Carlos Ruiz

Carlos Ruiz #51

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/215
  • Age: 37

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Carlos Ruiz Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.222 3 7 0 .663

Carlos Ruiz MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.265 68 396 21 .744

Carlos Ruiz Bio

  • Full Name: Carlos Joaquin Ruiz
  • Pronunciation: ru-EEZ
  • Nickname: Chooch
  • Born: 1/22/1979 in David, Panama
  • High School: Instituto David Chiriqui, Panama
  • Debut: May 6, 2006
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 81 10 18 3 7 0 .222 .292 .663
MLB Career Stats 3294 380 873 68 396 21 .265 .349 .744

Carlos Ruiz 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 26 2 2 0 1 1 9 0 .077 .111 .077
Last 15 Games 55 6 11 1 4 5 15 0 .200 .267 .291
Last 30 Games 81 10 18 3 7 8 17 0 .222 .292 .370
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Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/24 @ DET 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5/27 @ CHC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5/30 vs WSH 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Last 3 Games
5/24 @ DET
5/27 @ CHC
5/30 vs WSH
2016 Games by Position: C (22)

Carlos Ruiz Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Phillies NL 89 48 88.46 232.30 72.18 17.65 48.88
MLB Avg - - - - 88.60 209.11 67.58 11.45 34.06
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Carlos Ruiz 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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46 168 17 41 41 9 0 3 17 16 1 29 1 1 .244 .319 .351 .670
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68 249 27 59 71 12 0 6 24 24 2 46 1 2 .237 .310 .357 .668
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Carlos Ruiz News

Carlos Ruiz Fantasy News

May 16, 2016 at 7:15 PM ET

Rupp day-to-day with left ankle injury

For the first time this season, Cameron Rupp will sit two consecutive games. Rupp missed Sunday's game after injuring his left ankle in a collision at home plate in Saturday's 4-3 Phillies win.

May 7, 2016 at 8:26 PM ET

Catcher position a balancing act for Phillies

As the Phillies continue looking for ways to score runs, Carlos Ruiz remains a viable option. But the dilemma persists for manager Pete Mackanin, who must balance a juggling act with Ruiz and Cameron Rupp, the organization's up-and-coming catcher.

Awards

Carlos Ruiz Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Philadelphia NL

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Philadelphia NL
2013 Philadelphia NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/28/2014 Philadelphia NL

X-Factor Player of the Year (GIBBYs)

Year Team League
2010 Philadelphia NL

MLBPAA Phillies Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2012 Philadelphia NL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Scranton/WB INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Scranton/WB INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Scranton/WB INT

Carlos Ruiz Leaderboards

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2011 10 7th in NL
2012 16 2nd in NL
2014 12 10th in NL

Carlos Ruiz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 23, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
July 17, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
July 11, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list. Concussion
June 27, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion
November 21, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent C Carlos Ruiz.
June 18, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
June 15, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 21, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 20, 2013. Right hamstring strain.
April 28, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the restricted list.
April 26, 2013 sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Reading Fightin Phils.
April 23, 2013 sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
February 24, 2013 Carlos Ruiz roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
November 27, 2012 Carlos Ruiz roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
November 27, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the restricted list.
September 7, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 3, 2012. Plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
May 13, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
May 12, 2011 sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
May 8, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 28, 2011. Lower back inflammation
July 10, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
July 8, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Lakewood BlueClaws.
July 7, 2010 C Carlos Ruiz assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 22, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 19, 2009. Concussion.
May 2, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies activated C Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list.
April 30, 2009 Reading Phillies sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 28, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Reading Phillies.
April 25, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies sent C Carlos Ruiz on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 11, 2009 C Carlos Ruiz assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.

Carlos Joaquin Ruiz Bio Info

Carlos Joaquin Ruiz… Married Haidee Caballero; has two sons: Carlos Ricardo (10/4/02) and Carlos (3/2/11)… Attended Instituto David Chiriqui… Supports Philadelphia Futures, a mentoring program for inner-city students… Hosts the Get in The Game bowling tournament for Philadelphia Futures' Sponsor-A-Scholar Program to help low-income students attend college… Also hosts a ticket program, Chooch's Chicos, which benefits local Latino children and organizations… Signed by: Allan Lewis.

