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Alex Ruiz

position

Right-handed Pitcher

Height

6-1

Weight

208 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Sophomore

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Westminster Christian

Alex Ruiz - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

Redshirt Sophomore (2020): Appeared in two games of Miami’s bullpen in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Made season debut in sweep clinching win over Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Struck out only batter he faced in 0.1 innings at FAU (Mar. 4).

Redshirt Freshman (2019): Appeared in eight games in relief out of Miami’s bullpen…Had a 1.04 ERA over 8.2 innings pitched…Struck out six and allowed just one run over eight outings…Made Hurricane debut with a scoreless inning of relief against UMBC (Mar. 3)…Did not allow a run over two-thirds of an inning at North Carolina (Mar. 16)…Recorded first two strikeouts of Miami career in one inning at FGCU (Apr. 10)…Struck out a pair in shutout inning vs. FGCU (Apr. 16)…Tossed a scoreless inning in win vs. Bethune-Cookman (May 3)…Struck out two in shutout frame vs. Duke (May 17)…Made NCAA tournament debut with season-long two shutout innings of relief vs. Southern (June 1)…Threw a scoreless inning vs. Central Michigan (June 2) at Starkville Regional.

True Freshman (2018): Did not compete due to injury…Redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School/Prep: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Westminster Christian…Helped lead team to 2015 state championship…Went 1-0 with a .0.00 ERA senior year…Finished 3-0 with two saves and 0.74 junior year at Westmisnter.

Personal: Parents are John and Mayra…Has one brother, Johnny, and one sister, Cristy…Johnny played baseball at Miami from 2014-2017…Intends to major in School of Business.