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Ryan Rua
Birthdate: 3/11/1990 (27 y, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/180     Position: 1B/OF
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 23, Overall: 534, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 8/20/2014  Risk: 2  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: 21  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
35 / 4545 / 5055 / 5540 / 4040 / 4550 / 5040
RotoWire News: Rua started in left field and went 1-for-3 with a home run in Saturday's spring training win over Oakland. He's hitting .327 with three home runs this spring. (3/25/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: There are more than a few lefty-mashing bench bats in the majors. The best, like Jayson Werth or Brian Dozier, break the platoon shackles and emerge as star players. Most wilt into obscurity. Rua appears destined to follow the latter path. Over his career, he's slashed .277/.328/.451 in 201 plate appearances versus southpaws. His 2016 platoon line of .284/.353/.441 accounts for about half his career experience. This is certainly acceptable work, but it's not the kind of production teams will pay rising arbitration costs to keep. He has maybe one or two more years to find a lot more bat. Once he can no longer be optioned off the 25-man roster, he'll be at risk of the dreaded DFA. His fantasy value is currently similarly limited. (Brad Johnson)

The Quick Opinion: They don't come more nondescript than Rua. He's a generic-looking guy with mediocre-bad numbers versus right-handed pitching and mediocre-good numbers versus southpaws.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2011Rangers (R)45186341341010.8 %18.3 %.191.386.321.395.512.408135    
2011Rangers (A-)72812303.6 %21.4 %.115.211.192.250.308.26558    
2012Rangers (A-)743207404349.1 %20.0 %.139.354.293.368.432.377130    
2013Saguaros (R)17714131509.9 %33.8 %.190.200.175.268.365.29673    
2013Rangers (A)1044302970821311.4 %21.2 %.308.253.251.356.559.410157    
2013Rangers (AA)2395319917.4 %25.3 %.151.288.233.305.384.31196    
2014Rangers (AA)71288103438510.4 %19.1 %.175.349.300.375.475.386144    
2014Rangers (AAA)582418313618.7 %17.4 %.192.355.313.382.505.389131    
2014Rangers281092111411.8 %16.5 %.124.341.295.321.419.327106-0.20.51.20.6
2015Rangers (AAA)4016561822310.9 %27.3 %.162.239.197.303.359.30479    
2015Rangers2886410703.5 %37.2 %.205.255.193.221.398.26560-0.3-4.4-0.8-0.2
2016Rangers (AAA)416122012.5 %12.5 %.214.545.500.563.714.557247    
2016Rangers992698402297.8 %28.3 %.142.342.258.331.400.317932.40.2-4.50.5
2016Rangers1300000.0 %33.3 %.0001.000.667.667.667.586278    
2017Depth Charts8234311403757.3 %26.3 %.159.305.243.307.402.306860.1-5.7-5.00.1
2017Steamer7529210333557.4 %25.7 %.164.306.247.311.412.311890.0-3.8-5.50.1
2017Fans (5)9938611484877.8 %24.1 %.141.333.267.334.408.323970.4-1.0-3.70.9
2017ZiPS10938212463767.1 %27.0 %.153.303.239.304.392.302830.2-7.8-2.90.2
Total- - -155464146143105.6 %27.2 %.150.328.255.308.404.310901.9-3.7-4.00.8
Postseason- - -1300000.0 %33.3 %.0001.000.667.667.667.586278    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2011Rangers (R)45162186523212534134200341215100.321
2011Rangers (A-)726285400123106100000.192
2012Rangers (A-)7428032082581617404329064632841.293
2013Saguaros (R)17637111700413157024100200.175
2013Rangers (A)10436743092382412970824929112204132.251
2013Rangers (AA)23869520142131997024200210.233
2014Rangers (AA)71257288775313110343830255100553.300
2014Rangers (AAA)5821424167441328313621042420312.313
2014Rangers28105109312270211142018200610.295
2015Rangers (AAA)401421652817506182218045410530.197
2015Rangers2883861675041073032000200.193
2016Rangers (AAA)414167600122202000101.500
2016Rangers992402696245818402221276620890.258
2016Rangers1332200000001000000.667
2017Depth Charts82310343755014111403725190521 52.243
2017Steamer75263292654312110333522175422 53.247
2017Fans (5)9934838693671411148483019362  72.267
2017ZiPS1093473828355151124637271103620962.239
Total- - -1554284641097420114614326212682016100.255
Postseason- - -1332200000001000000.667

