Originally written on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Hey, did you hear that Carlos "Chooch" Ruiz tested positive for amphetamines and will be suspended 25 games to begin the 2013 season?  Of course you did, and if you didn't, stop reading this blog and go give yourself a swirly in an unflushed toilet.The Phillies farm system is void of any grizzled ol' career minor league catcher looking for a few MLB at bats (ex- what used to be Erik Kratz) or any young prospects ready for the prime time.  Tommy Joseph and Sebastian Valle are true prospects and calling them up for the first month of the season to not play every day isn't a good idea.  Therefore, Amaro went and snatched up a backup catcher on a minor league contract- Humberto Quintero.  Yes, the guy who punked his teammate Bruce Chen with a racist eye trick in 2012.  He meant no ill will by it, so it's all good in the hood.  Anyway, Quintero is 33 years old and has played 10 seasons with the Padres, Astros, and Royals.  Career Stats: 422 G, .234/.590, 87 R, a...
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