Chooch With the Bags Goosed

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Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been on fire as of late and is hitting .366 on the season. (Brian Kersey/AP)

Carlos Ruiz managed to come to the plate with the bases loaded each of his first three times up Sunday in Baltimore, a situation in which he was hitting .387 (12-for-31) over the previous three seasons.

He struck out in the first inning and hit into a fielder's choice to end the second. His fourth-inning at-bat yielded a run on a wild pitch before Ruiz again struck out with runners on first and third.

Below are his career numbers with the bases loaded.

Year   AB H   2B   HR   RBI   BB   SO   DP   SF   Avg.   OBA Slg.
2006 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 .250 .250   .250
2007 22 4 2 0 11 1 4 2 1 .182 .208 .273
2008 14 6 2 0 11 0 1 2 1 .429 .400 .571
2009 10 1 1 0 7 2 0 2 1 .100 .231 .200
2010 10 3 1 0 8 3 3 1 0 .300 .462 .400
2011 13 5 0 1 13 1 1 0 0 .385 .467 .615
2012 10 4 1 0 10 0 1 1 1 .400 .364 .500
Totals    83   24 7 1 62 7 12 8 4 .289 .337 .410

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