Keibert Jose Ruiz is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Major League Baseball Washington Nationals. He was born on July 20, 1998. (MLB). He formerly played in Major League Baseball with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Ruiz as an international free agent in 2014 for $140,000. In his first professional season, he batted.300 with one home run, 19 RBIs, and eight doubles in 44 games for the Dominican Summer League Dodgers.
Ruiz began the 2019 season with the Tulsa Drillers. In the midst of the season, he was named to the Texas League All-Star Game. Ruiz was promoted to the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers in July.
However, he fractured his finger in early August, therefore ending his season. In 85 games between the two levels in 2019, he hit.261 with six home runs and 34 RBI.
The Dodgers transferred Ruiz, Josiah Gray, Donovan Casey, and Gerardo Carrillo to the Washington Nationals on July 30, 2021, in exchange for Trea Turner and Max Scherzer.
Ruiz homered in his debut as a member of the Nationals organization on August 3, 2021, for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. Ruiz was called back up to the Majors on August 30 and made his Nationals debut the same day, going 1-4 against the Philadelphia Phillies.
He would finish the season with a .272/.333/.409 slash line with 3 home runs in 96 plate appearances at the MLB level with the Dodgers and the Nationals.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.