Carlos Ruiz

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Phillies Outslug LA in Game 1

Three-run shot from Ibañez in eighth stands up as winner in 8-6 win in NLCS opener

(Newser) - A three-run home run from Raul Ibañez in the eighth inning tonight gave the visiting Philadelphia Phillies the margin they needed to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-6, and take the first game in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. The defending-champion Phillies twice saw the Dodgers eat into... More »

Phillies Edge Giants, 6-5

(Newser) - Pat Burrell had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 today for manager Charlie Manuel's 500th career victory. Shane Victorino had two hits and Carlos Ruiz homered for the Phillies. Philadelphia won in the bottom of the ninth when Geoff Jenkins... More »

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