Ryan Howard News Archive
Howard is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Nationals.
Howard was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in the Phillies' win over St. Louis on Friday night.
Howard hit a key grand slam in Thursday's 6-5 come-from-behind win over Houston. It was his 18th home run of the season.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is no longer talking about the possibility of a platoon at first base, and he said he's not considering moving Howard out of the cleanup spot, MLB.com reports.
Manager Ryne Sanberg said Howard has made adjustments to his batting stance since he was benched for three consecutive games last month, the Phillies' official site reports.
Howard is not in the lineup Thursday against the Nationals, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.