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Josh Rutledge

27-Year-Old Second Baseman – Boston Red Sox

2016 Stats

AVG

.342

HR

0

RBI

3

R

9

SB

2

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Rutledge spent time with two organizations in 2015, beginning the year with the Angels before being traded to Boston for Shane Victorino. He never got out of Triple-A while with the Angels but put up ...

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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   

May 19, 2016  –  Josh Rutledge News

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Rutledge went 2-for-7 with a walk, a double, a stolen base and two runs scored while starting both ends of a doubleheader against the Royals on Wednesday.

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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
2015 26 R TEM 3 14 12 6 7 4 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .583 .643 1.167 1.810
2015 26 AAA SAL 78 337 310 45 85 27 19 3 5 32 2 1 19 67 0 3 5 .274 .323 .403 .726
2015 26 MAJ BOS 39 85 74 11 21 2 1 0 1 10 0 0 5 26 1 3 2 .284 .333 .338 .671
2016 27 AAA PAW 5 20 19 3 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 .316 .350 .421 .771
2016 27 MAJ BOS 20 44 38 9 13 6 6 0 0 3 2 0 5 13 1 0 0 .342 .419 .500 .919
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3-Year Averages     77 245 222 33 57 13 7 2 4 20 4 1 15 57 3 2 3 .257 .310 .360 .670
Career  (View All)     325 1,076 983 146 260 82 49 13 20 102 23 3 61 238 11 7 14 .264 .315 .402 .716

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Josh Rutledge 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 E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 24 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .419 .500 .919
May. 22 Cle Did not play.
May. 21 Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .371 .436 .543 .979
May. 20 Cle Did not play.
May. 18 @KC 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .382 .447 .559 1.006
May. 18 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .424 .533 .957
May. 17 @KC Did not play.
May. 16 @KC Did not play.
May. 15 Hou 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .407 .467 .593 1.060
May. 14 Hou 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .423 .522 .945
May. 13 Hou Did not play.
May. 12 Hou 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .368 .455 .526 .981
May. 11 Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .389 .476 .556 1.032
May. 10 Oak 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .389 .476 .556 1.032
May. 9 Oak 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .563 .714 1.277
May. 8 @NYY Did not play.
May. 7 @NYY Did not play.
May. 6 @NYY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .533 .714 1.247
May. 5 @CWS Did not play.
May. 4 @CWS 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .462 .500 .692 1.192
May. 3 @CWS Did not play.
May. 1 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 30 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .700 1.100
Apr. 29 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 28 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .700 1.100
Apr. 27 Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444 .444 .778 1.222
Apr. 26 @Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444 .444 .778 1.222
Apr. 25 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .444 .444 .778 1.222
Apr. 24 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 23 @Hou 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 1.200 1.800
Last 7 Days 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 .182 .308 .273 .581
Last 14 Days 24 8 6 3 0 0 0 3 8 2 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .375 .708
Last 30 Days 34 9 11 4 0 0 2 5 12 2 0 0 0 1 .324 .410 .441 .851

Josh Rutledge: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 4 12 1
2015 30 5 3
2014 17 5 69
2013 58 14
2012 7 57

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Josh Rutledge: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 14 13 38

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Josh Rutledge Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016111020.455.6361.208
2015226020.318.364.748
20148115291.309.469.840

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016278012.296.444.789
2015525180.269.327.637
2014228292241.254.382.688

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016227011.273.455.815
2015429160.310.405.780
2014165341222.315.467.840

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016162021.438.5631.063
2015322040.250.250.528
2014144103110.215.333.598
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 26 R TEM 14 12 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .545 .584
2015 26 AAA SAL 337 310 5.6% 19.9% 0.28 78% .336 .129
2015 26 MAJ BOS 85 74 5.9% 30.6% 0.19 65% .426 .054
2016 27 AAA PAW 20 19 5% 20% 0.25 79% .400 .105
2016 27 MAJ BOS 44 38 11.4% 29.5% 0.38 66% .520 .158
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3-Year Averages     245 222 6.1% 23.3% 0.26 74% .329 .103
Career     1,076 983 5.7% 22.1% 0.26 76% .331 .138

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2016 Stat Review for Josh Rutledge    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.342 AVG
ELITE
66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.520 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.500 SLG
GREAT
.158 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
11.4% BB Rate
GREAT
29.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.919 OPS
ELITE
.419 OBP
ELITE

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

Rutledge got the start at third base Sunday and went 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored in a 10-9 win over the Astros.

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Rutledge is out of the lineup Wednesday against the A's, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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Rutledge was a late addition to the Red Sox's lineup Wednesday after Hanley Ramirez was scratched due to an illness, Sean McAdam of CSN New England reports.

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Rutledge is making a spot start at third base and is in the starting lineup Monday against Atlanta, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.

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Rutledge had a pinch-hit double and drove in a run in Saturday's 8-3 loss to the Astros. He hit for left fielder Chris Young, then stayed in the game at shortstop while Brock Holt moved to left.

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Rutledge was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports.

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Rutledge was reassigned to minor league camp Monday.

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Rutledge is dealing with left hip soreness, the Boston Globe reports.

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Rutledge cleared waivers Monday and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

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 option. While he was more detrimental to the Rockies on the defensive end, Rutledge’s .269 batting average, four homers and two stolen bases over 342 plate appearances weren’t particularly encouraging outputs for a bat-first middle infielder. Plate discipline remains the overriding concern for Rutledge, who owns a career 5.4% walk rate and also saw his strikeout rate take a steep hike upward in 2014. The 25-year-old still has time to make the necessary corrections with his hitting mechanics, but the Rockies gave up on the idea of him becoming the heir apparent to Tulowitzki at shortstop and traded him to the Angels. He'll compete for playing time at second base in Los Angeles, but he'll need to improve with the glove to win a sizable role.

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.