Ryan Howard Drives In Two On Check Swing

Someone should probably check on Colby Lewis to make sure his skull is still intact and tiny pieces of his brain are not scattered all over the place. With the bases loaded and a full count in the top of the fourth inning against the Giants, Ryan Howard drove in two runs with an excuse-me swing that punched the ball… » 7/21/14 10:25pm Monday 10:25pm

Sure, Why Not, Give Blind Boy Some Credit For Ryan Howard's Homer

We can’t say with certainty that Ryan Howard a home run Friday for a little boy who is blind. What we can say for sure is a little boy named A.J., who is 7 years old and who is blind, asked Ryan Howard before the game to hit a home run and that Ryan Howard clobbered the first strike Ricky Nolasco presented him… » 5/04/13 7:06pm 5/04/13 7:06pm

Ryan Howard Broke His Toe By Dropping His Warm-Up Bat On It In The…

The Phillies have had a pretty miserable year, but it hasn't been outlandishly miserable. In their division, the Mets have more histrionic fans and suffered a worse collapse. In their state, the Pirates had a historically sad season that culminated in getting blanked last night by Homer Bailey. But the Phillies have… » 9/29/12 5:40pm 9/29/12 5:40pm

"It's Doug, Not Dude": Philly Scribe Kicked Out Of Minor League Complex…

Bob Brookover, a writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer had a tough time this week trying to watch Ryan Howard take batting practice and field ground balls. He was kicked out of the stadium twice while trying to catch a glimpse of Howard. The mantra: "What are you doing here? Spring training is over." » 5/20/12 12:30pm 5/20/12 12:30pm

Presenting Your Ryan Howard At A Food Store In A Motorized Scooter…

The above photo is of Ryan Howard, and it was taken at a suburban Philly Whole Foods on the day after the Phillies were knocked out of the National League playoffs by the Cardinals. The game ended with Howard recording the final out and tearing his Achilles in the process, which explains the scooter. The image is… » 10/20/11 4:55pm 10/20/11 4:55pm

Photoshop Contest: Ryan Howard At A Food Store In A Motorized Scooter

The internet has been passing around this photo of Ryan Howard for several days, or at least since it was discovered after being tweeted by a fan who snapped it at a suburban Philly Whole Foods. It is at once sadly and hilariously emblematic of the sudden conclusion to the Phillies' season. » 10/14/11 1:40pm 10/14/11 1:40pm

Ryan Howard's RBI Total Does Not Make Him The Greatest Baseball Player…

Bill Conlin wrote something dumb today. In other news, the sun rose in the east. But we're not going to go after Bill Conlin, because it's been done. Instead we're going to try and put in the simplest terms possible why he and anyone else rejecting advanced statistics out of hand are being willfully ignorant. » 7/13/11 2:05pm 7/13/11 2:05pm