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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Johnny Renando Ruffing
Stat Years
1988-2004  [mlb] 1993-2001
Height/Weight
6-3 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (527)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1971-07-29 in Butler, Alabama   [49.120]
High School
Choctaw County (Butler,AL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #4 (#93 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1993-08-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.010)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [6] CHA [6] NYN [1] ARI [1] LAN [1] MIL [1] MIA [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7602 ... retro id: ruffj001 ... mlbam id: 121546
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1988Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha-161---422.3013111012058.2432715322319041.116.600.463.374.764.141.41.667
    1988Minor Totals: CHAbyYearRk----161---422.3213111012058.7432715322319041.126.650.463.404.794.181.41.667
    1989Utica Blue EoxNYPLA-cha-172---483.3615150000088.1674333346928011.286.830.314.699.374.382.00.333
    1989Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA-----171---483.3715150000088.3674333346928011.286.840.314.709.404.392.00.333
    1990South Bend White SoxMidwAcha-183---764.17242400000123.011786577829217031.628.560.516.006.736.291.12.538
    1990Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA----181---764.17242400000123.011786577829217031.628.560.516.006.736.291.12.538
    1991Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-194---1143.23262662000158.2126685796211710051.187.150.513.526.643.861.89.733
    1991Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA+----191---1143.24262662000158.7126685796211710051.197.170.513.536.663.871.89.733
    1992Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-205---375.8923800615062.25646415416110241.558.040.725.898.766.611.49.300
    1992Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-205---076.0410100000047.2514832334449001.789.630.576.428.319.061.29.000
    1992Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/A+----202---3145.973318006150110.3107947387510519241.658.750.656.138.587.681.40.176
    1993Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-216---042.82110001011222.1169729230001.126.450.813.639.273.632.56.000
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-216---453.10320001432266.25125235187510011.036.880.672.4310.123.374.17.444
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin58216Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.5821000521237.2361615411302011.258.600.962.637.173.822.73.667
    1993Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/AAA----212---493.03430002443489.06734307279810011.066.780.712.739.913.443.63.308
    1993MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.6321000521237.7361615411302011.268.710.972.667.263.872.73.667
    1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin47227Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.09510001351170.0572624727445101.207.330.903.475.663.341.63.778
    1994MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.09510001351170.0572624727445101.207.330.903.475.663.341.63.778
    1995Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-238---312.9036100435049.2271916337587001.294.890.546.7010.513.441.57.750
    1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26238Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.3510000610013.1432011113001.132.700.007.437.432.031.00.000
    1995Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----231---312.9336100435049.7271916337587001.304.940.556.7710.613.481.57.750
    1995MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.3710000610013.3432011113001.152.750.007.567.562.061.00.000
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26249Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.49490001349062.17142381037698021.7310.251.445.349.966.061.86.250
    1996MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.51490001349062.37142381037698021.7410.291.455.3610.006.091.86.250
    1997Kinetsu---Intl----2510---005.4010000005.03330000000.005.400.000.000.005.400.00.000
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2510---014.50610025014.0577016164001.503.210.0010.2910.294.501.00.000
    1997Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----251---005.4010000105.03330000000.605.400.000.000.005.402.00.000
    1997Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----251---014.50610025014.0577016164001.503.210.0010.2910.294.501.00.000
    1998Louisville RedbirdsILAAAmil-2611---533.00352001133060.0402720448577011.476.000.607.208.554.051.19.625
    1998Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2611---102.7717300214039.0311512220401001.317.150.464.629.233.462.001.000
    1998Minor Totals: MIL-NYNbyYearAAA----262---632.91525001347099.0714232668978011.406.450.556.188.823.821.43.667
    1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2712---113.174600028461054.0412119726665001.246.831.174.3311.003.502.54.500
    1999Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----271---113.174600028461054.0412119726665001.246.831.174.3311.003.502.54.500
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-2813---532.984500036452057.1482119425662001.277.530.633.9210.363.302.64.625
    2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari472813Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0050002509.014994350001.8914.004.003.005.009.001.67.000
    2000Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----281---532.994500036452057.3482119425662001.287.570.633.9410.403.312.64.625
    2000MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0050002509.014994350001.8914.004.003.005.009.001.67.000
    2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAmia-2914---234.363700032372233.0371716110473021.4210.090.272.7312.824.644.70.400
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin72914---000.0090008958.161003110001.086.480.003.2411.881.083.67.000
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia482914Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.9130001303.25420440012.4512.270.009.829.829.821.00.000
    2001Minor Totals: CIN-MIAbyYearAAA----292---233.504600040462741.3431816113583021.369.420.222.8512.703.944.46.400
    2001MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.6330001303.75420440012.8114.060.0011.2511.2511.251.00.000
    2002Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3015---003.8630001302.11110131000.863.860.003.8611.573.863.00.000
