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Now Catching... Paul Hoover

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Carlos Ruiz is technically listed as day-to-day with a strained knee ligament, but being day-to-day is the good news. Should things turn worse, Paul Hoover is the catcher of record for the Phillies. So, how much trouble - if any - does that present for the Phillies lineup?

You can't possibly deny that Carlos Ruiz has been a huge part of the Phillies this season. Not only has he been his usual steady self behind the plate, but Carlos Ruiz has come up big at the plate as well. His .345 average and league-leading .472 on-base percentage out of the eighth spot in the Phillies lineup have been huge. And as always, pitchers on the Phillies staff have credited Ruiz with...

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