Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:03:56 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have activated RP Neil Ramirez (triceps) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, RP Brian Schlitter (shoulder) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to shoulder soreness.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:23:32 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez (triceps) allowed a hit and an earned run while walking one and striking one out in his rehab outing Thursday, Aug. 7. He faced five batters.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:35:10 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez (triceps) expects to return to the team once his 15-day disabled list stint is over. He is expected to continue his rehab in Mesa, Ariz., at the Cubs' facility rather than travel with the team on their upcoming six-game road trip to Los Angeles and Denver.
Fantasy Tip: Ramirez has pitched well this season. He should be back before Pedro Strop gains any traction in leapfrogging him on the depth chart.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:48:05 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez's (triceps) disabled list stint is retroactive to Saturday, July 26.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:00:03 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez's (triceps) injury is not considered serious and could be fatigue-related, according to general manager Jed Hoyer.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:44:26 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez (triceps) was placed on the team's disabled list Tuesday, July 29. He had been sent to the minors Saturday, July 26.
Fantasy Tip: Pedro Strop is next in line for saves now that Ramirez is on the DL.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:14:57 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said RP Neil Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa in order to give him a rest and claimed the move was not based on performance. Ramirez posted a 0.96 ERA in 33 appearances this season.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:34:12 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have recalled RP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa. The team also optioned RP Neil Ramirez to Triple-A Iowa.
Fri, 30 May 2014 15:25:16 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez will serve as the team's closer with RP Hector Rondon out Friday, May 30.
Fantasy Tip: Ramirez could be the closer for however many days Rondon is out. Grab Ramirez off the waiver wire for the next few days if you're desperate for saves.
Fri, 30 May 2014 12:02:54 -0700
The Chicago Cubs placed RP Hector Rondon on the paternity list Friday, May 30, and activated RP Pedro Strop (groin) from the disabled list in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Rondon will miss a few days at minimum, so prepare for his absence. Considering Strop just returned, it remains to be seen if they'll trust him in a save situation right away with Rondon out. Your best bet for grabbing a cheap save over the next few days is with Neil Ramirez.