Ryan Borucki
25-Year-Old PitcherSP
60-Day IL
Injury Elbow
Est. Return 2/1/2020
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Borucki wears 56 in honor of his idol growing up, Mark Buehrle. Like the former White Sox great, Borucki is a lefty with good command who works quickly and features a changeup. His change had a top-25 swinging-strike rate last season and generated a higher percentage of whiffs than the same pitch from Zack Greinke, Dallas Keuchel, Jeremy Hellickson or Luke Weaver, to name a few specialists. What has been intriguing about this kid is how he has skyrocketed through the system, going from High-A to the majors in under two seasons, and he's done it without skipping much of a beat. His 2018 MLB strikeout rate was below average for a starting pitcher, but he had higher rates throughout the minor leagues. He could be a sneaky play in 2019 in deeper leagues, but with a level of risk that comes from pitching in a division loaded with tough hitting and mostly filled with ballparks with unforgiving run environments. Read Past Outlooks
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Transferred to 60-day IL
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
August 11, 2019
ANALYSIS
He has already been ruled out for the year after having surgery to remove bone spurs from his left elbow.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
78
Last 10 Games
78
Last 5 Games
78
How many pitches does Ryan Borucki generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
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11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
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121+
 
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21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
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101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Ryan Borucki generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-4%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-29%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-7%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .264 114 20 7 28 4 1 2
Since 2017vs Right .274 341 53 32 83 20 4 7
2019vs Left .571 9 0 2 4 1 0 0
2019vs Right .407 31 6 4 11 5 0 2
2018vs Left .242 105 20 5 24 3 1 2
2018vs Right .261 310 47 28 72 15 4 5
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-24%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-46%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 3.71 1.45 51.0 2 4 0 7.1 3.2 0.7
Since 2017Away 4.89 1.43 53.1 2 3 0 5.6 3.5 0.8
2019Home 10.80 3.15 6.2 0 1 0 8.1 8.1 2.7
2019Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Home 2.64 1.20 44.1 2 3 0 6.9 2.4 0.4
2018Away 4.89 1.43 53.1 2 3 0 5.6 3.5 0.8
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Ryan Borucki compare to other starting pitchers?
This section compares his stats with all starting pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 120 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 120 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.00
 
K/9
8.1
 
BB/9
8.1
 
HR/9
2.7
 
Fastball
92.0 mph
 
ERA
10.80
 
WHIP
3.15
 
BABIP
.504
 
GB/FB
1.10
 
Left On Base
60.4%
 
Exit Velocity
93.8 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
17.9%
 
Spin Rate
2194 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
53.6%
 
Swinging Strike
9.0%
 
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Out for season after surgery
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
August 9, 2019
Borucki underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from his left elbow and will miss the rest of the 2019 season, Scott Mitchell of TSN.ca reports.
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Team consulting with Dr. Andrews
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
August 2, 2019
Borucki (elbow) will have his case reviewed by Dr. James Andrews as the Blue Jays attempt to determine the best plan for him going forward, Shi Davidi of Sporstnet.CA reports.
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Lands on injured list
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
July 31, 2019
Borucki was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with left elbow inflammation.
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Roughed up by Rays in no-decision
PToronto Blue Jays
July 27, 2019
Borucki allowed six runs on eight hits, two walks and three strikeouts over two innings in a no-decision against the Rays on Saturday.
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Can't find plate against Cleveland
PToronto Blue Jays
July 22, 2019
Borucki (0-1) took the loss Monday as the Blue Jays were downed 7-3 by Cleveland, giving up four runs (two earned) on seven hits and four walks over 4.2 innings while striking out three.
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