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The NL’s Answer to Big Papi

July 10, 2006 | By RotoRob | comment on this post
Ryan Howard is starting to become a star for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Is Ryan Howard the new David Ortiz?

Ryan Howard’s coming out party is complete after he edged David Wright for the Home Run Derby title Monday. Of course, Howard’s prodigious power is no secret to those in the Fantasy community who have been marvelling at the slugger’s moon shots for a few years now.

But now the whole world knows: Ryan Howard is the new David Ortiz.

Friggin’ impressive.

Now let’s just hope he avoids a similar fate that befell his teammate, Bobby Abreu.

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