The Good Phight sends birthday wishes to Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, who turns 30 today.
For those of us who watched at home, Ruiz's face was the first we saw after that last out of the World Series, baring his teeth like an attack animal as he sprinted toward the mound. It's something I know I'll never forget.
Say what you will about his bat, but the guy deserves a good deal of credit for handling one of the best pitching staffs in baseball in 2008. Not to mention some key hits in the postseason, including the Dribbler Heard 'Round the World to win Game Three of the World Series.
Welcome to your 30s, Carlos!