Ramirez (3-2) allowed five runs on six hits across 1.1 innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Pirates. He struck out one and did not issue any walks. Ramirez has been hit hard in his last two appearances, which both went down as losses. The lefty has allowed eight runs on 12 hits over his last 4.1 innings, and the rough patch has pushed his season ERA from 2.25 to 4.45. The Tigers don't have a ton of proven options in the bullpen, so Ramirez should get the chance to figure things out. However, he's not offering much from a fantasy perspective at the moment.
Ramirez (3-1) allowed three runs over three innings to take the loss Saturday against Cleveland. He gave up six hits and a walk, while striking out one. Ramirez had been mostly solid for the Tigers before Saturday, but he was hittable in this one. Despite the hiccup, the 29-year-old lefty still has a strong 3.00 ERA and should continue to pitch in a long-relief role in a Detroit bullpen that doesn't have a ton of established options.
Ramirez (3-0) picked up the win Wednesday against the Royals by tossing two scoreless innings during which he allowed a hit and two walks and recorded a pair of strikeouts. The left-hander came into the sixth inning with the score tied at 2-2 and kept Kansas City's bats quiet enough for Detroit to take the lead for good on a sacrifice fly from Brandon Dixon. Through nine appearances in relief this season, Ramierez owns a 2.25 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 24:11 K:BB.
Ramirez (2-0) picked up the win Saturday against the Twins, giving up one run in three innings. He allowed three hits and three walks while also striking out three. Detroit used Buck Farmer as an opener for the first two innings and then turned to Ramirez as their bulk pitcher Saturday. The 29-year-old allowed plenty of baserunners in his three innings of work, but he was able to limit the damage to just the lone run, and his offensive mates backed him up with nine runs of their own. Ramirez now has a 2.45 ERA over 22 innings, and he should remain in a long-relief role for the Tigers.
Ramirez struck out five over three perfect innings in long relief to capture his first career win Wednesday in the Tigers' 4-2 victory over the Orioles. Despite only converting to pitching two years ago after stalling out as a first-base prospect in the Brewers system, Ramirez has emerged as a force out of the Detroit bullpen in his initial MLB action. Through five long-relief appearances, Ramirez has compiled a 2.81 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 17:4 K:BB in 16 innings. In order to maintain success for the long haul, however, Ramirez will likely need to do a better job of reining in the long ball, as he's already surrendered three home runs. That could be an ongoing struggle for a pitcher with a flyball tilt who typically works in the high 80s-to-low 90s.