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RYAN HOWARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Do Not Expect Anyone To Fall For Ryan Howard's RBI Total

#453493344 / gettyimages.com Will some padded stats for Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard help trade him this offseason? Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote the other day that the Phillies are playing Howard in the hopes that they can move him in a trade: The front office's hope, according...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard, Ben Revere, and RBIs

It’s a been argued over and over again, especially in Philadelphia, where Ryan Howard–one of the best RBI men in MLB over the years–calls home. And no, I’m not talking about whether to refer to multiple runs batted in as “RBI”, or “RBIs” (I’ll be using the latter in this post). I’m talking about the meaning of the stat. “RBIs don’t matter!”, say many believers...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  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...
Via The Other Paper
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Todd Zolecki Knows Ryan Howard Sucks

Phillies.com beat writer, Todd Zolecki, is simply stating it like it is..."Howard is tied for seventh in the National League with 63 RBIs, but it is telling that the Phillies would need to eat almost every dollar on his contract to trade him. His .663 OPS is 136th out of 153 qualifying hitters in baseball. He is on pace for 91 RBIs, but consider for a moment that hitters with...
Via We Should Be GM's
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 30, 2014  |  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
July 28, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  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
July 23, 2014  |  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
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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