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Red Ruffing PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
22 4344 273 225 16 1987 3.80
Birth Date5-3-1905
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1924 BOS 19 8 2 23.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 102 29 17 17 0 0 9 9 3 10 6.65 3.82 0.00 0.0 0.0
1925 BOS 20 37 27 217.3 0.0 0.0 9 18 1 0 0 0 957 253 135 121 10 0 75 75 2 64 5.01 4.18 0.00 0.0 0.0
1926 BOS 21 37 22 166.0 0.0 0.0 6 15 2 0 0 0 724 169 96 81 4 0 68 68 5 58 4.39 3.86 0.00 0.0 0.0
1927 BOS 22 26 18 158.3 0.0 0.0 5 13 2 0 0 0 703 160 94 82 7 0 87 87 4 77 4.66 4.39 0.00 0.0 0.0
1928 BOS 23 42 34 289.3 0.0 0.0 10 25 2 0 0 0 1246 303 147 125 8 0 96 96 10 118 3.89 3.67 0.00 0.0 0.0
1929 BOS 24 35 32 244.3 0.0 0.0 9 22 1 0 0 0 1112 280 162 132 17 0 118 118 2 109 4.86 4.50 0.00 0.0 0.0
1930 BOS 25 4 3 24.0 0.0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 114 32 19 17 1 0 6 6 1 14 6.38 3.70 0.00 0.0 0.0
1930 NYA 25 34 25 197.7 0.0 0.0 15 5 1 0 0 0 846 200 106 91 10 0 62 62 2 117 4.14 3.90 0.00 0.0 0.0
1931 NYA 26 37 30 237.0 0.0 0.0 16 14 2 0 0 0 1042 240 130 116 11 0 87 87 6 132 4.41 3.92 0.00 0.0 0.0
1932 NYA 27 35 29 259.0 0.0 0.0 18 7 2 0 0 0 1098 219 102 89 16 0 115 115 3 190 3.09 3.83 0.00 0.0 0.0
1933 NYA 28 35 28 235.0 0.0 0.0 9 14 3 0 0 0 1006 230 118 102 7 0 93 93 4 122 3.91 3.62 0.00 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA 29 36 31 256.3 0.0 0.0 19 11 0 0 0 0 1100 232 134 112 18 0 104 104 1 149 3.93 4.13 0.00 0.0 0.0
1935 NYA 30 30 29 222.0 0.0 0.0 16 11 0 0 0 0 925 201 88 77 17 0 76 76 1 81 3.12 4.40 0.00 0.0 0.0
1936 NYA 31 33 33 271.0 0.0 0.0 20 12 0 0 0 0 1151 274 133 116 22 0 90 90 3 102 3.85 4.82 0.00 0.0 0.0
1937 NYA 32 31 31 256.3 0.0 0.0 20 7 0 0 0 0 1058 242 101 85 17 0 68 68 1 131 2.98 3.77 0.00 0.0 0.0
1938 NYA 33 31 31 247.3 0.0 0.0 21 7 0 0 0 0 1043 246 104 91 16 0 82 82 0 127 3.31 3.92 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 NYA 34 28 28 233.3 0.0 0.0 21 7 0 0 0 0 968 211 88 76 15 0 75 75 2 95 2.93 4.14 0.00 0.0 0.0
1940 NYA 35 30 30 226.0 0.0 0.0 15 12 0 0 0 0 954 218 98 85 24 0 76 76 3 97 3.38 4.49 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 NYA 36 23 23 185.7 0.0 0.0 15 6 0 0 0 0 771 177 87 73 13 0 54 54 1 60 3.54 3.91 0.00 0.0 0.0
1942 NYA 37 24 24 193.7 0.0 0.0 14 7 0 0 0 0 784 183 72 69 10 0 41 41 3 80 3.21 3.08 0.00 0.0 0.0
1945 NYA 40 11 11 87.3 0.0 0.0 7 3 0 0 0 0 364 85 32 28 2 0 20 20 1 24 2.89 2.91 0.00 0.0 0.0
1946 NYA 41 8 8 61.0 0.0 0.0 5 1 0 0 0 0 243 37 13 12 2 0 23 23 0 19 1.77 3.38 0.00 0.0 0.0
1947 CHA 42 9 9 53.0 0.0 0.0 3 5 0 0 0 0 235 63 39 36 7 0 16 16 0 11 6.11 4.63 0.00 0.0 0.0
Career6245384344.00.00.027322516000185464284211518332540154115415819873.804.010.000.00.0

