The lineup for tonight’s Phillies game is out. And . . .
Phillies lineup vs. Fister: Herrera CF, Galvis SS, Utley 2B, Francoeur RF, Asche 3B, Ruiz C, Howard 1B, Ruf LF, Hamels LHP.
— Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) April 16, 2015
Yep: Ryan Howard is hitting seventh. Which he hasn’t done since 2006, Kaplan notes.
On the year Howard is 4-for-27 with ten strikeouts and no walks. So, yeah.