez has 20 K's in last 17.2 innings

Right-handed pitcher Jose Ramirez was demoted to Charleston after having difficulty with his pitching in Tampa. The development of his slider and the inconsistencies in his delivery could be the deciding factors of if and when he gets promoted again.

A native of Yuguate, Dominican Republic, Jose Ramirez was acquired by the Yankees as a free agent in 2007. He played in the Gulf Coast League for a couple years and in 2010 he was on the Charleston RiverDogs' roster. He had since worked his way up to high-A class Tampa where he started the 2011 season, however, his season in Tampa was shortened when he was bumped back down to Charleston on...

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