Phillies' Ryan Howard Activated From Disabled List

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Ryan Howard Lands On DL With Ankle Injury

Initial concerns about Ryan Howard's ankle were allayed when X-rays came back negative, and he wasn't expected to miss more than a few days, but he was then sent back to Philadelphia for further examination, suggesting that things might've been a little more serious than originally thought. And now, sure enough, he's the latest Philly to take a trip to the disabled list:

Howard going on DL #Phillies

Amaro hopes he's back in 2 weeks. Mayberry recalled from Triple-A.

It isn't a major injury, but it is an injury to a major player at an inconvenient time, as the Phillies don't have anyone who can even come close to approximating Howard's bat in the middle of the order. The team will hope to have him back to kick off a nine-game homestand in the middle of August.

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Adding Insult To Injury, Ryan Howard Gets Mega-Wedgie

Ryan Howard left the Phillies’ game against the Nationals today with what appeared to be an ankle injury sustained while running the bases. The x-rays were negative on his ankle and elbow but no word on whether or not his underwear has been dislodged from his butt.



H/T: The Huffington Post

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