Esteury Ruiz
LF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 169LBS | Age: 25
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 36 35 3 6 0 1 .171 .194 .257 .451
2023 497 449 47 114 5 67 .254 .309 .345 .654
2024 65 55 10 11 2 5 .200 .270 .382 .652
3 Seasons 598 539 60 131 7 73 .243 .297 .343 .640
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .171 0 1 .451
2023 .254 5 67 .654
2024 .200 2 5 .652
3 Seasons .243 7 73 .640
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 23 133 28 1 3.6 2.8 73.0 100.2 19.2 32.1 .205 .255 .197 .216 .253 10.7 19.4 2.8
2023 24 1753 355 9 2.5 1.8 82.7 109.5 9.9 32.7 .234 .316 .290 .271 .304 20.0 19.9 4.0
2024 25 246 39 4 10.3 6.2 87.7 109.8 17.1 28.2 .186 .356 .283 .284 .370 35.9 30.8 6.2
Player 2132 422 14 3.3 2.3 82.5 109.8 11.2 32.2 .227 .316 .283 .269 .307 20.9 21.1 4.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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
2022 50.0 21.4 17.9 10.7 39.3 32.1 28.6 25.0 25.0 28.6 17.9 0.0 3.6 2.8
2023 50.7 20.3 21.4 7.6 38.0 33.8 28.2 8.2 38.0 22.8 25.1 3.4 2.5 1.8
2024 35.9 33.3 17.9 12.8 30.8 48.7 20.5 7.7 23.1 25.6 23.1 10.3 10.3 6.2
Player 49.3 21.6 20.9 8.3 37.4 35.1 27.5 9.2 35.8 23.5 24.4 3.8 3.3 2.3
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 81 32.9 19 .267 .467 .318 15.8 15.8 10.3 .235 .380 .339 42.9
2024 Sinker -3.5 -2 43 17.5 8 .000 .000 .200 38.9 37.5 42.9 .070 .133 .260 33.3
2024 Slider -2.1 -1 36 14.6 12 .200 .200 .227 36.4 33.3 36.4 .158 .245 .221 28.6
2024 Sweeper -0.7 0 22 8.9 4 .250 .500 .313 20.0 0.0 0.0 .329 .411 .325 0.0
2024 Changeup 9.5 2 22 8.9 10 .300 .900 .490 43.8 50.0 50.0 .242 .745 .406 40.0
2024 Curveball -3.8 -1 19 7.7 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 50.0 25.0 .137 .151 .127 0.0
2024 Cutter -2.9 -1 18 7.3 6 .200 .200 .267 20.0 16.7 50.0 .095 .211 .225 75.0
2024 Slurve -9.0 0 5 2.0 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 614 35.0 155 .257 .353 .324 18.7 13.5 13.0 .224 .308 .280 17.1
2023 Slider 0.6 2 329 18.8 97 .272 .348 .293 35.1 23.7 22.3 .254 .321 .273 17.4
2023 Sinker 0.4 1 280 16.0 89 .313 .375 .350 11.8 12.4 20.0 .264 .371 .312 24.3
2023 Changeup -0.5 -1 157 9.0 46 .209 .302 .253 34.5 26.1 21.4 .215 .334 .265 32.3
2023 Curveball -0.3 0 139 7.9 41 .154 .333 .227 39.1 48.8 37.0 .139 .196 .172 15.8
2023 Cutter -0.5 -1 106 6.0 32 .333 .481 .397 22.9 6.3 10.0 .305 .363 .346 23.1
2023 Sweeper -2.6 -3 97 5.5 22 .158 .211 .212 31.0 27.3 16.2 .227 .320 .282 14.3
2023 Split-Finger 6.1 1 22 1.3 10 .222 .222 .250 14.3 20.0 22.2 .225 .251 .262 14.3
2023 Slurve -12.9 -1 9 0.5 4 .000 .000 .000 28.6 50.0 40.0 .150 .163 .137 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -2.5 -1 39 29.3 11 .200 .400 .291 10.5 9.1 8.3 .314 .455 .368 22.2
2022 Slider -9.1 -3 30 22.6 9 .111 .111 .100 30.0 33.3 25.0 .106 .115 .097 0.0
2022 Curveball 3.9 1 19 14.3 8 .250 .375 .269 33.3 25.0 25.0 .230 .254 .216 16.7
2022 Sinker -3.6 -1 19 14.3 1 .000 .000 .000 16.7 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Cutter -6.9 -1 12 9.0 4 .000 .000 .000 14.3 0.0 0.0 .126 .131 .116 0.0
2022 Changeup 2.4 0 8 6.0 2 .500 .500 .450 16.7 0.0 0.0 .367 .395 .340 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 36 133 -3 -1 0 0 -5
2023 496 1,753 -2 -8 1 8 -1
2024 65 246 -1 -3 1 2 -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 %
2022 133 52.6 71.4 76.0 39.7 64.0 43.6 41.7 56.4 21.3 7.5 70.0
2023 1,753 49.2 69.9 79.4 34.5 55.7 42.0 42.3 51.9 25.1 7.8 77.9
2024 246 49.6 67.2 84.1 33.1 39.0 46.7 29.2 50.0 30.1 4.5 90.9
Player 2,132 49.5 69.7 79.7 34.6 54.4 42.7 40.9 52.0 25.4 7.4 78.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2022 6 98
2023 3 21 2 2 9 4 4 1 51 1 62 2 47 16 97 77 56
2024 62 95
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 23.7 5 5.7 -1 4 4 2 40.0
2024 22.0 2 2.5 -1 0 1 2 100.0
Player 23.2 7 8.2 -1 4 5 4 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 5 2 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 4 6 7 5 5 6 6 7 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 3 5 6 6 6 6 6
2024 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 3
Player 7 4 8 7 9 9 9 7 9 6 9 10 7 7 9 8 9 7 8 9 8 9 10 10 5 8 9 9 8 9 9
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 73.0 82.7 9.7 87.7 5.0
Launch Angle 19.2 9.9 -9.3 17.1 7.2
Barrel % 3.6 2.5 -1.1 10.3 7.8
Hard Hit % 10.7 20.0 9.3 35.9 15.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 32.1 32.7 0.6 28.2 -4.5
xBA .205 .234 0.029 .186 -0.048
BA .171 .254 0.083 .200 -0.054
xwOBA .216 .271 0.055 .284 0.013
wOBA .197 .290 0.093 .283 -0.007
xSLG .255 .316 0.061 .356 0.040
SLG .257 .345 0.088 .382 0.037
K% 19.4 19.9 0.5 30.8 10.9
BB% 2.8 4.0 1.2 6.2 2.2
Swing % 56.4 51.9 -4.5 50.0 -1.9
Whiff% 21.3 25.1 3.8 30.1 5.0
In Zone % 52.6 49.2 -3.4 49.6 0.4
Out of Zone % 47.4 50.8 3.4 50.4 -0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 39.7 34.5 -5.2 33.1 -1.4
First Pitch Swing % 41.7 42.3 0.6 29.2 -13.1
First Pitch Strike % 61.1 66.5 5.4 63.1 -3.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 36 6 16.7 .194 .210
2023 Shades R 495 21 4.2 .290 .265
2024 Shades R 65 1 1.5 .277 .693
! 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 %
2022 26 15.8 26.9% 0.0% 25 20.5 12.0% 4.0%
2023 514 14.8 54.5% 0.6% 215 18.2 4.2% 0.5%
2024 78 13.6 64.1% 1.3% 29 17.4 3.4% 0.0%
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