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Biography Data
Positions: OF-452, CF-323, LF-271, RF-200, dh-6, 3B-1, 1B-1
Proper Name: Justin Marshall Ruggiano
Born: April 12, 1982 (35.220)
Place Austin, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 205 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Anderson (Austin,TX)
College: Texas A&M University , Blinn College
Drafted: 2004 -- 25th round (748th overall) by Los Angeles Dodgers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 19,2007 (25.160)
Service Time:5.024 (2016)
TBC Player ID:39918
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-07-26 - Released by Giants More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants (2016-12-21)
Organizations:LAN, TBA, MIA, HOU, CHN, SEA, TEX, NYN, SFN
Signed by:Chris Smith
Relationship(s):Brother of Brian Ruggiano



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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-07-26cfFAMLBReleased by Giants---
    2017-06-09San Francisco GiantscfMinorsSacramentoAAAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)---
    2017-06-03San Francisco GiantscfDFASan Francisco GiantsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2017-05-06San Francisco GiantscfActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2017-04-30San Francisco GiantscfMinorsSacramentoAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2017-04-20San Francisco GiantscfD7SacramentoAAADL-7 Injured---
    2017-04-06San Francisco GiantscfMinorsSacramentoAAAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)---
    2016
    2016-12-21San Francisco GiantscfMinorsSan Francisco GiantsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-11-03cfFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2016-08-31New York MetscfDL-60New York MetsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2016-08-27New York MetscfDL-15New York MetsMLBDL-15 Left shoulder discomfort40man
    2016-08-18New York MetscfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-08-15New York MetscfDL-15Las VegasAAAAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab40man
    2016-08-03New York MetscfDL-15New York MetsMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2016-07-31New York MetscfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)40man
    2016-07-28cfFAMLBReleased by Rangers---
    2016-06-30Texas RangerscfMinorsRound RockAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2016-06-16Texas RangerscfD7Round RockAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-05-29Texas RangerscfMinorsRound RockAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2016-05-08Texas RangerscfD7Round RockAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-04-10Texas RangerscfMinorsRound RockAAAOutrighted to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2016-04-09Texas RangerscfDFATexas RangersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015
    2015-12-07Texas RangerscfActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.65m)40man
    2015-11-07cfFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2015-11-06Los Angeles DodgerscfMinorsLos Angeles DodgersMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2015-09-01Los Angeles DodgerscfActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBTraded from Mariners to Dodgers for future considerations40man
    2015-09-01Seattle MarinerscfActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-06-13Seattle MarinerscfMinorsTacomaAAAOutrighted to minors---
    2015-06-05Seattle MarinerscfDFASeattle MarinersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-01-17Seattle MarinerscfActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.5m) Avoids arbitration40man
    2014
    2014-12-18Seattle MarinerscfActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBTraded from Cubs to Mariners for Matt Brazis40man
    2014-11-05Chicago CubscfActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-09-02Chicago CubscfDL-60Chicago CubsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-08-27Chicago CubscfDL-15Chicago CubsMLBDL-15 Sprained left ankle40man
    2014-05-26Chicago CubscfActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-05-23Chicago CubscfDL-15IowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab40man
    2014-04-24Chicago CubscfDL-15Chicago CubsMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2014-01-30Chicago CubscfActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013
    2013-12-12Chicago CubscfActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBTraded from Marlins to Cubs for Brian Bogusevic40man
    2012
    2012-05-27Miami MarlinscfActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBContract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)40man
    2012-05-26Miami MarlinsLFMinorsMiami MarlinsMLBTraded from Astros to Marlins---
    2012-04-04Houston AstroscfMinorsOklahoma CityAAAAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) ---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Astros
    Granted free agency
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 25th round (748th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017San Francisco Giants$ 535,000850340$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Texas Rangers$ 1,650,0004031756$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-07-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
    2016New York Mets$ 1,650,0004032056$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-07-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
    2015Seattle Mariners$ 2,505,0003471462$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.65m)
    2015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.5m) Avoids arbitration
    2015Los Angeles Dodgers$ 2,505,0003472062$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.65m)
    2015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.5m) Avoids arbitration
    2014Chicago Cubs$ 2,000,0003641159$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-01-30 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Miami Marlins$ 494,5006921624$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Miami Marlins$ 480,000760260$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Tampa Bay Rays$ 414,000789310$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 390,000753420$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Tampa Bay Rays$ 380,000737420$ 380,000$ 2,459,737

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