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Kirk RueterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2005 MLB Years: 1993-2005
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PositionsP-424Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKirk Wesley Rueter
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 1,1970 [47.256]PlaceCentralia,Illinois
High SchoolNashville Community (Nashville,IL)
CollegeMurray State University (Murray,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 18th round (477th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsStan Zielinski
MLB DebutJuly 7,1993 [22.218]
OrganizationsSFN [10] MON [6] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID527Retrosheet IDruetk001MLBAM ID121541
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for the San Francisco Giants in 2003-2004
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts16Walks81Hittable46SO/BB49vsPower46Hitting39Durability66Team.523Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1989Murray StateCollegeNCAAFrS/R18533.221192720067.0633224019390001.228.46--2.555.242.05.625-
1990Murray StateCollegeNCAASoST19474.3712120600080.0814839022710001.289.07--2.467.953.23.364-
1991Murray StateCollegeNCAAJrST201121.2013121820082.2622411026720001.066.75--2.837.842.77.846-
1991Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-S/R20110.95541000019.0165204191001.057.58--1.899.004.75.500-
1991Sumter FlyersSALAmon-S/R20311.33853001040.23286310271001.037.080.662.215.982.70.750-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0421.211394001059.248138314462001.047.240.452.116.943.29.667-
1992Rockford ExposMidwAmon-ST211192.58262606200174.015068505361534001.077.740.261.867.904.25.550-
1993Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon-ST22501.36981111059.24710947361000.917.090.601.065.435.141.000-
1993Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST22422.70770100043.046201373270001.139.551.450.625.619.00.667-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0921.92161512110102.19330221110631001.008.130.960.875.506.30.818-
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42ST22802.7314140100085.2853326518310001.208.930.531.893.261.721.0003.65
1994Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST23004.5011000002.01111010000.504.504.50--4.500.00--
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42ST23735.1720200000092.010660531123502021.4010.331.072.244.872.17.7004.41
1995Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST24973.06202003100120.21205041725672101.208.950.521.865.002.68.563-
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42ST24533.23990110047.038171739280010.997.230.571.715.323.11.6253.38
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST25124.20330100015.021773330001.6012.601.801.801.801.00.333-
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST25123.51550000025.2251210212151001.448.770.704.215.261.25.333-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0243.76880100040.2461917515181001.5010.181.113.323.981.20.333-
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42ST25564.5816160000078.29144401222300021.4410.411.372.523.431.36.4555.31
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn42S/R25121.93431000023.0186505162000.996.94--1.936.173.20.3332.44
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST271694.36333301000187.21931009127571026071.339.261.292.734.891.79.6404.95
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST2815105.41333301000184.22191181112855942021.4810.671.362.684.581.71.6005.01
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST291193.96323110000184.020592812362711021.4510.031.133.033.471.15.5505.03
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST3014124.42343400000195.0213105962566831041.439.811.153.043.821.26.5384.94
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST311483.23333300000203.220483732254763011.279.010.972.393.361.41.6364.43
2003Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-ST32000.0011000004.21000260000.641.93--3.8611.573.00--
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST321054.53272700000147.017077741447410011.4810.410.862.882.510.87.6674.69
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST339124.73333300000190.02251081002166561011.5310.640.993.122.650.85.4294.95
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46ST34275.95201820010107.013178711247253011.6610.981.013.942.100.53.2225.35
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter130924.27340336441101913.020921004911220582818240251.399.821.032.733.841.41.5861.59
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter35242.488580512420502.04591811393210235410101.118.180.571.826.313.47.593-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter15133.07373705100209.0214907220451193101.239.110.851.925.072.64.536-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter501.36981111059.24710947361000.917.090.601.065.435.141.000-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14102.34343136210214.118276568461805001.067.620.331.937.533.91.583-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter110.95541000019.0165204191001.057.58--1.899.004.75.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20122.903633321400229.1206104740671820001.198.06--2.627.122.72.625-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter105804.32281277420101611.01772850775189510679220201.419.881.052.843.791.33.568-
Montreal Expos Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25124.03595902100302.032015413631721392051.299.470.922.134.121.93.676-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15114.27393900000220.02401151042567943031.399.821.032.733.841.41.5771.59
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15102.48373525210220.0200796114441544001.118.180.571.826.313.47.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon-p2298120000000001000.250.250.250.500209.250.000.000.2260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-p2273010000000102000.333.333.333.666105.500.000.000.3020.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1611130000000103000.273.273.273.5463014.300.000.000.2470.007.140.000.000.000.00
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p2214260200030031008000.077.172.077.2492037.125.000.115.1368.1127.033.330.000.000.00
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p232034140001002802000.118.167.118.2854038.154.000.059.1405.2621.054.000.000.000.00
1995Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-p242017150002001400000.294.333.294.6275018.385.000.059.2915.5622.224.000.000.000.00
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p24916000001000602000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-p2533000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p2554000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1996Totals for AAA-AAA         87000000000300000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p251625230002001402100.120.148.120.2683029.136.000.040.1273.4513.794.000.000.000.00
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn42p2547010001001100001.143.250.143.393108.167.000.143.20312.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1996Totals for NL-NL         2032240003002502101.125.171.125.2964037.143.000.063.1445.4113.512.500.000.000.00
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p27326771410030101209001.209.209.224.43315176.255.015.000.1930.0015.790.000.000.007.14
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p283158692005003608103.155.194.190.38411270.170.035.086.1774.298.572.000.000.0022.22
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p293360512300500111010002.200.213.250.46315371.245.050.067.2061.4115.4911.000.000.0025.00
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p30345851000050055010100.172.234.172.40610074.185.000.086.1946.766.761.000.000.000.00
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p313462311000300211013200.177.197.177.37411079.208.000.032.1702.5313.925.500.000.000.00
2003Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-p3212000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p322653570003102806000.132.164.132.2967061.156.000.057.1393.2813.114.000.000.000.00
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p333261482002003703000.131.172.164.33610267.148.033.082.1554.4810.452.330.000.0025.00
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn46p342130151001001206001.167.194.200.3946137.179.033.067.1782.705.412.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter3376224495900401127105086509.153.187.167.3541049740.182.014.058.0003.6514.193.890.000.009.47
