Carlos Ruiz, who went 3 for 4 in his last start Monday, is back in the Phillies' lineup Wednesday to catch Adam Morgan.
As long as the Phillies keep winning, they're going to continue to bat the pitcher eighth.
After a sweep of the Nationals, the Phillies don't want to mess with a good thing.
Despite low expectations for the season and four losses in their first six games, the Phillies, according to team officials, a
Phillies manager Pete Mackanin is following through with the first-base platoon he utilized late last season and discussed in the winter and spring.