Yesterday, Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz cleared waivers and there were reportedly two teams interested in Ruiz for the stretch run. Today, he’s reportedly been traded to the Dodgers.
Sources: The Phillies have traded Carlos Ruiz to the Dodgers.
— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) August 25, 2016
Ruiz met with Klentak and Mackanin yesterday in Chicago about the trade to LA.
— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) August 25, 2016
According to SportsNet LA’s Alanna Rizzo, the Phillies will get catcher AJ Ellis and minor league pitcher Tommy Bergjans, and either a player to be named later or cash in exchange for Ruiz and cash.
We’ll never forget you, Chooch.