Darin Ruf
LF | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 232LBS | Age: 35

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 145 121 18 29 1 13 2 .240 .359 .306 .665
8 Seasons 1390 1207 161 301 57 170 6 .249 .338 .445 .783
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .240 1 13 2 .665
8 Seasons .249 57 170 6 .783

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 .451 .245 .304 .406 40.0 28.1 4.5
2020 33 420 64 6 9.4 5.9 89.4 111.7 12.5 34.4 .250 .453 .375 .350 .411 43.8 23.8 12.9
2021 34 1377 176 25 14.2 8 93.0 110.8 9.8 41.5 .262 .515 .384 .381 .487 54.5 27.9 14.7
2022 35 568 88 5 5.7 3.6 90.6 112.1 13.7 35.2 .261 .412 .317 .348 .380 48.9 21.4 14.3
Player 3859 590 57 9.7 6.1 90.9 112.1 12.2 34.9 .254 .462 .337 .349 .423 46.8 25.0 11.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 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, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 352 62.0 86 69 19 17 1 0 1 12 57 .275 .277 .333 .421 .353 .373 92.3 10 20.1 12.8
2022 Breaking 162 28.5 35 32 5 2 3 0 0 10 22 .156 .203 .250 .367 .222 .277 83.6 23 31.3 19.6
2022 Offspeed 54 9.5 19 17 5 4 1 0 0 8 9 .294 .307 .353 .462 .331 .365 97.4 14 43.3 40.0
2021 Fastballs 825 60.0 185 153 47 29 7 1 10 42 112 .307 .297 .562 .594 .418 .425 94.1 13 19.9 18.3
2021 Breaking 387 28.1 79 70 17 7 4 1 5 33 37 .243 .213 .543 .423 .367 .317 90.6 5 35.9 21.9
2021 Offspeed 164 11.9 46 39 7 4 2 0 1 12 27 .179 .214 .308 .367 .279 .314 91.6 2 25.4 20.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 5.9
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 39.8 23.9 27.3 9.1 48.9 25.0 26.1 4.5 27.3 23.9 23.9 14.8 5.7 3.6
Player 43.7 23.2 26.4 6.6 42.7 36.3 20.8 2.5 31.9 21.5 23.7 10.0 9.7 6.1
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.9 -1 166 29.2 41 .257 .257 .300 22.1 14.6 14.3 .295 .479 .380 44.8
2022 Sinker 5.0 7 146 25.7 36 .370 .519 .490 16.4 13.9 15.6 .309 .435 .413 63.6
2022 Slider -1.8 -2 127 22.4 27 .083 .125 .157 38.5 37.0 24.4 .159 .214 .219 28.6
2022 Changeup 2.7 1 44 7.7 17 .294 .353 .285 44.4 47.1 42.1 .307 .462 .325 66.7
2022 Cutter -4.2 -2 40 7.0 9 .000 .000 .156 23.8 11.1 5.0 .059 .076 .201 16.7
2022 Curveball 3.9 1 35 6.2 8 .375 .625 .425 0.0 0.0 0.0 .335 .825 .472 62.5
2022 N/A 4.2 0 8 1.4 1 -- -- .700 33.3 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2022 Splitter 37.5 1 2 0.4 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 544 39.5 122 .243 .447 .370 20.5 27.0 20.0 .249 .463 .362 54.3
2021 Slider 1.9 5 247 17.9 52 .244 .556 .407 42.1 44.2 25.0 .203 .379 .309 54.5
2021 Sinker 4.8 9 191 13.9 46 .474 .921 .609 16.7 13.0 15.8 .408 .850 .556 62.5
2021 Changeup -0.5 -1 147 10.7 42 .194 .333 .314 26.7 28.6 23.1 .204 .368 .306 45.8
2021 Curveball 4.0 6 141 10.2 27 .240 .520 .346 24.0 37.0 16.7 .229 .501 .334 40.0
2021 Cutter 1.4 1 90 6.5 17 .333 .417 .397 21.9 17.6 11.1 .354 .906 .534 70.0
2021 N/A 4.4 0 9 0.7 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .603 .656 .622 100.0
