Uncommitted Spotlight: 2021 2B/OF William Ruth (Ithaca)


Joe Walentin
Scouting / Operations



William Ruth

Class of 2021 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Ithaca
    State: NY
  • Summer Team: Baseball U NY
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
77
Max FB
(07/06/20)
74 - 76
FB
(07/06/20)
61 - 62
CB
(07/06/20)
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 76
CB
61 - 62
Position
7.12
60-yard
(07/06/20)
81
INF Velo
(07/06/20)
75
OF Velo
(09/22/19)
88
Exit Velo
(07/06/20)
4.15
H-1st
(08/07/19)
Position
60-yard
7.12
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.31
INF Velo
78
H-1st
4.25
Exit Velo
83
Position
60-yard
7.51
INF Velo
79
OF Velo
75
Exit Velo
83
Position
INF Velo
75
H-1st
4.15
Exit Velo
81
Position
60-yard
8.05
INF Velo
66
Exit Velo
76
H-1st
4.83
Trackman - Fastball
76.6
Velocity (max)
(07/06/20)
72.9 - 75.8
Velo Range
(07/06/20)
73.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/06/20)
2058
Spin Rate (max)
(07/06/20)
1923
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/06/20)
18.1
IVB (max)
(07/06/20)
16.1
IVB (avg)
(07/06/20)
9.8
HM (max)
(07/06/20)
6.5
HM (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.6
Extension (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.4
Release Ht (avg)
(07/06/20)
27
Spin Score (max)
(07/06/20)
38
Zone %
(07/06/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
76.6
Velo Range
72.9 - 75.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
73
Spin Rate (max)
2058
Spin Rate (avg)
1923
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
61.9
Velocity (max)
(07/06/20)
60.7 - 61.9
Velo Range
(07/06/20)
59.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/06/20)
1847
Spin Rate (max)
(07/06/20)
1805
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/06/20)
-3.9
IVB (max)
(07/06/20)
-2.9
IVB (avg)
(07/06/20)
-7.7
HM (max)
(07/06/20)
-4.8
HM (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.1
Extension (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.1
Release Ht (avg)
(07/06/20)
30
Spin Score (max)
(07/06/20)
33
Zone %
(07/06/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
61.9
Velo Range
60.7 - 61.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
59.6
Spin Rate (max)
1847
Spin Rate (avg)
1805
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.4
Velocity (max)
(07/06/20)
70.6 - 72.4
Velo Range
(07/06/20)
69.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/06/20)
1879
Spin Rate (max)
(07/06/20)
1765
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/06/20)
16.9
IVB (max)
(07/06/20)
16.3
IVB (avg)
(07/06/20)
7.5
HM (max)
(07/06/20)
6.9
HM (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.5
Extension (avg)
(07/06/20)
5.3
Release Ht (avg)
(07/06/20)
26
Spin Score (max)
(07/06/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
72.4
Velo Range
70.6 - 72.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.9
Spin Rate (max)
1879
Spin Rate (avg)
1765
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
(07/06/20)
76.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
(07/06/20)
256
Distance (avg)
(07/06/20)
334
Distance (max)
(07/06/20)
33
Sweet Spot %
(07/06/20)
11
Line Drive %
(07/06/20)
66.7
Fly Ball %
(07/06/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
76.8
Distance (avg)
256
Distance (max)
334
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
23.8
Hand Speed (max)
(07/06/20)
23.0
Hand Speed (avg)
(07/06/20)
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
(07/06/20)
69.6
Bat Speed (avg)
(07/06/20)
28.6
Rot. Acc (max)
(07/06/20)
24.7
Rot. Acc (avg)
(07/06/20)
58
On Plane Eff (avg)
(07/06/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.8
Hand Speed (avg)
23
Bat Speed (max)
73.9
Bat Speed (avg)
69.6
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
65
Hop+
(07/06/20)
48
Rise+
(07/06/20)
84
Sink+
(07/06/20)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
51
Hammer+
(07/06/20)
60
Sweep+
(07/06/20)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Scouting Report

2/14/20

 

Physical: 5-foot-9, 150-pounds. Lean athletic frame with square shoulders and strong legs.
Run: 7.31 runner in the 60.
Hit: RHH. Simple square stance with bat on his shoulder; Quiet load with small leg kick Flat barrel through the zone with solid contact through the ball.
Power: 83 MPH raw exit velocity. Strong gap to gap power.
Defense:  pop times. INF: Choppy approach to the ball; Smooth movement through the ball with soft hands.
Arm: Short, quick, compact arm action. INF - 78 MPH. 

 

9/21/19

 

Offensively, the right handed hitter displayed a quick direct path to the baseball. Fast twitch hitting actions. Ruth had an impressive round of batting practice at the Fall Top Prospect games. Defensively, Ruth displayed his athletic ability showcasing as an OF and INF at the Fall Top Prospect games. As an outfielder, Ruth has an aggressive approach to the baseball. Gets rid of the ball quickly. As an infielder, Ruth gets to a good fielding position before attacking the baseball. Ruth’s active footwork allows him to play all over the field. Ruth increased his positional velocity from 75 to 79 MPH in the defensive workout. The 2021 graduate is a must follow.

 

8/07/19

 

A lean 5-foot-9, 140 pounds. Offensively- the right handed hitter stands in the box in a tall stance. Works off a slight leg lift for timing and balanced. Short compact swing. Stays balanced throughout the swing. Exit velocity was 81 MPH. Defensively- the infielder displayed active footwork. Takes his time to gather himself before throwing the baseball. The top throwing velocity as 75 MPH.

 

2/18/19

 

A lean 5-foot-8, 135 pounds. Ran a 8.05 60 yard dash. Offensively- Tall stance with hands close to the body. Simple load before attacking the baseball. A flat barrel in the hitting zone with two hand finish. Balanced throughout the swing. Exit velocity was 76 MPH. Defensively- Active footwork fields the ball slightly off center. Average transfer to a quick release from a ¾ arm slot. Throws across the diamond peaked at 66 MPH


 




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