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Keibert Ruiz
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Lands on 10-day IL
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Illness
April 15, 2024
The Nationals placed Ruiz (illness) on the 10-day injured list Monday, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.
ANALYSIS
Ruiz hadn't played since April 8 while recovering from influenza, but the Nationals could no longer afford to go on with just one healthy catcher (Riley Adams) heading into Monday's series opener in Los Angeles. Since Ruiz's placement on the IL is retroactive last Friday, he'll be eligible for activation as soon as next Sunday. Drew Millas was called up from Triple-A Rochester in a corresponding move, but Adams is expected to see the bulk of the starts behind the plate while Ruiz is on the shelf.