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Rio Ruiz 3B  

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Birth Date5-22-1994
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age24 years, 11 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2015
0.02016
0.32017
-0.02018
-0.82019
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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
2016 ATL 22 5 7 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 .286 .286 .571 75 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2017 ATL 23 53 173 29 5 0 4 19 41 1 1 0 .193 .283 .307 76 -4.6 0.9 0.6 0.3
2018 ATL 24 14 15 1 0 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 .083 .267 .083 78 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2019 BAL 25 21 77 15 2 0 2 11 17 0 0 0 .231 .338 .354 97 -0.9 -0.8 0.8 0.1
Career93272477163265220.201.298.31682-6.10.11.00.4

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
2012 AST Rk GCL 23 97 .259 .325 .375 .365 95 5.2 3.0 -1.3 131 0 0.3 0.0 -0.9 0.1
2012 GRV Rk APP 15 55 .253 .313 .368 .256 103 -2.2 1.7 -0.2 72 0 -0.5 0.9 -3.1 -0.1
2013 QUD A MID 114 472 .257 .329 .378 .303 106 6.3 13.3 1.6 118 0 -6.8 -3.6 4.6 1.0
2014 LNC A+ CAL 131 602 .271 .337 .427 .335 108 19 16.8 1.4 131 0 -6.3 -3.7 5.0 1.3
2015 MIS AA SOU 127 489 .251 .326 .370 .288 93 -2.5 13.1 1.4 100 0 6.7 -2.8 -8.3 1.1
2016 ATL MLB NL 5 7 .254 .321 .430 .400 85 -0.1 0.2 0 75 10 -0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0
2016 GWN AAA INT 133 533 .261 .320 .389 .337 106 0.1 15.0 0.9 109 0 -7.0 -3.8 -0.8 0.4
2017 ATL MLB NL 53 173 .258 .327 .430 .231 94 -7.5 5.1 0.6 76 11 0.6 0.9 -4.6 0.3
2017 GWN AAA INT 103 432 .255 .319 .388 .304 97 0 12.8 0.6 114 0 2.2 -0.2 1.1 1.6
2018 ATL MLB NL 14 15 .237 .298 .382 .143 90 -0.1 0.4 0 78 10 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.0
2018 GWN AAA INT 130 541 .256 .321 .400 .311 98 -3.6 15.9 -4.2 96 0 0.3 1.8 -9.4 0.4
2019 BAL MLB AL 22 81 .237 .305 .394 .260 108 -2.1 2.3 0.2 97 18 0.9 -0.8 -0.9 0.2

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
2012 AST Rk GCL 97 85 13 23 8 2 0 35 11 12 22 2 0 .271 .361 .412 .141 0 0
2012 GRV Rk APP 55 50 8 11 3 1 1 19 7 4 10 0 0 .220 .291 .380 .160 0 0
2013 QUD A MID 472 416 46 108 33 1 12 179 63 50 92 12 3 .260 .335 .430 .171 5 1
2014 LNC A+ CAL 602 516 76 151 37 2 11 225 77 82 91 4 4 .293 .387 .436 .143 4
2015 MIS AA SOU 489 420 48 98 21 1 5 136 46 63 94 2 2 .233 .333 .324 .090 2 3
2016 ATL MLB NL 7 7 1 2 0 1 0 4 2 0 2 1 0 .286 .286 .571 .286 0 0
2016 GWN AAA INT 533 465 52 126 24 3 10 186 62 61 116 1 4 .271 .355 .400 .129 5 0
2017 GWN AAA INT 432 388 48 96 25 2 16 173 56 42 110 1 2 .247 .322 .446 .198 1 0
2017 ATL MLB NL 173 150 22 29 5 0 4 46 19 19 41 1 0 .193 .283 .307 .113 3 0
2018 GWN AAA INT 541 498 72 134 25 4 9 194 72 40 90 2 1 .269 .322 .390 .120 3 0
2018 ATL MLB NL 15 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 0 0 .083 .267 .083 .000 0 0
2019 BAL MLB AL 81 69 6 15 2 0 2 23 8 11 18 0 0 .217 .321 .333 .116 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 25 0.6000 0.4800 0.8333 0.6667 0.2000 0.9000 0.5000 0.1667 0.0000
2017 685 0.4818 0.4891 0.7313 0.6970 0.2958 0.8348 0.5048 0.2687 0.0000
2018 62 0.4516 0.4355 0.6296 0.6429 0.2647 0.7222 0.4444 0.3704 0.0000
2019 316 0.4747 0.4146 0.7252 0.5000 0.3373 0.8533 0.5536 0.2748 0.0000
Career10880.48070.46420.72610.63600.30390.83530.51540.27390.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 BAL $558,500
2018 ATL $
2017 ATL $
2016 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$558,500
1 yrTotal$558,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 109 dBoras Corp.2019

