A.J. Ellis

Report: Phillies Promote Catcher Jorge Alfaro
When the Phillies traded long-time backstop Carlos Ruiz to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Phillies got catcher A.J. Ellis in return to take his spot on the Phillies roster.   However, the Phillies will be bringing another catcher into the fold this weekend: top prospect Jorge …
Phillies Trade Carlos Ruiz to the Dodgers
Earlier in the week, ESPN's Jayson Stark reported that Phillies stalwarts Carlos Ruiz and Ryan Howard had cleared waivers, clearing the way for the Phillies to make a trade.  And, the Phillies have done so.  According to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Phill…