• Phillies place Howard on DL with knee injury

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 7, 2013
    The Philadelphia Phillies placed first baseman Ryan Howard on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of left knee inflammation. The Phillies called up Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to take Howard's place. This time, doctors will assess whether Howard further damaged his left knee while playing in pain the last couple of months. Howard finally crossed his pain threshold during a series against the division-leading Atlanta Braves, and it was perhaps a defining moment in this uneasy season. "It go...
    • Howard injury may signal end of Phillies era

      It was just a simple transaction: "Philadelphia Phillies transferred 1b Ryan Howard (knee) to the 15-day disabled list." If it felt like something more momentous, there are reasons for that. Howard finally crossed his pain threshold during a s…
      Source: philly.com

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