Rio Ruiz
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2012 | Rd: 4, #129, Houston Astros | Bishop Amat HS (CA)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 413 370 35 86 12 0 .232 .306 .376 .682
2020 204 185 25 41 9 1 .222 .286 .427 .713
2021 141 125 11 21 3 2 .168 .243 .272 .515
6 Seasons 953 849 95 180 28 5 .212 .287 .357 .644
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .232 12 0 .682
2020 .222 9 1 .713
2021 .168 3 2 .515
6 Seasons .212 28 5 .644
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2016 22 25 5 1 20.0 14.3 93.7 107.9 13.2 40.0 .351 .596 .350 .401 .562 40.0 28.6 0.0
2017 23 683 112 7 6.3 4.0 88.0 105.9 4.1 27.7 .222 .374 .261 .300 .343 35.7 23.7 11.0
2018 24 62 7 0 0.0 0.0 90.6 97.2 -0.7 28.6 .150 .241 .199 .275 .290 42.9 33.3 13.3
2019 25 1594 285 8 2.8 1.9 88.4 107.8 11.3 33.7 .230 .355 .294 .292 .326 36.5 21.3 9.7
2020 26 788 141 12 8.5 5.9 87.9 109.0 10.5 27.7 .212 .356 .303 .277 .320 39.0 22.5 8.3
2021 27 540 90 4 4.4 2.8 86.8 107.4 9.9 25.6 .184 .288 .231 .249 .291 26.7 27.0 8.5
Player 3692 640 32 5.0 3.4 88.1 109.0 9.5 30.2 .218 .349 .279 .284 .324 35.6 23.1 9.4
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
2016 20.0 0.0 60.0 20.0 40.0 60.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 20.0 40.0 0.0 20.0 14.3
2017 56.3 23.2 19.6 0.9 31.3 43.8 25.0 5.4 39.3 19.6 23.2 6.3 6.3 4.0
2018 57.1 28.6 14.3 0.0 42.9 14.3 42.9 0.0 42.9 14.3 28.6 14.3 0.0 0.0
2019 44.9 18.9 27.4 8.8 41.1 37.5 21.4 3.9 33.7 26.3 25.6 7.4 2.8 1.9
2020 47.5 20.6 23.4 8.5 42.6 29.8 27.7 6.4 33.3 27.0 17.7 6.4 8.5 5.9
2021 52.2 26.7 15.6 5.6 36.7 36.7 26.7 4.4 38.9 25.6 22.2 4.4 4.4 2.8
Player 48.4 21.1 23.6 6.9 39.1 36.7 24.2 4.7 35.3 25.0 23.1 6.6 5.0 3.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2021 4-Seam Fastball -2.3 -4 180 33.3 53 .229 .396 .308 21.2 17.0 16.7 .253 .407 .320 41.0
2021 Curveball -1.7 -2 89 16.5 17 .133 .133 .188 42.9 23.5 17.4 .222 .255 .268 9.1
2021 Sinker -2.4 -2 84 15.6 23 .222 .278 .243 16.3 13.0 14.3 .145 .205 .219 16.7
2021 Changeup -5.6 -4 66 12.2 16 .000 .000 .088 43.8 43.8 28.0 .046 .048 .125 0.0
2021 Slider -2.1 -1 63 11.7 18 .059 .059 .089 53.1 55.6 35.7 .121 .134 .145 14.3
2021 Cutter 1.5 1 46 8.5 11 .300 .700 .441 21.4 36.4 28.6 .079 .117 .139 16.7
2021 Split-Finger 2.1 0 8 1.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .794 2.706 1.421 100.0
2021 Sweeper -13.0 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Slurve 3.8 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 250 31.7 64 .283 .450 .353 23.2 23.4 20.8 .228 .349 .274 48.9
2020 Sinker 4.5 5 122 15.5 39 .343 .686 .478 14.3 7.7 12.0 .310 .579 .400 51.5
2020 Curveball -2.0 -2 113 14.3 23 .000 .000 .122 43.9 43.5 24.4 .087 .119 .197 22.2
2020 Slider -1.4 -1 103 13.1 25 .217 .522 .338 37.7 28.0 19.4 .168 .239 .216 25.0
