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RYAN HOWARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Howard's Philadelphia-Area House Is Sold

We know that Ryan Howard is building (and has for a good while) a huge mansion/fortress/city on Belleair Shore near the Phillies' Clearwater Spring Training site. Howard has plenty of money, of course, and has a Philadelphia-area site. Today a report says that Howard's Blue Bell home is in the...
Via Philliedelphia
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

New rule allows Ryan Howard to score with touching home plate

Major League Baseball's new rules on home-plate collisions and instant replay allowed Philadelphia's Ryan Howard to pull off a curious play. He scored a run without even touching home plate.Standing on first base with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Howard started running to second when Phillies batter Marlon Byrd hit a pop fly to shallow right field. It should...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting The New York Yankees’ Trade Options

Will Ryan Howard be traded to the Yankees? Mandatory Credit: lineupforms.com In the past few weeks, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman decided not to wait for the Jul. 31 trade deadline in his attempt to upgrade the roster. Cashman has made some moves that have paid off and not cost the Yankees very much in return, as newly acquired Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley have...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard's Career In Philly Is Coming To An End

The Philadelphia Phillies have made it very clear that they are looking to deal their power hitting first baseman, Ryan Howard. Most recently the team has said that they will either bench Howard or platoon him with Darin Ruff. #452361778 / gettyimages.comNot only is the team working hard to find a potential suitor for Ryan Howard, the Phillies are willing to eat most of the $70 million...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia 'trying hard' to trade Ryan Howard

Just yesterday, I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert that the Philadelphia Phillies have considered releasing struggling first baseman Ryan Howard at the end of the season.The Phillies, however, are trying to get something in return for Howard, as they are "trying hard" to trade him, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.#452361778 / gettyimages.comTwo opposing general managers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard has officially been benched by the Phillies

Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reported yesterday that the Phillies have considered releasing struggling first baseman Ryan Howard with more than $60 million remaining on his contract and today is the day it becomes totally clear that the former MVP has been benched. Philadelphia is facing a right-handed pitcher, which the left-handed-hitting Howard has made a career of knocking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Philadelphia Phillies Release Ryan Howard?

What a dramatic fall from grace this would be. From 2006-2011, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard put up 30-plus homers and 100-plus RBI’s in six consecutive seasons. But he’s three years removed from being an above-replacement player at the Major League level, putting up just 40 homers and hitting .236 since the start of the 2012 season.  With a guaranteed salary...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies considering releasing Ryan Howard

A few years ago Ryan Howard was one of the most feared hitters in baseball, and now he’s on the verge of being out of the game altogether. On Wednesday a report surfaced claiming that the Philadelphia Phillies were considering paying the rest of Howard’s contract and releasing him after the season. Howard is owed $25 million this season and a total of $60 million over the next...
Via Rumors and Rants
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils Exploring Options with Howard

In what was already a busy day, full of transactions for the Phillies, John Clark of CSN Philly tweeted this bombshell: Phils discussing trading Ryan Howard/eating lot of $ or releasing him, according to @JSalisburyCSN, who doesnt envision Ryan back next year — John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) July 23, 2014   There may be smoke where there is fire in what is likely informed speculation...
Via Phillies Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard First Basemen MLB Rankings

Let's check up on Philadelphia Phillies $25M first baseman Ryan Howard and his statistical rankings among qualified first basemen in MLB.  Warning- not good.  Actually awful.  Good job Amaro!*Out of 24 qualified first basementAVG - .219 (20th)OBP - .301 (22nd)SLG - .378 (21st tied)OPS - .679 (23rd)R - 44 (11th)DBL - 10 (21st tied)HR - 15 (9th)RBI - 58 (9th)BB - 41 (9th)K ...
Via We Should Be GM's
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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