Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:39:33 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz will be available in a trade this offseason. It may be hard for the Phillies to trade him since he is 35 years old and is scheduled to make $8.5 million in each of the next two seasons.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:38:56 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder) had "minor arthroscopic surgery" on his left shoulder Monday, Sept. 29. He'll return to Philadelphia in a month for a follow-up exam.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:20:48 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Wil Nieves will start behind the plate against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, Sept. 20, in place of C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder).
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:41:49 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder) said he has been playing with a sore shoulder all season and will have it examined after the season. He does not know if he will need surgery on his shoulder.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:02:40 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies placed RP Antonio Bastardo, SP A.J. Burnett, SP Roberto Hernandez, 1B Ryan Howard and SP Kyle Kendrick on revocable waivers over the weekend. Teams can pull back players if claimed on revocable waivers and players can be dealt without penalty if they pass through waivers. No information was available on whether any of these players were claimed. Players put on waivers Monday, Aug. 4, included OF Marlon Byrd, CL Jonathan Papelbon, SS Jimmy Rollins, 2B Chase Utley, SP Cole Hamels, and C Carlos Ruiz. Waivers last 48 hours.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:20:10 -0700
Extension talks are ongoing between the Minnesota Twins and C Kurt Suzuki on a new contract. Suzuki reportedly wants a fair annual market value like those earned by Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (three years, $26 million), Miami Marlins C Jarrod Saltalamacchia ($21 million over three years), and free-agent C A.J. Pierzynski (one year, $8.25 million) over the last offseason.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:16:13 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (concussion) was activated from the disabled list Wednesday, July 23. In a corresponding move, C Cameron Rupp was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Fantasy Tip: Put Ruiz back into your two-catcher mixed lineups.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:27:55 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (concussion) could return to the team at the end of this week if there are no setbacks, according to manager Ryne Sandberg.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:32:20 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (concussion) went 1-for-3 with a walk, stolen base and two runs scored in a rehab game for Class A Clearwater Friday, July 18.
Fantasy Tip: Ruiz is expected to be activated from the disabled list this week. He is worth consideration in NL-only and deep mixed leagues.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:27:46 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (concussion) could return to the team next week. Ruiz is currently on a rehab assignment with Single-A Clearwater.
Fantasy Tip: Ruiz is a serviceable catcher in NL-only leagues and two-catcher formats. His best days are behind him, though.