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CARLOS RUIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rosters expand September 1, but do not expect too many right away

View image | gettyimages.com Tomorrow is the day that rosters expand in Major League Baseball. Today is also the waiver trade deadline in baseball, but the Phillies are probably done making moves unless someone surprises them with an offer for either catcher Carlos Ruiz or first baseman Ryan Howard. The...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Wood lost grip mid-pitch, called for balk

Alex Wood’s first start with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night was going pretty well. Until the seventh inning, that is, when he forgot how to throw a baseball. The recently-acquired left-hander found himself in a bit of a jam with two runners on and a full count to Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera. Here was his payoff pitch:             This...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillie Phanatic, Carlos Ruiz have forgettable moments behind the plate

New Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jahil Okafor was invited by the Philadelphia Phillies to toss out the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday night before taking on the Milwaukee Brewers. For a basketball player, it was not a terrible first pitch, although it ended up getting away from the Phillie Phanatic, who was none too pleased with his glove afterward. ICYMI: #Phanatic wasn't happy...
Via Macho Row
July 01, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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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