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Phillies’ Jonathan Papelbon Takes Mound Wearing Carlos Ruiz’s Jersey

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon took the mound during a spring training game in catcher Carlos Ruiz’s jersey. Why he wore Ruiz’s jersey isn’t expressly clear, but it’s something that isn’t seen very often. [Holdout Sports] The post Phillies’ Jonathan Papelbon Takes Mound Wearing Carlos Ruiz’s Jersey appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon pitches scoreless inning wearing Carlos Ruiz's jersey (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon pitched a scoreless ninth inning in Thursday's spring training game against Toronto - while wearing the jersey of catcher Carlos Ruiz.At this time, the reason for Papelbon wearing Ruiz's jersey is still unknown. We could speculate that the Phillies were short on jerseys, or that...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  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

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...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Storyline: Dollars and Deadlines for the Philadelphia Phillies

While the tension builds on the home front, the majority of fans and writers alike speculate about Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies. Will the local hurlers have a new battery mate 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 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Salisbury Says Yankees Could Be Fit For Ruiz, Utley

Carlos Ruiz returned earlier that week. But in addition to Salisbury noting the scout’s presence, Salisbury called the following out: Three of those players –- Utley, Ruiz and (Michael) Young –- could be of serious interest to the Yankees, who are in the market for catching and corner-infield help. According to a baseball executive, the Yankees have already kicked around Ruiz’s...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Adding Ruiz without Aderall: what will Phillies get?

Carlos Ruiz returns to the Phillies today and he will do so without his long lost friend Aderall. Although it might be a fun drug at parties or to cram for a big exam for college students, Aderall doesn't exactly scream baseball. Aderall doesn't improve bat speed, it doesn't add distance on home runs, and it doesn't help players rebound quicker from injuries. But...
Via PhilsBaseball
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruiz Suspended 25 Games for Adderall Use

Ruiz set career-highs in 2012 in eight offensive categories. Did Adderall aid that? According to tweets from both Matt Gelb and Todd Zolecki, Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games for the use of amphetamines, specifically Adderall. In his story, Gelb says “the suspension was triggered by Ruiz’s second positive test for the stimulant.” The Phillies will be without him until...
Via Phillies Nation
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Exit Interviews: Carlos Ruiz

Carlos Ruiz set career-highs in 2012 in eight offensive categories.Beginning today, we will examine the 2012 season of one Phillies player per day. First up is starting catcher Carlos Ruiz. The Phillies’ 2012 season was filled with disappointment and unexpectedly poor production from key players. But despite a team-wide lack of consistency, Carlos Ruiz remained steady from April...
Via Phillies Nation
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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