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Rio Ruiz

20-Year-Old Third Baseman – Houston Astros

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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...

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LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 219   DOB: 5/22/1994   BORN: Covina, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 4th Rd   

August 17, 2014  –  Rio Ruiz News

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Ruiz, 20, is slashing .300/.391/.450 with 11 home runs, 72 RBI and four steals through 117 games with High-A Lancaster.

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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

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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% .308 .170
2014 20 A+ LAN 602 516 13.6% 15.1% 0.90 82% .338 .143

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Ruiz, 20, is slashing .299/.392/.453 with eight home runs, 58 RBI and two steals through 86 games for High-A Lancaster.

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Ruiz, 20, is slashing .292/.385/.421 with four home runs and 31 RBI through 54 games for High-A Lancaster.

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Ruiz had a big night at the plate Monday for High-A Lancaster, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI against High Desert.

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Ruiz will open 2014 with High-A Lancaster, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Ruiz, 19, is slashing .234/.329/.367 with six home runs, 34 RBI and six steals through 71 games for Low-A Quad Cities.

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Ruiz received a $1.85M signing bonus -- five times higher than the prescribed slot recommendation of $360,200 -- to forgo his commitment to USC and sign with the Astros, according to the team's official site.

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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.