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Ruben Ibarra

#99 | 1B | RedsCIN
Daytona Tortugas Daytona Tortugas
Ruben Ibarra
Name: Ruben Ibarra
Born: Apr 26, 1999 in
College: San Jose State
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 290 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 4th round (119th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in 2021 (signed for $172,500)
Ibarra is massive at 6-foot-5, 290 pounds, but his performance was so loud this spring that high-level decision-makers came away impressed more often than not. Ibarra is a giant slugger who hit .381 with 14 home runs for San Jose State this spring. He has average bat speed, is enormously strong and showed a good feel for the strike zone with more walks (28) than strikeouts (24). Ibarra is a well below-average runner, but he’s surprisingly athletic for his size and plays a perfectly fine first base. He was a three-sport standout in high school who excelled in basketball and football in addition to baseball. Ibarra’s size naturally leads to expectations he’ll be a DH, but others think he can stick at first. Ibarra’s power, performance and surprising athleticism have teams interested late on the draft’s second day or early on the third day. He is a redshirt junior and could be used as a money-saving pick.
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