Ryan Howard is having a strong postseason at the plate. During the regular season Ryan Howard's swing rate for balls outside the strike zone was 31.5%. So far in the 2010 post season Ryan Howard's swing rate for balls outside the strike zone has dropped to 22.2%. As a result he is seeing an average of 4.14 pitches per plate appearance.
All that said, he is still striking out - 9 Ks in 21 plate appearances.
Ryan Howard Post Season Stats (through Sunday October, 17):