Chance Ruffin

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/210

Chance Ruffin MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-2 5.60 27.1 33 1.68

Chance Ruffin Bio

  • Full Name: Chance Kraig Ruffin
  • Pronunciation: RUHF-in
  • Born: 9/8/1988 in Philadelphia, PA
  • Draft: 2010, Detroit Tigers, 1st rd. (48th overall)
  • College: Texas
  • Debut: July 25, 2011
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 1 2 5.60 24 0 0 27.1 33 1.68

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Awards

Chance Ruffin Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2010 Surprise AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Detroit AL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Erie EAS

Chance Ruffin Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 7, 2014 RHP Chance Ruffin retired.
April 22, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers activated RHP Chance Ruffin from the temporarily inactive list.
April 19, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers placed RHP Chance Ruffin on the temporarily inactive list.
December 23, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent RHP Chance Ruffin outright to Tacoma Rainiers.
December 18, 2013 Seattle Mariners designated Chance Ruffin for assignment.
September 3, 2013 Seattle Mariners recalled RHP Chance Ruffin from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 11, 2013 Chance Ruffin assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.
April 3, 2013 Chance Ruffin assigned to Jackson Generals from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 10, 2013 Seattle Mariners optioned Chance Ruffin to Tacoma Rainiers.
October 4, 2012 Seattle Mariners recalled Chance Ruffin from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 26, 2012 Seattle Mariners optioned Chance Ruffin to Tacoma Rainiers.
August 17, 2011 Detroit Tigers traded RHP Chance Ruffin to Seattle Mariners.
July 29, 2011 Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Chance Ruffin to Toledo Mud Hens.
July 25, 2011 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of Chance Ruffin from Toledo Mud Hens.
July 1, 2011 Chance Ruffin assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
April 5, 2011 Chance Ruffin assigned to Erie SeaWolves.
March 26, 2011 RHP Chance Ruffin assigned to Detroit Tigers.
August 16, 2010 Detroit Tigers signed RHP Chance Ruffin.

Chance Kraig Ruffin Bio Info

Chance Kraig Ruffin...resides in Austin, TX with wife Katie and golden retriever Millie...played college baseball at the University of Texas...went 24-6 with 19 saves and a 2.39 ERA (71 ER, 267.1 IP) in 85 games/28 starts at UT...2008 Big 12 Freshman of the Year...father, Bruce, pitched for 12 years in the Major Leagues with Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Colorado, posting a 60-82 record with 63 saves.

2013

Went 0-2 with an 8.38 ERA (9 ER, 9.2 IP) in 9 relief appearances with the Mariners from Sept. 5-28…struck out at least 1 batter in all 9 appearances (15 SO), including 5 games with at least 2 strikeouts…combined to go 5-6 with a 3.91 ERA (49 ER, 112.2 IP) in 31 games, 18 starts between AA Jackson and AAA Tacoma…set career highs in both innings pitched (112.2) and strikeouts (82)…began season in the Jackson starting rotation (4-4, 3.90 ERA), marking first time to start in career…tossed at least 6.0 innings in 8 starts, including recording 6 quality starts…promoted to Tacoma on July 11 (1-2, 3.94 ERA), making 2 starts before moving to the bullpen...went 1-0 with a 1.74 ERA (4 ER, 20.2 IP) in 13 games as a reliever, holding opponents scoreless in 12 of 14 appearances.

2012 Spent entire season with AAA Tacoma, going 0-5 with 1 save and a 5.99 ERA (47 ER, 70.2 IP) in 50 relief appearances ... Led all Rainiers relievers in games (50) and innings (70.2)...stranded 14 of 19 inherited runners ... Posted a 2.59 ERA (7 ER, 24.1 IP) in 17 appearances following the All- Star break, compared to a 7.77 ERA (40 ER, 46.1 IP) in 33 appearances prior to the All-Star break ... Traveled with the Mariners to Japan as part of 30-man roster. 2011 Was 1-0, 4.08 (8 ER, 17.2 IP) in 13 relief appearances with Seattle ... Earned first Major League win Aug. 22 at Cleveland with a scoreless 8th inning (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO) ... Chance (1-0) and his father, Bruce (60-82, 63 SV), are the 30th pair of father/sons with at least 1 career win each in MLB history ... Acquired from Detroit on Aug. 17 as PTBNL in July 30 trade ... Selected to Major League roster by Detroit July 25...made MLB debut that night at Chicago (AL)...made 2 appearances with Tigers: 0-0, 4.91 ... Split minor league season between AA Erie (3-3, 10 SV, 2.12 ERA) & AAA Toledo (0-0, 9 SV, 1.84 ERA) in Tigers system ... Was the 3rd player from the 2010 draft class to appear in the Major Leagues (Chris Sale - CWS, Josh Spence - SD). 2010 Made his pro debut with the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League, posting a 1-1 record with 4 saves and a 3.86 ERA (4 ER, 9.1 IP) in 10 relief appearances...tabbed by Baseball America as the Tigers 7th-best prospect and rated as having the best slider in the Tigers organization...as a junior at Texas, earned All-Big 12 Conference and Baseball America All-America honors...named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year...led the nation in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (13.49) and ranked 2nd in ERA (1.11).