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Rio Ruiz

23-Year-Old Third Baseman – Atlanta Braves

2017 Stats

AVG

.210

HR

3

RBI

16

R

18

SB

1

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: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 180   DOB: 5/22/1994   DRAFTED: 4th Rd   

September 17, 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 103 432 388 48 96 43 25 2 16 56 1 2 42 110 0 1 1 .247 .322 .446 .768
2017 23 MAJ ATL 43 138 124 18 26 7 4 0 3 16 1 0 12 35 0 1 1 .210 .283 .315 .598
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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)     48 145 131 19 28 8 4 1 3 18 2 0 12 37 0 1 1 .214 .283 .328 .611

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
Sep. 17 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 16 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .283 .315 .598
Sep. 15 NYM 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .284 .322 .606
Sep. 14 @Was 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .277 .316 .593
Sep. 13 @Was 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .271 .310 .581
Sep. 12 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 10 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .282 .324 .606
Sep. 9 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 8 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .277 .327 .604
Sep. 7 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .287 .340 .627
Sep. 6 Tex Did not play.
Sep. 6 Tex 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .288 .343 .631
Sep. 4 Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .292 .351 .643
Sep. 3 @ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .209 .284 .352 .636
Sep. 2 @ChC 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .276 .345 .621
Sep. 1 @ChC 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .277 .313 .590
Aug. 31 @ChC Did not play.
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
Last 7 Games 17 2 4 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .316 .235 .551
Last 14 Games 37 3 9 0 0 0 6 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 .243 .293 .243 .536
Last 30 Games 69 7 15 2 0 2 11 5 20 1 0 0 1 0 .217 .267 .333 .600
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
Aug. 31 Norfolk 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167
Aug. 30 Norfolk 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
Aug. 30 Norfolk 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 28 Norfolk 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750
Aug. 27 Charlotte 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 26 Charlotte 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Aug. 25 Charlotte 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 25 Charlotte 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 24 Durham 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Aug. 23 Durham 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
Aug. 22 Durham 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Aug. 21 Durham 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000
Aug. 20 Buffalo 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .800 .667 1.467
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 51 5 11 2 0 2 6 5 16 0 0 0 0 .216 .286 .373 .659

Rio Ruiz: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 33
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
201794130.444.8891.389

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017112142131.196.277.543
201671021.286.571.857

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20177211190.208.264.573
201661021.333.6671.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017527271.212.385.625
201610000.000.000.000
Rio Ruiz vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Max Scherzer WAS 5 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000

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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 432 388 9.7% 25.5% 0.38 72% .304 .199
2017 23 MAJ ATL 138 124 8.7% 25.4% 0.34 72% .264 .105
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3-Year Averages     7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .400 .285
Career     145 131 8.3% 25.5% 0.32 72% .272 .114

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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 264 0 59 0 0 0 165 1 91 1 -3 5 -1
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 1 0 0 0 1

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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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0.34 BB/K
WEAK
8.7% BB Rate
GOOD
25.4% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.598 OPS
TERRIBLE
.283 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.210 AVG
TERRIBLE
.264 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.315 SLG
TERRIBLE
.105 ISO
TERRIBLE

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

Ruiz is not in the lineup Thursday against the Nationals.

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Ruiz is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Nationals.

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Ruiz is not in the lineup Saturday against the Marlins.

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Ruiz went 2-for-4 with three RBI and a stolen base in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Cubs.

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Ruiz went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Saturday's loss to the Cubs.

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Ruiz went 2-for-3 with a double in Friday's 2-0 loss to the Cubs.

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Ruiz was promoted to the big leagues and given the start at third base for Friday's game against the Cubs, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Ruiz was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday.

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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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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.