Darin Ruf
DH | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 232LBS | Age: 36

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 20, #617, Philadelphia Phillies | Creighton

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 57 49 3 11 0 3 0 .224 .333 .286 .619
9 Seasons 1690 1469 198 351 67 205 6 .239 .329 .427 .756
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .224 0 3 0 .619
9 Seasons .239 67 205 6 .756

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 28 1143 202 16 7.9 5.4 90.0 110.8 12.6 29.7 .250 .439 .311 .329 .395 42.1 23.2 7.1
2016 29 351 60 5 8.3 5.6 89.2 109.9 15.2 33.3 .236 .455 .245 .305 .408 40.0 28.1 4.5
2020 33 419 64 6 9.4 6.0 89.4 111.7 12.5 34.4 .253 .458 .379 .353 .411 43.8 23.0 13.0
2021 34 1377 176 25 14.2 8.0 93.0 110.8 9.8 41.5 .262 .515 .384 .381 .487 54.5 27.9 14.7
2022 35 1620 232 20 8.6 5.2 89.2 112.1 14.8 34.5 .219 .371 .291 .310 .367 40.5 27.1 11.6
2023 36 264 33 4 12.1 7.0 94.0 108.0 7.5 39.4 .255 .461 .288 .361 .454 51.5 28.1 14.0
Player 5174 767 76 9.9 6.1 90.5 112.1 12.6 34.9 .243 .440 .323 .338 .412 44.9 26.1 11.0
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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 46.5 23.3 24.8 5.4 45.0 36.1 18.3 2.5 33.7 21.8 26.2 7.4 7.9 5.4
2016 41.7 23.3 21.7 13.3 36.7 51.7 11.7 3.3 33.3 23.3 20.0 10.0 8.3 5.6
2020 42.2 21.9 26.6 9.4 39.1 35.9 25.0 1.6 31.3 26.6 20.3 9.4 9.4 6.0
2021 43.8 23.3 29.5 3.4 40.3 36.9 22.7 1.7 31.8 17.6 23.3 10.8 14.2 8.0
2022 41.8 29.7 20.7 7.8 42.2 29.3 28.4 5.2 26.3 28.0 23.7 8.2 8.6 5.2
2023 48.5 30.3 21.2 0.0 33.3 54.5 12.1 0.0 30.3 18.2 33.3 6.1 12.1 7.0
Player 43.8 25.4 24.4 6.4 41.5 36.2 22.2 3.0 30.6 23.1 24.1 8.7 9.9 6.1
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -1.4 -1 80 30.3 17 .231 .231 .324 8.7 23.5 18.2 .293 .472 .414 55.6
2023 Sinker 1.9 1 50 18.9 13 .222 .333 .381 16.7 7.7 5.9 .317 .641 .499 62.5
2023 Curveball -1.9 -1 39 14.8 6 .167 .167 .150 38.5 50.0 21.4 .058 .068 .056 0.0
2023 Slider 1.6 0 30 11.4 6 .333 .500 .358 53.8 50.0 30.0 .253 .686 .392 33.3
2023 Changeup -2.7 -1 26 9.8 9 .111 .222 .139 41.7 33.3 25.0 .222 .426 .278 66.7
2023 Cutter 0.0 0 22 8.3 4 .500 .500 .450 12.5 25.0 14.3 .477 .547 .452 66.7
2023 Sweeper -3.5 0 13 4.9 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 20.0 .033 .060 .038 0.0
2023 Splitter 0.8 0 4 1.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -0.1 0 569 35.1 128 .216 .351 .313 25.2 23.4 18.5 .230 .379 .315 40.2
2022 Slider -0.8 -3 301 18.6 73 .117 .250 .241 34.2 34.2 24.0 .176 .335 .300 36.1
2022 Sinker 2.7 8 284 17.5 74 .322 .458 .424 17.8 17.6 21.3 .280 .409 .381 53.2
2022 Curveball -2.3 -3 139 8.6 34 .118 .265 .159 27.7 35.3 24.0 .168 .327 .211 31.8
2022 Changeup 2.5 3 137 8.5 39 .306 .556 .391 32.8 35.9 28.6 .259 .486 .347 50.0
2022 Cutter -2.9 -4 129 8.0 28 .080 .080 .139 32.3 28.6 19.0 .164 .280 .244 17.6
2022 Sweeper 1.5 1 35 2.2 5 .000 .000 .320 45.5 20.0 9.1 .068 .091 .192 0.0
