Jose Ramirez has quite literally done it all for the Indians in 2016

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Jose Ramirez – Professional Resume – 2016 Cleveland Indians

Bani, Peravia, Dominican Republic / Cleveland, OH

216-420-HITS

 minime11@indians.com

Offensive Experience

  • Batting 1st (2 games) – 2 walks
  • Batting 2nd (3) – 4 runs, 3 walks, 1 RBI
  • Batting 3rd (2) – 3 singles, 2 runs, 1 HBP
  • Batting 4th (1) – 2 singles, 2 RBI, 1 walk
  • Batting 5th (27) – 7 doubles, 1 triple, 3 HR, 20 runs, 15 RBI, 12/10 K/BB, 121 wRC+
  • Batting 6th (14) – 5 doubles, 1 HR, 7 runs. 6 RBI
  • Batting 7th (5) – 2 doubles, 4 runs
  • Batting 8th (4) – 3-12, 3 singles
  • Batting 9th (7) – 3 doubles, 5 RBI, 2/2 K/BB, .318 AVG

Defensive Experience

  • As 2B (6) – 32 innings, 1 error, 2 DRS, 4.3 UZR/150
  • As 3B (40) – 221.1 innings, 0 errors
  • As SS (4) – 23 innings, 0 errors, 0 DRS
  • As LF (36) – 278.1 innings, 1 error, 1 assist

Base Running Experience

  • 10 stolen bases
  • 4.0 BsR (Fangraph’s Base Running metric, 0 is average, 6 is great)
  • 2.8 UBR (Ultimate Base Running, 0 is average, 4 is great)

Other Accolades

  • Hitting .348 with 8 doubles, 2 HR, 28 RBI and a 11/10 K/BB with men on base
  • Hitting .408 with 4 doubles, 25 RBI on 20 hits and a 8/7 K/BB with men in scoring position
  • Only player in Major League Baseball to hit in every position in the lineup this season
  • Walk-off single on Father’s Day that basically led to the Cavaliers winning the NBA Championship that night
  • Lost helmet 16 times on the base paths this season (per @ZackMeisel)
  • Did this one time in Houstonjose

It’s almost July. The Indians are 46-30 and have a 6 game lead in the Central over the defending World Series champs. They have a 23-12 record at home and own the second best run differential (+88) in all of baseball. They’ve won 11 of their last 11 games.

You ask me who their MVP so far this season is?

Jose Ramirez. And it ain’t that close.

 

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