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Ryan Rua

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Texas Rangers

2018 Stats

AVG

.163

HR

2

RBI

5

R

10

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Rua's respectable career numbers against left-handed pitching and ability to play first base and the corner outfield have regularly afforded him starts on the short end of a platoon over his past two ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 3/11/1990   BORN: Amherst, OH   COLLEGE: Lake Erie College   DRAFTED: 17th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Rua Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $870,000 contract with the Rangers in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

June 17, 2018  –  Ryan Rua News

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Rua was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Sunday, John Blake of the Texas Rangers reports.

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Ryan Rua 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
2011 21 R SUR 45 186 162 41 52 20 12 5 3 34 10 0 20 34 1 2 1 .321 .395 .512 .907
2011 21 A SPO 7 28 26 2 5 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 .192 .250 .308 .558
2012 22 A SPO 74 320 280 40 82 24 16 1 7 43 4 1 29 64 2 3 6 .293 .368 .432 .800
2013 23 A HIC 104 430 367 70 92 54 24 1 29 82 13 2 49 91 0 2 12 .251 .356 .559 .915
2013 23 AA FRI 23 95 86 19 20 6 2 1 3 9 1 0 7 24 0 0 2 .233 .305 .384 .689
2014 24 AA FRI 71 288 257 34 77 24 13 1 10 38 5 3 30 55 0 0 1 .300 .375 .475 .850
2014 24 AAA ROU 58 241 214 31 67 23 13 2 8 36 1 2 21 42 0 2 4 .313 .382 .505 .887
2014 24 MAJ TEX 28 109 105 11 31 9 7 0 2 14 1 0 2 18 0 0 2 .295 .321 .419 .740
2015 25 AAA ROU 40 165 142 18 28 11 5 0 6 22 3 0 18 45 0 1 4 .197 .303 .359 .662
2015 25 MAJ TEX 28 86 83 10 16 9 5 0 4 7 0 0 3 32 0 0 0 .193 .221 .398 .619
2016 26 AAA ROU 4 16 14 2 7 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 .500 .563 .714 1.277
2016 26 MAJ TEX 99 269 240 40 62 17 8 1 8 22 9 0 21 76 0 2 6 .258 .331 .400 .731
2017 27 AAA ROU 46 188 177 27 47 17 7 2 8 28 3 0 10 55 0 0 1 .266 .309 .463 .772
2017 27 MAJ TEX 63 144 129 17 28 9 6 0 3 12 2 2 14 52 1 0 0 .217 .294 .333 .627
2018 28 AAA ROU 14 66 55 10 15 8 4 1 3 14 3 0 7 17 0 1 3 .273 .379 .545 .924
2018 28 MAJ TEX 36 93 86 10 14 4 1 1 2 5 3 1 5 31 1 1 0 .163 .207 .267 .474
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3-Year Averages     63 164 150 22 35 11 6 0 5 13 3 0 12 53 0 0 2 .233 .299 .373 .672
Career  (View All)     254 701 643 88 151 48 27 2 19 60 15 3 45 209 2 3 8 .235 .292 .372 .664

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

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Ryan Rua 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. 16 Col 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .163 .207 .267 .474
Jun. 15 Col Did not play.
May. 30 @Sea Did not play.
May. 29 @Sea Did not play.
May. 28 @Sea 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .163 .207 .267 .474
May. 27 KC Did not play.
May. 26 KC Did not play.
May. 25 KC Did not play.
May. 24 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .155 .191 .262 .453
May. 23 NYY 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .163 .200 .275 .475
May. 22 NYY 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .198 .286 .484
May. 21 NYY Did not play.
May. 20 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .205 .297 .502
May. 19 @CWS Did not play.
May. 18 @CWS Did not play.
May. 17 @CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .213 .310 .523
May. 16 @Sea Did not play.
May. 15 @Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .213 .310 .523
May. 13 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .213 .310 .523
May. 12 @Hou Did not play.
May. 11 @Hou Did not play.
May. 9 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .222 .324 .546
May. 8 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .232 .338 .570
May. 7 Det Did not play.
May. 6 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .235 .344 .579
May. 5 Bos 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .234 .300 .534
May. 4 Bos Did not play.
May. 3 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .230 .310 .540
May. 2 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .228 .315 .543
May. 1 @Cle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .232 .321 .553
Last 7 Games 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Last 14 Games 15 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .176 .067 .243
Last 30 Games 34 6 4 0 0 1 2 3 14 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .189 .206 .395
Ryan Rua 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
Jun. 19 Fresno 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 15 Sacramento 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 14 Sacramento 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Jun. 13 Sacramento 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jun. 10 Las Vegas 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000
Jun. 9 Las Vegas 5 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .600 .667 1.400 2.067
Jun. 8 Las Vegas 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400
Jun. 7 Salt Lake 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 6 Salt Lake 6 0 3 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .833 1.333
Jun. 5 Salt Lake 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .250 .200 .750 .950
Jun. 3 Nashville 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 2 Nashville 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 .750 .500 1.250
Last 7 Days 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Last 14 Days 39 6 10 3 0 2 9 3 11 1 0 1 1 .256 .318 .487 .805
Last 30 Days 49 8 12 3 1 2 10 5 16 2 0 2 1 .245 .333 .469 .802