2022 Slurve -1.2 0 13 0.8 3 .000 .000 .000 28.6 66.7 25.0 .002 .002 .002 0.0
2022 Splitter 43.6 2 4 0.2 2 1.000 1.000 .800 0.0 0.0 0.0 .740 1.059 .738 100.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 545 39.6 122 .243 .447 .370 20.5 27.0 20.0 .249 .463 .362 54.3
2021 Slider 2.8 6 221 16.0 48 .268 .610 .441 41.0 39.6 23.5 .223 .417 .335 54.5
2021 Sinker 4.9 9 190 13.8 46 .474 .921 .609 16.7 13.0 15.8 .408 .850 .556 62.5
2021 Changeup -0.5 -1 148 10.7 42 .194 .333 .314 26.2 28.6 22.6 .204 .368 .306 45.8
2021 Curveball 4.5 6 129 9.4 26 .250 .542 .360 25.0 34.6 16.7 .239 .522 .347 40.0
2021 Cutter 0.8 1 95 6.9 17 .308 .385 .356 21.6 23.5 12.9 .327 .836 .493 70.0
2021 Sweeper -5.3 -1 20 1.5 4 .000 .000 .175 83.3 75.0 50.0 -- -- .175 --
2021 Slurve -2.0 0 12 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 16.7 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2021 Splitter -11.0 -1 8 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .185 .208 .183 50.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.2 0 151 36.0 32 .192 .462 .392 20.8 21.9 17.9 .265 .562 .412 57.9
2020 Slider 4.6 3 72 17.2 21 .368 .579 .436 35.1 33.3 31.8 .234 .394 .311 33.3
2020 Sinker -1.2 -1 64 15.3 13 .200 .300 .327 16.0 0.0 0.0 .257 .313 .354 40.0
2020 Changeup -0.8 0 53 12.6 10 .333 .444 .375 34.8 10.0 7.1 .183 .265 .244 25.0
2020 Curveball -1.5 -1 47 11.2 16 .200 .467 .303 45.0 43.8 31.8 .156 .300 .223 50.0
2020 Cutter 12.8 3 24 5.7 5 .600 1.200 .760 10.0 20.0 11.1 .561 1.213 .746 50.0
2020 Splitter 3.1 0 4 1.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Slurve 57.7 1 2 0.5 2 .500 1.000 1.075 0.0 0.0 0.0 .546 .768 .555 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 36 163 -2 4 1 0 3
2013 292 1,218 -2 -7 6 7 4
2014 117 468 -5 -2 1 1 -4
2015 297 1,142 2 -9 6 1 1
2016 89 351 -5 -3 0 1 -7
2020 101 420 4 -2 2 2 6
2021 321 1,422 9 -11 11 7 16
2022 391 1,635 -2 -13 12 8 4
2023 57 264 -3 -1 1 1 -2
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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 1,143 50.1 67.5 82.4 28.9 52.7 39.8 25.6 48.2 26.5 7.2 70.7
2016 351 51.6 61.3 82.9 32.4 54.5 43.0 27.0 47.3 26.5 7.7 74.1
2020 419 54.2 58.6 79.7 21.4 53.7 46.1 14.0 41.5 26.4 6.7 64.3
2021 1,377 48.2 57.7 83.6 19.8 51.8 42.5 12.2 38.1 25.0 6.8 69.1
2022 1,620 49.8 56.8 80.6 24.1 53.6 42.7 15.5 40.4 27.5 8.0 71.3
2023 264 51.5 53.7 84.9 16.4 33.3 39.4 17.5 35.6 26.6 7.6 65.0
Player 5,174 50.0 59.7 82.1 23.9 52.3 42.1 17.9 41.8 26.4 7.3 70.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 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 82 27
2016 74 34
2020 84 24
2021 76 28 15
2022 43 11 32 52 53 31 57 53 82 53 15 88 31 78 16 23
2023 36 12
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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 23.1 3 4.1 -1 1 4 1 33.3
2020 23.4 5 5.0 0 0 4 2 40.0
2021 24.3 17 16.6 0 3 12 8 47.1
2022 24.2 11 11.8 -1 8 9 4 36.4
2023 -- 0 1.2 -1 2 2 0 --
