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Carlos Ruiz thanks Phillies fans with billboard message

Phillies fans were left saying goodbye and best wishes to another beloved member of their 2008 World Series run a few weeks ago when catcher Carlos Ruiz was shipped off to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a post-trade deadline deal. Ruiz was a fan favorite and the feeling was mutual. Ruiz arranged to give his thanks to the fans with a billboard message alongside I-95. A farewell message...
Via The Comeback
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies' Ruiz eager to start at catcher again

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Philadelphia catcher Carlos Ruiz, one of the last remaining members of the team's glory years, is eager to win his starting job back this spring in what's likely his final season with the Phillies. Ruiz has been working with pitchers and fellow catchers the past week since camp opened in Clearwater, Florida. In 2015, his 10th season with the Phillies, Ruiz...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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

PN Interview: Carlos Ruiz

Last weekend, Phillies Nation was granted VIP Access to Sports Vault’s All Access program at the Philadelphia Sports Card Show and Convention. There, we were able to speak to a number of the guests which included many Phillies, past and present. For the next week, please check out our exclusive interviews and give our friends at Sports Vault a click for the best sports memorabilia...
Via Phillies Nation
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Catcher Carlos Ruiz Helps Rescue Childhood Friends Lost At Sea

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz helped save the lives of two of his childhood friends after their fishing boat capsized in Panama, Jeffrey Eisenband of The Postgame reports. According to Eisenband, the veteran catcher returned to his Philadelphia home Saturday night following the Phillies’ 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers when he learned of the incident involving...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Ruiz Helps Save Friends Lost At Sea In Panama

After Saturday afternoon's Phillies game, catcher Carlos Ruiz learned that something was wrong. Very wrong. Two of Ruiz's best friends and a fishing companion were lost at sea in Panama after going on a fishing expedition. As Jeffrey Eisenband of Yahoo Sports' The Post Game writes, the National Air and...
Via Philliedelphia
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phillies beer vendor catches ball in beer bucker

This is the ultimate moment in dumb luck. This beer vendor at Citizens Bank Park was walking along, hawking cold beers on a warm day during Saturday’s Dodgers-Phillies game. All of a sudden, Carlos Ruiz hits a foul ball down the right field line, and the ball lands in the vendor’s beer bucket – which he was holding on top of his head, with his back facing the field. Give this...
Via The Outside Corner
May 24, 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

Chooch’s Hot Streak Propels Him to Top of NL Catchers

Chooch is among the MLB’s hottest players as the Phillies return home. Yesterday afternoon, Carlos Ruiz received a well-deserved day off. After starting the season hitting .204/.328/.286 through the Phillies’ 17th game, Ruiz had a week for the ages that began on April 21 in Los Angeles. Ruiz hit .500/.593/.909, hitting his 1st homer, earning 7 RBI, including his first of the...
Via Phillies Nation
April 28, 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
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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