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2011Rangers (R)10.8 %18.3 %0.59.321.395.512.907.1919.1.386  2.2379.4.408135
2011Rangers (A-)3.6 %21.4 %0.17.192.250.308.558.1150.8.211  0.02-1.5.26558
2012Rangers (A-)9.1 %20.0 %0.45.293.368.432.800.1394.2.354  0.34911.3.377130
2013Saguaros (R)9.9 %33.8 %0.29.175.268.365.633.1902.6.200  0.06-2.3.29673
2013Rangers (A)11.4 %21.2 %0.54.251.356.559.914.3085.7.253  1.47928.7.410157
2013Rangers (AA)7.4 %25.3 %0.29.233.305.384.689.1516.8.288  0.210-0.4.31196
2014Rangers (AA)10.4 %19.1 %0.55.300.375.475.850.1753.6.349  -0.34614.1.386144
2014Rangers (AAA)8.7 %17.4 %0.50.313.382.505.886.1923.4.355  -0.7419.6.389131
2014Rangers1.8 %16.5 %0.11.295.321.419.740.1243.3.3410.4-0.70.1131.5.327106
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Rangers (AAA)10.9 %27.3 %0.40.197.303.359.662.1624.2.239  0.516-4.4.30479
2015Rangers3.5 %37.2 %0.09.193.221.398.619.2052.0.255-0.2-0.10.06-3.3.26560
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Rangers (AAA)12.5 %12.5 %1.00.500.563.7141.277.2141.4.545  -0.453.0.557247
2016Rangers7.8 %28.3 %0.28.258.331.400.731.1426.6.3421.8-1.01.631-0.3.31793
2016Rangers0.0 %33.3 %0.00.667.667.6671.333.0000.11.000  0.010.7.586278
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts7.3 %26.3 %0.28.243.307.402.709.1594.3.3050.2 -0.137-3.3.30686
2017Steamer7.4 %25.7 %0.29.247.311.412.723.1644.4.3060.2 -0.233-1.6.31189
2017Fans (5)7.8 %24.1 %0.32.267.334.408.742.1414.6.333  0.4471.5.32397
2017ZiPS7.1 %27.0 %0.26.239.304.392.696.1534.6.303  0.240-5.1.30283
Total- - -5.6 %27.2 %0.21.255.308.404.712.1505.4.3282.0-1.81.751-2.2.31090
Postseason- - -0.0 %33.3 %0.00.667.667.6671.333.0000.11.000  0.010.7.586278

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2014Rangers2.0523.0 %51.7 %25.3 %13.6 %9.1 %6.7 %0.0 %42.5 %34.5 %23.0 %20.7 %50.6 %28.7 %
2015Rangers1.247.8 %51.0 %41.2 %14.3 %19.0 %3.8 %0.0 %47.1 %35.3 %17.6 %21.6 %51.0 %27.5 %
2016Rangers1.8319.4 %52.1 %28.5 %12.8 %17.0 %7.0 %100.0 %37.3 %42.2 %20.5 %16.3 %51.2 %32.5 %
2016Rangers1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.7418.5 %51.8 %29.7 %13.3 %15.6 %6.4 %100.0 %40.5 %38.8 %20.7 %18.4 %51.0 %30.6 %
Postseason- - -1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Rangers4522203300142272414
2015Rangers262143100109232341
2016Rangers86473266113776451022
2016Rangers10100005813
Total- - -157905612101162811491777
Postseason- - -10100005813

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Rangers-0.25-2.201.940.280.051.04 00.10-0.35
2015Rangers-0.18-1.100.92-2.66-0.250.660.051-0.18-0.09
2016Rangers-0.56-4.503.94-9.70-0.990.881.8411-0.41-0.23
2016Rangers0.03-0.030.060.410.040.87 00.06-0.02
Total- - --0.99-7.796.80-12.09-1.190.881.6912-0.48-0.65
Postseason- - -0.03-0.030.060.410.040.87 00.06-0.02

