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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
1 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
Birth Date2-6-1998
Height6' 2"
Weight216 lbs
Age21 years, 8 months, 14 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2019 DEL A SAL 12 47 .245 .320 .380 .138 88 -0.2 1.3 0 85 0 0.1 0.1 -0.6 0.1
2019 ABE A- NYP 20 92 .249 .331 .354 .387 98 9.1 2.5 -0.1 177 0 -0.2 -0.1 5.5 0.8
2019 ORI Rk GCL 5 16 .254 .352 .354 .091 101 -0.1 0.5 0 100 0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2019 DEL A SAL 47 39 5 6 1 0 2 13 8 6 9 0 0 .154 .261 .333 .179 1 0
2019 ABE A- NYP 92 77 11 25 7 1 1 37 15 12 16 0 0 .325 .413 .481 .156 2 0
2019 ORI Rk GCL 16 14 3 2 0 0 1 5 3 2 2 1 0 .143 .250 .357 .214 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-09-27 12:00:00 (link to chat)How far is the offensive drop-off from the 2019 June Draft after Adley Rutschman, Andrew Vaughn, and Bobby Witt,Jr? Who are some other players from this draft worth keeping an eye on for their plate approaches?
(Ron from Texarkana)
Honestly the next three bats are all at least interesting, with Abrams having the scorching pro start. Good reports on Josh Jung as well. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you see as Adley Rutschman's trip to the Majors? next year- A/AA, ML appearance late in 2021? Also, is there any former catcher you'd compare him to? Does he profile similarly as a hitter to Ted Simmons (switch-hitter)?
(ironcityguys from urban area)
I got an interesting comp just now from our very own Jarrett Siedler who's seen him. "Jorge Alfaro but a switch hitter and with a real approach?" Don't hate that at all.

The O's are obviously awful and there's no need to rush him. But if he shows any semblance of what he could be in A next year, a trip to AA should be expected given his advanced approach at this juncture. At the earliest I could see him up in late 2021, but 2022 seems most reasonable for me. (Tyler Oringer)
2019-08-06 12:00:00 (link to chat)As an evaluator when it comes to recent draftees how much does the actual professional game performance after signing influence your thoughts on them? For example CJ Abrams even though a high pick seems to be destroying it out there. Does his performance although SSS make you reevaluate your opinion on him that you had on him from before the draft?
(David from Atlantis)
It matters sometimes. I'm on Adley Rutschman right now, and the "performance" hasn't been great, but all the underlying stuff looked fine. It's a long year for a college catcher. I wrote about Riley Greene for tomorrow, and that's a case where the performance has basically hewn exactly to Keanan's pre-draft report. I didn't have an opinion on Abrams pre-draft per se (Keanan was lower on him than the industry, yeah), but now that he is in the Midwest League we will get some looks an adjust as needed. Especially in the low minors performance (does not equal sign) stats all the time. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-07-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)When will Adley Rutschman take the field for an Oriole affiliate? The word is he heads to Aberdeen, but some say he could go directly to the Majors. Where would you place him to start his pro career?
(ironcityguys from urban area)
I'm sure they're in no hurry to push the recent no. 1 overall pick given the length of the college season and the physical demands of catcher. He's not going directly to the majors, that's absurd. It wouldn't serve him or the ballclub any good. I'd probably start him in High-A where his bat should be more than ready but he can get comfortable with the change in the demands of a pro catcher. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-24 15:00:00 (link to chat)Who's the more likely #1 pick in dynasty drafts next spring: Adley Rutschman or Andrew Vaughn?
(Rob from Alaska)
There's no wrong answer, but hoo boy I just checked out Rutschman's year at OSU, and I just don't know how you make any other argument right now. Kinda like the Trout/Betts debates for #1 overall this year: there's absolutely nothing wrong with #2, and yet any argument against the obvious #1 is just trying too hard. (Jon Hegglund)
2019-04-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Should I be picking up Adley Rutschman in my dynasty league ASAP?
(Craig from CT)
If you can get guys before they're in the affiliated majors, sure I guess. I tend not to play leagues like that. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-04-19 18:00:00 (link to chat)Should I be picking up Adley Rutschman in my dynasty league ASAP?
(Craig from CT)
There is plenty to like about this year's potential 1.1 and he would not be a bad guy to have. Being a catcher, though, leaves you with two main issues. If he is going to catch, there is a chance that slows down his charge through the minors (Joey Bart started this season in High-A). If he moves off the position, the bats gets a lot more pressure put on it. (Scott Delp)
2019-04-26 16:00:00 (link to chat)Should I be picking up Adley Rutschman in my dynasty league ASAP?
(Craig from CT)
If you don't have to wait for a first-year player draft, yep, I'm scooping him up. (Mark Barry)
2019-03-08 16:00:00 (link to chat)Better deep league high risk/high reward flyer Malcomn Nunez or Adley Rutschman?
(beringstorm from Tacoma, WA)
Nunez is interesting but is a long way off. Rutschman would be my choice. He's 21 and a catcher (for now at least). If he can give you top-5 value at that position or better, it's worth the gamble. (Kevin Jebens)
2019-02-06 21:00:00 (link to chat)Where would Adley Rutschman and Bobby Witt fall in your Top 101?
(thshelley@yahoo.com from Concord, CA)
Rutschman would fall around the 50-60 range, and him being a catcher is the only thing keeping him from being the top pick in dynasty leagues next year. Witt would likely be in the 60-70 range, as so much can happen in the prep ranks between the winter and the draft, but the tools are 100 percent legit. -BS (Dynasty 101 Chat w/ Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre)
2019-02-18 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who is number 1 prospect next year?
(PM from Detroit)
See previous answer, but if you mean the 2019 Draft, early favorites are Bobby Witt Jr. and Adley Rutschman. (Kevin Jebens)
2019-02-18 16:00:00 (link to chat)Adley Rutschman or Riley Greene, who would you draft?
(Mr. Fister from Arlington)
High school and college players aren't my strong suit, but I'm always a bit wary of catcher prospects. Do they get moved off the position, hurting their fantasy value? Greene seems the safer play with the better bat. But outside of fantasy context, I suppose a potential star catcher has more value, so if I was an MLB team, Rutschman. (Kevin Jebens)
2018-12-12 17:00:00 (link to chat)Better pro career...Joey Bart or Adley Rutschman?
(Mr. Fister from Arlington)
somebody asked Jarrett Seider this question a few days ago and he wasn't confident enough to comment on a college bat and he has much more prospect experience than I do. As Little Nicky once said in the 2001 classic film "Little Nicky" "I'm going to take a mulligan on this one." (Mike Gianella)
2018-12-06 20:00:00 (link to chat)Would you rather have Joey Bart or Adley Rutschman in a keep forever dynasty league?
(Yusei Tomato from LA)
I don't follow college ball closely enough to answer this with great confidence. Rutschman seems like he has greater offensive upside. (Jarrett Seidler)
2018-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)I've got the top pick next year in a dynasty draft. It's too early, probably, but I'm eyeing India, Groshans, Victor Victor, Adley Rutschman. Who should I take, assuming the draft was today?
(Aaron from Minnesota)
I think India, Madrigal and Larnach are all 2018 draftees that should be options. (Mark Barry)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2019 afx .000 0.0 0 .000 0.0 3 -.027 -.004 0.1 0.1 0.1

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