The "Big Piece" still has a thing for those dramatic blasts.
Let's just drop a few here that quickly come to mind.
In total with the Phillies, Howard slugged 382 regular-season homers and added eight memorable ones in the postseason from 2007 to 2011, a stretch in which the club won five straight NL East crowns, two NL pennants and a World Series title.
Howard is far from those days. At 37 years old, he's now playing Triple A ball for the Albuquerque Isotopes, an affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. Entering Wednesday, he was hitting .200 with two homers, 21 strikeouts and two walks over 21 Triple A games between Albuquerque and Gwinnett (the Braves' affiliate).
But when Howard connects — even at this stage of his career — the ball can go a long way. He showed it Wednesday with a deep walk-off homer to send Albuquerque to a 6-4 win over Reno in eight innings to take Game 1 of a doubleheader.
The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs?
As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.
As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city.
Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).
Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).
And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.
The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.