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Rio Ruiz 3B  

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Birth Date5-22-1994
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age20 years, 6 months, 25 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
WARP Summary

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YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 AST Rk 23 97 .304 .259 .325 .375 .260 .365 95 5 3.0 -1.3 0.7 0.0 6.4 0.7 6.4 0.7
2012 GRV Rk 15 55 .225 .253 .313 .368 .248 .256 103 -2.2 1.7 -0.2 -0.8 0.9 0.5 -0.0 0.5 -0.0
2013 QUD A 114 472 .275 .257 .329 .378 .260 .303 104 7.4 13.3 1.6 -8.0 -3.6 20.1 1.3 20.1 1.3
2014 LNC A+ 131 602 .286 .270 .337 .425 .274 .335 106 17.2 17.6 1.5 -9.4 -4.0 37.2 2.8 37.2 2.8

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 AST Rk 97 13 23 8 2 0 11 12 22 2 0 .271 .361 .412 .141 .304 6.4 0.7 0.7
2012 GRV Rk 55 8 11 3 1 1 7 4 10 0 0 .220 .291 .380 .160 .225 0.5 -0.8 -0.0
2013 QUD A 472 46 108 33 1 12 63 50 92 12 3 .260 .335 .430 .171 .275 20.1 -8.0 1.3
2014 LNC A+ 602 76 151 37 2 11 77 82 91 4 4 .293 .387 .436 .143 .286 37.2 -9.4 2.8

Plate Discipline

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Injury History

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BP Articles

Rio Ruiz is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Fall Stars Game RecapBP Prospect Staff2014-11-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Houston AstrosKeith Cromer2014-10-31
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityMauricio Rubio2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityBen Carsley2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityCraig Goldstein2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityBret Sayre2014-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, September 11Jeff Moore2014-09-12
2014 Draft: The Anatomy of an Astros BreakdownNick J. Faleris2014-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 14Jeff Moore2014-07-15
The 2012 Redraft: Whom Would We Pick Now?Baseball Prospectus2014-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat Scouts Are Saying: May 30, 2014Baseball Prospectus2014-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 2-4Jeff Moore2014-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: California and Carolina League NotesTucker Blair2014-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: California and Carolina League NotesChris Rodriguez2014-04-15
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Third BasemenBret Sayre2014-02-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Third BasemenBen Murphy2014-02-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Third BasemenIan Lefkowitz2014-02-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Third BasemenJared Weiss2014-02-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Third Base ProspectsCraig Goldstein2014-02-13
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 8-10Bret Sayre2014-02-05
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Houston Astros Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-04
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Sunday, July 7Zach Mortimer2013-07-08
Baseball ProGUESTus: Does Declining to Sign Pay Off for Draftees?Dustin Palmateer2013-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 6-June 9Zach Mortimer2013-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 1-2Zach Mortimer2013-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 5-April 7Zach Mortimer2013-04-08
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Houston Astros Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-11-05


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ranking highest upside, bat only... Aaron Judge, Rio Ruiz, Lewis Brinson, Renato Nunez, Dalton Pompey, and Franklin Barreto?
(MP from Kentucky)
Pure upside: Brinson, Judge, Pompey, Ruiz, Barreto, Nunez (Craig Goldstein)
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's up with Rio Ruiz now that Colin Moran has joined the Astros organization? I can envision a scenario where one gets traded or one moves to 1B, with Singleton moving to DH. But that is all just speculation.
(Wayne from Austin)
Moran will end up at 1B someday, but no one is moving anybody just yet. That stuff all works itself out. Look at Baez and the Cubs. They shifted him to 2B like two weeks ago and he's fine. People have been wanting to move players in that organization for the past two years but no one moved. They'll find a spot for everyone and so will the Astros. That's why the minor leagues are so deal. No need to even worry about it just yet. Just hope they all hit and figure it out later. (Jeff Moore)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan, gun to your head (pretend, of course), which of these bats has the best chance to win an MVP in 5-7 years: Raimel Tapia, Dalton Pompey, Austin Meadows, Aaron Judge, or Rio Ruiz.
(Matt from KY)
None of them have an MVP ceiling. But, Tapia could mash his way to one, I guess. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-07-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rank these pitchers: Jose Berrios, Daniel Norris, Marco Gonzales Rank these hitters for their bats: Hunter Dozier, Michael Taylor, Rio Ruiz, Jesse Winker Thanks!
(FantasyFrodo from Washington)
Norris, Berrios, Gonzales. #BullDozier, Winker, Ruiz, Taylor. (Chris Rodriguez)
2014-05-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)Looking back now, which was better? Buxton or Correa+McCullers?
(Tim from CC)
I think the question is which process yielded the better result? Still too early to tell. Both were valid takes given the composition of the class. The determining factor might be whether or not Rio Ruiz develops into anything of substance, long term. Reports have been better this year, but that's really what the Correa signing bought. You could have fit Buxton and McCullers under the soft cap. (Pre-Draft Chat with Nick J. Faleris)
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rio Ruiz had a great second half (and playoffs). Do you see him as a .280 BA, 20+ HR third baseman ?
(Jim from Houston)
I think that's the ceiling and there is plenty of work to do to get there, but he is a very interesting player. (Mark Anderson)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Clash of the Low A 3B - who ya got: Rio Ruiz or Renato Nunez? Either one look like a future first division player?
(Rob from Alaska)
Good question, I'll take Rio Ruiz because I think he has a better chance of staying at third. From all accounts it does not look like Nunez will be able to stick at third, and he has major violence in his swing. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who has more impact potential between Rio Ruiz and Domingo Santana? What will each contribute at the major league level if the tools/skills turn into production?
(Kevin from Houston)
Santana. Not sure Ruiz can hit. (Jason Parks)
2013-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which of the young prep 3B from the 2012 draft do you like more, Carson Kelly or Rio Ruiz?
(McLuvin from Honolulu, HI)
Both have some warts as corner profiles, but give me Ruiz (assuming future health) due to the chance for a slightly better glove. (Nick Faleris)
2012-10-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)what player surprised you, based on the scouting reports/tidbits you received on him?
(xxx from yyy)
I'll start with the Astros because I just finished researching their system. Rio Ruiz. Um, he has some fans and they love the potential of his bat. I wasn't expecting that sort of love. (Jason Parks)


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