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Ryan Howard Watch - MRI on Knee

The Philadelphia Phillies could be without first base slugger Ryan Howard for a while if an MRI on his left knee returns bad news.  After a nice April, in which Howard hit .284, Howard has been struggling in May to the tune of .179.  He hit 3 home runs in 95 April ABs, and hit 3 long balls in just 56 May turns at bat, but has has struck out just 2 less times in May than April.  Michael Young shifted to first base last night as Freddy Galvis manned the hot corner.  Galvis is an intriguing option if Howard goes down, but more so in the deeper leagues.