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Offseason 2015 Deep Dive: C

Until the beginning of the Winter Meetings (Dec. 7-10 in Nashville, Tenn.), I’ll be doing a deep dive on the Phillies with particular focus on their offseason plans. What may happen? What’s the future hold? Seriously, how excited should you be? We’ll try to answer all the questions here. Today: Catcher. Catcher Past – One can imagine Carlos Ruiz standing out at home plate...
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Phillies to honor catcher Carlos Ruiz in 'Chooch Recognition Ceremony'

View image | The Philadelphia Phillies will honor the career accomplishments of catcher Carlos Ruiz this afternoon in the season finale against the Miami Marlins. The following is from a team press release: Chooch Recognition Ceremony: Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, who this season caught the fourth no-hitter of his...
Via Philliedelphia
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Update: Carlos Ruiz has a serious concussion

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz went on the seven-day concussion list on June 27 after taking a pitch to the head. At first, it did not appear too serious, and Ruiz finished catching the entire 14-inning game against the Miami Marlins. Now, though, it appears more serious than originally thought, and Ruiz has not shown much progress in his recovery.Your browser does not...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Ruiz Casually Snares Foul Ball With One Hand In On-Deck Circle (GIF)

There are impressive snags and then there is what Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz did Saturday night. During their game at Citizens Bank Park against the Cincinnati Reds, Ruiz was standing in the on-deck circle when batter Reid Brignac sent a sharp foul ground ball back in his direction. Ruiz didn’t even have to move his feet as he casually stuck his hand out and barehanded...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Ruiz snags foul ball in on-deck circle (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz made a great snag of a foul ball while standing in the on-deck circle during Saturday's game at Citizens Bank Park against Cincinnati.Ruiz didn't even have to move his feet when Phillies batter Reid Brignac hit a foul grounder in his direction on a 1-1 pitch. Ruiz just stuck his right hand out and grabbed...
Via Holdout Sports
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Carlos Ruiz plays catch up

Philadelphia Phillies: Carlos Ruiz plays catch upLast season was not a good one for Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz.  After a career year in 2012, Ruiz missed the first 25 games of 2013 with a suspension for taking Adderall.  He never recovered from the missed time, struggling to produce the way he had the previous season.  However, nothing stands in Ruiz’s way this...
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Ruiz's MVP chances just skyrocketed, maybe

Major League Baseball has approved Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz for an exemption to allow for the use of Adderall this season. The normally banned substance led to Ruiz being suspended for 25 games at the start of the 2013 season (for using the drug in 2012 when Ruiz achieved career numbers). It was expected this would be the case when the Phillies made the decision to re-sign...
Via Macho Row
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Revised Storyline: Strategy, Dollars and Deadlines for the Philadelphia Phillies

While the tension built on the home front, the majority of fans and writers alike speculated about Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies. What new hurlers will let him call the game behind the plate in April? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on the radar...
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Gallen & Seidman Disagree on Ruiz Signing

Corey and I normally see eye to eye when it comes to the Phillies. Hell, that’s why we work so well together on Phillies Nation TV. But after hearing the details of Carlos Ruiz’s new three-year contract, it turns out we were on opposite sides of the spectrum on this topic. We exchanged emails and decided to publish them for you to see. Will you take a side? Corey Seidman, 1:30pm...
Via Phillies Nation
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Pay Premium Dollar To Retain The Services Of Carlos Ruiz

The Philadelphia Phillies opened up their cheque book to retain the services of their veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz inking him to a 3-year pact valued at $26 million dollars. Ruiz used a weak 2014 free agent class for catchers and speculation of offers from other teams to his benefit strong arming the Phillies to add an additional year to the contract. It was reported that the Colorado...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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