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1924 BOS MLB 8 2 23.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .362 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1925 BOS MLB 37 27 217.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1926 BOS MLB 37 22 166.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 BOS MLB 26 18 158.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1928 BOS MLB 42 34 289.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 BOS MLB 35 32 244.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 BOS MLB 4 3 24.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 NYA MLB 34 25 197.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1931 NYA MLB 37 30 237.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 NYA MLB 35 29 259.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 NYA MLB 35 28 235.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA MLB 36 31 256.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 NYA MLB 30 29 222.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .245 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1936 NYA MLB 33 33 271.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 NYA MLB 31 31 256.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 NYA MLB 31 31 247.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .281 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 NYA MLB 28 28 233.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .251 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1940 NYA MLB 30 30 226.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .257 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 NYA MLB 23 23 185.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1942 NYA MLB 24 24 193.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .266 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1945 NYA MLB 11 11 87.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1946 NYA MLB 8 8 61.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .176 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 CHA MLB 9 9 53.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1924 BOS MLB 0 0 0 8 2 23.0 29 9 10 0 0% .362 11.3 3.5 0.0 3.9 1.65 6.65 0.0 0.0
1925 BOS MLB 9 18 1 37 27 217.3 253 75 64 10 0% .301 10.5 3.1 0.4 2.7 1.51 5.01 0.0 0.0
1926 BOS MLB 6 15 2 37 22 166.0 169 68 58 4 0% .280 9.2 3.7 0.2 3.1 1.43 4.39 0.0 0.0
1927 BOS MLB 5 13 2 26 18 158.3 160 87 77 7 0% .290 9.1 4.9 0.4 4.4 1.56 4.66 0.0 0.0
1928 BOS MLB 10 25 2 42 34 289.3 303 96 118 8 0% .291 9.4 3.0 0.2 3.7 1.38 3.89 0.0 0.0
1929 BOS MLB 9 22 1 35 32 244.3 280 118 109 17 0% .304 10.3 4.3 0.6 4.0 1.63 4.86 0.0 0.0
1930 NYA MLB 15 5 1 34 25 197.7 200 62 117 10 0% .290 9.1 2.8 0.5 5.3 1.33 4.14 0.0 0.0
1930 BOS MLB 0 3 0 4 3 24.0 32 6 14 1 0% .337 12.0 2.2 0.4 5.2 1.58 6.38 0.0 0.0
1931 NYA MLB 16 14 2 37 30 237.0 240 87 132 11 0% .284 9.1 3.3 0.4 5.0 1.38 4.41 0.0 0.0
1932 NYA MLB 18 7 2 35 29 259.0 219 115 190 16 0% .262 7.6 4.0 0.6 6.6 1.29 3.09 0.0 0.0
1933 NYA MLB 9 14 3 35 28 235.0 230 93 122 7 0% .286 8.8 3.6 0.3 4.7 1.37 3.91 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA MLB 19 11 0 36 31 256.3 232 104 149 18 0% .258 8.1 3.7 0.6 5.2 1.31 3.93 0.0 0.0
1935 NYA MLB 16 11 0 30 29 222.0 201 76 81 17 0% .245 8.1 3.1 0.7 3.3 1.25 3.12 0.0 0.0
1936 NYA MLB 20 12 0 33 33 271.0 274 90 102 22 0% .270 9.1 3.0 0.7 3.4 1.34 3.85 0.0 0.0
1937 NYA MLB 20 7 0 31 31 256.3 242 68 131 17 0% .268 8.5 2.4 0.6 4.6 1.21 2.98 0.0 0.0
1938 NYA MLB 21 7 0 31 31 247.3 246 82 127 16 0% .281 9.0 3.0 0.6 4.6 1.33 3.31 0.0 0.0
1939 NYA MLB 21 7 0 28 28 233.3 211 75 95 15 0% .251 8.1 2.9 0.6 3.7 1.23 2.93 0.0 0.0
1940 NYA MLB 15 12 0 30 30 226.0 218 76 97 24 0% .257 8.7 3.0 1.0 3.9 1.30 3.38 0.0 0.0
1941 NYA MLB 15 6 0 23 23 185.7 177 54 60 13 0% .255 8.6 2.6 0.6 2.9 1.24 3.54 0.0 0.0
1942 NYA MLB 14 7 0 24 24 193.7 183 41 80 10 0% .266 8.5 1.9 0.5 3.7 1.16 3.21 0.0 0.0
1945 NYA MLB 7 3 0 11 11 87.3 85 20 24 2 0% .262 8.8 2.1 0.2 2.5 1.20 2.89 0.0 0.0
1946 NYA MLB 5 1 0 8 8 61.0 37 23 19 2 0% .176 5.5 3.4 0.3 2.8 0.98 1.77 0.0 0.0
1947 CHA MLB 3 5 0 9 9 53.0 63 16 11 7 0% .279 10.7 2.7 1.2 1.9 1.49 6.11 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1947-05-08 1947-07-11 60-DL 64 0 Right Knee Soreness Possible Refracture - -
1946-06-30 1946-09-24 86 0 Right Knee Fracture Patella From Batted Ball - -

