Indians claim outfielder off waivers from Miami

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Indians claim outfielder Harold Ramirez off waivers from Miami

Miami Marlins’ Harold Ramirez bats during a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets on Saturday, Feb 22, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Marlins won 5-3. (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Indians have claimed Outfielder Harold Ramirez off waivers from the Miami Marlins.

The 26-year old made his Major League Debut in 2019, batting .276 as a rookie. His career average is .274 with 11 home runs, 20 doubles, and 51 RBI’s.

He tested positive for COVID-19 last season, returning to the Marlins in the final month of the season. He suffered a hamstring injury upon his return and never returned to the active roster.

In eight minor league seasons, Ramirez has posted a career average of .303. He does have one minor league option remaining.

To make room on the roster, Pitcher Jordan Humphreys was designated for assignment.

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