2015

Made his seventh career Opening Day start for the Phillies (2008-12, 2014-15)...Started only 81 games, his fewest of any full ML season...Collected his 800th career hit, 4/11 vs WSH...Hit his 200th career double, 5/20 at COL...Hit two HR in a span of 19 plate appearances, 6/30-7/10, after hitting none in his previous 244 PA (9/5/14-6/30/15)...On 7/25 at CHI, caught his fourth career no-hitter to set an NL record and join Jason Varitek as the only two catchers in MLB history to have caught four separate no-hitters...Appeared in his 1,000th career game, 7/30 vs ATL...Played his 966th career game at catcher to move past Darren Daulton for 4th place on the Phillies all-time list, 8/5 vs LAD...Batted .327 vs LHP (18-55), as opposed to .183 (42-229) vs RHP...Caught 6 of 52 (11.5%) runners attempting to steal...Tied his career high with four hits, 4/27 at STL (10th time)

2014

Made his sixth career Opening Day start for the Phillies (2008-12, 2014)... T-10th in the NL in HBP (12)... Went 7-for-14, 4 2B, 3B, HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 4 BB in the Phillies' 4-game series vs LAD, 4/21-24; the 6 XBH were the most by any ML player in a series this season and the most by a Phillie since Jayson Werth had 6, 8/28-31/08 vs CHI (3 2B, 3 HR)... Named NL Player of the Week, 4/21-27 (.500, 11-22, 4 2B, 3B, HR, 7 RBI, 5 BB, .593 OBP, .909 SLG %)... Was on the 7-day concussion DL, 6/27-7/22; rehabbed with Clearwater (A) for five games... Tied his career high with four hits, 7/28 at NYM (9th time); the first time the Phillies ever lost a game he had 4 hits in (8-1)... Caught 21 of 95 (22.1%) potential base stealers finishing fifth in the NL in CS

2013

Began the season on the restricted list (4/1-27) due to a 25-game suspension on 11/27/12 after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program; played in 2 rehab games each with Clearwater (A) and Reading (AA) prior to being reinstated... Spent 4 weeks (5/20-6/17) on the DL with a right hamstring strain; played in 2 rehab games with Lehigh Valley (AAA)... Because of the suspension and injury, appeared in the fewest games since his 1st ML season (2006)... Caught 12 of 75 (16.0%) potential base stealers... Hit .484 (15-31) with RISP from 8/8 through the remainder of the season, which was the highest AVG with RISP of any player in MLB over that stretch... Tied his career high with 4 hits, 8/18 vs LAD (7th time)... Batted .395 (32-81), 10 2B, 3 HR, 20 RBI over 18 games, 8/18-9/14.... Overall, in his final 31 games, hit .298 (34-114), 10 2B, 3 HR, 23 RBI, 8 BB