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4537280002001803000.216.237.216.4538041.276.000.027.0002.4419.518.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3629160002001802000.207.233.207.4406032.286.000.034.0003.1325.008.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98120000000001000.250.250.250.500209.250.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter278521418690033112177072409.165.196.182.378959618.192.017.058.0003.4012.463.670.000.0010.47
Montreal Expos Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5910139000700628014100.089.139.089.22890122.122.000.059.0004.9222.954.670.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162299214640019001350041204.153.187.167.354504356.182.014.058.0003.6514.193.890.000.009.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games162133729000700429011000.216.237.216.453290148.276.000.027.0002.4419.518.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon20P5--27-2991.0001.80------5100.08.3
1991Sumter Flyers SALAmon20P8--811--19191.0002.38------8100.05.8
1992Rockford Expos MidwAmon21P26--750125857.9832.19------26100.019.1
1993Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon22P9--319-222221.0002.44------9100.06.5
1993Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon22P7--310--13131.0001.86------7100.04.9
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22P14-85719142726.9631.860.31-----14100.08.6
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23P20-924171-2221.9551.050.23-----20100.017.5
1995Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon24P20--431-235351.0001.75------20100.014.1
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P9-4789-117171.0001.890.36-----9100.06.3
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn25P5--19--10101.0002.00------5100.03.5
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon25P3--55-110101.0003.33------3100.02.1
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P16-78723-230301.0001.880.38-----16100.09.9
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25P4-2312--331.0000.750.13-----4100.02.5
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26P32-190653-459591.0001.840.31-----32100.019.8
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27P33-1871239225351.9621.550.27-----33100.020.2
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28P33-1841530154645.9781.360.24-----33100.020.4
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29P32-184844-452521.0001.630.28-----3397.019.8
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P34-1951150-1161611.0001.790.31-----34100.021.0
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P33-2031538-553531.0001.610.26-----3497.120.5
2003Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn32P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P27271471033-543431.0001.590.29-----27100.016.8
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33P33331901851167069.9862.090.36-----33100.020.4
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P20181071333144746.9792.300.43-----2195.212.3
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P340781912135441753583576.9881.690.30-----3400.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P36--1356-369691.0001.92------360.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--319-222221.0002.44------90.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P34--1561127776.9872.24------340.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--27-2991.0001.80------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon205----------
1991Sumter Flyers SALAmon208----------
1992Rockford Expos MidwAmon2126----------
1993Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon229----------
1993Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon227----------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2214----------
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2320----------
1995Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon2420----------
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon249----------
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn255----------
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon253----------
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2516----------
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn254----------
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2632----------
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2733----------
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2833----------
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2932----------
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3034----------
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3133----------
2003Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn321----------
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3227----------
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3333----------
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3420----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1997San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB26001.291007.0413501.005.140.003.866.431.670.00.000
2000San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB29000.001004.1301100.986.230.002.082.081.000.00.000
2002San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB310118.0011000003.07762210003.0021.006.006.003.000.5021.00.000
2002San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB31104.09220000011.015552230001.5512.271.641.642.451.504.091.000
2002San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB31002.70211000010.010331150001.109.000.900.904.505.002.70.000
2003San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB32003.6011000005.03221220001.005.401.803.603.601.003.60.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs014.19422000019.31799389001.297.911.403.724.191.134.19.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs104.09220000011.01555223001.5512.271.641.642.451.504.091.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.70211000010.01033115001.109.000.900.904.505.002.70.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB2612010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB2910000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB3111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3125000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2002San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB3112110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB3212010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs45020000001100000.400.500.400.900206.500.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs25000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs12110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-08-19Released by Giants 
2005-08-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-08-07InjuredDisabled -- gout in his right big toe 
2003-08-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-08-01InjuredDisabled -- left shoulder strain 
2003-07-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-09InjuredDisabled -- strained left shoulder  
1996-07-30TradeTraded by Expos with Tim Scott to Giants for Mark Leiter. 
1991-06-21Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll22109,000-75734-968,431109,000109,000
1994Montreal ExposTeam Payroll23130,000-6562228957,101109,000239,000
1995Montreal ExposTeam Payroll24151,000-5862336999,520109,000390,000
1996Montreal ExposTeam Payroll25160,000-5811936957,870109,000550,000
1996San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25160,000-5812336957,870109,000550,000
1997San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll26260,000-50126451,182,177150,000810,000
1998San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll271,835,000-221976++1,276,192170,0002,645,000
1999San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll282,810,000-184680++1,454,491200,0005,455,000
2000San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll294,000,000-147684++1,394,248200,0009,455,000
2001San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll304,866,667-137685++1,897,758200,00014,321,667
2002San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll314,866,667-150784++2,011,045200,00019,188,334
2003San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll325,866,667-120686++2,163,527300,00025,055,001
2004San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll336,133,333-107589++2,070,100300,00031,188,334
2005San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll347,133,333-102689++2,189,055300,00038,321,667
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red