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Carlos Ruiz Injury Update: Catcher Day-To-Day With Sore Wrist

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz missed the team's 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night due to a sore left wrist, and will be reevaluated on Saturday according to manager Charlie Manuel.

Ruiz, considered day-to-day, was injured during a collision at the plate Thursday night and dealt with swelling and soreness as a result. His availability for Saturday night's meeting with the Padres depends on how the wrist responds.

"He was having trouble gripping a bat, and I decided that today is the day that I would give him the day off," manager Charlie Manuel said on Friday. "I might give him another one, but we'll see how he is tomorrow."

Current Series

Phillies lead the series 2-0

Thu 04/19 WP: Vance Worley (1 - 1)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon
LP: Joe Wieland (0 - 2)
2 - 0 win
Fri 04/20 WP: Cole Hamels (2 - 1)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon
LP: Edinson Volquez (0 - 2)
4 - 1 win

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