SAN DIEGO Catcher Carlos Ruiz is out of the Phillies lineup Friday night with a sore left wrist. Brian Schneider will be behind the plate for lefty Cole Hamels start against the Padres, and theres a good chance he will be back there again on Saturday as Ruiz could require a second day on the sidelines.Ruiz jammed the wrist making a tag on Will Venable in the sixth inning of Thursday nights 2-0 win over the Padres. Ruiz struck out twice after jamming the wrist and admitted he had trouble swinging the bat.It was sore and it was sore again when I woke up, Ruiz said before Fridays game. Well give it two days and see how it feels tomorrow.If the wrist is still sore Saturday, Ruiz could have an X-ray.Manager Charlie Manuel said Ruiz would be available for emergency duty.Here is the Phillies lineup for Friday nights game against Padres lefty Edison Volquez:Juan Pierre LFPlacido Polanco 3BJimmy Rollins SSHunter Pence RFShane Victorino CFTy Wigginton 1BFreddy Galvis 2BBrian Schneider CCole Hamels PE-mail Jim Salisbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ruiz out of Phils' lineup with sore wrist
April 21, 2012, 12:28 am