Homers lead Phillies over Braves

...Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief.Ryan Howard hit his second homer in two games, leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday."We...

Braves end losing streak with win over Philadelphia

...innings in his third consecutive win."I felt strong and could have gone longer, but we needed runs," he said.Ryan Howard hit a two-run homer for the Phillies.Miller had his fourth steady outing of the season, always keeping the Braves...

Errors are costly to Atlanta Braves in loss to Philadelphia Phillies

...entered with four errors on the season.TRAINER'S ROOMBraves: Andrelton Simmons took a hard bump from first baseman Ryan Howard at the bag while trying to beat out a double play in the fifth inning. After walking it off, Simmons stayed in the...

Braves' Julio Teheran rocked in final tuneup

...maybe the focus wasn't there like we wanted it to be. When that happens and you've got guys like Chase Utley and Ryan Howard and that group, you're going to pay for it. They don't care if you're playing a backyard scrimmage game or a...

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera might be ready by Opening Day

...231 with 18 homers and 56 RBI last year, his poorest season since 2011. PHILLIES: Manager Ryne Sandberg said that Ryan Howard will start at first base this season, despite plans to rebuild the team and attempts to trade the declining slugger...

Phillies sweep series against Braves

...trying to get back in it, which is a good sign."Harang (5-6) allowed nine runs, eight earned, in five innings.Ryan Howard capped a big series by driving in two runs with three hits for the Phillies.Marlon Byrd drove in three runs with three...

Ryan Howard homers off Craig Kimbrel as Phils top Braves

CLEARWATER, Fla. - This year already is going a lot better for Ryan Howard than 2012 did.Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig...

Baseball today

STARS Sunday -Ryan Howard, Phillies, went 4-for-4 with three home runs and four RBIs...to him and his hard work." - Phillies manager Charlie Manuel on Ryan Howard. Howard homered in his first three at-bats, raising his major...

Howard wins NL MVP award

NEW YORK - Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies was voted the National League's Most...fourth. Phillies' record-setter follows up rookie of the year award RYAN HOWARD Season PositionABRHHRRBIAVG 20061B58110418258149.313 THE VOTING Team1stplace...

Upton brothers go deep in Braves win over Phillies

...also doubled for the Braves, who won for just the third time in 15 games and are 6-18 in a forgettable September.Ryan Howard had three hits with a homer and two RBIs for Philadelphia.Aaron Harang (12-12) gave up two runs and eight hits...