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Rio Ruiz

23-Year-Old Third Baseman – Atlanta Braves

2017 Stats

AVG

.175

HR

2

RBI

9

R

14

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ruiz began the 2016 season with Triple-A Gwinnett looking to rebound from his disappointing 2015 performance in which he posted a .657 OPS with Double-A Mississippi. The change of scenery paid off, as...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 230   DOB: 5/22/1994   BORN: Covina, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 4th Rd   

June 22, 2017  –  Rio Ruiz News

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Rio Ruiz 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
2012 18 R GRE 15 55 50 8 11 5 3 1 1 7 0 0 4 10 0 0 1 .220 .291 .380 .671
2012 18 R GUL 23 97 85 13 23 10 8 2 0 11 2 0 12 22 0 0 0 .271 .361 .412 .773
2013 19 A QUA 114 472 416 46 108 46 33 1 12 63 12 3 50 92 1 5 0 .260 .335 .430 .765
2014 20 A+ LAN 131 602 516 76 151 50 37 2 11 77 4 4 82 91 0 4 0 .293 .387 .436 .823
2015 21 AA MIS 127 489 420 48 98 27 21 1 5 46 2 2 63 94 3 2 1 .233 .333 .324 .657
2016 22 AAA GWI 133 533 465 52 126 37 24 3 10 62 1 4 61 116 0 5 2 .271 .355 .400 .755
2016 22 MAJ ATL 5 7 7 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571 .857
2017 23 AAA GWI 66 278 256 30 65 30 19 2 9 36 1 2 20 72 0 1 1 .254 .309 .449 .758
2017 23 MAJ ATL 31 91 80 14 14 5 3 0 2 9 0 0 9 25 0 1 1 .175 .264 .288 .552
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3-Year Averages     5 7 7 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571 .857
Career  (View All)     36 98 87 15 16 6 3 1 2 11 1 0 9 27 0 1 1 .184 .265 .310 .576

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

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Rio Ruiz Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 21 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .264 .288 .552
Jun. 20 SF Did not play.
Jun. 19 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .273 .299 .572
Jun. 18 Mia 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .184 .276 .303 .579
Jun. 17 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .286 .311 .597
Jun. 16 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .289 .315 .604
Jun. 14 @Was 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .293 .319 .612
Jun. 13 @Was 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .312 .343 .655
Jun. 12 @Was 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .301 .297 .598
Jun. 11 NYM Did not play.
Jun. 10 NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .309 .288 .597
Jun. 10 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .309 .288 .597
Jun. 9 NYM 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .313 .304 .617
Jun. 8 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .302 .291 .593
Jun. 7 Phi 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .322 .314 .636
Jun. 6 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .291 .320 .611
Jun. 5 Phi 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .296 .327 .623
Jun. 4 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .294 .340 .634
Jun. 3 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 2 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .300 .348 .648
May. 31 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .306 .356 .662
May. 30 @LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .333 .390 .723
May. 29 @LAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .341 .405 .746
May. 28 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .351 .424 .775
May. 27 @SF 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .467 .831
May. 26 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .344 .414 .758
May. 25 Pit 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .320 .393 .480 .873
May. 24 Pit 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .333 .429 .762
May. 23 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .316 .375 .691
May. 22 Pit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .900
Last 7 Games 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 29 3 3 1 0 1 4 2 10 0 0 0 1 0 .103 .156 .241 .397
Last 30 Games 70 12 12 3 0 1 7 8 21 0 0 1 1 2 .171 .263 .257 .520
Rio Ruiz Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 24 Lehigh Vly 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .900
Jul. 23 Indianapols 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 22 Indianapols 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 21 Indianapols 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Jul. 20 Indianapols 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jul. 19 Lehigh Vly 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 18 Lehigh Vly 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 17 Lehigh Vly 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 16 Charlotte 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Jul. 15 Charlotte 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .667 1.267
Jul. 14 Charlotte 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.000 1.500
Jul. 13 Charlotte 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Jul. 9 Indianapols 5 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 1.600 2.000
Jul. 8 Indianapols 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 7 Indianapols 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Jul. 6 Norfolk 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 5 Norfolk 4 1 3 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .750 .800 1.500 2.300
Jul. 4 Norfolk 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
Jul. 3 Charlotte 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Jul. 2 Charlotte 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833
Jul. 1 Charlotte 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 30 Charlotte 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 29 Toledo 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000
Jun. 28 Toledo 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
Jun. 27 Toledo 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jun. 26 Toledo 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Jun. 25 Norfolk 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Last 7 Days 28 1 3 2 0 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 .107 .167 .179 .346
Last 14 Days 46 7 7 4 1 0 3 6 17 0 0 0 0 .152 .250 .283 .533
Last 30 Days 109 15 25 7 1 5 20 10 31 0 0 1 0 .229 .300 .450 .750

