Carlos Ruiz
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 215LBS | Age: 44
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 320 284 23 60 2 1 .211 .290 .285 .575
2016 233 201 21 53 3 3 .264 .365 .348 .713
2017 145 125 14 27 3 1 .216 .313 .352 .665
12 Seasons 4,069 3,539 405 935 71 25 .264 .350 .391 .741
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .211 2 1 .575
2016 .264 3 3 .713
2017 .216 3 1 .665
12 Seasons .264 71 25 .741
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 36 1236 245 4 1.6 1.3 84.9 104.3 9.8 31.0 .236 .326 .259 .289 .290 18.0 13.4 8.8
2016 37 994 168 6 3.6 2.6 87.9 107.5 12.3 31.0 .268 .389 .321 .338 .338 36.9 14.2 11.6
2017 38 629 89 5 5.6 3.4 87.7 110.1 12.0 39.3 .240 .396 .295 .322 .384 37.1 26.2 9.7
Player 2859 502 15 3.0 2.1 86.4 110.1 11.1 32.5 .248 .361 .287 .312 .323 27.7 16.3 9.9
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 45.7 18.8 29.8 5.7 27.3 39.6 33.1 2.4 42.0 24.5 23.3 3.7 1.6 1.3
2016 47.0 21.4 26.2 5.4 35.1 34.5 30.4 3.0 31.0 25.6 32.1 3.6 3.6 2.6
2017 44.9 20.2 30.3 4.5 41.6 33.7 23.6 4.5 32.6 23.6 28.1 4.5 5.6 3.4
Player 46.0 19.9 28.7 5.4 32.5 36.9 30.5 3.0 36.7 24.7 27.1 3.8 3.0 2.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 1 207 32.9 40 .306 .556 .399 19.2 25.0 17.2 .290 .588 .399 53.8
2017 Sinker -0.5 -1 172 27.3 48 .256 .372 .321 7.0 18.8 19.6 .264 .387 .310 37.1
2017 Slider -0.1 0 108 17.2 16 .000 .000 .263 36.4 18.8 6.4 .171 .202 .363 28.6
2017 Changeup -2.7 -1 47 7.5 13 .083 .083 .123 35.0 38.5 23.8 .189 .207 .213 0.0
2017 Curveball 3.9 2 42 6.7 12 .200 .400 .325 37.5 50.0 26.1 .131 .351 .279 50.0
2017 Cutter -3.3 -1 26 4.1 4 .000 .000 .175 14.3 0.0 0.0 .257 .305 .364 66.7
2017 Sweeper -13.2 -2 13 2.1 5 .000 .000 .000 0.0 40.0 28.6 .149 .169 .139 0.0
2017 Splitter 14.8 1 8 1.3 4 .500 .750 .538 66.7 50.0 40.0 .332 .371 .306 0.0
2017 Slurve -7.3 0 6 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 33.3 50.0 .089 .215 .126 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 413 1,573 -14 -12 14 7 -5
2009 424 1,704 -11 0 15 7 11
2010 453 1,919 5 -14 16 10 17
2011 479 1,793 -14 2 12 9 9
2012 414 1,540 18 -12 7 7 20
2013 338 1,259 -8 -7 9 5 -2
2014 444 1,801 -8 -11 13 8 2
2015 318 1,230 -14 -15 6 5 -17
2016 244 1,043 -8 -7 9 4 -2
2017 145 629 -6 -5 5 3 -1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,236 54.1 58.1 92.5 21.2 69.2 43.2 20.3 41.2 12.6 7.4 65.2
2016 994 50.3 55.6 92.8 17.4 67.4 42.1 11.6 36.6 13.2 7.1 64.8
2017 629 52.8 54.2 85.6 17.2 56.9 42.3 17.9 36.7 20.3 9.2 60.3
Player 2,859 52.5 56.4 91.1 18.9 66.1 42.6 16.9 38.6 14.4 7.7 63.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 40 25
2016 54 31
2017 76 24
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.5 4 3.8 0 3 1 3 75.0
2017 23.8 3 3.5 -1 3 1 3 100.0
Player 23.6 7 7.3 0 6 2 6 85.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 3 5 7 3 4 3 4 4 4 3
2017 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 4 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 5 3 3
Player 7 8 6 7 7 7 8 7 7 6 8 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 8 7 8 8 9 11 6 7 6 7 9 7 6
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.9 87.9 3.0 87.7 -0.2
Launch Angle 9.8 12.3 2.5 12.0 -0.3
Barrel % 1.6 3.6 2.0 5.6 2.0
Hard Hit % 18.0 36.9 18.9 37.1 0.2
Sweet Spot % 31.0 31.0 0.0 39.3 8.3
xBA .236 .268 0.032 .240 -0.028
BA .211 .264 0.053 .216 -0.048
xwOBA .289 .338 0.049 .322 -0.016
wOBA .259 .321 0.062 .295 -0.026
xSLG .326 .389 0.063 .396 0.007
SLG .285 .348 0.063 .352 0.004
K% 13.4 14.2 0.8 26.2 12.0
BB% 8.8 11.6 2.8 9.7 -1.9
Swing % 41.2 36.6 -4.6 36.7 0.1
Whiff% 12.6 13.2 0.6 20.3 7.1
In Zone % 54.1 50.3 -3.8 52.8 2.5
Out of Zone % 45.9 49.7 3.8 47.2 -2.5
Out of Zone Swing % 21.2 17.4 -3.8 17.2 -0.2
First Pitch Swing % 20.3 11.6 -8.7 17.9 6.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.3 54.9 -6.4 58.6 3.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 228 2 0.9 .326 .345
2017 Shifts R 144 0 0.0 .292
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 483 15.0 47.0% 4.3% 446 21.0 6.5% 13.2%
2011 513 14.2 57.3% 1.2% 304 20.3 4.9% 8.2%
2012 454 14.9 50.7% 1.8% 236 20.4 4.7% 8.9%
2013 366 15.3 46.4% 1.1% 220 21.3 5.5% 11.4%
2014 633 15.0 50.2% 2.7% 299 21.9 3.0% 11.7%
2015 404 15.6 45.3% 2.0% 233 23.4 4.7% 18.9%
2016 371 16.1 40.7% 2.7% 183 23.1 4.4% 17.5%
2017 224 16.6 34.4% 1.3% 107 23.2 0.0% 15.0%
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