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Josh Rutledge

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Los Angeles Angels

2014 Stats

AVG

.269

HR

4

RBI

33

R

44

SB

2

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Handed a large chunk of playing time when a torn labrum limited Troy Tulowitzki to 91 games, Rutledge was a colossal disappointment in his attempt to demonstrate that he was a viable replacement optio...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 4/21/1989   BORN: Birmingham, AL   COLLEGE: Alabama   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   

December 11, 2014  –  Josh Rutledge News

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Rutledge was traded to the Angels late Wednesday in exchange for reliever Jairo Diaz, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Josh Rutledge Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 A TRI 11 45 39 6 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 10 1 0 1 .128 .227 .128 .355
2011 22 A+ MOD 113 523 460 91 159 50 32 9 9 71 16 3 41 91 8 2 12 .346 .412 .513 .925
2012 23 AA TUL 87 379 356 57 109 43 27 3 13 35 14 4 14 69 0 4 5 .306 .338 .508 .846
2012 23 MAJ COL 73 291 277 37 76 33 20 5 8 37 7 0 9 54 0 1 4 .274 .306 .469 .775
2013 24 AAA COL 38 162 143 24 53 22 17 1 4 24 1 2 12 21 0 0 7 .371 .444 .587 1.031
2013 24 MAJ COL 88 314 285 45 67 14 6 1 7 19 12 0 22 62 4 1 2 .235 .294 .337 .631
2014 25 AAA COL 15 64 54 7 18 4 3 0 1 5 3 3 7 12 1 1 1 .333 .413 .444 .857
2014 25 MAJ COL 105 342 309 44 83 27 16 7 4 33 2 3 20 83 5 2 6 .269 .323 .405 .728
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3-Year Averages     88 315 290 42 75 24 14 4 6 29 7 1 17 66 3 1 4 .259 .308 .397 .704

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Josh Rutledge Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 @Sea 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .269 .323 .405 .728
Sep. 27 @Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .318 .400 .718
Sep. 26 @Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .262 .316 .400 .716
Sep. 24 @Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .314 .403 .717
Sep. 23 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .317 .407 .724
Sep. 22 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .315 .407 .722
Sep. 21 Tex 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .319 .413 .732
Sep. 20 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .317 .412 .729
Sep. 19 Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .315 .400 .715
Sep. 18 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .316 .402 .718
Sep. 17 Sea 5 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .314 .404 .718
Sep. 16 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .310 .393 .703
Sep. 15 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .261 .310 .396 .706
Sep. 14 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .309 .398 .707
Sep. 13 Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .265 .313 .404 .717
Sep. 12 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .314 .405 .719
Sep. 9 @Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .319 .411 .730
Sep. 8 @Cle 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .319 .412 .731
Sep. 7 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Min 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .315 .409 .724
Sep. 5 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .308 .398 .706
Sep. 4 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Hou 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .312 .402 .714
Sep. 2 @Hou 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .305 .387 .692
Aug. 31 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 30 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .297 .376 .673
Aug. 29 Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .298 .377 .675
Aug. 28 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .300 .381 .681
Last 7 Days 20 3 5 1 0 0 1 4 5 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .400 .300 .700
Last 14 Days 49 8 14 1 1 1 4 5 12 0 0 2 1 2 .286 .368 .408 .776
Last 30 Days 82 13 24 4 3 1 9 7 19 0 1 2 1 3 .293 .359 .451 .810

Josh Rutledge: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 17 5 69
2013 58 14
2012 7 57

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Josh Rutledge Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20148115291.309.469.840
201310210365.196.294.533
201281133121.247.519.798

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014228292241.254.382.688
2013183354137.257.361.684
2012196245256.286.449.766

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014165341222.315.467.840
2013145295107.255.386.698
2012143285214.287.490.816

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014144103110.215.333.598
201314016295.214.286.560
201213493163.261.448.730
Josh Rutledge Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A TRI 45 39 8.9% 22.2% 0.40 74% .172 .000
2011 22 A+ MOD 523 460 7.8% 17.4% 0.45 80% .417 .167
2012 23 AA TUL 379 356 3.7% 18.2% 0.20 81% .350 .202
2012 23 MAJ COL 291 277 3.1% 18.6% 0.17 81% .316 .195
2013 24 AAA COL 162 143 7.4% 13% 0.57 85% .415 .216
2013 24 MAJ COL 314 285 7% 19.7% 0.35 78% .278 .102
2014 25 AAA COL 64 54 10.9% 18.8% 0.58 78% .415 .111
2014 25 MAJ COL 342 309 5.8% 24.3% 0.24 73% .356 .136
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Josh Rutledge
3-Year Averages     315 290 5.4% 21% 0.26 77% .317 .138

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2014 Stat Review for Josh Rutledge    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.269 AVG
AVERAGE
73% Contact Rate
POOR
.356 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.405 SLG
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.136 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.24 BB/K
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5.8% BB Rate
POOR
24.3% K Rate
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.728 OPS
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.323 OBP
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2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Josh Rutledge

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Josh Rutledge: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rutledge went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers.

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Rutledge is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers.

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Rutledge went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Saturday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Rutledge went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's 16-2 romp over the Dodgers.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup Friday against the Cardinals.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Rutledge went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in Wednesday's 9-2 win over the Giants.

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Rutledge went 3-for-3 with two RBI and three runs scored in Monday's 10-9 win over the Giants.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup Thursday against the Giants.

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Rutledge went 1-for-4 with a stolen base in Wednesday's win over the Royals.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Reds.

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With Troy Tulowitzki (hip) out for the rest of the regular season, Rutledge figures to remain the Rockies' regular shortstop moving forward.

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2014

Rutledge earned the Opening Day second base job on the strength of his splendid major league debut a season before, but was a bust right from the get-go, earning a demotion to Triple-A in May after struggling offensively and in the field. Though he enjoyed good numbers at Triple-A and eventually found his way back to the Rockies on a couple more occasions, Rutledge was never able to recapture the success he enjoyed in 2012, finishing the season with a dismal .235/.294/.337 line over 314 plate appearances. Although Rutledge’s numbers were down in almost every category, he did raise his walk rate considerably during his trials in the majors and stole 12 bases, putting him at a perfect 19-for-19 on steal attempts for his career. D.J. LeMahieu probably has the inside track for the starting second base job this spring, but Rutledge offers significantly more upside of the two players based on the power potential he brings to the position. It’s certainly within Rutledge’s capacity to reclaim the job if he can meld his newfound plate discipline with the hitting skills he’s previously shown.

2013

With the Rockies struggling to get offensive production at shortstop with Troy Tulowitzki out with a wrist injury, Rutledge received a callup from Double-A Tulsa in July. He exceeded any of the team's wildest expectations early on, batting .345 with seven home runs and five stolen bases through his first two months in the big leagues. Once pitchers started figuring out the book on him, Rutledge was exposed down the stretch, with his low walk rate resulting in a rather ordinary .306 on-base percentage by season's end. Assuming Tulowitzki enters this season healthy, Rutledge will move over to second base full time, giving him eligibility at both middle-infield positions in most leagues. While Rutledge's average may drain some of his value if his lack of plate discipline continues, he has a great chance at reaching double-digit home runs and steals batting near the top of the Rockies lineup.