Whether he's positioned at first base, in left field or across the way in right, Darin Ruf and his approach in the batter's box remain the same.
In nine years as manager of the Phillies, it’s rare that one will ever hear Charlie Manuel call out a player for a mistake by name.
Prior to another Phillies loss on Sunday, Charlie Manuel spent time reminiscing about what the organization used to have.
That can happen during a 1-13 stretch.
From Jonathan Pettibone to Darin Ruf, Justin De Fratus and Cody Asche, Ethan Martin had seen a number of his Lehigh Valley teammates receive promotions to the Phillies this season.