    2002Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----301---004.2930001302.31110131000.954.290.004.2912.864.293.00.000
    2003Nashua PrideAtlIndy----3116---014.2690006946.144301190002.375.680.0015.6312.795.680.82.000
    2003Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----311---014.4390006946.344301190002.465.900.0016.2313.285.900.82.000
    2004Road Warriors Road WarriorsAtlIndy----3217---0013.5040002403.16551570003.3016.202.7013.5018.9013.501.40.000
    2004Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----321---0014.5240002403.36551570003.5517.422.9014.5220.3214.521.40.000
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)1064.13139000401393196.018710090259316318141.438.591.154.277.484.591.75.625
    National League Totals (6 yrs)1064.13139000401393196.018710090259316318141.438.591.154.277.484.591.75.625
    Minor League Totals50553.573881017215528761945.7763481375585008991032211.347.270.554.768.564.581.80.476
    Minor: Intl Totals005.4010000105.03330000000.605.400.000.000.005.402.00.000
    Minor: Indy Totals017.831300081349.71098116160002.839.780.9815.6515.658.801.00.000
    Minor: Rk Totals422.3213111012058.7432715322319041.126.650.463.404.794.181.41.667
    Minor: A- Totals483.3715150000088.3674333346928011.286.840.314.709.404.392.00.333
    Minor: A Totals764.17242400000123.011786577829217031.628.560.516.006.736.291.12.538
    Minor: A+ Totals14113.994934626150221.3182114981410317820291.297.410.574.197.254.641.73.560
    Minor: AA Totals0115.012110001011270.0675739543679001.578.610.645.538.617.331.56.000
    Minor: AAA Totals21173.1226670013825959384.32871541332620443940041.286.720.614.7810.293.612.15.553
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)1063.88131000371313183.31688779218615418131.398.261.034.237.574.281.79.625
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)009.0050002509.014994350001.8914.004.003.005.009.001.67.000
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)005.6330001303.75420440012.8114.060.0011.2511.2511.251.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-21p---1321000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5821pL-S-E-P1213010000000100001.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4722pL-S-E-P2518100000100300000.000.000.000.000800.125.000.0000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1995Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-23p---3361000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2623pL-S-E-P3102000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2624pL-S-E-P4494020000000100001.500.500.5001.000420.000.000.6670.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Louisville RedbirdsILAAAmil-26p---5355000000000200001.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-26p---5178020000000500000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.6670.0062.500.000.00.000.0
    1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-27p---6461000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-28p---7454000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)13117130000100500002.176.176.176.3521730.059.000.2500.0029.410.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)13117130000100500002.176.176.176.3521730.059.000.2500.0029.410.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals211200200000001000001.100.100.100.2002020.000.000.2000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals211200200000001000001.100.100.100.2002020.000.000.2000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)13117130000100500002.176.176.176.3521730.059.000.2500.0029.410.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1988Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRk16P1300.0411211715.8821.200.0020.6100.07
    1989Utica Blue EoxNYPLA-17P1500.0715202422.9171.500.0019.2100.06
    1990South Bend White SoxMidwA18P2400.01112302623.8851.000.0017.9100.08
    1991Sarasota White SoxFSLA+19P2600.02223615145.8821.700.0019.8100.05
    1992Sarasota White SoxFSLA+20P2300.0103201513.8670.600.0033.3100.06
    1992Birmingham BaronsSouAA20P1000.074201311.8461.100.007.0100.014
    1993Birmingham BaronsSouAA21P1100.03200551.0000.500.007.7100.013
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAA21P3200.067211513.8670.400.0022.4100.05
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLB21P21037.24500991.0000.400.2413.0100.011
    1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22P51070.01020012121.0000.200.1744.7100.02
    1995Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA23P3600.0431087.8750.200.0025.0100.05
    1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23P10013.12101331.0000.300.236.9100.015
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P49062.14511109.9000.200.1430.2100.04
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25P600.00100111.0000.200.004.3100.021
    1998Louisville RedbirdsILAAA26P3500.0470011111.0000.300.0024.3100.05
    1998Norfolk TidesILAAA26P1700.037121110.9090.600.0012.0100.011
    1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA27P4600.0840012121.0000.300.0033.1100.02
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA28P4500.06200881.0000.200.0031.9100.02
    2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB28P509.01300441.0000.800.443.1100.019
    2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAA29P3700.04200661.0000.200.0025.9100.04
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAA29P900.00100111.0000.100.006.3100.018
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLB29P303.2000000.0000.000.001.9100.021
    2002Louisville BatsILAAA30P300.00100111.0000.300.002.1100.024
    MLB Totals - (P)139019521161210.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)2660035354310.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)21001062011.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)490032268111.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)240011123011.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)15007152012.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)13004112111.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1988Minor13----------
    1989Minor15----------
    1990Minor24----------
    1991Minor26----------
    1992Minor33----------
    1993MLB21----------
    1993Minor43----------
    1994MLB51----------
    1995MLB10----------
    1995Minor36----------
    1996MLB49----------
    1997Minor6----------
    1998Minor52----------
    1999Minor46----------
    2000MLB5----------
    2000Minor45----------
    2001MLB3----------
    2001Minor46----------
    2002Minor3----------
    Totals527----------