Esteban Ruíz
Las Vegas Flamingos (ML)
Esteban Ruíz
Birthdate:
April 22, 2000 (33 y, 11 m, 24 d)
Born In:
Xalapa, VER, MEX
Nationality:
Mexican
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/202
Entry:
2016 Scout Discovery, Team: New Amsterdam Dutchmen
Contract:
$1.7M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
8 years, 55 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 8 years, 55 days
40-man Service Time 10 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 16 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Well Known
Current Contract
2034 $1.7M ($1.7M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 1 2 1 8 1
vs R 1 2 1 8 1
vs L 1 2 1 8 1
Potential 1 2 1 9 1
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 2 2
Arm 1 6 2
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 3
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 4
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 7 7
vs R 6 7 7
vs L 5 7 7
Potential 6 7 7
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 6
Curveball 8 8
Slider 3 3
Changeup 3 3
Other Pitching
Velocity 95-97 mph
GB % 63%
Stamina 8
Hold 6
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2034-04-15
GB% decreased from 64% to 63%
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
2034-01-02
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
2033-11-04
GB% increased from 63% to 64%
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2033-05-20
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2033-04-15
GB% increased from 61% to 63%
2033-01-08
Weight increased from 204 to 205
2033-01-02
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
2032-10-25
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
GB% increased from 59% to 60%
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
2032-09-04
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight increased from 203 to 204
2032-06-05
Weight increased from 202 to 203
2032-04-15
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 201 to 202
2032-04-04
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
2032-03-07
GB% increased from 58% to 59%
2032-01-12
Role changed from RP to CL
2032-01-10
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
2032-01-02
Eye Potential increased from 8 to 9
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 200 to 203
2031-10-24
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 199 to 200
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
2031-09-09
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2031-07-28
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
2031-07-07
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2031-05-05
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
2031-04-15
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
2031-03-08
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2031-02-01
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2031-01-10
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2031-01-02
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
2030-10-24
Gap decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
2030-06-02
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2030-04-30
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
GB% decreased from 56% to 54%
Changeup Pot decreased from 4 to 3
2030-01-07
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
Hold decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup decreased from 4 to 3
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2029-05-20
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
2029-01-01
Eye increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs R increased from 7 to 8
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 6 to 7
Control vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 49% to 54%
Curveball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 4
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2028-04-30
Control vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 194 to 196
2028-01-01
Eye vs L increased from 7 to 8
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
NA - SL
2033 33 7 21 90.0 4-6 0 51 26 12.88% 6.57% 2.27% 68.63% 58.82% 0.327 4.700 3.592 89 3.821 1.11 1.55
NJ - 3L
2032 32 0 39 55.2 3-7 16 36 15 14.75% 6.15% 2.87% 74.44% 53.66% 0.313 3.880 4.201 100 4.005 -0.32 0.17
Detroit - 3L
DET - 3L
2031 31 0 40 51.2 8-3 16 32 13 16.33% 6.63% 1.53% 88.79% 50.43% 0.204 0.871 3.123 79 3.904 -2.25 0.72
Detroit - 3L
DET - 3L
2030 30 0 16 38.1 1-0 0 23 11 14.47% 6.92% 0.63% 70.82% 55.81% 0.289 2.817 2.989 75 3.992 -0.17 0.62
Detroit - SL
DET - SL
2029 29 0 24 39.1 0-0 1 28 12 16.28% 6.98% 0.58% 72.76% 60.23% 0.318 3.432 3.186 76 4.064 0.25 0.62
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2028 28 0 10 11.1 0-3 3 4 5 6.90% 8.62% 0.00% 52.00% 44.83% 0.391 9.529 3.911 113 5.729 5.62 -0.04
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2027 27 0 17 29.0 1-3 3 20 9 16.95% 7.63% 5.08% 101.63% 47.62% 0.217 2.483 4.802 133 3.738 -2.32 -0.37
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2026 26 0 15 32.1 1-1 0 20 9 15.15% 6.82% 3.79% 84.38% 49.32% 0.247 3.340 4.692 123 4.343 -1.35 -0.26
Detroit - SL
DET - SL
2025 25 0 6 16.1 0-0 1 10 5 15.38% 7.69% 1.54% 85.23% 47.22% 0.255 2.204 3.489 89 4.319 -1.29 0.15
Montana - 3L
MON - 3L
2024 24 1 20 32.2 2-2 1 20 20 12.58% 12.58% 3.77% 59.35% 57.53% 0.324 7.990 6.257 141 5.120 1.73 -0.28
Total - PL
PL
0 42 72.2 2-7 6 44 23 14.29% 7.47% 3.57% 79.66% 47.88% 0.266 3.963 4.614 125 4.318 -0.65 -0.66
Total - SL
SL
7 51 145.2 4-6 2 89 43 14.06% 6.79% 1.74% 71.28% 57.93% 0.317 4.078 3.471 86 3.942 0.61 2.32
Total - 3L
3L
1 115 178.1 14-12 33 111 59 14.64% 7.78% 2.24% 72.62% 53.90% 0.282 3.533 4.005 96 4.177 -0.47 1.23
Total - All
All
8 208 396.2 20-25 41 244 125 14.36% 7.36% 2.30% 73.26% 54.27% 0.292 3.812 3.920 98 4.117 -0.11 2.89

