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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||550.00||21.00||.236||86.00||71.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs N.Y. Mets||15||3||1|| .250|| .400|| .200|
|vs Fister (Career)||12||2||0|| .250||.167||.167|
|vs RHP||118||33||9|| .325|| .593|| .280|
|12/27/2014||Wilson Ramos, C WAS|
Michael Cuddyer, LF NYM
Ian Kennedy, SP SD
Ryan Howard, 1B PHI
Ryan Rua, LF TEX
Aroldis Chapman, RP CIN
|Buster Posey, C SF|
|12/25/2014||Hunter Pence, RF SF|
Ryan Howard, 1B PHI
Max Scherzer, SP WAS
|Yasiel Puig, RF LAD|
Jordan Zimmermann, SP WAS
Danny Santana, SS MIN
|12/22/2014||Jon Singleton, 1B HOU|
Alex Guerrero, LF LAD
|Ryan Howard, 1B PHI|
|Last 10 Games|
Phillies rest Ryan Howard, Chase Utley against left-hander
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/24/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and second baseman Chase Utley are out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game.
Both starters were rested against a left-handed pitcher. Howard is replaced in the lineup by Darin Ruf, who gets his seventh start at the position. He'll bat third.
Utley is replaced by Cesar Hernandez, who starts at second for the first time in 15 games. He'll bat sixth.
Carlos Ruiz also gets Sunday off. Replacing him at catcher is Cameron Rupp, who gets his 14th start of the year. He'll bat eighth.
Phillies 1B Ryan Howard belts 10th home run of the season
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/23/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard fell a triple shy of the cycle in Saturday's 8-1 win over the Nationals. Howard singled in the first, had an RBI-double in the third, and launched a solo home run in the fifth. On the afternoon, the big guy went 3 for 5 with two RBI and a run scored.
His solo shot in the fifth was his 10th of the season, and he is now hitting .268. At this time last year, Howard was hitting .234, as he looks to continue his rebound campaign in 2015.
Phillies 1B Ryan Howard belts ninth home run on Thursday
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/21/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is going to miss Coors Field. Howard homered for the second straight game, going 1 for 4 with the solo bomb in Thursday's loss to the Rockies. Howard's fifth-inning home run was his ninth on the season.
"I mean all that stuff is cool," Howard said about moving up the home-run leaderboard, per MLB.com. "For me, it's just a matter of just getting back to playing ball and just playing my game. That's been my focus all year, is just playing ball. Everything that comes with it, you have good days, bad days, just try to stay even keel and just do what you do."
Howard's bat is really catching fire lately. He now has 13 hits in his last 31 at-bats over his last eight games.
Phillies 1B Ryan Howard goes yard in win over Rockies
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(5/21/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard hit his eighth home run of the season in Wednesday night's 4-2 win over the Rockies.
Four of Howard's home runs have now come in the past 15 games. Howard's homer came on a 1-1 pitch to center field in the third inning. He finished the game 3 for 5 and also hit a double and single.
"He's having good swings," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said, per MLB.com. "He crushed that ball to center tonight. There was no help at all on that."
Howard is now hitting .257/.308/.507.
Phillies' Chase Utley, Ryan Howard back in Monday's lineup
|by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com|
|(5/18/15) After taking Sunday's game off to rest, Phillies second baseman Chase Utley and first baseman Ryan Howard were back in the lineup for Monday's game at Colorado, reports CSNPhilly.com. Utley will bat sixth and play second, while Howard returns to the four spot at first base.
The Phillies are going against right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles, who is 2-3 with a 4.30 ERA. Howard is 3 for 8 with one double in career against Lyles, while Utley is 2 for 6 with one double.
Utley is hitting .280 with three doubles and three RBI over his last eight games. Over his last 11 games, Howard is hitting .361 with three home runs and six RBI.
The Phillies are the favorites (-100) at Colorado on Monday.
|2014 summary: Staying off the surgeon's table and away from the disabled list represented a victory of sorts for Ryan Howard, but 2014 was still a frustrating season for the Phillies' veteran first baseman. With just 23 homers over a full season, Howard didn't hit with his customary power, and a .223 batting average and 65 runs scored were further signs of his lagging production. In addition to his on-the-field troubles, Howard was strained by an ongoing legal battle with his family.|
Playing time status: Howard has been the target of frequent trade rumors, but should he remain with the Phillies, it is likely that he will sit against left-handed starting pitchers, even though he hit southpaws better than he hit righties last season.
2015 outlook: Howard could hang on as a top 20 first baseman, and that gives him some late-round value in standard mixed Rotisserie leagues as a potential utility or CI option. In points leagues, Howard no longer has the power or playing time to offset a high strikeout total, so he can be saved for mixed league formats with 14 teams or more.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/26/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Jacob deGrom|
|5/27/15||@ NYM||1:10 pm||Noah Syndergaard|
|5/29/15||COL||7:05 pm||Jordan Lyles|
|5/30/15||COL||3:05 pm||Chad Bettis|
|5/31/15||COL||1:35 pm||Eddie Butler|
|6/2/15||CIN||7:05 pm||Mike Leake|
|6/3/15||CIN||7:05 pm||Anthony DeSclafani|