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 0 149 35.6 32 .192 .462 .392 21.2 21.9 18.4 .265 .562 .412 57.9
2020 Slider 4.5 3 74 17.7 21 .368 .579 .436 34.2 33.3 29.2 .234 .394 .311 33.3
2020 Sinker -1.2 -1 66 15.8 13 .200 .300 .327 15.4 0.0 0.0 .257 .313 .354 40.0
2020 Changeup -0.5 0 55 13.1 10 .333 .444 .375 33.3 10.0 7.1 .183 .265 .244 25.0
2020 Curveball 1.0 0 49 11.7 18 .235 .529 .389 40.9 38.9 30.4 .202 .356 .260 50.0
2020 Cutter 13.9 3 22 5.3 5 .600 1.200 .760 11.1 20.0 14.3 .561 1.213 .746 50.0
2020 N/A -17.4 0 2 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .219 .219 .213 0.0
2020 Splitter 0.0 0 2 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! 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 -3 -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 140 568 -2 0 4 3 6
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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 50.0 67.4 82.3 29.1 53.0 39.8 25.6 48.2 26.5 7.2 70.7
2016 351 51.3 61.7 82.9 32.2 54.5 43.0 27.0 47.3 26.5 7.7 74.1
2020 420 54.3 58.3 79.7 21.4 53.7 46.2 13.9 41.4 26.4 6.7 64.3
2021 1,377 48.4 57.5 83.6 19.8 51.8 42.5 12.2 38.1 25.0 6.9 68.4
2022 568 49.5 55.2 80.6 23.3 59.7 44.4 13.6 39.1 25.7 7.4 71.4
Player 3,859 49.9 60.6 82.3 24.3 53.8 42.4 18.2 42.4 25.9 7.1 69.7
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 27
2016 33
2020 23
2021 27
2022 64 57 39 28 87 30 29 75 87 52 93 50 17 21
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 23.4 5 4.9 0.0 0 4 2 40.0
2021 24.3 17 17.8 -1.0 2 11 10 58.8
2022 23.7 1 1.6 -1.0 5 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 5 4 4 6 6 5 0 6 4 6 3 5 3 5 4 6 4 6 5 6 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 4 6 4 5
2021 17 22 19 19 21 16 16 21 16 17 19 18 14 13 14 22 11 22 17 20 12 17 17 19 19 19 19 17 19 17 21
2022 1 2 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 3 3 4 0 4 1 3
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90 -0.8 89.4 93 3.6 90.6 -2.4
Launch Angle 12.6 2.6 12.5 9.8 -2.7 13.7 3.9
Barrel % 7.9 0.4 9.4 14.2 4.8 5.7 -8.5
Hard Hit % 42.1 -2.1 43.8 54.5 10.7 48.9 -5.6
Sweet Spot % 29.7 3.6 34.4 41.5 7.1 35.2 -6.3
xBA .25 -0.014 .253 .262 0.009 .261 -0.001
BA .235 -0.03 .276 .271 -0.005 .246 -0.025
xwOBA .329 -0.025 .353 .381 0.028 .348 -0.033
wOBA .311 -0.066 .379 .384 0.005 .317 -0.067
xSLG .439 0.012 .458 .515 0.057 .412 -0.103
SLG .414 -0.077 .517 .519 0.002 .314 -0.205
K% 23.2 4.9 23 27.9 4.9 21.4 -6.5
BB% 7.1 -2.6 13 14.7 1.7 14.3 -0.4
Swing % 48.2 -0.9 41.5 38.1 -3.4 39.1 1
Whiff% 26.5 0 26.4 25 -1.4 25.7 0.7
In Zone % 50 1.3 54.2 48.4 -5.8 49.5 1.1
Out of Zone % 50 -1.3 45.8 51.6 5.8 50.5 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 29.1 3.1 21.4 19.8 -1.6 23.3 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 1.4 14 12.2 -1.8 13.6 1.4
First Pitch Strike % 60.3 2.6 59 51.6 -7.4 61.4 9.8
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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 310 111 35.8 .396 .363
2022 R 140 48 34.3 .333 .288

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