Fomer Phillie Ryan Howard signs minor-league deal with Rockies

Rockies agree to minor league deal with slugger Howard

Ryan Howard signs minor-league deal with Colorado Rockies

Should he secure a spot on the active roster come September, he figures to slot in behind starting first baseman Mark Reynolds, who's already mashing.278/.363/.504 with 23 homers and an.867 OPS, and No. 3 infield prospect Ryan McMahon.

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The Colorado Rockies signed the longtime Phillie to a minor-league contract Saturday, more than three months after the 37-year-old former NL MVP was released from the Atlanta Braves' triple-A affiliate.

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Howard hasn't played a major league game since last season with Philadelphia but spent a portion of this season in the Braves minor league system. Howard will reportedly report to Triple-A Albuquerque. He'd been slumping badly for a couple years, and one point, a Phillies columnist begged him to hang up the cleats for good. Howard was also plagued by a lack of discipline at the plate and struck out 636 times between 2012-2016. He was the last remaining member of the 2008 team that won the World Series to play for Philadelphia. He was the 2006 National League Rookie of the Year and was the National League MVP in 2007 after hitting.313 with a league-leading 58 home runs and driving in 149 runs. Throughout his career, Howard has blasted 382 home runs and drove in 1,194 runs at the major league level.

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