John Ruettiger

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 8 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) OF  LHP
Ht/Wt 6-2, 180 lb
School  Joliet Catholic Academy
Hometown  Joliet, IL USA
Summer Team  Sparks
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 8 by Orioles in 2011
Round 35 by Rangers in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American (Central - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - OF
athletic lean body projects large, 6.52 - 60, 87 from OF, 4.09 H-1, Contact hitter in Cincy, good at WWBA PG events
IL State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - OF

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
Arizona State

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2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
John Ruettiger is a 2008 OF/P with a 6'2'', 180 lb. frame from Joliet, IL who attends Joliet Catholic Academy. He is a quick twitch athlete with a live, lean body. Ruettiger ran the 60 in 6.48 and he has a speed player's approach to the game. At the plate, he is a left handed hitter who hits out of a wide base with a short, line drive swing that emphasizes contact. Ruettiger will inside out the ball frequently and slash it to the opposite field. He has the hand quickness and leverage to project gap to gap extra base power in the future. In the outfield, Ruettiger has fluid actions and is aggressive coming to the ball. With his speed he should have no problem playing centerfield at the highest levels. Ruettiger's tools and approach look like a young Steve Finley. He is an outstanding student who has a verbal commitment to Arizona State.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
52.77% Rank
best 94  avg 84
 (2008 class in 2008)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.48 sec
99.05% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
OF 87 mph
91.04% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 101  avg 80
 (2008 class)
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