RYAN HOWARD NEWS

Howard's early blast paces Phillies to win over Braves

View image | gettyimages.com For the second straight game, Ryan Howard provided the pop needed. A first-inning home run erased a deficit and set the Phillies on the path for a series win. Just as it was in the opener, an error proved to be the difference, as the Phillies...
Via Philliedelphia
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Howard homers again, leads Philadelphia past Braves, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ryan Howard hit his second homer in two games, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday. Howard's miserable season had already cost him his cleanup spot in the order, and he entered the game batting .189. Howard hit a two-run homer on Friday and a three-run shot in the first inning against Trevor Cahill (0-3) on Sunday. Howard, who...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 19: Phillies vs Braves

Atlanta Braves (9-8) at Philadelphia Phillies (6-12) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Jerome Williams (1-1 , 3.71) vs.ATL: Trevor Cahill (0-2 , 9.95) Time: 1:35 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: MLBN, CSNWeather: Mostly sunny, low 60”sMedia: Twitter and Facebook A note for today:  The Phillies will try to steal the series from the Braves today, but Atlanta’s offense may just have...
Via Phillies Nation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Start Strong, Drop Off to Lose 5-2 Against Braves

Well that was disappointing. After only six pitches for David Buchanan in the first half inning, followed by a ten pitch 2nd inning, and a nine pitch 3rd inning, the first base runner for the Braves came on a walk in the 4th inning during a nine pitch at bat.  David only needed 13 pitches in the inning though, despite the runner, to finish out the inning. The offense saw Ryan Howard...
Via Phillies Nation
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard homers, but Phillies bullpen spoils Buchanan's strong start in loss to Braves

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Braves 3, Phillies 2 WP: Shelby Miller (3-0) LP: Buchanan (0-4) SV: Grilli (7) Philadelphia, P.A. - David Buchanan had not won a game in 12 starts, his last win coming August 6, 2014 against the Houston Astros. Coming in tonight facing the Atlanta Braves,...
Via Philliedelphia
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Ryan Howard is Looking Like a Shell of His Former Self

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard cannot reach a single by Miami Marlins’ Jacob Realmuto during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) The Philadelphia Phillies and their fans hoped that slugger Ryan Howard could go back to being the player that he was during the middle of the Phillies pennant runs...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies’ Chase Utley is “more open” to waiving no-trade rights

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is usually the first person you hear Philly fans complain about, but it’s second baseman Chase Utley that is getting more of the blame these days. He has struggled mightily from the plate this season and his value on the field and on the trade market has not been lower than what it is right now. That being said, Utley is “more...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard with The Howard for 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.Ryan Howard won yesterday's game for the Phillies.  How?  By committing his first Howard of the season, which essentially guarantees a victory for the good guys.  Howard may not connect for many homeruns anymore...
Via We Should Be GM's
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard, Offense, Comes Through in Phillies Win Over Marlins

Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard, center, celebrates with Cody Asche past Miami Marlins catcher Jacob Realmuto after Howard hit a two-run home run off starting pitcher Dan Haren during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 7-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) For much of this season and all of last season, coming up empty at the...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard, Revere Power Phils Past Marlins

Coming into Tuesday’s game against the Marlins, Ryan Howard was homerless and in a heavy slump at the plate. But he had himself a good night. He went 2-3 with 2 RBI and a walk–and hit his first home run of the year. That home run, a two-run shot in the sixth, put the Phils ahead 4-3 and proved to be the eventual game winner. Ben Revere, who was also in a bit of a slump, hit a...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard, Galvis lead Phillies over Marlins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ryan Howard hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Freddy Galvis also connected to back Jerome Williams, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 Tuesday night. Williams (1-1) allowed three runs - two earned - and eight hits, striking out six in six innings. The slumping Marlins lost their fifth straight game, falling to 3-11. Manager Mike Redmond didn't...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies use extra-base hits to sink Marlins in series opener

After falling behind 3-2 in the fifth, the Phillies (5-9) scored two runs in the sixth and three in the seventh en route to a 7-3 win over the Marlins (3-11). Freddy Galvis and Ryan Howard both hit two-run home runs to help power the Phillies offense. How They Scored:...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard, Phillies power up in comeback win

