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CBS Sports Video: Should the Phillies release Howard?

Should the Phillies release Howard?

Phillies slugger Ryan Howard's bad play has the them contemplating releasing him at the end of the season. Should they? Allie LaForce and Doug Gottlieb debate.

MLB Video: Howard collects four hits in a huge game

Howard collects four hits in a huge game

4/20/14: Ryan Howard puts on an offensive show vs. the Rockies, finishing a double shy of the cycle and driving in three runs in the win

MLB Video: BOS@PHI: Howard belts a homer to the opposite field

BOS@PHI: Howard belts a homer to the opposite field

5/29/13: Ryan Howard smacks a solo home run to the opposite field, knotting the score at 1 in the bottom of the second inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000

MLB Video: PHI@WSH: Brown's RBI single gives Phillies early lead

PHI@WSH: Brown's RBI single gives Phillies early lead

5/24/13: Domonic Brown lines a base hit to right field to score Ryan Howard with the first run of the game in the second inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 20

MLB Video: PHI@MIA: Howard doubles off third-base bag

PHI@MIA: Howard doubles off third-base bag

5/22/13: Ryan Howard takes advantage of an infield shift in the seventh, reaching second on a soft grounder that rolls off third base Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January

MLB Video: PHI@MIA: Howard smacks three hits, drives home three

PHI@MIA: Howard smacks three hits, drives home three

5/21/13: Ryan Howard enjoys a big game at the plate, smacking three hits and driving home three runs to lead the Phillies past Miami Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 1

MLB Video: 5/21/13: Howard's offensive surge backs Cloyd's start

5/21/13: Howard's offensive surge backs Cloyd's start

Daily Recap: Ryan Howard drove home three runs as Tyler Cloyd earned his first victory of 2013 with seven strong frames in a 7-3 win Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 1

MLB Video: PHI@MIA: Howard's two-run single busts game open late

PHI@MIA: Howard's two-run single busts game open late

5/21/13: Ryan Howard scalds a line-drive single into right field with the bases loaded, plating a pair of Phillies to extend their late lead Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on J

MLB Video: PHI@MIA: Brown laces RBI double down right-field line

PHI@MIA: Brown laces RBI double down right-field line

5/21/13: Domonic Brown slashes a double down the right-field line, scoring Ryan Howard as the Phillies rally in the top of the seventh Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January

MLB Video: PHI@MIA: Howard singles home Revere in the eighth

PHI@MIA: Howard singles home Revere in the eighth

5/21/13: Ryan Howard ropes a base hit into right field, scoring Ben Revere to extend the Phillies' lead in the top of the eighth inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Januar

MLB Video: PHI@ARI: Howard's go-ahead hit in extras lifts Phils

PHI@ARI: Howard's go-ahead hit in extras lifts Phils

5/12/13: Domonic Brown tied the game in the ninth inning before Ryan Howard ripped a go-ahead single in the 10th as the Phillies won, 4-2 Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Janu

MLB Video: PHI@ARI: Howard's smart throw gets an out at home

PHI@ARI: Howard's smart throw gets an out at home

5/12/13: Ryan Howard fields a grounder and makes a smart, quick throw home in time to nail Didi Gregorius attemtping to score Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000

MLB Video: PHI@ARI: Howard smacks clutch two-run single in 10th

PHI@ARI: Howard smacks clutch two-run single in 10th

5/12/13: Ryan Howard comes through clutch in the top of the 10th inning, lining a two-run single to right to give the Phillies the lead Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Januar

MLB Video: PHI@ARI: Pennington ranges over, throws for the out

PHI@ARI: Pennington ranges over, throws for the out

5/9/13: Cliff Pennington ranges far to his left to snare Ryan Howard's grounder, then gets the throw off just in time for the out at first Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Jan

MLB Video: PHI@SF: Howard's RBI single puts the Phillies ahead

PHI@SF: Howard's RBI single puts the Phillies ahead

5/7/13: Ryan Howard smacks a base hit off Marco Scutaro in right field, scoring Chase Utley with the first run of the ballgame in the first Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Ja

MLB Video: PHI@SF: Howard hammers a homer to straightaway center

PHI@SF: Howard hammers a homer to straightaway center

5/7/13: Ryan Howard jacks a solo home run to straightaway center, giving the Phillies an added insurance run in the top of the ninth inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Ja

MLB Video: 5/3/13: Three homers, Pettibone lift Phils past Fish

5/3/13: Three homers, Pettibone lift Phils past Fish

Daily Recap: Jonathan Pettibone allowed one run on five hits while Ryan Howard homered per the request of a blind child in the Phillies' win Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on J

MLB Video: MIA@PHI: Howard's solo shot gives Phils early lead

MIA@PHI: Howard's solo shot gives Phils early lead

5/3/13: Ryan Howard leads off the bottom of the second inning with a solo shot into the right-field stands to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Jan

MLB Video: MIA@PHI: Ozuna and Solano team up to cut down Howard

MIA@PHI: Ozuna and Solano team up to cut down Howard

5/3/13: Marcell Ozuna and Donovan Solano team up to provide a strong throw and relay to cut down Ryan Howard as he tries for a triple Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January

MLB Video: MIA@PHI: Ozuna's sliding catch robs Howard of a hit

MIA@PHI: Ozuna's sliding catch robs Howard of a hit

5/3/13: Marcell Ozuna makes a nice sliding catch on a fly ball to rob Ryan Howard of a hit leading off the bottom of the sixth inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January

MLB Video: MIA@PHI: Howard crushes a solo homer in the fourth

MIA@PHI: Howard crushes a solo homer in the fourth

5/2/13: Ryan Howard crushes a solo homer to left field to give the Phillies a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more!About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major

MLB Video: PHI@NYM: Utley tacks on another run with RBI single

PHI@NYM: Utley tacks on another run with RBI single

4/28/13: Chase Utley lines a single to center to score Ryan Howard as the Phillies tack on another run for a 4-1 lead in the seventh inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more!About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Janu