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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||355.00||5.00||.259||33.00||37.00||2.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Colorado||10||3||0|| .417|| .500|| .300|
|vs Fister (Career)||8||1||0|| .125||.222||.125|
|vs RHP||103||23||0|| .298|| .252|| .223|
|Last 10 Games|
Phillies rest Ryan Howard, Chase Utley against left-hander
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/24/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and second baseman Chase Utley are out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game.
Both starters were rested against a left-handed pitcher. Howard is replaced in the lineup by Darin Ruf, who gets his seventh start at the position. He'll bat third.
Utley is replaced by Cesar Hernandez, who starts at second for the first time in 15 games. He'll bat sixth.
Carlos Ruiz also gets Sunday off. Replacing him at catcher is Cameron Rupp, who gets his 14th start of the year. He'll bat eighth.
With day game after night game, Phillies C Carlos Ruiz gets rest
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/21/15) Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is being held out of the starting lineup for Thursday's afternoon game against Rockies. Ruiz has started each of the last three games, but will take a rest with a day game following a night game.
Cameron Rupp will get the start behind the plate for manager Ryne Sandberg on Thursday
Phillies C Carlos Ruiz with two hits, RBI in win on Saturday
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/17/15) Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz went 2 for 4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 7-5 win over Arizona. Ruiz's double was his fourth of the season, and he is now hit safely in nine games this month.
Ruiz has 10 hits, including three doubles, over his last 32 at-bats and is batting .255 overall this season.
Phillies' Chase Utley, Carlos Ruiz out of lineup Wednesday
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(5/6/15) Phillies second baseman Chase Utley and catcher Carlos Ruiz are not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Braves in Atlanta.
Utley is out of the lineup for a second straight game and will be getting a three-day break from starting due to Thursday's scheduled day off. He's hit just .103/.182/.207 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 87 at-bats.
Ruiz is taking a seat for the third time in the last seven games. He has hit just .232/.321/.246 in 69 at-bats and his only extra-base hit on the season is a double.
The Phillies are underdogs (+122) in Atlanta Wednesday, per VegasInsider.com.
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has first RBI since April 11
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(5/5/15) Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz had a two-RBI single in a three-run first inning during a 5-2 win Monday at Atlanta. He finished with two singles in four at-bats.
Ruiz had his first RBI on Monday since his fourth game of the season on April 11 against the Nationals. He is beginning to improve offensively, as he is batting .321 in his last eight games after hitting .184 in his first 11 games.
|2014 summary: Carlos Ruiz was a top 10 catcher in 2012, but the following year, he reverted to being a singles hitter, and last season there were some signs of slippage in his typically stout contact rate. That's not unexpected for a 35-year-old hitter, but unfortunately for Ruiz, it meant he took a big step towards Fantasy irrelevance. With a .252 batting average, six home runs and 31 RBI, Ruiz was 18th among catchers in Fantasy points, and he fell outside the top 25 in Rotisserie value.|
Playing time status: Ruiz will spend another season as the Phillies' primary catcher, and with no established backup on the roster, he shouldn't get a serious challenge for playing time.
2015 outlook: With his recent decline, Ruiz has lost appeal in most two-catcher mixed leagues. The exception is in points leagues, where his ability to draw walks makes him a useful second catcher. Otherwise, Ruiz can be ignored in most formats other than NL-only leagues.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/29/15||COL||7:05 pm||Chad Bettis|
|5/30/15||COL||3:05 pm||Jorge De La Rosa|
|5/31/15||COL||1:35 pm||Jordan Lyles|
|6/2/15||CIN||7:05 pm||Mike Leake|
|6/3/15||CIN||7:05 pm||Mike Leake|
|6/4/15||CIN||7:05 pm||Anthony DeSclafani|
|6/5/15||SF||7:05 pm||Tim Lincecum|