Howard, Phils agree on 3-year contract
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ryan Howard just wanted to concentrate on baseball this spring. No squabbles over his contract. No daily questions about his future.
The big slugger got his wish -- and a hefty raise, too.
Howard and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to a $54 million, three-year contract on Sunday, avoiding a potentially contentious arbitration hearing.
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