Howard (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday. The highly touted rookie recorded an unimpressive 5.92 ERA and 1.64 WHIP in his first six big-league starts before being sidelined with shoulder stiffness in mid-September. He isn't expected to be ready to start any of the Phillies' final three games, but he could make an appearance out of the bullpen.
Howard (shoulder) felt good after throwing a bullpen session Monday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Howard has already spent the required 10 days on the injured list with a sore right shoulder. He has a chance to return for the final weekend of the season, though he'd likely be limited to a bullpen role.
Howard was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right shoulder stiffness, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports. The 24-year-old was removed during the fourth inning Saturday due to the injury and will be sidelined for at least 10 days. Howard has yet to be given an official timeline for his return, but he'll be eligible to be activated for the game against the Nationals on Sept. 23.
Howard was removed from Saturday's start against the Marlins with right shoulder stiffness, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic reports. The 24-year-old exited during the fourth inning due to the injury after surrendering three runs on two hits with five strikeouts and two walks over 3.2 innings. The severity of the injury remains unclear, leaving Howard's availability for his next turn through the rotation up in the air.
Howard left in the fourth inning of his start Saturday against the Marlins with an apparent injury, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The nature and severity of Howard's injury are not yet clear. The rookie had been pitching quite well before giving up a three-run homer to Brian Anderson on his final pitch. He'll finish with five strikeouts and two walks in just 3.2 innings.