Carlos Ruiz

#51 C / Philadelphia Phillies / EXP: 10YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 206 lb Age: 36 College: No College Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies C Carlos Ruiz homers, doubles in losing end of rout Friday

      Catcher Carlos Ruiz was a bright spot in an otherwise forgettable night for the Phillies on Friday. Ruiz went 3 for 4, including his second home run of the year in the 15-2 loss to the Giants. Ruiz's solo shot actually tied the game at 1-1 in top of the fourth inning, but the Giants would pour on eight runs in the bottom half. Ruiz homered and doubled off Giants starter Madison Bumgarner on Friday. Both of Ruiz's homers this year have come in his last 10 games, and he is batting .264 over that stretch.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Phillies C Carlos Ruiz comes up big in extra-inning win

      Catcher Carlos Ruiz had two hits and drove in a pair of runs as the Phillies pulled out a 10-inning victory over the Braves on Sunday. Ruiz's biggest hit came in the 10th, when Philadelphia had just grabbed a 1-0 lead on a Ryan Howard sacrifice fly. Ruiz followed with a double to deep left field, giving the Phillies the insurance runs they needed to pick up the win. Ruiz's offensive numbers are down from his prime, but he does have four RBIs and three hits in his last four games to raise his season total to .223.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Phillies' Carlos Ruiz hits first homer of year

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth inning in Tuesday's loss to Milwaukee. The solo shot was Ruiz's first of the year. Ruiz went 1 for 2 with a walk, getting his first hit since June 18. He got an RBI for the second straight day, giving him 13 on the year.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Phillies C Carlos Ruiz returns to starting lineup

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz will start on Saturday against the Pirates. Ruiz has not been in the lineup since going 1 for 3 against the Reds on June 9. Ruiz is hitting .243 with six doubles and 11 RBI in 144 at-bats this season.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Phillies C Carlos Ruiz avoiding extended slumps

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz hasn't enjoyed a spectacular game since April 27, when he slammed four hits and scored twice in St. Louis. But his recent run has been marked by consistency. Ruiz has just five hitless games since May 11. He has one or two hits in the rest of them, though he is trending downward with a 3-for-17 drought in the last five starts. His slash line sits at .243/.319/.285.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Phillies rest Ryan Howard, Chase Utley against left-hander

      Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and second baseman Chase Utley are out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game. Both starters were rested against a left-handed pitcher. Howard is replaced in the lineup by Darin Ruf, who gets his seventh start at the position. He'll bat third. Utley is replaced by Cesar Hernandez, who starts at second for the first time in 15 games. He'll bat sixth. Carlos Ruiz also gets Sunday off. Replacing him at catcher is Cameron Rupp, who gets his 14th start of the year. He'll bat eighth.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      With day game after night game, Phillies C Carlos Ruiz gets rest

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is being held out of the starting lineup for Thursday's afternoon game against Rockies. Ruiz has started each of the last three games, but will take a rest with a day game following a night game. Cameron Rupp will get the start behind the plate for manager Ryne Sandberg on Thursday

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies C Carlos Ruiz with two hits, RBI in win on Saturday

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz went 2 for 4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 7-5 win over Arizona. Ruiz's double was his fourth of the season, and he is now hit safely in nine games this month. Ruiz has 10 hits, including three doubles, over his last 32 at-bats and is batting .255 overall this season.

    • by R.J. White |

      Phillies' Chase Utley, Carlos Ruiz out of lineup Wednesday

      Phillies second baseman Chase Utley and catcher Carlos Ruiz are not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Braves in Atlanta. Utley is out of the lineup for a second straight game and will be getting a three-day break from starting due to Thursday's scheduled day off. He's hit just .103/.182/.207 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 87 at-bats. Ruiz is taking a seat for the third time in the last seven games. He has hit just .232/.321/.246 in 69 at-bats and his only extra-base hit on the season is a double. The Phillies are underdogs (+122) in Atlanta Wednesday, per

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has first RBI since April 11

      Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz had a two-RBI single in a three-run first inning during a 5-2 win Monday at Atlanta. He finished with two singles in four at-bats. Ruiz had his first RBI on Monday since his fourth game of the season on April 11 against the Nationals. He is beginning to improve offensively, as he is batting .321 in his last eight games after hitting .184 in his first 11 games.

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