Carlos Ruiz travels to Panama
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Catcher Carlos Ruiz left the Philadelphia Phillies' camp on Wednesday to travel to Panama to attend to a family matter, the team said.
The team did not disclose the nature of the family matter, but a source close to Ruiz told ESPNdeportes.com that the catcher's wife had a Cesarean section on Tuesday. Her doctors recommended the procedure because the baby was in an awkward position.
The baby boy, who weighed 9 pounds at birth, is the couple's first child, and Ruiz's ...
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