Phils' Ruiz suspended 25 games

Catcher tests positive for amphetamine

Published On: Nov 27 2012 04:45:47 PM EST

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season following a positive test for an amphetamine.

Ruiz's suspension was announced Tuesday by Major League Baseball.

The 33-year-old, an All-Star for the first time this year, will be eligible to play in spring training games.