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Who is this kid? NASTY numbers. ANy Rockie fans seen him?

Postby johnsamo » Mon May 15, 2006 4:19 pm

Ramon Ramirez, rookie RP for the rockies.....

15.1 innnings pitched
20 Ks...
2 walks....
0.00 ERA
0.52 WHIP

That is just lights out wicked #s... better than a k per inning, and a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio

How come nobodies talking about this kid?
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Postby CeeLoGreen » Mon May 15, 2006 4:23 pm

johnsamo wrote:Ramon Ramirez, rookie RP for the rockies.....

15.1 innnings pitched
20 Ks...
2 walks....
0.00 ERA
0.52 WHIP

That is just lights out wicked #s... better than a k per inning, and a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio

How come nobodies talking about this kid?


Cause he plays for the Rockies??

Seriously though, he was picked up in my two big leagues for ratio and K help. I don't really know much about him other than I don't have room for him.
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Postby mikhayl » Mon May 15, 2006 4:26 pm

He's pretty good.

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Postby mikegp » Mon May 15, 2006 4:29 pm

He was traded from the Yanks to the Rockies in the Chacon trade. He's known as a thrower with a good arm, but control is pretty bad and he still needs to learn how to pitch. I'm sure he'll get roughed up once batters have a few looks at him.
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Postby garf112 » Mon May 15, 2006 4:40 pm

http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/R/ramon-ramirez.shtml

I think the Cincinatti stats that are in there are actually from a different pitcher. He was a decent pitching prospect in the Yankees' system, and came over in the Shawn Chacon trade, along with Edwardo Sierra.

He was mostly a starter before this year, and could be a decent starter at some point in his career. I don't know much about how many pitches he has, though, but it looks like he has at least three, which bodes well for a transition to starting pitching.
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Postby Yoda » Mon May 15, 2006 4:44 pm

johnsamo wrote: a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio



This ratio is meaningless. Use K9 and BB9.
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Postby bceagles04 » Mon May 15, 2006 4:49 pm

Yoda wrote:
johnsamo wrote: a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio



This ratio is meaningless. Use K9 and BB9.


Just how is K/BB meaningless?

Are you saying it is in general, or just in this situation with such a small sample size?
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Postby mikegp » Mon May 15, 2006 5:10 pm

bceagles04 wrote:
Yoda wrote:
johnsamo wrote: a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio



This ratio is meaningless. Use K9 and BB9.


Just how is K/BB meaningless?

Are you saying it is in general, or just in this situation with such a small sample size?


He probably means it's meaningless in this situation because of how small the sample size is.
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Postby Yoda » Mon May 15, 2006 5:50 pm

bceagles04 wrote:
Yoda wrote:
johnsamo wrote: a 10 to 1 K/BB ratio



This ratio is meaningless. Use K9 and BB9.


Just how is K/BB meaningless?

Are you saying it is in general, or just in this situation with such a small sample size?


10:1 is meaningless. 20/2 K/BB is very meaningful but taking a ratio is not helpful.
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Postby johnsamo » Mon May 15, 2006 6:59 pm

Maybe a K/BB ratio isn't standard baseballeze... But when I see a guy throwing 10 Ks for every walk, it makes me wonder if we've got the next mariano Rivera flying under the radar here?.. Granted, we're dealing with a small sample, only 15.1 innings, but the numbers are off the charts. 20 Ks in only 15.1 innings with just 2 walks and 6 hits, that's just dominating kind of #s.
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