We are taking a look back at the 2011 season in the Minor Leagues for our European prospects.
Birth Date: 04/25/1992 in Amstelveen, Netherlands
Organization: Atlanta Braves
2011 Season: After getting a cup of coffee in professional baseball in 2010, Ruben Rijkhof played a total of 45 games for the Atlanta Braves affiliate in the Dominican Summer League. He batted .161/.323/.185 with three doubles, ten runs and eight RBI. For his home club Tenerife Marlins in the Spanish Division de Honor the Dutch outfielder batted .262/.377/.400 with two homeruns, a triple, a double, 14 runs and 12 RBI in 18 games.
Career Stats: 49 GP, 172 PA, 136 AB, 13 R, 9 RBI, 28 BB, 53 SO, AVG .154, OBP .322, SLG .176
Highest Level: Rookie (2010, 2011)
Link to Baseball-Reference
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