The Phillies have exercised the option of Carlos Ruiz’s option for 2013. Ruiz, who enjoyed a career season, will make $5 million next year. He hit .325 with 16 home runs and 68 RBIs along with a .935 OPS, all career highs.
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies made news the past day with all their shuffling of the coaching staff. And though he’s on for 2013, Charlie Manuel has become a hot topic. With Ryne Sandberg waiting in the wings to be a Major League manager soon, and preferably in Philadelphia, Manuel talked about his plans after 2013 … Continue reading Manuel Evaluates Future; Will Wait At End of 2013
In a tweet by Matt Gelb under an hour ago, it was brought to some attention that the Houston Astros will be moving to the American League West in 2013. The two league’s don’t carry an even amount of teams, with the National League boasting 16 teams and AL having 14 to keep a balance … Continue reading MLB News: Astros to AL West in 2013