Details
  • 2019
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/18. Claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Atlanta 12/10/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Atlanta 9/17/16.
  • Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 1/14/15.
  • Drafted by Houston 2012 (4-129) (Bishop Amat HS, La Puente, Calif.). $1.85M signing bonus ($0.3602M slot).

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
90o 345 38 79 16 2 11 43 32 77 1 0 .256 .328 .427 87 4.5 3B -2 0.3
80o 327 35 71 15 1 10 39 29 74 1 0 .241 .312 .401 79 0.4 3B -2 -0.1
70o 313 32 66 14 1 9 36 27 72 0 0 .233 .303 .385 74 -2.3 3B -2 -0.4
60o 302 30 62 13 1 9 34 25 71 0 0 .227 .295 .381 69 -4.4 3B -2 -0.7
50o 291 28 58 12 1 8 32 23 69 0 0 .220 .285 .364 65 -6.2 3B -2 -0.8
40o 280 26 54 11 1 8 30 22 67 0 0 .212 .278 .357 61 -7.9 3B -2 -1.0
30o 269 24 50 10 1 7 28 20 65 0 0 .204 .265 .339 56 -9.5 3B -2 -1.2
20o 255 22 46 9 1 7 26 18 63 0 0 .197 .255 .333 51 -11.2 3B -1 -1.4
10o 237 19 40 8 1 6 23 16 59 0 0 .183 .241 .312 43 -13.3 3B -1 -1.6
Weighted Mean2942958121833246900.217.285.36066-5.73B -2-0.8

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Rio Ruiz perform good enough in AAA to earn a shot at 3b this year? if not, I believe Atl will sign/deal for a vet one by next year
(old man from duke's bar)
He has to beat out Adonis Garcia still? Yeah, he has a shot. I don't think he's the long term answer either though. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see any of the following playing meaningful roles in the mlb in 2017: Rio Ruiz, A Knapp, Micah Johnson, A Toles?
(DB from Pgh)
I'm going to say no on Ruiz, Knapp and Johnson, but I firmly believe that Andrew Toles, who has already shown his value as a righty-masher for the Dodgers, becomes a quality platoon outfield for Los Angeles moving forward. If you're looking for the next platoon specialist like Matt Joyce or Danny Valencia, this is your guy. (George Bissell)
2015-02-04 19:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat! End of my dynasty keeper list, keep two of three: Jorge Mateo, Ozhaino Albies, Rio Ruiz. Who ya got and why?
(Rob from Alaska)
I like Mateo quite a bit more than most. Legit top of the scale runner. Albies is an intriguing profile, although he's got some 'shiny new toy' type love right now. None of his flaws have been exposed. Plus, he has an outstanding name. Aforementioned, I'm the low man on Ruiz. And, especially from a fantasy POV, Ruiz is playing a less important position than the other two. (Jordan Gorosh)
2015-02-04 19:00:00 (link to chat)Settle these arguments for me please: 1) Is Willy Adames a better prospect than Rio Ruiz? 2) Steven Souza or Wil Myers for the next five years?
(Omarion from Hardly, On., Canada)
I'll take Adames. Was unimpressed with Ruiz in my AFL viewing. Feel for contact is there, but I don't think he's a 3B, and if he isn't, then what is the profile like? Fringy, contact-oriented strong side platoon guy? Adames does nothing spectacularly, but I think he'll hit for some avg/power at the big league level, and his defense at a non-SS position should be solid avg.

