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Sandberg: 'It's a challenge' to get Ruf playing time

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NEW YORK -- Phillies fans are incredulous Darin Ruf cannot get more playing time.

Reporters have asked Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg about it nearly every single day. He was asked again Friday at Citi Field.

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"It's a challenge," Sandberg said before laughing.

Ruf is hitting .455 (10-for-22) with two doubles, two home runs, three RBIs and a 1.357 OPS in his past 10 games entering Friday.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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