Phillies activate Carlos Ruiz from DL

Updated: June 18, 2013, 11:31 PM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was activated from the disabled list Tuesday.

Ruiz, an All-Star last year, was sidelined with a hamstring injury. To make room for Ruiz, catcher Steven Lerud was sent to Triple-A Lehigh Valley before the start of the game against the Washington Nationals.

Ruiz batted eighth for Philadelphia and went 1 for 3 and caught all nine innings of the Phillies' 4-2 win.

Ruiz had played in 16 games and was hitting .235 with two RBIs before ...

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