Apr 052011
Phillies C Carlos Ruiz

Phillies C Carlos Ruiz

April 5:

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Series ring stolen from Kendrick

April 5 Philly.com: 

Kyle Kendrick’s 2008 World Series ring was stolen from his Washington home more than a week ago, according to police. A report in The Seattle Times said thieves broke into a safe in Kendrick’s Mount Vernon, Wash., home during the weekend of March 26-27 and took the ring.

Phillies, Mets are hardly rivals

April 5 Philly.com columnist Bob Brookover:

“Several media outlets in recent years have tried to portray the Phillies and New York Mets as having one of the better rivalries in baseball. This can only mean one thing: The people in charge there have lost their thesauruses, dictionaries and minds. Rivalry? Phillies and Mets? It could be.

Phillies fans have embraced Carlos Ruiz

April 5 Philly.com:

“EVERY SUCCESSFUL team seems to have one: a player for whom the fans just fall head over heels and who develops a cult following. Unlike the star or stars of the team, this is someone who labors in the shadow of the spotlight, quietly, effectively and – above all – with consistency. With an air of professionalism that never wavers, he is a hard worker, has leadership skills and is poised under pressure.

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