NEW YORK – Catcher Carlos Ruiz was back in the Phillies’ lineup Sunday after serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for a banned stimulant late last season.
NEW YORK – Carlos Ruiz will play in his final minor-league tune-up at Reading on Saturday night then make the trip to the Phillies’ team hotel in Manhattan.
The Phillies will continue their three-game set with the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon.
READING, Pa. — Like you, Carlos Ruiz has found watching Phillies games on TV difficult.
The Phillies’ bench didn’t look like a strong point entering the season.