Ryan Howard out of lineup for Phillies vs. Pirates
News has emerged that Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard will not be in the lineup tonight as the Phillies take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Howard went 2-for-4 with one RBI in Philadelphia's 3-1 victory over the Bucs Tuesday night but has been dealing with a sore knee.
The slugger is hitting .267 with 10 home runs and 42 RBI on the season.
Howard currently has seven DNP's on the season and the Phillies are 3-4 without him in the lineup.
Pittsburgh is currently the fave at -192 and the total is eight.