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
PMGL - PAAA
2028 28 0 32 35.0 1-1 8 30 11 22.06% 8.09% 2.21% 84.42% 52.86% 0.222 2.057 3.278 78 3.241 -1.22 0.53
SFRP - 3AAA
2025 25 0 21 19.1 0-1 0 12 10 13.95% 11.63% 1.16% 77.70% 41.86% 0.305 3.724 4.435 104 4.913 -0.71 0.01
PMGL - SAAA
2025 25 0 4 3.1 0-0 2 4 1 28.57% 7.14% 7.14% 115.38% 66.67% 0.143 2.700 6.519 152 3.202 -3.82 -0.08
SFRP - 3AAA
2024 24 3 24 34.0 2-2 5 25 14 16.03% 8.97% 0.64% 67.19% 60.00% 0.324 4.500 3.455 78 3.893 1.04 0.62
SFRP - 3AAA
2023 23 0 8 12.1 0-1 0 14 7 27.45% 13.73% 0.00% 78.57% 66.67% 0.207 1.460 2.925 70 3.421 -1.47 0.23
Billings - 3AA
CS - 3AA
2023 23 0 51 75.0 9-2 2 77 19 25.25% 6.23% 2.62% 74.18% 47.86% 0.284 3.360 3.633 83 3.145 -0.27 0.94
YEL - PA
2022 22 20 20 140.1 9-3 0 154 30 26.46% 5.15% 1.37% 73.68% 43.82% 0.334 3.143 2.750 80 2.637 0.39 3.35
YEL - PA
2021 21 17 17 101.1 10-2 0 133 40 30.23% 9.09% 0.68% 71.96% 50.31% 0.353 3.109 2.588 74 2.706 0.52 2.76
YEL - SA
2020 20 19 19 124.1 11-4 0 121 37 23.40% 7.16% 0.58% 70.95% 49.36% 0.316 3.257 2.833 90 3.047 0.42 2.33
LAN - SAA
2019 19 0 10 21.0 2-0 0 22 7 22.00% 7.00% 4.00% 71.43% 41.67% 0.463 6.857 5.416 112 4.228 1.44 -0.05
Remsen - SAA
REM - SAA
2017 17 0 36 33.2 3-3 1 18 24 10.34% 13.79% 3.45% 66.09% 43.42% 0.372 7.753 7.467 147 7.053 0.29 -0.74
Total - AAA
AAA
3 89 104.0 3-5 15 85 43 19.19% 9.71% 1.35% 76.02% 54.88% 0.274 3.115 3.613 84 3.785 -0.50 1.31
Total - AA
AA
0 97 129.2 14-5 3 117 50 20.21% 8.64% 3.11% 70.47% 45.63% 0.344 5.067 4.918 104 4.335 0.15 0.16
Total - A
A
56 56 366.0 30-9 0 408 107 26.51% 6.95% 0.91% 72.23% 47.44% 0.333 3.172 2.733 82 2.796 0.44 8.45

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NA - SL
2033 P 21 90.0 12 13 2 0.926 2.500 1.044 -0.30
NJ - 3L
2032 P 39 55.2 2 5 0 1.000 1.132 1.240 -0.04
Detroit - 3L
DET - 3L
2031 P 39 51.2 4 7 0 1.000 1.916 1.262 0.85
Detroit - 3L
DET - 3L
2030 P 15 38.1 3 2 1 0.833 1.174 0.844 -0.93
Detroit - SL
DET - SL
2029 P 24 39.1 4 5 1 0.900 2.059 0.773 -1.49
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2028 P 9 11.1 0 2 0 1.000 1.588 1.010 0.01
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2027 P 17 29.0 0 1 0 1.000 0.310 1.009 -0.12
Detroit - PL
DET - PL
2026 P 15 32.1 1 2 0 1.000 0.835 1.024 -0.08
Detroit - SL
DET - SL
2025 P 6 16.1 1 1 0 1.000 1.102 0.680 -0.50
Montana - 3L
MON - 3L
2024 P 20 32.2 2 2 0 1.000 1.102 1.368 0.66
Total P 205 396.2 29 40 4 -1.93

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
PMGL - PAAA
2028 P 32 35.0 0 5 0 1.000 1.286 1.009 0.12
SFRP - 3AAA
2025 P 21 19.1 1 1 0 1.000 0.931 0.486 -0.45
PMGL - SAAA
2025 P 4 3.1 0 2 0 1.000 5.400 0.994 -0.01
SFRP - 3AAA
2024 P 24 34.0 3 6 0 1.000 2.382 0.942 -0.24
SFRP - 3AAA
2023 P 8 12.1 0 3 0 1.000 2.189 1.029 0.04
Billings - 3AA
CS - 3AA
2023 P 48 75.0 4 13 1 0.944 2.040 1.084 0.75
YEL - PA
2022 P 20 140.1 3 16 3 0.864 1.219 0.869 -1.05
YEL - PA
2021 P 17 101.1 4 6 1 0.909 0.888 0.810 -0.49
YEL - SA
2020 P 19 124.1 5 16 1 0.955 1.520 1.021 0.23
Total P 193 545.0 20 68 6 -1.12
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Jan. 6, 2023 Richardson City José Juárez
Esteban Ruíz
Montana Roberto Aguirre
June 12, 2025 Detroit Andrés Chávez
Lorenzo Sánchez
Mario Cruz
Kyle Lewis
$3M
Montana Dani Trejo
Ordono Lima
Javier Castillo
Esteban Ruíz
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 2032 New Jersey (3L)
Pitcher of the Month Jun 2032 New Jersey (3L)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink8
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SV Rank
2031 3L 16 6
2032 3L 16 8
Year Lg WP Rank
2030 3L 5 8
Year Lg CG Rank
2033 SL 3 6