Darin Ruf News Archive
Manager Ryne Sandberg said Ruf is not currently a candidate for playing time in right field, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said Ruf is not a lock to open the season with the Phillies, but also said having him playing in Triple-A is not ideal, the team's official site reports.
Ruf remains a strong candidate for a roster spot despite a slow start to the spring, the Phillies' official site reports.
Ruf went 1-for-2 with his first home run of the spring in the Phillies' 7-3 win over the Yankees on Thursday.