Esteury Ruiz

Born: 02/15/1999 (Age: 20)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 169
Primary Position: 2B
Seconday Position: UTL
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent July 3, 2015 (KCR); Traded to SDP 7/24/2017
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 15th, 2018
Dates Seen: 6x -- May 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Fort Wayne Tincaps
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Thin, on the slighter size. Lithe, twitchy athlete. Should add 5-10 pounds of weight/strength with physical maturity.
Swing Mechanics
Wide, even setup with bent waist and high hands. Toe-tap to moderate leg-raise; short load w level elbow; loose hands lead bat head through zone without drag.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 60 High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 45 60 Doesn't miss good pitches to hit. Loose hands; plus barrel-control, balanced weight transfer, will jump an early count fastball. Can get over-aggressive and sell out for power. Hits with a plan, able to take close pitches. Advanced hitting tools for age, feel is there for future plus.
Doesn't miss good pitches to hit. Loose hands; plus barrel-control, balanced weight transfer, will jump an early count fastball. Can get over-aggressive and sell out for power. Hits with a plan, able to take close pitches. Advanced hitting tools for age, feel is there for future plus.
Game Power 40 50 Doubles power w/ both-fields approach; enough strength to get to average game power at maturity; ceiling of 25+ doubles hitter w/ 15-18 HR power.
Doubles power w/ both-fields approach; enough strength to get to average game power at maturity; ceiling of 25+ doubles hitter w/ 15-18 HR power.
Raw Power 50 55 Plus bat speed; excellent leverage for size. Drives ball out to power alleys; has shown oppo home run power in game. Raw power projects up a half grade as he finishes filling out.
Plus bat speed; excellent leverage for size. Drives ball out to power alleys; has shown oppo home run power in game. Raw power projects up a half grade as he finishes filling out.
Run 60 60 4.19 hard dig HP to 1B. Excellent jumps when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
4.19 hard dig HP to 1B. Excellent jumps when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
Field 50 50 Solid footwork charging rollers and laterally to both sides. Average hands. Both footwork and hands stretched at SS, play at 2B/3B.
Solid footwork charging rollers and laterally to both sides. Average hands. Both footwork and hands stretched at SS, play at 2B/3B.
Throw 45 45 Throw has late tail that affects accuracy. Length to release; will work fine at 2B; arm not everyday on leftside of IF.
Throw has late tail that affects accuracy. Length to release; will work fine at 2B; arm not everyday on leftside of IF.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Plus
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Plus hitter with average defense at 2B. Has shown ability to select and barrel different pitches and locations. Shows feel-to-hit and ability to improve approach. He adds value on bases with plus run and instincts. Hit, power, speed combo makes him likely all-star.