Ryan Howard

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Howard is ambivalent about where he’ll be next year

View image | gettyimages.com $155M and some years later, Ryan Howard is still a Phillies player Ryan Howard is a good interviewee, the other night on Comcast SportsNet from Philadelphia, he was interviewed about his own tenure as a Phillies player and also about Chase Utley who had just been traded to the LA Dodgers. When asked about what he […]

How bad do the Phillies want to trade Ryan Howard

View image | gettyimages.com Howard has a lot to smile about in 2015 Reports from this afternoon at CBSSports.com say that the Phillies are willing to pay almost $50M of the remaining salary for Ryan Howard for someone to take him off of their hands. This doesn’t even seem remotely possible, but stranger things have happened. Let’s examine some reasons […]

Howard slugs 2nd homer of Spring, tries to regain home run momentum

Big Piece, swing away to 6 days until we head to #Texas. #OpeningDay pic.twitter.com/nzaOx5oflu — Phillies (@Phillies) March 25, 2014 The Phillies sent out a social media message on Twitter, Google + and Facebook yesterday. It said, Big Piece, swing away to 6 days until we head to Texas. Ryan Howard must have read that yesterday, as he smacked just […]

Howard is still struggling with breaking pitches

 Ryan Howard is still struggling with left handed pitching when they throw him a breaking ball. It’s been something that he’s struggled with for his entire career. Why doesn’t he practice this all the time? Very strange that he hasn’t been able to figure this out so far. Here’s an at-bat from yesterday against the Astros, I think you can […]

Howard’s decline is in free fall mode

Howard hasn’t had to worry about being the post-game interview this season “Hopefully there’s no riots taking place back in Philly.” That is the sentence that Ryan Howard uttered after the April 26th 2010 contract extension that would pay Ryan Howard $125M for his services through 2017. Almost to the day since signing that contract, Howard hasn’t been the same […]

Kendrick keeps rolling, Phils in position to sweep Giants

Your browser does not support iframes. Kyle Kendrick kept rolling last night with another win vs. the San Francisco Giants. The 6-2 win gave Kyle his 4th victory of the year so far. The offense picked up some steam after appearing lifeless at home just a few days ago, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley combined to go 5-8 with 4 […]

Carlos Ruiz hasn’t warmed up to Major League level since return

There was a great anticipation that Carlos Ruiz was going to make an impact to this Phillies team that needed his offense that he has been known to produce over the past couple seasons. One week into his return into the Major Leagues after serving his 25 games suspension for a violation (illegal substance).  Ruiz hasn’t yet found his groove. Ruiz […]