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Cody Asche with The Howard, Phillies with the Win

The Howard- when a player strikes out, commits an error, and hits a homerun all within the same game.  Lovingly named after the Philadelphia Phillies slugger, Ryan Howard.Cody Asche, third baseman turned left fielder, turned third baseman again hit a pair of homeruns in last night's victory over the Marlins.  As loyal readers of WSBGMs know, nearly every time a Phillies player...
Via We Should Be GM's
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Ryan Howard’s tenure with the Phillies over?

Philadelphia Phillies First Baseman Ryan Howard In a season where Philadelphia Phillies fans have been more excited for the season to end than for it to start, pieces of the team’s past glory have been fading into obscurity and/or wearing different uniforms. With Cole Hamels traded to the Texas Rangers, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley now in Los Angeles playing for the Dodgers...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies president Pat Gillick: Ryan Howard is "still a dangerous hitter", Ruben Amaro's fate in "next 30 days"

View image | Phillies president Pat Gillick has just a few weeks left on the job. Once the Phillies 2015 season is in the book, Andy MacPhail gets to take the reins of the Phillies team. In a must read, Gillick spoke today to Calkins Media reporter Kevin Cooney...
Via Philliedelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard is having a resurgence in 2015

The Philadelphia Phillies went into the All-Star break with a record of 29-62, making them the worst team in the MLB. But their fortunes have turned around in the second half going 13-4 after a bad first half. There are many reasons why they have started to play better. Timely hitting, solid pitching performances, and great defense are just some of the reasons. First baseman Ryan...
Via Total Sports Live
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Ryan Howard actually valuable again?

I know you’ve probably heard this before, but the Philadelphia Phillies are not a good baseball team. Sure, they are only seven games out of the first place Washington Nationals, but when one of your best hitters is Freddy Galvis, you know you’re in trouble. However, there is a player on the Phillies who has seemed to emerge from three-year long slump, someone who is somehow...
Via The Outside Corner
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies reportedly willing to eat most of Howard's contract

If the most recent reports regarding the increasingly uncertain future of Ryan Howard remaining a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization is any indication, the team is willing to do just about anything to part ways with him, including eating an enormous amount of his contract to effectuate said parting. Sports On Earth’s Anthony Castrovince...Read More The post Phillies...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies GM apologizes to Ryan Howard for critical remarks

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro spoke with Ryan Howard recently to apologize for comments he made earlier in the offseason about the struggling first baseman. Back in December, Amaro, who was trying to trade Howard, said on the radio that he told Howard the team would be better off without him. “We’ve talked to Ryan. And...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard: The Unwanted Man

There are several variations of “the talk.” As a young adult, it may be about when two people love each other very much. As someone who is just graduating from college, it likely pertains to what you are going to do with the rest of your life. As an athlete, though, it’s unlikely to fill a person with hope or inspiration. It’s almost always about an organization moving...
Via The Sports Post
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Phillies found a suitor for Ryan Howard?

The Philadelphia Phillies desperately want to move Ryan Howard, even if they have to eat the large majority of his contract and get not much of anything in return. They may have found a suitor – the 2014 AL champion Kansas City Royals. DH Billy Butler is a free agent this winter, and Kansas City could want to replace him with Howard, a native Missourian. Via USA Today’s Bob Nightengale…...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Howard's mansion will have $80K in doorknobs

The doors for Ryan Howard's departure from Philadelphia had been opening and closing pretty quickly leading up the the trade deadline last week and most parties said the Phillies first baseman's price tag was just a little too expensive.And it apparently takes the same amount of extravagance to open the doors inside Howard's new Florida mansion as well.Details of the $5.8 million...
Via The Other Paper
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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