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Phillies' Howard reaches settlement with family

ST. LOUIS (AP) Phillies slugger Ryan Howard has settled a legal battle with his family over their management of his finances and business affairs. Court documents filed in federal court in St. Louis show that a firm set up to represent the former NL MVP's interests and Howard's twin brother, Corey Howard, agreed to voluntarily dismiss the suit late last month. No details were provided...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard had ugly legal fight with family over finances

Ryan Howard has struggled on the baseball diamond in recent years, and it seems his personal life isn’t going smoothly either. The Philadelphia Phillies first baseman and his family were involved in a legal dispute regarding control over his finances, according to David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News. The fight apparently included his twin brother suing him for over...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Generating Ryan Howard Trade Scenarios

Ryan Howard is set to make $60M over the next 2 years.  The Phillies desperately want to move him.  That's no small feat.  Howard had a historically horrible year as a cleanup hitter, albeit with 23 homeruns and 95 RBI.  Trading him to a team that could use him at DH would be ideal and for the other team's unwanted contract(s) in return.  I've generated some scenarios below...
Via We Should Be GM's
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Rumors: Ryan Howard to Kansas City?

The Kansas City Royals came up slightly short of their first World Series championship since 1985. This off season the Royals look to improve the power in the middle of the order, as no player hit 20 home runs or drove in 75 runs this past season. One player that appeared to be on their radar is Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard. But are the Phillies ready to eat much of his salary...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Interest In Howard; Biddle Getting Elbow Checked Out

Bob Nightengale of USA Today wrote Monday night that the Kansas City Royals have had internal discussions about possibly acquiring Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard. The Royals would see Howard as a fit to replace Billy Butler as the teams designated hitter. Howard is owed $60 million dollars and the Phillies will likely have to eat most of that money. While the report that the...
Via Phillies Nation
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Royals have had discussions about Phillies’ Ryan Howard

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Kansas City Royals have internally discussed acquiring Ryan Howard, if the Philadelphia Phillies are willing to play for the bulk of his remaining $60-million contract. The left-handed power hitting Howard could fill the empty space left by designated hitter Billy Butler, who be a free agent once the Royals opt to not pick up his $12...
Via On-Base Talk
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pivotal offseason for struggling Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies fans celebrate their 2008 World Series win with a parade down Broad Street. It wasn’t too long ago that the Phillies were celebrating their first World Series in decades and the parade down Broad Street rocked the city of Philadelphia. This was in 2008, when the Phillies had an exciting young core filled with homegrown talent in Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies must trade or release Ryan Howard

If The Phillies Way means anything, the Phillies have no choice but to get rid of Howard...
Via PhilsBaseball
20 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
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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