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... On February 21, 2008, Howard won an arbitration case against the Phillies, and was awarded $10 million, the most ever for a victorious player and tied for the most ever awarded ... The Phillies had offered $7 million to Howard in salary ... Howard began the 2008 season in a slump, finishing the month of April with a batting average of just.172 and going 2-for-25 to close out the month ...
... On March 2, 2007, the Phillies renewed Howard's contract in a one-year deal for $900,000, the highest salary ever offered to a player not eligible for salary arbitration ... On May 9, Howard hit his 4th career grand slam against Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Medders when he came into the game as a pinch hitter for Wes Helms ... On May 13, Howard was placed on the disabled list with a left quadriceps strain after missing five straight games ...
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