Strained oblique shelves Darin Ruf
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Phillies outfielder Darin Ruf has strained his left oblique muscle during batting practice and is being scratched from Thursday's lineup.
Ruf, who is batting .217 with two home runs in 18 spring training games, returned to Clearwater for a medical evaluation.
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