Esteury Ruiz: The Next Big Thing?

March 4, 2018

If there’s one thing that Padres’ minor leaguer Esteury Ruiz can do, it, undoubtedly, is hit. The young Ruiz, who was signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Kansas City Royals in July 2015 for $100,000 as a 16-year-old, has carried a .331 career batting line. While it’s across just over 400 at-bats in his young career, and that’s obviously bound to regress, it is still impressive nonetheless as…