Ryan Howard's MRI set for Monday

Updated: July 7, 2013, 6:46 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- For Ryan Howard, the pain became too much.

The Philadelphia Phillies put their slugging first baseman on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of inflammation in his left knee.

"It was just really hard to move, really felt stiff," Howard said Sunday after Philadelphia's 7-3 win over Atlanta. "I knew I wouldn't be able to do it. It was more sore than it would normally be."

Howard is scheduled to have an MRI on Monday.

"It's tough because I definitely ...

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