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Rangers61.8% (91.4)12.6% (82.5)4.1% (86.4)8.9% (77.8)11.1% (80.4)1.4% (84.7)  
2015Rangers57.2% (91.1)12.6% (84.1)6.5% (88.0)10.0% (75.5)13.8% (82.2)   
2016Rangers53.7% (91.7)17.0% (82.7)5.3% (87.2)8.3% (77.4)11.6% (83.0)0.8% (81.5)3.3% (73.3)0.8%
Total- - -56.3% (91.5)15.1% (82.9)5.3% (87.3)8.8% (77.1)11.9% (82.3)0.8% (82.9)1.9% (73.3)0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Rangers36.0 %16.2 %2.2 %0.7 % 8.7 %13.8 %6.3 %3.1 % 13.0 %   
2015Rangers26.4 %15.0 %7.6 %  15.3 %11.4 %9.4 %1.2 % 13.8 %   
2016Rangers34.6 %12.6 %5.2 %1.7 % 6.5 %16.6 %5.4 %2.5 %0.1 %11.6 % 3.2 % 
Total- - -33.4 %13.9 %5.0 %1.1 % 8.7 %14.9 %6.4 %2.4 %0.1 %12.4 % 1.8 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Rangers92.091.088.084.9 89.883.077.079.4 81.1  
2015Rangers91.291.587.7  90.384.175.281.2 82.1  
2016Rangers91.991.487.383.0 90.282.376.879.965.983.1 73.7
Total- - -91.891.387.583.3 90.182.776.479.965.982.4 73.7

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Rangers-4.10.90.21.02.1-0.3 -1.601.711.102.654.59-5.59 
2015Rangers0.6-2.0-0.7-0.3-0.6  0.32-4.71-3.02-0.92-1.32  
2016Rangers-4.1-1.21.31.30.90.2-0.5-0.75-0.722.451.520.792.76-1.45
Total- - --7.5-2.40.81.92.4-0.1-0.5-0.76-0.890.911.261.15-0.81-1.45

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Rangers-3.0-4.0-0.1-0.1 1.51.30.80.1 3.1  
2015Rangers-0.7-0.7-0.6  1.8-2.2-0.2-0.1 -0.5  
2016Rangers-1.9-4.22.61.9 1.3-3.10.50.80.00.5 -0.6
Total- - --5.5-8.91.91.7 4.6-4.01.10.80.03.0 -0.6

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Rangers-2.01-5.99-1.06-4.51 4.162.243.160.69 5.69  
2015Rangers-0.75-1.31-2.15  3.41-5.59-0.75-2.65 -1.10  
2016Rangers-0.53-3.294.9111.09 1.95-1.830.963.310.000.42 -1.99
Total- - --0.94-3.612.218.75 2.96-1.500.981.930.001.39 -1.99