2020 Changeup -2.1 -2 101 12.8 24 .091 .227 .188 30.9 20.8 18.5 .178 .373 .248 22.2
2020 Cutter 2.1 1 61 7.7 19 .235 .529 .378 23.5 15.8 13.0 .173 .276 .250 21.4
2020 Split-Finger -0.8 0 38 4.8 9 .111 .222 .139 36.8 33.3 20.0 .247 .435 .282 50.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 -1 534 33.5 138 .223 .438 .326 22.0 22.5 20.7 .222 .401 .311 42.9
2019 Sinker -1.2 -3 252 15.8 74 .219 .281 .318 17.4 13.5 22.2 .243 .331 .300 33.9
2019 Slider -1.8 -4 220 13.8 64 .233 .367 .276 36.2 31.3 23.0 .215 .307 .251 30.0
2019 Changeup 1.6 4 220 13.8 52 .255 .489 .351 28.4 19.2 16.1 .230 .404 .308 35.1
2019 Curveball 1.3 3 197 12.4 38 .333 .394 .395 21.8 13.2 8.3 .276 .331 .321 21.4
2019 Cutter -5.1 -6 119 7.5 34 .121 .182 .147 24.1 29.4 24.4 .207 .294 .228 30.4
2019 Split-Finger -1.4 0 35 2.2 8 .125 .125 .113 27.8 25.0 12.5 .199 .243 .189 83.3
2019 Slurve 14.0 2 11 0.7 3 1.000 1.000 .833 0.0 0.0 0.0 .270 .284 .395 100.0
2019 Sweeper 23.3 1 6 0.4 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .447 .558 .432 50.0
2018 Sinker 6.3 1 21 33.9 5 .000 .000 .460 27.3 20.0 16.7 .188 .274 .397 100.0
2018 Curveball -1.0 0 13 21.0 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 33.3 25.0 .096 .096 .294 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -6.1 -1 9 14.5 4 .250 .250 .225 20.0 25.0 50.0 .173 .213 .174 0.0
2018 Changeup -0.4 0 6 9.7 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Slider -2.5 0 5 8.1 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Split-Finger -16.8 -1 4 6.5 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 100.0 .173 .511 .283 100.0
2018 Sweeper -2.0 0 3 4.8 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 Cutter -2.6 0 1 1.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 1 178 26.1 40 .212 .424 .344 23.9 17.5 12.1 .225 .384 .332 38.5
2017 Sinker 1.5 2 161 23.6 34 .464 .607 .488 12.3 5.9 6.3 .348 .495 .402 44.4
2017 Changeup -5.4 -7 124 18.2 36 .029 .029 .064 31.3 27.8 34.5 .169 .295 .222 25.0
2017 Curveball -0.5 0 87 12.7 21 .158 .316 .248 27.3 28.6 20.0 .195 .352 .276 30.8
2017 Slider 1.3 1 68 10.0 21 .235 .412 .367 39.4 33.3 28.0 .234 .442 .362 54.5
2017 Cutter -10.1 -4 44 6.4 14 .077 .077 .064 44.4 42.9 35.3 .170 .374 .212 25.0
2017 Split-Finger -7.5 -1 20 2.9 6 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 42.9 .073 .086 .069 0.0
2017 Slurve -4.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 172 683 -6 -10 4 3 -9
2019 413 1,594 -11 -13 12 6 -5
2020 203 788 2 -8 5 3 2
2021 141 540 -6 -11 3 1 -13
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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 %
2016 25 64.0 62.5 90.0 22.2 50.0 44.0 0.0 48.0 16.7 0.0 --
2017 683 49.3 71.8 81.4 26.9 50.5 37.8 38.2 49.0 27.2 9.2 84.1
2018 62 56.5 57.1 75.0 25.9 28.6 37.1 26.7 43.5 37.0 11.3 71.4
2019 1,594 48.2 69.9 81.6 25.1 60.4 43.4 35.1 46.7 24.3 8.3 82.6
