Ryan Howard Continues Stint with IronPigs

Lehigh Valley fans will have several chances to see MVP Ryan Howard play at Coca-Cola Park this week

Service Electric broadcasters covering Sunday night's IronPigs game say Phillies' first baseman Ryan Howard will likely play three more games with the Pigs this week.

The Pigs will play the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Yankees at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly.

In another rehab start, Phillies' second baseman on Tuesday.

Initial reports indicate Howard will be the Pigs' designated hitter on Monday and then play first base for the other two games.

Howard is recovering from a torn left Achilles suffered at the end of last season.

Howard played first base with the Pigs in the second game of a double header in Allentown on Sunday. 

He was the National League's MVP in 2006.


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