Wilson Ramos

Wilson Abraham Ramos (born August 10, 1987 in Valencia, Venezuela) is a minor league catcher in the Minnesota Twins' organization recently added to the Twins' 40 man roster. He is 6' tall and weighs 178 lbs., and throws and bats right-handed. He signed as non-drafted free agent on July 7, 2004. and entered the 2009 season ranked as the Twins third best prospect by Baseball America behind Aaron Hicks and Ben Revere. Ramos spent the 2008 season assigned to the Twins' High-A affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle. He batted .242 with eight home runs and 42 RBIs in the first half of the 2008 season, helping his team capture the Florida State League first-half West Division title. When 2008 Florida State League All-Star catcher James Skelton of the Lakeland Flying Tigers suffered an injury, Ramos was added to the West Division All-Star team, joining teammates Robert Delaney, Brian Dinkelman, Jeff Manship, Anthony Slama and Danny Valencia. Ramos' batting average jumped to .333 in the second half of 2008. For the season, he batted .288 with thirteen home runs, and was named to the All FSL Team. His 78 RBIs was fourth in the Florida State League. Ramos spent Spring Training 2009 with the Twins....


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