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Rangers31.8 %61.3 %45.7 %64.3 %85.7 %77.8 %46.9 %59.6 %10.1 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rangers32.6 %65.6 %47.8 %56.7 %75.7 %68.7 %46.0 %69.8 %15.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Rangers28.5 %65.2 %45.4 %61.5 %80.3 %73.9 %46.0 %63.2 %11.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.0 %64.4 %45.9 %61.2 %80.6 %73.8 %46.2 %63.6 %12.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Rangers32.1 %60.3 %45.7 %62.3 %85.0 %76.7 %48.1 %22.6
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rangers33.5 %62.5 %47.8 %48.3 %80.0 %68.7 %49.3 %20.5
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Rangers30.7 %62.0 %45.4 %57.6 %83.4 %74.1 %46.9 %20.7
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -31.5 %61.7 %45.9 %56.9 %83.1 %73.7 %47.7 %21.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014Rangers1B9977.054700071074    1.000 
2015Rangers1B408.07000000000    1.000 
2016Rangers1B3120169.015241101200120    .994 
Total- - -1B4429254.0213111101910194    .996 
2014Rangers3B101.0000000000     .000 
2016Rangers3B205.0020000000     1.000 
Total- - -3B306.0020000000     1.000 
2014RangersLF1717151.03300000000     1.000 
2015RangersLF2221159.03200000000     1.000 
2016RangersLF6042373.07441010200     .987 
Total- - -LF9980683.013941010200     .993 
2016RangersCF4114.0400000000     1.000 
Total- - -CF4114.0400000000     1.000 
2015RangersRF4325.0300000000     1.000 
2016RangersRF3324.0700000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF7649.01000000000     1.000 
2014RangersOF1717151.03300000000     1.000 
2015RangersOF2624184.03500000000     1.000 
2016RangersOF6746411.08541010200     .989 
Total- - -OF11087746.015341010200     .994 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014Rangers1B77.0 0 000108.8001     -0.2-0.40.3-0.3-4.6
2015Rangers1B8.0 0 000221.0000   0  0.10.00.113.4
2016Rangers1B169.0 0 -10-22317.7390   0 -0.1-0.8-0.2-1.1-8.5
Total- - -1B254.0 0 -10-23527.7711   0 -0.2-1.20.1-1.3-6.6
2014Rangers3B1.0 0 00000 0      0.00.00.00.0
2016Rangers3B5.0 0 000221.0000   0 -0.1-0.30.1-0.2-12.4
Total- - -3B6.0 0 000221.0000   0 -0.1-0.30.1-0.2-12.3
2014RangersLF151.0  -10-1-22522.88011    -0.7 3.70.23.222.0
2015RangersLF159.0  100121211.00011   00.9 -0.40.30.84.7
2016RangersLF373.0  -10325148.94126   -1-1.3 1.60.30.60.4
Total- - -LF683.0  -10219791.93848   -1-1.1 4.90.74.68.1
2016RangersCF14.0  0011331.0001   0-0.2 1.00.00.8124.2
Total- - -CF14.0  0011331.0001   0-0.2 1.00.00.8124.2
2015RangersRF25.0  -100-1221.0001   0-0.3 -0.40.0-0.7-43.5
2016RangersRF24.0  0000551.0002   0-0.3 -0.50.0-0.7-34.3
Total- - -RF49.0  -100-1771.0003   0-0.5 -0.90.1-1.4-38.0
2014RangersOF151.0  -10-1-22522.88011    -0.7 3.70.23.222.0
2015RangersOF184.0  000023231.00012   00.7 -0.90.30.1-0.6
2016RangersOF411.0  -10435956.94929   -1-1.7 2.10.30.70.5
Total- - -OF746.0  -2031107101.94452   -1-1.7 5.00.84.06.4

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014Rangers1B77.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (12)
2015Rangers1B8.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2016Rangers1B169.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (27)
Total- - -1B254.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (41)
2016Rangers3B5.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)66.7%      (3)
Total- - -3B6.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)66.7%      (3)
2014RangersLF151.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)66.7%     (3)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (31)
2015RangersLF159.00.0%    (11)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (30)
2016RangersLF373.00.0%    (17)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (71)
Total- - -LF683.00.0%    (32)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (4)83.3%      (6)100.0%  (132)
2016RangersCF14.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -CF14.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2015RangersRF25.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2016RangersRF24.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -RF49.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (11)
2014RangersOF151.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)66.7%     (3)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (31)
2015RangersOF184.00.0%    (13)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (34)
2016RangersOF411.00.0%    (17)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (81)
Total- - -OF746.00.0%    (34)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (4)85.7%      (7)100.0%  (146)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Rangers192.0246425536464646450
2016Rangers585.083948463844504043-1
Total- - -777.0104147483844494143-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Rangers0.7-0.22.9-1.70.51.20.43.15.20.6$4.4 
2015Rangers-4.0-0.30.2-1.0-4.4-0.80.32.5-2.3-0.2($2.0) 
2016Rangers-2.32.4-0.6-3.90.2-4.51.08.14.90.5$4.0 
Total- - --5.61.92.5-6.6-3.7-4.01.813.77.80.8$6.4 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 2/27/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 8/29/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 23, Overall: 534
    • Team: Texas Rangers
    • School: Lake Erie Col