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Darin Ruf

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Philadelphia Phillies

2014 Stats

AVG

.264

HR

3

RBI

5

R

8

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ruf joined the Phillies in July after Ryan Howard was lost for the season with a knee injury. He saw time at first base and in left field before the Phils turned right field over to him following the ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 240   DOB: 7/28/1986   BORN: Omaha, NE   COLLEGE: Creighton   DRAFTED: 20th Rd   

August 20, 2014  –  Darin Ruf News

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Ruf is starting in left field Wednesday and batting sixth, CSN Philly reports.

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Darin Ruf 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 23 A+ CLE 97 406 368 45 102 41 34 2 5 50 2 2 26 87 0 4 8 .277 .335 .421 .756
2010 23 A LAK 32 141 115 25 38 14 7 3 4 17 3 2 21 23 1 1 3 .330 .443 .548 .991
2011 24 A+ CLE 132 549 479 72 149 61 43 1 17 82 0 1 57 95 0 4 9 .311 .392 .511 .903
2012 25 AA REA 139 583 489 93 155 71 32 1 38 104 2 0 65 102 0 11 18 .317 .408 .620 1.028
2012 25 MAJ PHI 12 37 33 4 11 6 2 1 3 10 0 0 2 12 0 2 0 .333 .351 .727 1.078
2013 26 AAA LEH 83 350 305 44 81 29 22 0 7 46 1 2 36 88 0 6 3 .266 .343 .407 .750
2013 26 MAJ PHI 73 293 251 36 62 25 11 0 14 30 0 0 33 91 0 2 7 .247 .348 .458 .806
2014 27 R GUL 6 27 23 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 0 0 1 .130 .259 .174 .433
2014 27 A+ CLE 3 13 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250 .308 .250 .558
2014 27 AAA LEH 23 91 83 6 22 7 6 0 1 10 1 0 6 16 0 2 0 .265 .308 .373 .681
2014 27 MAJ PHI 29 65 53 8 14 6 3 0 3 5 0 0 6 17 1 1 4 .264 .375 .491 .866
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3-Year Averages     42 164 142 20 36 14 6 0 8 20 0 0 17 51 0 2 3 .254 .341 .465 .806

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

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Darin Ruf 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
Aug. 31 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 30 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 29 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 27 Was 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .375 .491 .866
Aug. 26 Was 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .365 .481 .846
Aug. 25 Was 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .224 .350 .408 .758
Aug. 24 StL Did not play.
Aug. 23 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .339 .408 .747
Aug. 22 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .345 .417 .762
Aug. 20 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .351 .426 .777
Aug. 19 Sea Did not play.
Aug. 18 Sea 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .377 .465 .842
Aug. 17 @SF Did not play.
Aug. 16 @SF Did not play.
Aug. 15 @SF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .347 .425 .772
Aug. 13 @LAA Did not play.
Aug. 12 @LAA 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .194 .333 .389 .722
Aug. 11 NYM 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .293 .364 .657
Aug. 10 NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .129 .263 .258 .521
Aug. 9 NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .270 .267 .537
Aug. 8 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 7 Hou Did not play.
Aug. 6 Hou Did not play.
Aug. 5 Hou 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .138 .278 .276 .554
Aug. 3 @Was Did not play.
Aug. 2 @Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .148 .273 .296 .569
Aug. 1 @Was Did not play.
Jul. 31 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .281 .308 .589
Jul. 30 @NYM Did not play.
Jul. 29 @NYM Did not play.
Last 7 Days 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .750 .800 1.500 2.300
Last 14 Days 13 3 5 1 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 .385 .467 .692 1.159
Last 30 Days 31 6 11 2 0 2 3 3 10 0 0 3 0 0 .355 .459 .613 1.072

Darin Ruf: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 9 1 8 8
2013 36 47 20 29
2012 3 6 6

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Darin Ruf Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014327350.375.7191.230
2013699350.188.348.656
2012162280.375.9381.326

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014211000.095.143.238
20131822711250.269.500.863
2012172120.294.529.845

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014396350.231.513.867
20131482511230.284.554.943
2012111150.455.8181.235

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014142000.357.429.866
201310311370.194.320.609
2012223250.273.6821.002
Darin Ruf 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 23 A+ CLE 406 368 6.4% 21.4% 0.30 76% .351 .144
2010 23 A LAK 141 115 14.9% 16.3% 0.91 80% .386 .218
2011 24 A+ CLE 549 479 10.4% 17.3% 0.60 80% .360 .200
2012 25 AA REA 583 489 11.1% 17.5% 0.64 79% .335 .303
2012 25 MAJ PHI 37 33 5.4% 32.4% 0.17 64% .444 .394
2013 26 AAA LEH 350 305 10.3% 25.1% 0.41 71% .352 .141
2013 26 MAJ PHI 293 251 11.3% 31.1% 0.36 64% .329 .211
2014 27 R GUL 27 23 11.1% 14.8% 0.75 83% .158 .044
2014 27 A+ CLE 13 12 7.7% 23.1% 0.33 75% .333 .000
2014 27 AAA LEH 91 83 6.6% 17.6% 0.38 81% .318 .108
2014 27 MAJ PHI 65 53 9.2% 26.2% 0.35 68% .333 .227
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3-Year Averages     164 142 10.4% 31.1% 0.33 64% .337 .211

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

Contact

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.264 AVG
AVERAGE
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.491 SLG
GREAT
.227 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.35 BB/K
WEAK
9.2% BB Rate
GOOD
26.2% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.866 OPS
GREAT
.375 OBP
ELITE

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Darin Ruf: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ruf, who has played sporadically of late, said he is doing what he can to be ready to produce when he gets an opportunity, CSN Philly reports. Im just doing what other guys do in my position, he said. Im getting in the cage as much as possible and getting in the weight room to keep my body fresh. Just swinging the bat in BP and trying to keep my swing as consistent as possible.

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Ruf is no longer being used in a platoon with Ryan Howard at first base, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Ruf was used as a pinch hitter Saturday and stayed in the game to play third base.

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Manager Ryne Sandberg confirmed Thursday that Ruf would be used in a platoon with Ryan Howard at first base, CSN Philly reports. I look at it as a scenario where against some left-handed pitchers it could be a platoon situation going forward, depending on the numbers, Sandberg said.

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Ruf is in the starting lineup at first base Thursday for a second straight game, CSN Philly reports.

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Ruf could be used in a platoon with Ryan Howard at first base, the Phillies' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Ruf earned the nickname "Babe" last season after crushing 38 home runs for Double-A Reading as a 26-year-old. He received a cup of coffee in September and hit three home runs in 33 at-bats with the Phillies. Ruf then went on to play in the Venezuelan Winter League where he continued to hit bombs at an impressive rate. The Phillies are working to convert Ruf to left field as he is blocked at first base by Ryan Howard. Reviews of his defense have been mixed thus far, but the Phillies have seen enough promise to continue with the conversion. Ruf has always been old for his level in the minors since being drafted out of Creighton in 2009. That raises some red flags about his ability to keep hitting in the majors. The Phillies are expected to give Ruf a chance to earn a roster spot this spring. He'll be an interesting sleeper if he wins a job.