2020 788 48.4 77.4 80.3 28.3 53.0 40.9 36.5 52.0 27.3 8.4 84.8
2021 540 46.5 81.3 77.0 30.8 57.3 44.1 36.2 54.3 29.0 5.2 96.4
Player 3,692 48.4 73.2 80.5 26.9 55.9 41.8 35.7 49.3 26.4 8.0 84.5
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
2017 47 42
2018 19 15
2019 10 12 8 13 18 6 10 32 56 35 52 63 53 73 28 13
2020 8 11 17 31 7 61 54 34 60 46 48 40 43 42 15 84 20
2021 48 24 19
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 21.3 4 2.8 1 7 3 1 25.0
2019 23.4 12 10.5 2 2 10 3 25.0
2020 23.0 9 6.6 2 1 11 0 0.0
2021 23.4 3 1.8 1 3 1 1 33.3
Player 23.0 28 21.7 6 13 25 5 17.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 4 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 1 2 9 1 1 2 3 3 2 4 3 1 5 4 3 1 2 3 4 2 4 1
2019 12 11 4 12 13 12 13 11 11 7 10 14 12 8 12 11 10 11 7 13 7 10 13 12 10 9 11 12 11 11 6
2020 9 8 7 10 7 7 10 7 6 1 2 9 10 4 7 7 7 6 7 10 6 3 12 5 4 2 9 10 7 5 2
2021 3 2 1 2 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2
Player 28 23 15 27 25 23 28 23 21 10 16 34 25 15 23 24 22 20 20 28 17 21 32 22 16 14 25 27 22 21 11
! 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 2016 2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 93.7 88.0 -5.7 90.6 2.6 88.4 -2.2 87.9 -0.5 86.8 -1.1
Launch Angle 13.2 4.1 -9.1 -0.7 -4.8 11.3 12.0 10.5 -0.8 9.9 -0.6
Barrel % 20.0 6.3 -13.7 0.0 -6.3 2.8 2.8 8.5 5.7 4.4 -4.1
Hard Hit % 40.0 35.7 -4.3 42.9 7.2 36.5 -6.4 39.0 2.5 26.7 -12.3
Sweet Spot % 40.0 27.7 -12.3 28.6 0.9 33.7 5.1 27.7 -6.0 25.6 -2.1
xBA .351 .222 -0.129 .150 -0.072 .230 0.080 .212 -0.018 .184 -0.028
BA .286 .193 -0.093 .083 -0.110 .232 0.149 .222 -0.010 .168 -0.054
xwOBA .401 .300 -0.101 .275 -0.025 .292 0.017 .277 -0.015 .249 -0.028
wOBA .350 .261 -0.089 .199 -0.062 .294 0.095 .303 0.009 .231 -0.072
xSLG .596 .374 -0.222 .241 -0.133 .355 0.114 .356 0.001 .288 -0.068
SLG .571 .307 -0.264 .083 -0.224 .376 0.293 .427 0.051 .272 -0.155
K% 28.6 23.7 -4.9 33.3 9.6 21.3 -12.0 22.5 1.2 27.0 4.5
BB% 0.0 11.0 11.0 13.3 2.3 9.7 -3.6 8.3 -1.4 8.5 0.2
Swing % 48.0 49.0 1.0 43.5 -5.5 46.7 3.2 52.0 5.3 54.3 2.3
Whiff% 16.7 27.2 10.5 37.0 9.8 24.3 -12.7 27.3 3.0 29.0 1.7
In Zone % 64.0 49.3 -14.7 56.5 7.2 48.2 -8.3 48.4 0.2 46.5 -1.9
Out of Zone % 36.0 50.7 14.7 43.5 -7.2 51.8 8.3 51.6 -0.2 53.5 1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 22.2 26.9 4.7 25.9 -1.0 25.1 -0.8 28.3 3.2 30.8 2.5
First Pitch Swing % 0.0 38.2 38.2 26.7 -11.5 35.1 8.4 36.5 1.4 36.2 -0.3
First Pitch Strike % 28.6 60.1 31.5 73.3 13.2 63.0 -10.3 60.6 -2.4 59.6 -1.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 7 0 0.0 .350
2017 Shifts L 172 3 1.7 .265 .000
2018 Shifts L 15 8 53.3 .126 .262
2019 Shifts L 409 248 60.6 .271 .310
2020 Shifts L 203 109 53.7 .288 .315
2021 Shifts L 141 100 70.9 .252 .222
! 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

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