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Justin Ruggiano #20 - OF

Chicago Cubs

  • Age: 32
  • DOB: 1982/04/12
  • POB: Austin, TX
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2004 (25th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Ruggiano is cold (.222 in last 9AB).
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date7821928611315261868241.279.336.416.752
On Pace11532341901917382710036-.279.336.416.752

Scouting Report

AssetsDisplays an impressive power/speed combination. Is also versatile enough to play any outfield position. Can get hot with the bat.
FlawsStrikes out at an alarming rate, which hurts his chances of seeing regular playing time at the major-league level over the long haul.
Career potentialSolid backup outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2007International League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/14Missed 1 game (leg injury).
2014/08/13Leg injury, day-to-day.
2014/07/25Missed 2 games (groin).
2014/07/23Groin, day-to-day.
2014/05/26Missed 28 games (strained left hamstring).
2014/04/24Strained left hamstring, 15-day DL.
2014/04/02Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2014/03/31Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2014/01/29Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2013/12/12Acquired from the Miami Marlins.
2013/04/14Missed 1 game (right groin).
2013/04/13Right groin, day-to-day.
2012/10/03Missed the last 11 regular season games (various injuries).
2012/09/22Sprained right shoulder, sidelined indefinitely.
2012/08/19Missed 3 games (oblique).
2012/08/16Oblique, day-to-day.
2012/08/04Missed 1 game (back spasms).
2012/08/03Back spasms, day-to-day.
2012/05/27Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2012/05/26Acquired from the Houston Astros.
2012/02/06Signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2012/01/30Refused minor league assignment from the Tampa Bay Rays and opted for free agency.
2012/01/24Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2011/09/30Did not make the Tampa Bay Rays playoff roster.
2011/09/01Missed 23 games (left knee injury).
2011/08/10Left knee injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 7th, 2011).
2011/05/29Missed 3 games (virus).
2011/05/24Virus, day-to-day.
2011/05/20Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2011/03/26Assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2011/02/11Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2011/02/08Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2010/06/16Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2010/06/12Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2010/03/24Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2010/03/03Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2009/03/25Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2009/02/25Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2008/10/01Did not make the Tampa Bay Rays playoff roster.
2008/08/11Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2008/06/22Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2008/06/04Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2008/05/04Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2008/05/02Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2008/04/25Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2008/04/09Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2008/03/11Optioned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2007/09/19Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).

Trades

2013/12/12Miami Marlins traded Justin Ruggiano to the Chicago Cubs for Brian Bogusevic.
2012/05/26Houston Astros traded Justin Ruggiano to the Miami Marlins for Jobduan Morales.
2012/02/06Signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2006/07/20Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Mark Hendrickson, Toby Hall and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jae Seo, Dioner Navarro and a player to be named later (Justin Ruggiano - July 20).
2004/06/07Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 25th round in 2004.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014Chicago CubsNL7821928611315261868241.279.336.416.752
2013MiamiNL12842449941811850411141584.222.298.396.694
2012MiamiNL912883890231133629841483.313.374.535.909
2012Oklahoma CityAAA391172138131529182453-.325.409.581.990
2011Tampa BayAL46105112640413426110.248.273.400.673
2011DurhamAAA4316829511317342042122-.304.378.518.896
2010DurhamAAA11745777131310157042129246-.287.357.453.810
2009DurhamAAA123471711192811572511472341.253.330.412.742
2008Tampa BayAL4576915402742720-.197.247.329.576
2008DurhamAAA662574981183115122772033.315.374.537.911
2007Tampa BayAL71423000315000.214.267.214.481
2007DurhamAAA1274827814929220735315126116.309.386.502.888
2006MontgomeryAA311082536143427192944-.333.442.6301.072
2006JacksonvilleAA8929251761939454674105-.260.367.438.805
2005JacksonvilleAA5316123551016291756832.342.422.528.950
2005Vero BeachA71242477515493728651655.310.400.517.917
2004OgdenR4615526511207362338613.329.428.542.970
TotalMLB3951126137289623421359732434218.257.319.429.748
TotalAL98195224480623958310.226.262.359.621
TotalNL297931115245543361128826631208.263.330.444.774
TotalAAA51519523255691328733292065701102910.291.365.480.845
TotalAA17356199167437191018215922122.298.397.501.898
TotalA71242477515493728651655.310.400.517.917
TotalR4615526511207362338613.329.428.542.970

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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