Latest Update Carlos Ruiz goes 4-for-4 Monday Tue Jul, 29, 06:51 AM
Is a good defensive catcher that can also provide gap power at the plate. Displays good plate discipline, a strong arm and leadership qualities. Is a clutch RBI man, too.
Flaws: : Lacks some consistency at the plate and doesn't have ideal home-run power. Also struggles when attempting to throw out base-stealers. Doesn't walk enough.
Ruiz provided all the offense for the Phillies on Monday night as he registered his third multi-hit game since returning from the disabled list (four games). He is now hitting .500 with four doubles, two RBI and a pair of runs scored in that stretch and could make for a solid option in both deep leagues and NL-only formats if able to keep up his current pace. Analyst: Matthew Beck
Wil Nieves is getting the start for the Phillies today. On the season Nieves is hitting .288 with five runs, one home run and four RBI in 59 at bats.Analyst: Jonathan Impemba
Day game after a night game means that Ruiz take a seat in favor of the fresher Wil Nieves. This is standard operating procedure for the Phillies, and most teams for that matter, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise.Analyst: Howard Bender
Ruiz is healthy again and will slot back into his usual lead role behind the plate. The Phillies lineup is still pending but you can expect Ruiz to be in the lineup.Analyst: Howard Bender