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Phillies Catcher Carlos Ruiz Tests Positive For Use Of An Amphetamine,…

That's the word out of the MLB office this afternoon, according to a statement issued a few minutes ago. There's no indication what type of banned stimulant Chooch took, or when the test was taken. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly just reported that it has to be a second positive test to merit a suspension, though there's… » 11/27/12 5:00pm 11/27/12 5:00pm

Carlos Ruiz Just Can't Get Any Respect

Poor Carlos Ruiz. Sure, the squatty Phillies catcher has been an offensive liability all season » 10/02/08 1:30pm 10/02/08 1:30pm, but he was one of the only players to get an actual hit yesterday without the aid of shoddy Brewers' defense. Still, the man affectionately known as "" by his teammates was the victim of an unfortunate typo on yesterday's…