Rio Ruiz: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 22
2016 2

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Rio Ruiz: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 120

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Rio Ruiz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201743010.500.7501.350

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20177611280.158.263.507
201671021.286.571.857

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017459160.200.289.604
201661021.333.6671.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017355130.143.286.475
201610000.000.000.000
Rio Ruiz Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 18 R GRE 55 50 7.3% 18.2% 0.40 80% .256 .160
2012 18 R GUL 97 85 12.4% 22.7% 0.55 74% .365 .141
2013 19 A QUA 472 416 10.6% 19.5% 0.54 78% .303 .170
2014 20 A+ LAN 602 516 13.6% 15.1% 0.90 82% .335 .143
2015 21 AA MIS 489 420 12.9% 19.2% 0.67 78% .288 .091
2016 22 AAA GWI 533 465 11.4% 21.8% 0.53 75% .337 .129
2016 22 MAJ ATL 7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .400 .285
2017 23 AAA GWI 278 256 7.2% 25.9% 0.28 72% .318 .195
2017 23 MAJ ATL 91 80 9.9% 27.5% 0.36 69% .222 .113
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3-Year Averages     7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .400 .285
Career     98 87 9.2% 27.6% 0.33 69% .237 .126

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Rio Ruiz Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 3B 12 0 1 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 175.7 -2 47 -2 0 -2 109 -2 51 1 -3 3 -2
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 0 0 0 -2 0 -2

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2017 Stat Review for Rio Ruiz    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
9.9% BB Rate
GOOD
27.5% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.552 OPS
TERRIBLE
.264 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.175 AVG
TERRIBLE
.222 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.288 SLG
TERRIBLE
.113 ISO
POOR

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Rio Ruiz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ruiz is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Giants.

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Ruiz is not in the lineup Monday against the Giants.

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Ruiz is not in the lineup Saturday against the Marlins.

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Ruiz is not in Friday's lineup against the Marlins.

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Ruiz is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

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Ruiz is not in the lineup Friday against the Mets.

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Ruiz is out of the lineup Saturday against the Reds, the second straight day he has sat with a right-handed pitcher on the mound for the opposing team, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan reports.

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Ruiz is out of Friday's lineup against the Reds, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Ruiz likely will share time at third base with Adonis Garcia (Achilles), who will be activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday, David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Ruiz is not in Saturday's lineup against the Giants.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The 21-year-old third baseman turned in a .657 OPS with five home runs in 489 plate appearances at Double-A last year, so on the surface it would be pretty easy to cut bait, and in leagues where only 100 prospects are rostered, the smart move is probably to move on. However, Mississippi is by far the worst place to hit in the Southern League, and it is perhaps the worst place to hit home runs in all the minors. This means Ruizís struggles last year should open up a prime opportunity to buy low in deeper leagues. A strong approach remained in tact for Ruiz despite the suboptimal hitting environment last year, and he will presumably start the year at Triple-A as a 21-year-old, so he also has youth on his side. Adonis Garcia could be the Bravesí starting third baseman on Opening Day, so nothing is standing in Ruizís path to a big league job sometime in 2016 if he can get back on track at the plate.

2015

Ruiz took a step forward in the hitter-friendly California League, hitting .293/.387/.436 with 37 doubles, 11 homers and 77 RBI in 131 games for High-A Lancaster. He drew nearly as many walks (82) as strikeouts (91), improving his walk rate (13.6%) by three percent compared to the year prior. At 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds, the 20-year-old third baseman hasn't displayed much power for a player his size, but he's shown ample range and agility as a defender. Traded to the Braves as part of a blockbuster deal in January, Ruiz is expected to open 2015 at Double-A Mississippi for his new organization.

2014

Ruiz, a fourth-round pick by the Astros in 2012, hit the ball well in his first full minor league season, slashing .260/.335/.430 with 12 home runs and 63 RBI over 114 games for Low-A Quad Cities. The 19-year-old third baseman tallied 50 walks against 92 strikeouts and even contributed 12 steals. Ruiz is several years away making an impact in the majors, with likely stops at High-A and Double-A this season if all goes well at the former. His path to the big leagues may ultimately hinge on whether third base becomes the position of choice for top prospect Carlos Correa, but that issue is one that will be sorted out after it's determined if Ruiz can handle more advanced pitching as he moves through the Houston system.

2013

Part of the reason the Astros had what many believed to be the best draft of anyone last summer was their ability to use the slot money saved on signing Carlos Correa for talent later in the draft. One such signing was Ruiz, who the Astros lured away from USC with a fourth-round pick. Ruiz has drawn comparisons to Eric Chavez, and not just because he is third baseman from Southern California that bats left-handed and throws right. Ruiz has a short stroke with good bat speed and sure hands in the field, all of which should translate as he develops. He battled a life-threatening blood clot as a high school senior, but with the surgery now behind him, nothing stands in the way of his development.