2012 Earned his 1st All-Star selection; caught the final 4.0 innings in the NL's 8-0 win at KC ... Set career highs in hits (121), doubles (32), HR (16), RBI (68), runs (56), XBH (48), total bases (201), SF (4) & HBP (16) ... Led all NL catchers in doubles and T-2nd in XBH (47) ... Ranked 2nd in the NL in HBP ... Went 3-for-5, 2 2B, HR and a career-high 7 RBI, 5/2 at ATL, falling one RBI short of the club record; became the 1st catcher in Phillies history with 7 RBI in a game ... Was on the 15-day DL, 8/4 (retroactive to 8/3)-9/6 with plantar fasciitis in his left foot (partial tear) ... At the time he went on the DL, was ranked 4th in the NL in AVG (.335), 5th in OBP (.399) & SLG % (.559) and T-7th in doubles (28); was also leading all NL catchers in doubles, runs (47), XBH (42) & total bases (175) and was leading all ML catchers in CS (21) ... Batted .405 (34-84) with RISP from 4/25 through the remainder of the season after starting 1-for-11 ... Of his 16 HR, 4 gave the Phillies a lead and 2 tied the game ... Homered in back-to-back games 3 times: 5/2 & 4, 6/26-27 and 7/3-4 ... Caught a career-high 21 of 85 potential base stealers (24.7%) ... Finished 7th among NL catchers in CS ... Received a 25-game suspension after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program on 11/27. 2011 Finished with the best catcher's ERA (3.06) in MLB. ... Threw out 18 of 95 potential basestealers (18.9%); T-9th in the NL with 18 runners thrown out. ... The Phillies went 70-43 (.619) in his starts. ... Slugged his 1st career pinch HR and grand slam, 4/9 at ATL (Scott Linebrink); also set a career high with five RBI despite not entering the game until the seventh inning. ... Was on the 15-day DL, 5/8-12 (backdated to 4/28) with lower back inflammation; originally left the game, 4/27 at ARI (after 1 AB) with lower back tightness; went 2-for-9, RBI in two extended spring training games as DH, 5/10-11 and also rehabbed with Clearwater (A). ... Tied his career high with four hits twice: 6/21 at STL and 9/25 at NYM. ... Had a career-best 11-game hitting streak, 7/8-25 (.394, 13-33, 4 2B, HR, 5 RBI, .606 SLG %). ... Hit .342 (40-117) in his final 36 games. ... Batted .316 (56-177) against NL East teams. 2010 Led the team in AVG (.302) and OBP (.400) ... Set career highs in games (121), hits (112), AVG, OBP and walks (55) ... Hit .330 (63-191), 5 HR, 27 RBI against NL East teams (58 G) ... Led all NL catchers in AVG (.304) & OBP (.401), T-2nd in XBH (37) and ranked 3rd in hits (111) and total bases (165) ... Had 2 walk-off hits: his 2nd career walk-off HR, 5/4 vs STL (Hawksworth) and a 2-run double, 8/12 vs LAD (Broxton) ... Tied his career high with 4 hits twice: 5/10 at COL & 8/3 at FLA ... Was on the DL, 6/22 (retroactive to 6/19)-7/9 (concussion) ... Threw out 2 baserunners in the same inning for 1st time in his career, 8/27 at SD ... Tied his career high with 4 RBI, 9/13 at FLA ... The Phillies went 70-39 (.642) in his 109 starts ... Caught 18 of 68 (26.5%) potential basestealers ... Batted .324 (33-102) with RISP after 4/24; hit .071 (1-14) before that to start the season 2009 Set career highs in HR (9) and walks (47)...Caught 15 of 76 potential basestealers (19.7%)...Reached base safely in 9 straight plate appearances, 5/13-15 (5 H, 4 BB)...Was on the 15-day DL, 4/11-5/1 (right oblique strain) and appeared in 4 rehab games with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Batted .381 (24-63), 9 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .506 OBP over a 21-game stretch, 5/13-6/7...Missed 7 games with a left wrist strain, 9/23-29...Hit .355 (22-62), 9 2B, HR, 11 RBI, .446 OBP over his final 24 games...The Phillies went 57-43 (.570) in his 100 starts...Led the team in postseason avg (.341) and reached base safely in all 15 playoff games (.491 OBP)...Slugged a 3-run HR off Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NLCS, 10/15 at LAD 2008 The Phillies went 55-37 (.598) in his 92 starts...Threw out 14 of 79 potential basestealers (17.7%)...Had the 3rd-lowest catcher's ERA (3.83) in the NL...Set a career high with 4 hits, 6/13 at STL (4-6, 2 2B, 4 RBI)...Played 3rd base for the first time in his professional career, 8/26 vs NYM (1.0 inning)...Batted .429 (6-14), 11 RBI with the