john_ruettiger_07Joliet Catholic Academy 2007 graduate, John Ruettiger was drafted by The Orioles’ as a eighth-round draft pick out of Arizona State in the 2011 draft.

A review of the 2013 A-Advanced Carolina League statistics shows Ruettiger, who played for the Baltimore Orioles’ affiliate, with 43 stolen bases, ranking third in the league, in 50 attempts.

With brief stints at the beginning and end of the season at Double-A Bowie, he was 44-for-51 in steals and hit .250.

After two full pro seasons, Ruettiger will learn later this off-season whether he will be in major league or minor league camp come spring.

Read more at: Goss: John Ruettiger flying in Baltimore Orioles organization


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