Myers by quite a bit. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ranking highest upside, bat only... Aaron Judge, Rio Ruiz, Lewis Brinson, Renato Nunez, Dalton Pompey, and Franklin Barreto?
(MP from Kentucky)
Pure upside: Brinson, Judge, Pompey, Ruiz, Barreto, Nunez (Craig Goldstein)
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's up with Rio Ruiz now that Colin Moran has joined the Astros organization? I can envision a scenario where one gets traded or one moves to 1B, with Singleton moving to DH. But that is all just speculation.
(Wayne from Austin)
Moran will end up at 1B someday, but no one is moving anybody just yet. That stuff all works itself out. Look at Baez and the Cubs. They shifted him to 2B like two weeks ago and he's fine. People have been wanting to move players in that organization for the past two years but no one moved. They'll find a spot for everyone and so will the Astros. That's why the minor leagues are so deal. No need to even worry about it just yet. Just hope they all hit and figure it out later. (Jeff Moore)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan, gun to your head (pretend, of course), which of these bats has the best chance to win an MVP in 5-7 years: Raimel Tapia, Dalton Pompey, Austin Meadows, Aaron Judge, or Rio Ruiz.
(Matt from KY)
None of them have an MVP ceiling. But, Tapia could mash his way to one, I guess. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-07-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rank these pitchers: Jose Berrios, Daniel Norris, Marco Gonzales Rank these hitters for their bats: Hunter Dozier, Michael Taylor, Rio Ruiz, Jesse Winker Thanks!
(FantasyFrodo from Washington)
Norris, Berrios, Gonzales. #BullDozier, Winker, Ruiz, Taylor. (Chris Rodriguez)
2014-05-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)Looking back now, which was better? Buxton or Correa+McCullers?
(Tim from CC)
I think the question is which process yielded the better result? Still too early to tell. Both were valid takes given the composition of the class. The determining factor might be whether or not Rio Ruiz develops into anything of substance, long term. Reports have been better this year, but that's really what the Correa signing bought. You could have fit Buxton and McCullers under the soft cap. (Pre-Draft Chat with Nick J. Faleris)
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rio Ruiz had a great second half (and playoffs). Do you see him as a .280 BA, 20+ HR third baseman ?
(Jim from Houston)
I think that's the ceiling and there is plenty of work to do to get there, but he is a very interesting player. (Mark Anderson)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Clash of the Low A 3B - who ya got: Rio Ruiz or Renato Nunez? Either one look like a future first division player?
(Rob from Alaska)
Good question, I'll take Rio Ruiz because I think he has a better chance of staying at third. From all accounts it does not look like Nunez will be able to stick at third, and he has major violence in his swing. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who has more impact potential between Rio Ruiz and Domingo Santana? What will each contribute at the major league level if the tools/skills turn into production?
(Kevin from Houston)
Santana. Not sure Ruiz can hit. (Jason Parks)
2013-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which of the young prep 3B from the 2012 draft do you like more, Carson Kelly or Rio Ruiz?
(McLuvin from Honolulu, HI)
Both have some warts as corner profiles, but give me Ruiz (assuming future health) due to the chance for a slightly better glove. (Nick Faleris)
2012-10-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)what player surprised you, based on the scouting reports/tidbits you received on him?
(xxx from yyy)
I'll start with the Astros because I just finished researching their system. Rio Ruiz. Um, he has some fans and they love the potential of his bat. I wasn't expecting that sort of love. (Jason Parks)


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