Phillies: Ryan Howard's surgical wound infected

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard sits on the ground after missing a foul ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's National League division series on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

February 29, 2012 9:27:55 AM PST
The Philadelphia Phillies said Wednesday that first baseman Ryan Howard has developed an infection in the surgical wound he received as result of treatment for an Achilles tendon injury.