Player 24.1 36 38.7 -3 14 31 15 41.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 3 5 2 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 5 5 4 3 5 6 5 4 4 6 4 3 4
2020 5 6 5 4 6 6 6 4 5 4 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 4 3 5 5 6 6 5
2021 17 19 16 15 17 14 19 16 11 13 14 18 20 15 17 19 17 15 17 17 17 17 20 18 17 15 17 18 19 14 16
2022 11 6 11 12 14 11 12 10 10 9 11 14 11 12 12 15 9 10 12 12 13 14 16 15 8 10 14 14 13 13 12
2023 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
Player 36 38 34 35 41 37 44 34 29 29 35 40 43 38 39 46 36 34 41 42 42 41 49 47 34 33 41 43 44 36 37
! 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 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.0 -- -0.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- 89.4 -- 93.0 3.6 89.2 -3.8 94.0 4.8
Launch Angle 12.6 -- 2.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 12.5 -- 9.8 -2.7 14.8 5.0 7.5 -7.3
Barrel % 7.9 -- 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.4 -- 14.2 4.8 8.6 -5.6 12.1 3.5
Hard Hit % 42.1 -- -2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 43.8 -- 54.5 10.7 40.5 -14.0 51.5 11.0
Sweet Spot % 29.7 -- 3.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 34.4 -- 41.5 7.1 34.5 -7.0 39.4 4.9
xBA .250 -- -0.014 -- -- -- -- -- -- .253 -- .262 0.009 .219 -0.043 .255 0.036
BA .235 -- -0.030 -- -- -- -- -- -- .276 -- .271 -0.005 .204 -0.067 .224 0.020
xwOBA .329 -- -0.024 -- -- -- -- -- -- .353 -- .381 0.028 .310 -0.071 .361 0.051
wOBA .311 -- -0.066 -- -- -- -- -- -- .379 -- .384 0.005 .291 -0.093 .288 -0.003
xSLG .439 -- 0.016 -- -- -- -- -- -- .458 -- .515 0.057 .371 -0.144 .461 0.090
SLG .414 -- -0.077 -- -- -- -- -- -- .517 -- .519 0.002 .338 -0.181 .286 -0.052
K% 23.2 -- 4.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 23.0 -- 27.9 4.9 27.1 -0.8 28.1 1.0
BB% 7.1 -- -2.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 13.0 -- 14.7 1.7 11.6 -3.1 14.0 2.4
Swing % 48.2 -- -0.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 41.5 -- 38.1 -3.4 40.4 2.3 35.6 -4.8
Whiff% 26.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 26.4 -- 25.0 -1.4 27.5 2.5 26.6 -0.9
In Zone % 50.1 -- 1.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 54.2 -- 48.2 -6.0 49.8 1.6 51.5 1.7
Out of Zone % 49.9 -- -1.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 45.8 -- 51.8 6.0 50.2 -1.6 48.5 -1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 28.9 -- 3.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 21.4 -- 19.8 -1.6 24.1 4.3 16.4 -7.7
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 -- 1.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 14.0 -- 12.2 -1.8 15.5 3.3 17.5 2.0
First Pitch Strike % 60.3 -- 2.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 59.0 -- 51.6 -7.4 60.3 8.7 64.9 4.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 84 12 14.3 .230 .188
2020 R 101 36 35.6 .295 .519
2021 R 298 105 35.2 .396 .358
2022 R 385 152 39.5 .269 .321
2023 R 57 0 0.0 .288

Pitch Tempo