Left-Handed Outfielder & Pitcher Hits for Power and Average | .453 AVG / 1.270 OPS
Name: Austin Ruffner
Weight: 190 lbs / 86.2 KG
DOB: April 13, 1996
Date Available: August 1, 2019Will Pay Flight
Positions: OF, SP, RP, RF, CF, LF
Positions (alt): 1B
College: Simpson University
Preferred Communication Tool: Email, Text
“Winning is a Habit. Success is a Choice.” I am an inspirational winner on and off the field. I am an Outfielder / Pitcher / 1st Baseman who throws and bats left-handed.As a starting Center Fielder I have + speed, + arm and I excel in RF as well as LF. In 2019 he had a .333 BA and .667 Slugging % in Cal-Pac Baseball League as well as 1 HR every 20 AB’s. I am also a left-handed pitcher with 89-91 mph 4-seam FB and a 4-pitch arsenal that includes 2-seam FB with good movement, vulcan change, cutter and slider. I am a strong base stealer and can bunt to get on base or sacrifice. I can also play 1st base with excellent hands. I bring the attributes of being an excellent team players, big time work ethic, grit and an infectious, positive attitude. I am ready to take the next steps in my career and looking for an opportunity to help an overseas team win.
Summer of 2019 I played in prestigious Arizona Collegiate Baseball League (wood bat) which is full of D1 and MLB drafted players. There were 14 teams playing in league. As starting Centerfielder and relief pitcher I finished season batting .453, SLG .755 and OPS 1.279. I led league (players over 60 PA’s) in batting average, SLG, OPS, doubles and second in HR and stolen bases. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjpBMe1TjfzQHenbWQTbmPg
An added bonus is I am a baseball coach / trainer and enjoy working with players to help them reach their potential (www.southpaw-baseball.com).
Abilities summary: Starting Outfielder / Left-Handed Relief Pitcher who has power to bat 3rd in lineup and speed/BA to bat leadoff in lineup. Can also play 1st base and has coaching experience. 89-91 mph LHP pitcher with good movement and 5 pitch arsenal.
|2012 - Current||Coach / Trainer / Pitching, Hitting, Mental||Southpaw Baseball||Youth / Little League / 6A High School||I have coached numerous camps with players of all ages and skills including little league and 6A High School players. www.southpaw-baseball.com|
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