Is Rio Ruiz really the Orioles best third baseman?

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Is Rio Ruiz really the Orioles best third baseman?
Is Rio Ruiz really the Orioles best third baseman?

The Orioles and Rio Ruiz needed each other in 2019. The former was without a third baseman, and the latter had run out of chances with his previous club. It was a marriage of convenience. One that didn't bear much fruit for either in their first year together. Ruiz was manager Brandon Hyde's preferred option at the hot corner for most of last summer. The 25-year-old's 843 innings spent at the position were nearly 400 more than anyone else on the Orioles roster, and there were certainly some positives to takeaway. The former waiver claim held his own in the field. His 3.2 defensive rating, 3.9 UZR/150 and 2 DRS weren't otherworldly, but solid just the same. Ruiz was not hurting the Orioles with

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