Ramirez, 24, is 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA (18 ER, 24.0 IP) in 5 starts this season. After earning the win in the Mariners second game of the season vs. the Los Angeles Angels, Ramirez was 0-3 with a 8.47 ERA (16 ER, 17.0 IP) over his last 4 starts.
Ramirez made two starts in the minors after being optioned on April 23. He started for High-A High Desert on April 27, before being transferred to AAA Tacoma and starting on May 2 against Las Vegas. In those two outings he combined to post a 4.63 ERA (6 ER, 11.1 IP) with 15 strikeouts.