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MLB trade rumors: Astros interested in Rays catcher Wilson Ramos

5 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Ramos was voted as an All-Star starter this year, and the Astros are interested in acquiring him from Tampa Bay.
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Report: Astros showing interest in Wilson Ramos

Report: Astros showing interest in Wilson Ramos

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Astros have had discussions with the Rays regarding the possibility of acquiring catcher Wilson Ramos, according to a report from MLB.com's Jon Morosi. No further details surrounding the connection are available at this time.Ramos, who's closing in on his 31st birthday, is earning $10.5M this year and will return to the open market at season's end. He's clearly the best rental catcher that is likely to be made available, though there are certainly some good backstops with lengthier contract rights that might also be targeted by contenders.Through 303 plate appearances this season in...
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Report: Astros discussing Ramos trade with Rays

5 days ago   |   By TheScore

In the wake of Brian McCann 's injury likely keeping him on the shelf into mid-August, the Houston Astros could be looking at a backup plan behind the plate. The Astros have reportedly been in contact with the Tampa Bay Rays about potentially acquiring All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos , sources tell Jon Morosi of MLB Network. Ramos, a free agent after the season, has been a boon to the Rays' offense by hitting .291/.340/.479 with 14 home runs and 51 RBIs in 75 games. The catcher failed to produce similar numbers last year in his first campaign with Tampa Bay after returning from ACL surgery...
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Astros Showing Interest In Wilson Ramos

5 days ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Astros have had discussions with the Rays regarding the possibility of acquiring catcher Wilson Ramos , according to a report from MLB.com's Jon Morosi. No further details surrounding the connection are available at this time.
Ramos, who's closing in on his 31st birthday, is earning $10.5MM this year and will return to the open market at season's end. He's clearly the best rental catcher that is likely to be made available, though there are certainly some good backstops with lengthier contract rights that might also be targeted by contenders.
Through 303 plate appearances this season...
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Report: Astros talking to Rays about possible Ramos trade

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The defending World Series champs are looking to strengthen the catching position. According to a report, the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays have talked about a trade that would center around Tampa's All-Star catcher, Wilson Ramos. Houston's offensive production from behind the plate hasn't been terrible. That said, there's definitely room to improve. Astros catchers have hit 12 home runs, and sport a .226 average, .306 OBP, and .391 slugging percentage. Those rank ninth, 18th, 15th, and 12th in the league, respectively.Ramos, meanwhile, is having a fantastic season for Tampa. He has 15...
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