Compensation

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2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Zeroes and OnesGeoff Young2013-01-15
BP Unfiltered: Double Double, Arms in TroubleGeoff Young2012-08-23
Wezen-Ball: Fenway Illustrated, circa 1946Larry Granillo2012-04-13
The BP Broadside: Jorge Posada and the Third-String YankeesSteven Goldman2012-01-30
Heartburn Hardball: Jack Morris in MotionJonathan Bernhardt2012-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Barry, Black Jack, and the Big Ballot SurgesJay Jaffe2012-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Morris on the Ballot, Smith to CloseJay Jaffe2011-12-30
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Impact of World Series Starts (or How Much Was Jack Morris Really Worth?)Sean Smith2011-03-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Disasterpiece TheaterJay Jaffe2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Hitting Pitchers and Some Who Couldn'tBob Hertzel2010-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: He Should Have Picked LeeSteven Goldman2009-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Outside and Looking InJohn Perrotto2009-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Cooper's OptimismJohn Perrotto2009-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Week One WrapJohn Perrotto2009-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: How Things Have ChangedSteven Goldman2009-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Ruminations and MeditationsJohn Perrotto2009-01-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Unfinished BusinessJay Jaffe2008-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Dissecting the 2008 Hall of Fame VoteJay Jaffe2008-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The MismatchesJim Baker2007-12-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhen Four Aces Don't Matter: The 1940 White SoxBrandon Isleib2007-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Sweepers, Part 2Steven Goldman2007-11-05
This article requires BP Premium access2006--Setting the Stage: Pack Your Bag WellJay Jaffe2006-03-30
Prospectus Hit List: Week of September 4Jay Jaffe2005-09-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Making History the Bad WayJim Baker2004-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Gamesmanship, DammitSteven Goldman2004-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Managers Reconsidered, Part IISteven Goldman2004-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhy Great Offenses Often Don't Win: An Anecdotal Journey through the Valley of DespairSteven Goldman2003-09-16
Lovable Losers: What a Sub-.300 Record May Tell Us About a TeamSteven Goldman2003-06-20
Aim For The Head: Expected vs. Actual WinsKeith Woolner2001-05-16
Aim For The Head: Good-hitting PitchersKeith Woolner2001-05-09


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-05-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are you in the camp of "Make Joba a reliever" or "Keep him as a starter"? It seems that right now, he's just not making it through five innings with out a lot of unnecessary difficulty.
(Tim from Tampa, FL)
Then again, he's leading Yankees starters in ERA. There is some difficulty right now, but until he shows he can't worth through it, he's a starter. Besides, with Hughes in the majors, Wang wounded, and Ian Kennedy having an aneurysm cut out of his armpit, who should take over for Joba? Red Ruffing?

Sometimes, just to tease me, when I say to my wife, "Matt Scherzer had a good start tonight" or Rick Porcello, or Chad Billingsley, she'll say, "But he'd be more valuable in the bullpen." I have a great wife. Only people who truly love you care enough to give you that kind of grief. (Steven Goldman)
2008-01-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Has anyone ever come as close as Rice without eventually getting in?
(WCherniak from Woodbine, Md.)
Yes, if you mean getting in on the BBWAA ballot as opposed to the VC one. Nellie Fox got 74.7 percent in his final year, Jim Bunning 74.2, Orlando Cepeda 73.5 and Red Ruffing 72.6. All were eventually selected, Ruffing via a runoff (which happened when the writers came up empty the first time around) and the rest via the VC. (Jay Jaffe)


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