Ryan Howard's comeback is now 44 games in, and he has shown improvement over the last few weeks.
For instance, he has a .282 batting average, a .538 slugging percentage and 20 RBI in his last 20 games. Those are vastly better than the numbers he put up over his first 24 games of 2012:
|July 6 to Aug. 6||24||.198||.293||.370||4||10||6||30||33|
|Aug. 7 to Aug. 28||20||.282||.345||.538||5||20||10||42||32|