Ryan Austin Rote (born in West Palm Beach, Florida) is an American pitcher. He is currently a free agent. Rote pitched in 2004 and 2005 for Vanderbilt University before he was selected by Chicago White Sox in 5th Round (155th overall) of 2005 Major League Baseball Draft with a signing bonus of $90,000.
Rote's career peaked towards the end of 2009 when he was called up to AAA Charlotte Knights, pitching in 3 games with a 1.93 ERA. He also pitched for Australia in an exhibition match against the White Sox.
Grandson of Hall of Fame quarterback Tobin Rote.
Ryan occasionally goes by Ryan "Pretty Eyes" Rote. He married in October 2006 to Erica (Savage). They reside in Tennessee.