Jean Ramirez was the Rays bullpen catcher.
Jean Ramirez had spent the last three seasons as the Rays’ bullpen catcher, which is an assistant coaching role.
Jean Ramirez was born in Puerto Rico and then went to high school in Fort Worth, Texas (Boswell HS).
Jean Ramirez started out in college ball with the University of Arkansas but ended up graduating from Illinois State.
After his career at ISU, Jean Ramirez was drafted in the 28th round by the Rays.
Jean Ramirez Cause of Death
Sadly, Jean Ramirez, 28, died on Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2022) evening.
“We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to Jean’s family,” Rays president Erik Neander said in a statement. “He was a caring teammate and friend. He exuded so much joy in all he did, and his kind heart was truly a gift to all. As we process this unexpected and difficult loss, we are grateful for the times we shared with Jean.”
The cause of Jean Ramirez’s death was not revealed.