Major League Baseball announced Monday Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is the National League Player of the Week for the week ending April 27th. Ruiz went 11-for-22 (.500) with one home run and seven RBIs. His seven RBIs were the most in the National League in that span.
Ruiz, 35, has really come on of late. Over the last two weeks (nine games), Ruiz is batting .387/.472/.677 with one home run and seven RBIs while six of his 12 hits in that span have gone for extra bases. Overall this season he is batting .296/.412/.479 with one home run and seven RBIs.
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