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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Manuel Ruiz Cruz
Stat Years
1970-1984  [mlb] 1978-1980
Height/Weight
5-11 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (279) ... SS (100) ... 3B (68) ... P (14) ... OF (7)
Draft Position
3B-2B
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Braves in 1969
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-07-29 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.271)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [8]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17449 ... retro id: ruizc101 ... mlbam id: 121550
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970Twin FallsPioRk----183b-2b---1632254771123424000000000.316.316.449.76522510119.000.133.0000.000.000.0056.21.7826.8
    1970GreenwoodWcarA----183b-2b---131828151106000000000.183.183.220.40382182.000.037.0000.000.000.000.00.0013.3
    1971GreenwoodWcarA----193b-2b---2123446104121231944000000000.271.271.388.65944617333.000.117.0000.000.000.0049.62.0227.3
    1972SavannahSouAA----203b-2b---313953081143272843000000000.270.270.374.64453019837.000.104.0000.000.000.0066.21.5125.9
    1974SavannahSouAA----223b-2b---411140670109235435000000000.268.268.379.64740615432.000.111.0000.000.000.00101.50.9929.4
    1974RichmondILAAA----223b-2b---476100001000000000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1975SavannahSouAA----233b-2b---51073555296104341000000000.270.270.346.61635512317.000.076.0000.000.000.00118.30.8517.7
    1976RichmondILAAA----243b-2b---613544758121175155000000000.271.271.338.60944715123.000.067.0000.000.000.00447.00.2219.0
    1977Richmond BravesILAAAatl-253b-2b---7108347338682235443140311200.248.313.300.61339410412.141.052.2747.8710.151.29173.50.5113.9
    1978Richmond BravesILAAAatl-263b-2b---88428332629222803203629400.219.272.286.5583188113.127.067.2416.2911.321.80141.50.6321.0
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl16262bL-S-E-P818463133002002400011.283.313.348.66148163.109.065.3104.178.332.000.00.0023.1
    1979Richmond BravesILAAAatl-272b-ss---9122443521051514532283868513700.237.300.302.60250613420.183.065.2677.5113.441.79110.80.7919.0
    1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-282b---108525826677222355304138400.260.339.326.6653038411.182.066.2979.9013.531.37129.00.6616.4
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl14283bL-S-E-P102526382102013700000.308.379.462.84129123.231.154.42110.3424.142.330.00.0037.5
    1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-292b---118829134728422744343219410.247.324.323.6473399414.192.076.26810.039.440.94145.50.5919.4
    1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-30ss-of---12276782340162081100000.343.413.448.86175305.254.105.40010.6714.671.3867.01.3321.7
    1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-31p-ss---13286861210060061100200.176.237.191.42876131.103.015.2037.8914.471.830.00.008.3
    1984Durham BullsCaroA+atl-323b---141228280003002200210.286.313.286.5993280.071.000.2866.256.251.000.00.000.0
    1984Greenville BravesSouAAatl-323b-2b---1445931920411212322911100.215.368.312.680118296.323.097.22618.647.630.4193.00.8530.0
    1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-322b---14513010000011301000.077.143.077.2201510.000.000.1006.6720.003.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)437262151040151100011.292.338.389.72777286.153.097.3446.4914.292.200.00.0028.6
    National League Totals (2 yrs)437262151040151100011.292.338.389.72777286.153.097.3446.4914.292.200.00.0028.6
    Minor League Totals1320438863311321693343451392819225315522620.258.290.341.63146731496245.129.083.2644.115.411.32102.10.9221.6
    Minor: Rk Totals632254771123424000000000.316.316.449.76522510119.133.133.3030.000.000.0056.21.7826.8
    Minor: A Totals154528112136242950000000000.258.258.362.62052819135.104.104.2450.000.000.0058.71.7025.7
    Minor: A+ Totals1228280003002200210.286.313.286.5993280.071.000.2866.256.251.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals40213842223686412161402322911100.266.278.364.642140950492.113.098.2591.560.640.4186.51.1425.0
    Minor: AAA Totals6892223250549691614234372516824214512310.247.301.311.612247969299.145.064.2696.789.761.44158.80.5618.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)437262151040151100011.292.338.389.72777286.153.097.3446.4914.292.200.00.0028.6
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-311---015.0914000614023.0302013013134001.8711.740.005.095.097.831.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----311---015.0914000614023.0302013013134001.8711.740.005.095.097.831.00.000
    Minor League Totals015.0914000614023.0302013013134001.8711.740.005.095.097.831.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals015.0914000614023.0302013013134001.8711.740.005.095.097.831.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Richmond BravesILAAA262B2000.04870312121118.9755.900.0014.423.83
    1978Richmond BravesILAAA263B2400.02139156160.9842.500.0017.328.62
    1978Richmond BravesILAAA26SS2000.025542138179.9754.000.0014.423.83
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB262B1400.03131156362.9844.400.008.677.84
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB263B100.00100111.0001.000.000.65.66
    1979Richmond BravesILAAA272B7100.0161209239372370.9955.200.0050.758.21
    1979Richmond BravesILAAA273B900.00160116161.0001.800.006.47.42
    1979Richmond BravesILAAA27SS4500.0581471627221205.9284.600.0032.136.92
    1980Richmond BravesILAAA282B8100.01532301038393383.9754.700.0057.995.31
    1980Richmond BravesILAAA283B100.00500551.0005.000.000.71.23
    1980Richmond BravesILAAA28SS600.0911232220.9093.300.004.37.13
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB282B200.02101331.0001.500.001.28.03
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB283B1600.0516302421.8751.300.009.964.04
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB28SS400.02000221.0000.500.002.516.04
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA292B7900.01792401252431419.9725.300.0056.889.81
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA293B200.03302661.0003.000.001.42.34
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA29SS300.0331076.8572.000.002.23.43
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA29OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.18
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA302B400.0570012121.0003.000.002.914.82
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA303B300.0251087.8752.300.002.211.13
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA30SS900.01023443733.8923.700.006.533.32
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA30OF500.08000881.0001.600.003.618.58
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA312B100.02300551.0005.000.000.73.63
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA313B600.0214301916.8422.700.004.321.42
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA31SS1300.07160223231.0001.800.009.446.43
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA31OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.73.69
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA31P1400.02600881.0000.600.0010.150.011
    1984Durham BullsCaroA+322B200.0650111111.0005.500.001.416.73
    1984Durham BullsCaroA+323B600.0515312320.8703.300.004.350.05
    1984Richmond BravesILAAA322B500.056101211.9172.200.003.6100.05
    MLB Totals - (2B)16003332166665.9854.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1700517302522.8801.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)4002000221.0000.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)261005537652814113461318.9795.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)4500288258115110.9572.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)96001122542549391366.9363.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)7001100011111.0001.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)14002600881.0000.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)200650111111.0005.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)600515312320.8703.300.000.00.00
    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
    1978MLB---141------
    1978Minor---202420-----
    1979Minor---71945-----
    1980MLB---2164-----
    1980Minor---8116-----
    1981Minor---7923---1-
    1982Minor---439---5-
    1983Minor14--1613---1-
    1984Minor---76------
    Totals14--27968100---7-