Ryan Rua: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 4 27 24 1 2 1
2017 23 38 37 1 1
2016 31 2 65 60 4 3 4
2015 4 25 22 4
2014 9 1 17 17 2

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Ryan Rua: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 1 3 29
2018 2 1 8

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Ryan Rua Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018335132.212.394.710
2017617141.262.377.695
2016102204102.284.441.795

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018535121.132.189.318
20176810281.176.294.567
2016138204127.239.370.683

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018538240.113.245.403
20177513282.240.347.676
2016105193136.295.438.821

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018332013.242.303.589
2017544140.185.315.556
201613521593.230.370.659
Ryan Rua vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Ryan Rua Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 R SUR 186 162 10.8% 18.3% 0.59 79% .386 .191
2011 21 A SPO 28 26 3.6% 21.4% 0.17 77% .211 .116
2012 22 A SPO 320 280 9.1% 20% 0.45 77% .354 .139
2013 23 A HIC 430 367 11.4% 21.2% 0.54 75% .253 .308
2013 23 AA FRI 95 86 7.4% 25.3% 0.29 72% .288 .151
2014 24 AA FRI 288 257 10.4% 19.1% 0.55 79% .349 .175
2014 24 AAA ROU 241 214 8.7% 17.4% 0.50 80% .355 .192
2014 24 MAJ TEX 109 105 1.8% 16.5% 0.11 83% .341 .124
2015 25 AAA ROU 165 142 10.9% 27.3% 0.40 68% .239 .162
2015 25 MAJ TEX 86 83 3.5% 37.2% 0.09 61% .255 .205
2016 26 AAA ROU 16 14 12.5% 12.5% 1.00 86% .545 .214
2016 26 MAJ TEX 269 240 7.8% 28.3% 0.28 68% .342 .142
2017 27 AAA ROU 188 177 5.3% 29.3% 0.18 69% .342 .197
2017 27 MAJ TEX 144 129 9.7% 36.1% 0.27 60% .338 .116
2018 28 AAA ROU 66 55 10.6% 25.8% 0.41 69% .333 .272
2018 28 MAJ TEX 93 86 5.4% 33.3% 0.16 64% .222 .104
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3-Year Averages     164 150 7.3% 32.3% 0.23 65% .326 .140
Career     701 643 6.4% 29.8% 0.22 67% .316 .137

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Ryan Rua Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2018 25 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2018 195 -4 - 0 -2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2018 7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2018 2 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Ryan Rua    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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0.16 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.4% BB Rate
POOR
33.3% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.474 OPS
TERRIBLE
.207 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.163 AVG
TERRIBLE
.222 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.267 SLG
TERRIBLE
.104 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Ryan Rua: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

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Rua was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday.

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Rua went 1-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and a run scored Sunday in the loss to Boston.

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Rua was called up from Triple-A Round Rock prior to Wednesday's game against Oakland.

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The Rangers optioned Rua to Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.

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Rua was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday.

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Rua was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday.

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Rua is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros.

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Rua is not in the lineup against Houston on Friday.

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Rua went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Angels.

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Rua is not in the lineup against Houston on Saturday, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Rua was named the Rangers' starting left fielder Friday, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Although he won the starting left field job out of spring training in 2015, Rua had no such luck in the 2016 season. He still managed to crack the Opening Day roster, but the 26-year-old was relegated to a bench role after the Rangers signed Ian Desmond to fill out the outfield. Despite this initial position, Rua managed to garner quite a bit of playing time at the major league level due to the injury woes of Shin-Soo Choo, and he filled in capably. The 2011 17th-round draft pick even logged 31 starts at first base over the course of the season, giving him additional positional eligibility headed into the 2017 campaign. Rua still finds far more success against left-handed pitching than against right-handers, but given the Rangers' potential vacancy -- part-time or more -- at first base and designated hitter, there is a good chance that he could move into at least a few starts per week in 2017. That's worth speculation in AL-only fantasy leagues.

2016

Rua earned the starting left-field spot for Texas to begin the year but suffered an ankle injury in the first week and was held out of action until mid-June as a result. Upon his return, Rua was afforded a brief stretch of semi-regular playing time until the acquisition of Mike Napoli in early August resulted in a trip to the minors. Rua's name was included among the Rangers' September callups, but he logged all of three at-bats over the season's final month. The results in 86 plate appearances were unsightly and he didn't fare much better at Triple-A Round Rock. It's possible that Rua will get a chance to earn the left field job once again in spring training, but the plate skills have not translated to the major league level to this point (2.6% BB%, 25.6% K%).

2015

Rua has some power but does not profile as an everyday player, nor does he have a visible avenue to significant playing time with the Rangers this season. Injuries to the big league club last season allowed him to appear in 28 games in the majors, primarily in left field and at first base. However, Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland have first base taken care of heading into 2015, and it is unlikely that the Rangers would go into spring training looking at Rua as an everyday option in left. There also won’t be an opening for him at second base or third base, two positions he was featured at prominently in the minor leagues. He could make the team as a utility option or on the short side of a left-field platoon, as his splits are better against southpaws, but Rua is unlikely to be a legitimate fantasy option in standard formats.