Evan Rutckyj

Evan Rutckyj
New York Yankees
Born: (1992-01-31) January 31, 1992
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Bats: Right Throws: Left
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Representing  Canada
Pan American Games
2015 Toronto National team

Evan P. Rutckyj (born January 31, 1992) is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the New York Yankees organization.


Rutckyj was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 16th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Joseph's Catholic High School in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.[1] In 2015, Rutckyj was selected to play for the Canada national baseball team at the Pan American Games.[2][3]

Rutckyj was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 2015 Rule 5 draft.[4]

On March 18, 2016, the Atlanta Braves returned him to the New York Yankees.[5]


  1. Caton, Mary (May 7, 2013). "Windsor's Rutckyi refines pitching in Yankees' chain". Windsor Star. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  2. "Local sports roundup: Kelly Branton wins bronze medal at world powerlifting event". Windsor Star. June 17, 2015. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  3. Elliott, Bob (June 18, 2015). "Andrew Albers leads Canada's Pan Am baseball roster". Toronto Sun. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  4. O'Brien, David (December 10, 2015). "Braves select lefty reliever from Yankees in Rule 5". Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  5. O'Brien, David (March 18, 2016). "Braves Rule 5 pick Rutckyj goes back to Yankees". Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved March 26, 2016.

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