Found October 08, 2011 on
Ryan Howard suffered an Achilles injury on the final at-bat of the Philadelphia Phillies' 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth and deciding game of the National League Divisional Series on Friday in Philadelphia.
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Grounding out to end the season for the Phillies, Ryan Howard injured himself while breaking out of the batter's box. He fell to the ground, only to soon after be helped off the field by training staff.
"I was trying to run, and I just felt this pop. The whole thing just went numb, like it was on fire. Just tried to keep going, and went down. It literally felt like...
The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Saturday that slugger Ryan Howard tore his Achilles tendon while making the final out of the National League Division Series.
The team did not know if he'll be ready for spring training next year after he fell while running out of the batter's box during Friday's 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the series.
Phillies slugger Ryan Howard was injured while running out the final out of the Phillies' Game 5 loss to the Cardinals and had to be helped off the field on Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies say first baseman Ryan Howard has a torn Achilles tendon and it's uncertain if he will be ready for spring training next year.
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard suffered a potentially serious left Achilles tendon injury during Friday's season-ending playoff loss to St. Louis.
The Philadelphia Phillies say first baseman Ryan Howard has a torn Achilles tendon and it's uncertain if he will be ready for spring training next year.
PHILADELPHIA - Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard might miss the start of spring training and possibly part of...
On Friday, Ryan Howard's test -- and that of the Phillies' lineup -- gets much tougher, as they face Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter, who will try to continue to silence Howard's bat, which has gone quiet since his three-run homer in Game 1.