No Ryan Howard. No Chase Utley.
Should make things a lot easier for New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese.
Howard and Utley are both out of the Philadelphia Phillies lineup Sunday.
According to a reporter privy to manager Charlie Manuel's pre-game press conference, neither are injured.
Howard, for the record, is 1 for his last 10 against Niese with four strikeouts.