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Chance Ruffin

Chance Ruffin 18 P

Tacoma Rainiers

  • Status: Voluntarily Retired List
  • Full Name: Chance Kraig Ruffin
  • Age: 25 (September 8, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2010, DET)
  • MLB Debut: 07/25/2011
  • School: Texas
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Chance Ruffin Stats Summary

Chance Ruffin Career Stats

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Chance Ruffin Awards and Honors

Chance Ruffin  18 P

  • Full Name: Chance Kraig Ruffin
  • Born: September 8, 1988
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2010, DET)
  • School: Texas
  • MLB Debut: 07/25/2011

Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the first round (48th overall) of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Texas. ... Named the seventh-best prospect and rated as possessing the best slider in the Tigers organization following the 2010 season by Baseball America. ... Earned All-Big 12 Conference honors as a junior after going 6-1 record with a 1.11 ERA (64.2IP/8ER), 14 saves and 97 strikeouts in 37 games. ... Named to Baseball America's College All-America team and was selected the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's Stopper of the Year. ... That's where he is now, closing games first for Double-A Erie and then with Triple-A Toledo.