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Phillies fan drenched as foul ball spills his beer (Video)

A Philadelphia Phillies fan lost some of his beer when a sharp foul ball was hit in his direction and hit the side of his beer bottle during the second inning of Monday night's game against Tampa Bay. Darin Ruf hit the 3-1 pitch into the stands on the third-base side and hit the fan in the finger as he held his bottle. Fortunately, the fan was OK, and most of his beer stayed in...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies call up Domonic Brown, demote Darin Ruf

After today’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Philadelphia Phillies made a roster move. According to Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal, the Phillies sent down first baseman/outfielder Darin Ruf to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and called up outfielder Domonic Brown. This move was not a surprise as Ruf has been struggling this season in limited at-bats. The 28-year-old has...
Via Total Sports Live
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies recall outfielder Domonic Brown

Finally, the question has been answered for Philadelphia Phillies’ outfielder Domonic Brown. He is getting called back up to the big leagues now. The Phillies promoted the outfielder from triple-A Lehigh Valley and sent down Darin Ruf. Brown will join the team on Sunday for the series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brown, 27, is batting .304 in 11 games this month. He hit...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies shuffle Darin Ruf to AAA Lehigh Valley in favor of Domonic Brown

Darin Ruf has been on the Phillies roster the entire 2015 so far and the team has not had to use their final contract option for Ruf. But, the team did today in favor of outfielder Domonic Brown. The move stunned some Phillies fans. For those keeping track, Brown was...
Via Philliedelphia
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Sitting Darin Ruf all part of Phillies ludicrous plan

How Darin Ruf fits into Phillies' flawed plan...
Via PhilsBaseball
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruf Suffers Oblique Injury, Roster Spot in Doubt?

Not good news for Darin Ruf. The outfielder suffered an oblique injury during BP and will be evaluated tomorrow, according to CSNPhilly.com. Ruf was hitting .217 with two homers and seven RBI this spring and had a very good shot at one of the final bench spots. This clearly will change things as the season begins on March 31 in Texas. I’ve long thought Ruf should be on this roster...
Via Phillies Nation
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: An improved bench in 2014

One of the things that the Philadelphia Phillies have been lacking the past few seasons is a strong bench.  A bench that used to feature the likes of Gregg Dobbs and Matt Stairs has lately featured Ty Wigginton, as well as Michael Martinez and his .187 batting average.  However, heading into the 2014 season the Phillies’ bench looks to once again be a team strength, as it was...
Via isportsweb.com
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline 2: The Other Dom Browns of the Philadelphia Phillies

In baseball, the unrealized situation provides the illusion of trumping reality; for instance, many Philadelphia Phillies fans bemoan the prospects lost but do not celebrate the keeping of Domonic Brown. Have those gems shined with their new teams? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: Bargaining Chips: TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article represents...
Via isportsweb.com
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline Expanded: Plan B for the Philadelphia Phillies

In the shadow between a starter’s gig and a bench role, the front office of the Philadelphia Phillies will determine Darin Ruf’s 2014. Could he be part of a trade package to improve another deficiency? 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, the...
Via isportsweb.com
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Revisited Storyline: Plan B for the Philadelphia Phillies

In the shadow between a starter’s gig and a bench role, the front office of the Philadelphia Phillies will determine Darin Ruf’s 2014. Could he be part of a trade package to improve another deficiency? 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, the...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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