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• Ryan Howard couldn't have done much more in the Phillies' final game of the month: He homered, singled, was hit by a pitch and walked twice. That left him with 49 home runs for the season, breaking Mike Schmidt's team record.
Howard became only the sixth different player in major league history to take a total of at least 49 home runs into September. Roger Maris took 51 into September in 1961; Mark ...