Esteury Ruiz has had a hot bat during the San Antonio Missions’ current road series against the Midland RockHounds.
The 22-year-old from the Dominican Republic has at least one hit in the first four games of the series. He is hitting 7-of-15 (.467) in Midland.
Ruiz had four hits on Thursday night including a triple with two RBIs. He had a double on Tuesday and again on Wednesday night.
Ruiz is batting .323 on the season and is playing left field for the Missions. He also has three stolen bases in 10 games.
Ruiz batted .239 two years ago in the Class-A Cal League. He came to the San Diego Padres in a trade with the Kansas City Royals in July 2017.