The Phillies struck first Tuesday night with a 7-3 victory. Ryan Howard hit a two-out, two-run home run to center field in the sixth inning to hand the Phillies a one-run lead. It was Howard's first home run of the season. He followed Freddy Galvis' tw...
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard watch: Phillies prospect Maikel Franco manning first base today in Lehigh Valley

View image | gettyimages.com Phillies prospect Maikel Franco has been on fire at AAA Lehigh Valley in the early going. Although it is just eight games and 35 at bats, Franco is hitting .371 with a home run and seven RBI. Franco's OPS is currently at 1.122. When the IronPigs...
Via Philliedelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PN Interview: Rhys Hoskins talks transitioning to pros & his knowledge of Phils history

Rhys Hoskins, image- Jay Floyd First baseman Rhys Hoskins was selected by the Phillies in the 5th round of last year’s amateur draft.  After debuting as a pro, the six-foot-four 225-pounder showed some nice pop, slugging nine homers while lacing 15 doubles and driving in 40 runs to go along with his .237 average over 70 games with short-season Class A Williamsport. Thus far this...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Ryan Howard dropped to 7th in Phillies' batting order

  Struggling Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was dropped from fourth to seventh in Philadelphia's lineup for Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals, the lowest in the order he's batted in almost 10 years. ''I talked to him this afternoon and just told him, `Hey, it's creating a lineup, trying to win the baseball game, going with some hot bats and credit guys for...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Howard dropped to 7th in Phillies batting order

WASHINGTON (AP) Struggling Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was dropped from fourth to seventh in Philadelphia's lineup for Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals, the lowest in the order he's batted in almost 10 years. ''I talked to him this afternoon and just told him, `Hey, it's creating a lineup, trying to win the baseball game, going with some hot bats and...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard slotted 7th in Phils’ order for first time since ’06

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg shook up his batting order before the series opener with the Nationals on Thursday, and the biggest move was dropping struggling first baseman Ryan Howard to seventh.
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard is batting seventh tonight versus Nationals

Phillies lineup vs. Fister: Herrera CF, Galvis SS, Utley 2B, Francoeur RF, Asche 3B, Ruiz C, Howard 1B, Ruf LF, Hamels LHP. — Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) April 16, 2015 The post Ryan Howard is batting seventh tonight versus Nationals appeared first on Total Sports Live.
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies and Angels should consider a Ryan Howard and Josh Hamilton swap

View image | gettyimages.com Ryan Howard needs to go. I do not say that with any animosity toward Howard; you can consider me one of his supporters. I will not boo Howard. However, with each passing day in which Howard is a member of the Phillies, his Rookie of the...
Via Philliedelphia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard seeing more fastballs, needs to make adjustments

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has not started twice in the team's first nine games, including Wednesday's at Citi Field against Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese. Both times Howard has sat against lefties. Could this become a pattern?
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phans, Get Used To It...

On Sunday the Phillies had a winning record of 3-2, but have dropped 3 straight to fall to 3-5.  Get used to losing Phans, it's here to stay for at least a couple more seasons. Thoughts:*David Buchanan was awesome in Spring Training, but is floundering in the early going.  The kid is better than this, and the Phils have plenty of time to wait out this rough patch.*Is the Odubel...
Via We Should Be GM's
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV, Episode 4: Opening Week, Aaron Nola

In our latest Phillies Nation TV (presented by BQ Basement Systems), here’s what you’ll see: -Pat Gallen & Corey Seidman discuss the Phillies opening week, with the good and the bad. -Rachel Micali joins with some trending topics and a great fan question about Ryan Howard. -The guys have their Fantasy Draft picks, presented by Draft Kings. Corey and Pat are helping to make...
Via Phillies Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Utley and Ryan Howard cannot bat third and fourth in the Phillies lineup

View image | gettyimages.com No one is really all that surprised that the Phillies lineup is not scoring any runs. If that is the case, then the Phillies should construct a lineup that best maximizes each position in the batting order. Yet, the Phillies seem like they cannot get past...
Via Philliedelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 7: Mets vs Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies (3-3) at New York Mets (3-3) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Aaron Harang vs. NYM: Jacob deGrom Time: 1:10, Citi FieldTV: NBC 10Weather: Partly Cloudy, 70Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: Aaron Harang will try to start 2015 2-0, and the Phillies will try to get back over the .500 mark in their first game on the road. Can the Phillies win back-to-back...
Via Phillies Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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