PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ryan Howard’s tenure with the Philadelphia Phillies is officially over.Philadelphia Police ID Suspect In Deadly Shooting Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
The Phillies announced they have declined the 2017 club option for the 36-year-old first baseman on Thursday. The Phillies will pay Howard a $10 million buyout instead of exercising his $23 million club option.
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Howard spent the past 13 years in Philadelphia winning the NL MVP in 2006 and the World Series in 2008. The three-time all-star will go down as one of the move beloved Phillies players ever.MORE NEWS: FDA Panel Narrowly Votes To Recommend Merck's COVID-19 Pill