RJ Kuruts

RJ Kuruts

Position: right-handed pitcher

College: St. John Fisher College in New York

Year: junior-to-be

Height: 6-feet

Weight: 170 pounds

Hometown: Forrest City, Pa.

High school: Forrest City Regional

Family: Angele Kuruts, mother and Jerry Kuruts, father.

Host family: Garett Pabst and Kim Pabst.

Major: criminology and legal studies

GPA: 3.7

2019 statistics: was 4-4 with a 4.60 ERA for the Cardinals. Kuruts also had two complete games and he struck out 64 batters in 76.1 innings.

Best baseball moment: throwing a perfect game.

Best non-baseball moment: getting accepted to school.

Other interests: golf, hunting and fishing.

Favorite pro team: New York Yankees

Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter

Favorite color: red

Favorite food: steak

Favorite actor: Jim Parsons

Favorite actress: Scarlett Johansson

Favorite movie: “Dumb and Dumber.''

Favorite TV show: “Friends"

Favorite cartoon: “SpongeBob SquarePants"

Favorite book: “The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins

Favorite musical group: Florida Georgia Line

Mode of transportation: Chrysler 200

Tattoos, if so how many: No

First job: lifeguard at a pool

Vacation spot: Aruba

Motto: “Hard work pays off"

— Chad Dare I Commercial-News