Royce Ring Pitcher

     
 

Born: December 21, 1980
La Mesa, CA
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: 1st round, 2002 by Chicago (AL);
41st round, 1999 by CLE
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (July 2011)
College: San Diego State
High School: Monte Vista (CA)

Photo William Parmeter

Contract expired (Oct. 2011)

Scouting Report
: Ring throws a high-80s fastball, a low-to-mid 70s breaking ball, and a high-70s changeup.  Also developed a knuckleball in 2010. Works slightly better against lefties.

 

 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2002 San Diego St. NCAA Coll - 21 5 1 0.833 1.85 36 0 17 39.0 29 10 8 1 13 54 1.08 4.15 12.46
  2002 Winston-Salem Caro A+ ChW 21 2 0 1.000 3.91 21 0 5 23.0 20 11 10 2 11 22 1.35 2.00 8.61
  2003 Birmingham Sou AA ChW 22 1 4 0.200 2.52 36 0 19 35.7 33 11 10 1 14 44 1.32 3.14 11.10
  2003 Binghamton East AA NYM 22 3 0 1.000 1.66 18 0 7 21.7 13 4 4 2 11 18 1.11 1.64 7.48
  2004 Binghamton East AA NYM 23 2 2 0.500 3.77 19 0 2 28.7 25 13 12 5 11 23 1.26 2.09 7.22
  2004 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 23 3 1 0.750 3.64 29 0 0 34.7 37 15 14 5 12 22 1.41 1.83 5.71
  2005 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 24 3 0 1.000 3.26 33 0 2 38.7 34 16 14 2 13 26 1.22 2.00 6.05
  2005 NY Mets NL MLB NYM 24 0 2 0.000 5.07 15 0 0 10.7 10 6 6 0 10 8 1.88 0.80 6.75
  2006 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 25 2 2 0.500 2.97 36 0 11 39.3 30 14 13 2 15 40 1.14 2.67 9.15
  2006 NY Mets NL MLB NYM 25 0 0 --- 2.13 11 0 0 12.7 7 3 3 2 3 8 0.79 2.67 5.68
  2007 Portland PCL AAA SD 26 4 0 1.000 1.99 27 0 1 31.7 22 8 7 0 11 44 1.04 4.00 12.51
  2007 San Diego NL MLB SD 26 1 0 1.000 3.60 15 0 0 15.0 11 8 6 1 14 17 1.67 1.21 10.20
  2007 Richmond IL AAA Atl 26 1 2 0.333 5.69 15 0 1 12.7 17 9 8 2 7 14 1.90 2.00 9.95
  2007 Atlanta NL MLB Atl 26 0 0 --- 0.00 11 0 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 3 4 1.00 1.33 7.20
  2008 Richmond IL AAA Atl 27 0 1 0.000 3.00 11 0 0 9.0 5 3 3 0 7 7 1.33 1.00 7.00
  2008 Atlanta NL MLB Atl 27 2 1 0.667 8.46 42 0 0 22.3 32 25 21 2 10 16 1.88 1.60 6.45
  2009 Memphis PCL AAA Atl 28 5 2 0.714 3.04 51 0 4 47.3 44 18 16 4 15 38 1.25 2.53 7.23
  2010 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 29 2 1 0.667 1.93 52 0 2 42.0 35 12 9 2 11 39 1.10 3.55 8.36
  2010 NY Yankees AL MLB NYY 29 0 0 --- 15.43 5 0 0 2.3 3 4 4 0 2 2 2.14 1.00 7.71
  2011 Tacoma PCL AAA Sea 30  2 1 0.667 6.08 27 0 2 23.7 25 17 16 3 11 33 1.52 3.00 12.55
  2011 GCL Red Sox GCL  Rk Bos 30  0 0 --- 0.00 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 --- 0.00
  2011 Pawtucket  IL AAA Bos  30  1 2 0.333 4.09 9 0 1 11.0 12 5 5 1 3 8 1.36 2.67 6.55
  2012 Tulsa Tex AA Col 31 1 0 1.000 1.08 9 0 0 8.3 6 1 1 1 2 6 0.96 3.00 6.48
  2012 Colorado Springs PCL AAA Col 31 0 0 --- 1.17 11 0 0 7.7 6 1 1 1 3 7 1.17 2.33 8.22
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
June 10, 2002
Signing Bonus: $1,600,000
MiLB Debut: June 25, 2002 (AZL White Sox)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
April 29, 2005 (NYM)
     
  Awards
2001 Mountain West Conference All-Star
2002 First Team College All-American
2002 Mountain West Conference All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
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