Darin Ruf heads to Giants' bench on Thursday night
San Francisco Giants first baseman / outfielder Darin Ruf is not starting in Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Ruf will receive a breather after LaMonte Wade Jr. and Alex Dickerson were announced as San Francisco's starting first baseman and left fielder.
According to Baseball Savant on 88 batted balls this season, Ruf has produced a 15.9% barrel rate and a .274 expected average.
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