Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is not in the lineup Friday against the Marlins. After sitting Wednesday, Ramos will get his second day off in three games. Jose Lobaton will once again fill in behind the plate, batting eighth in his stead.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is getting his first day off Wednesday since Sept. 4. He is out of the lineup Wednesday in Philadelphia, MASN's Dan Kolko reports. Jose Lobaton will receive the start behind the dish instead and hit seventh. Ramos has been in a miserable slump with just five hits in his last 38 at-bats. His average has dropped 10 points to .237 since his last absence from the starting nine.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos went 1 for 3 in Monday's loss to the Mets. Ramos hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning that briefly gave Washington the lead. Ramos snapped an 0-for-11 slump with his ninth home run, his first since July 5.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is being held out of the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Reds. Ramos has been struggling lately, batting .208 (5 for 24) in six games so far this month. Jose Lobaton will take over behind the plate on Wednesday with Ramos getting the day off.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos didn't just blast off for his team Sunday night. His solo home run was a sort-of birthday present for his daughter. "Soon as I hit the ball, I felt in my bat that ball is gone," he told masnsports.com. "...It made me feel good for this day I hit well. Especially this day, because my daughter have 11 months today. I did today for her. It made me really happy today." It didn't exactly make Matt Williams sad. He was impressed not just by the home run, but by Ramos' RBI single in the eighth. "That's vintage Wilson," Williams said. "Man on third, line drive back through the middle. He's got the ability to do that. That's why he hits in the middle of the order, because he's an RBI guy. He's a run producer. He stayed on a first-pitch slider and delivered." Ramos is on a bit of a roll with five hits in his last 12 at-bats to sweeten his slash line to .266/.294/.411.