MLB

Philadelphia Phillies
2014 Avg.
.235
 
Career Avg.
.251
Name  Darin Ruf
Born  7/28/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  220
Number  18
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/3/2014 8:21:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia outfielder Darin Ruf sprained his left wrist Tuesday while playing for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. SOURCE: Kevin Cooney, Bucks County Courier Times
Insight: He also injured his knee on the play. Ruf (.100, 1 HR, 1 RBI) has only appeared in seven games for the Phillies in 2014.
 
5/23/2014 3:10:00 PM
Description: Phillies OF/1B Darin Ruf will make his first start of the season on Friday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
Insight: Ruf hit 14 homers in 251 at-bats for the Phillies in 2013. A roster spot became available Wednesday when Cliff Lee was placed on the disabled list.
 
5/21/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: The Phillies have recalled OF/1B Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Insight: A roster spot became available Wednesday when Cliff Lee was placed on the disabled list. Ruf has hit .261 with 1 HR and 4 RBI in 12 games across two minor league levels this season.
 
3/21/2014 8:20:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia outfielder Darin Ruf has been diagnosed with a strained oblique. SOURCE: Todd Zolecki, MLB.com
Insight: He'll miss 4-to-6 weeks. Marlon Byrd (.291, 24 HR, 88 RBI in 2013) will handle things in right field while Ruf is out.
 
9/8/2013 7:00:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf broke out of a 5-for-37 (.135) slump with two hits and a home run Sunday against the Braves.
Insight: Ruf has two homers in 14 games since Aug. 24 after going deep nine times from Aug. 2-24.
 
Hot8/25/2013 9:33:00 AM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf has homered in three straight games.
Insight: He has gone deep nine times this month and 11 times in 41 games since he was called up in early July. The 27-year-old should be grabbed in most leagues.
 
8/15/2013 9:27:00 AM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf has blasted five homers in August.
Insight: He went deep Wednesday night against the Braves. He strikes out a lot so he isn't going to hit for a high average, but he has a .375 OBP and a .527 slugging percentage in 32 games.
 
8/10/2013 10:08:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf hit another home run Saturday against Washington.
Insight: That gives him four in his last eight games and six in 28 games this season. The 27-year-old has plenty of power and should be added in most leagues.
 
8/8/2013 9:28:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf has three homers over his last six games.
Insight: Ruf went 2-for-4 with a homer, a walk, two RBI and two runs Thursday against the Cubs and is hitting .303 with five longballs and 17 runs in 26 games since being recalled from the minors.
 
8/6/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf clubbed a solo homer and drove in another run with a double Tuesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Ruf strikes out a lot, as most power hitters do, but he also has walked in 12.5 percent of his plate appearances so far. He already has four home runs in 96 plate appearances with the Phillies after blasting just seven in 350 with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The first baseman had 38 home runs with Double-A Reading a year ago.
 
7/13/2013 10:21:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf went 3-for-4 with a solo home run Saturday in Game 1 of Philadelphia's doubleheader against the White Sox.
Insight: Ruf has hit safely in his first seven games since returning to the majors following Ryan Howard's injury. The 26-year-old has displayed big-time power in the minors -- he hit 38 home runs with Double-A Reading last year and had 22 homers in 83 games with Triple-A Lehigh Valley before being called up.
 
3/22/2013 10:02:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia first baseman/outfielder Darin Ruf will open the season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Insight: Ruf is probably better suited for first base but that won't work unless Ryan Howard suffers another injury. Now that Ruf is out of the running, it looks like the Phils will go with an outfield of Domonic Brown, Ben Revere and Delmon Young to begin the season.
 
2/15/2013 10:44:00 AM
Description: Phillies OF/1B Darin Ruf will get a long look in spring training and if he hits as well as he did in September could win a corner outfield spot.
Insight: With Delmon Young (ankle surgery) not likely to be ready for Opening Day, Ruf should see plenty of at-bats in Florida. Ruf hit .317 with 38 homers and 104 RBI for Double-A Reading last season, then batted .333 with three homers and 10 RBI in 12 games with the big club. He might be worthy a late-round flier.
 
Hot9/25/2012 4:26:00 PM
Description: Phillies minor leaguer Darin Ruf will make his first start in left field on Tuesday night. He's been a first baseman for most of his minor league career, but has played 39 minor league games in the outfield.
Insight: Ruf hit .317 with 38 homers and 104 RBI for Double-A Reading this season. The Phillies would like to find a spot in the major league lineup for him that doesn't include sitting Ryan Howard.
 
Hot8/29/2012 9:06:00 PM
Description: Phillies minor-leaguer Darin Ruf entered Wednesday night's game against Double-A Binghamton with 19 home runs in 107 at bats since the start of the month.
Insight: He now has 37 home runs for the year, by far the most in the Eastern League and tied for the most ever by a member of the Reading Phillies (he shares that honor with current Philadelphia first baseman Ryan Howard). With the Phillies in rebuilding mode, it's very possible that Ruf will be called up to Philadelphia on Saturday when rosters expand.
 

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