PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies waves to the crowd after being removed from the field during the ninth inning of a game against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on October 2, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Former NL MVP looking to restart his MLB career

The 37-year-old shared the team lead in homers with 25 last season, but also batted a career-worst .196.