The Book on Rio Ruiz
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Rio Ruiz / 3B, ATL
Covina, CA, USA
School: Bishop Amat HS (CA)
102 | 4/25/2016
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (5/31/2016): #176
MiLB.com Season Preview: Unranked or n/a
Scout.com/FOX Sports: Unranked or n/a
ESPN: Unranked or n/a
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2016: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
A mystery prospect who has shown flashes of brilliance mixed with downright awful play in recent years, Rio Ruiz alternated between being a .300 hitter and a sub-.200 one all season long in 2015. A hard-hitter who (sometimes) shows an exceptional batting eye, Ruiz is not much in the field, making him pretty much locked into a 1B/DH career, which means he'd better find some consistent power soon, or else.
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News and Notes
4/24/2016 by DataBoy
Rio Ruiz has been one of the hottest hitters in the Braves' minor league system this spring. With a homer last night, Ruiz now leads the IL in hitting (.368), slugging (.579) and OPS (.998).