bases loaded...Started every postseason game at catcher and hit safely in 8 of the 14 games...Had a walk-off infield single in the bottom of the 9th inning in Game 3 of the World Series, 10/25 vs TB. 2007 First full season in the majors... Threw out 19 of 76 potential basestealers (25%)... Finished 3rd among NL rookies in walks (42), 5th in doubles (29), 8th in RBI (54),T-8th in multi-hit games (27) and extra-base hits (37), 9th in total bases (148) and OBP (.340) and 10th in hits (97), HR (6) and runs (42)... Hit .322 (19-59), 10 RBI in his first 16 games of the season... Hit his 1st career walk-off HR, 5/15 vs MIL (Derrick Turnbow)... Stole home, 6/26 vs CIN, becoming the first Phillie to do so since 1997 (Scott Rolen) and first Phillies catcher since 1982 (Bo Diaz)... Also had a season-best 4 RBI the same night vs CIN... His 6 SB were the most by a Phillies catcher since 1992, when Darren Daulton stole 11 and 3rd-most since 1950 (Daulton had 7 in 1990)... Was T-3rd in pickoffs among all MLB catchers (4), trailing Miguel Olivo (8) and Jeff Mathis (7)... Did not make an error in his first 76 starts and finished T-2nd among all MLB catchers in fewest errors committed (2 - min. 100 games played)... Had 27 multi-hit games, including four 3-hit games... Hit .311 (19-61) in 17 June games... The Phillies went 13-5 (.722) in his final 18 starts. 2006 Played for Panama in the inaugural World Baseball Classic...Shuttled between the Phillies and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) all season...Began the season with Scranton, where he finished 3rd in the International League in batting average (.307), 2nd in on-base % (.389) and 5th in slugging % (.505)...Was a midseason and postseason All-Star...Batted safely in 16 of his first 21 games with 11 multi-hit games...Phillies Minor League Player of the Week, 4/17-23 (.462, 1 HR, 4 RBI)...Was leading the IL in batting average (.385) and ranked 2nd in HR (6) at the time of his 1st recall on 5/5...Made his ML debut in a start, 5/6 vs SF...Collected his 1st ML hit, 5/9 vs NYM (Pedro Martinez)...Optioned back to Scranton on 5/29...Recalled on 7/4 and slugged his 1st ML home run that day vs SD (Clay Hensley)...Optioned on 7/15...Was recalled for the 3rd and final time of the season on 8/31...Batted .393 (11-28), 3 HR, 9 RBI over an 11-game span covering 2 major league stints, 7/4-9/23...Threw out 26 of 74 attempted base stealers with Scranton (35%); 2 of 13 in the majors (15%). 2005 Played for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)...Reached professional highs in hits (104), runs (50), doubles (25) and walks (30)...Played 56 games at C, 32 as DH and 2 at 1B...Hit just .219 (16-73) through his first 22 games before hitting .318 (87-274) the remainder of the season (6/9-9/5)...Batted .515 (17-33), 5 2B, 1 3B and 8 RBI over an 8-game span, 7/1-8, raising his average from .265 to .315; 7 of the 8 games were multi-hit games...Collected a season-high 4 hits, 7/16 at Columbus...Had 27 multi-hit games...it .556 (5-9), 3 2B, 3 RBI as a pinch-hitter...Defensively, caught 13 of 42 potential base stealers (31%). 2004 Spent his entire season with Reading (AA)...His 17 HR were 2nd among Eastern League catchers (Eli Whiteside, Bowie, 18)...Threw out 32.9% (25-76) of potential basestealers...Placed on the DL on 5/6 (concussion)...Activated on 5/13...Hit .333 (27-81), 8 HR, 19 RBI in June...Homered in back-to-back games twice...Had a season-best 10-game hitting streak, 7/11-7/24 (.417)...Clubbed a season-high 2 HR, including the game-winning walk-off blast in the bottom of the 9th inning, 8/23 vs New Britain...Hit .343 (23-67) over his final 17 games...Played in the Arizona Fall League. 2003 Split the season between Clearwater (A) and Reading...Had 18 multi-hit games between both stops 2002 Spent the season with Clearwater and was a Florida State League All-Star...Had a .988 fielding % (407 TC, 5 E) 2001 Spent the entire season with Lakewood (A)...Placed on the DL, 6/17 (right elbow pain); was activated on 7/19...Played 41 games at C, 28 as DH and 2 in RF...Played in the Florida Instructional League 2000 Played with the Gulf Coast League Phillies (R)...Played in the FIL 1999 Made his pro debut with La Vega Phillies (R) in Dominican Summer League