Catcher Carlos Ruiz has re-signed with the Phils for a reported three-year, $26 million contract. The deal also includes a full team option for the fourth year.
All in all, 2013 was a tough year for the 26-year-old. He dealt with injuries and was demoted to Triple-A Syracuse in June.
There are rumblings that the Nationals might be looking to make a change to their lineup in 2014, but the stats suggest Washington's problem this season wasn't its starting eight.
Xavier Cedeño didn’t save the Nats bullpen when they acquired him in April, but he gave Davey Johnson a much needed option from the left side.