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Carlos Ruiz headed to 15-day DL

Updated: May 20, 2013, 10:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and first baseman Ryan Howard is day to day with a sore left knee.

Both players had MRI exams on Monday before Philadelphia's game against Miami.

Ruiz has a Grade 2 hamstring strain. He has played in 16 games and is hitting .235 with two RBIs.

"Right now he'll probably be out three to four weeks -- relative time frame," Phillies trainer Scott Sheridan said. ...

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