José Ramírez, Cleveland Guardians
José Ramírez leads the American League with 37 RBI in 41 games this season; he had 80 in 156 games last year Chris Bernacchi/Via Images via Getty Images

SEATTLE - Twelve years into his career, third baseman José Ramírez keeps on impressing Cleveland Guardians fans. This time around, the Dominican third baseman had a game that the team has only seen four previous times in the Divisional Era (since 1969): a player with four RBI and two stolen bases in a single game.

According to Luke Potosky, only Steven Kwan (2022), Bradley Zimmer (2017), Aaron Boone (2006) and Joe Carter (1986) ever recorded at least four RBI and two stolen bases in a single game in Cleveland history.

In the Guardians' 7-0 win against the Texas Rangers on May 13, Ramírez contributed to the team's late rally with multiple two-run singles, taking his tally on the season to 37 RBI. The 31-year-old leads the American League in RBI, the only player with better stats in the Majors so far this season is the Braves' Marcell Ozuna (40).

Ramírez matched his season-high of four RBI and added two stolen bases to complete the Guardians' shutout over the Rangers. Cleveland is tied for the most shutouts in MLB this season (6).

Having spent his entire career with Cleveland, Ramírez has started to surpass many on the all-time statistical ladder. His two stolen bases took his total to 209 swiped bags, ranking him sixth best in Guardians history. His two hits also took him to a total of 1,367 with the Guardians, moving him past Hal Trosky for the 11th most in franchise history.

According to Luke Potosky on X, the 31-year-old is the fifth Cleveland player in the Divisional Era (since 1969) to record at least four RBI and two stolen bases in a single game. He joins Steven Kwan (September 25, 2022), Bradley Zimmer (July 25, 2017), Aaron Boone (September 24, 2006), and Joe Carter (June 10, 1986).

Additionally, Ramírez now has 1,367 hits and 209 stolen bases in his MLB career, all with the Guardians. On Monday night, he passed Hal Trosky for 11th on Cleveland's career hits list, and Hall-of-Famer Elmer Flick for sixth on the franchise's career stolen bases list.

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