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Philadelphia Phillies' Jorge Alfaro slides safely into third base with a triple during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants.
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June 03, 2018 - 8:27 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andrew Suarez usually relies on his curveball to get ahead of hitters. On Saturday, Giants catcher Nick Hundley wanted Suarez to close the deal with it. Hundley had the right idea. Suarez combined with two relievers to pitch a three-hitter, lifting San Francisco over the...
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Odubel Herrera
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June 02, 2018 - 10:11 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Chris Stratton finally showed signs of getting back to the pitcher he'd been earlier in the season. His curveball danced up and down, and he worked with a determined pace that he admitted had been missing. Three innings of scoreless relief by San Francisco's...
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Nick Pivetta
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Matt Leon
June 01, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies continue their road trip Friday night as they open a weekend series against the Giants out in San Francisco. The Phils are 2-2 so far on this ten-game trip. They split those four games in Los Angeles, capping that series with a 2-1 win Thursday night...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco, right, scores on a single by Jorge Alfaro as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal misses the throw during the second inning.
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May 31, 2018 - 10:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs, Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Thursday, spoiling Clayton Kershaw's first start in almost a month. Hitting out of the No. 8 spot in the Phillies' lineup, Alfaro...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
May 31, 2018 - 9:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during...
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Billie Jean King tennis clinic in center City Philadelphia
Justin Udo-KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 31, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) The Beneficial Plaza played host to Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms ' pop-up tennis clinic on Thursday afternoon. During the clinic, anybody walking down the street could come and take a swing and get a good volley going. "I was just on my break, hit a...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola
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Matt Leon
May 31, 2018 - 4:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will wrap up their series in Los Angeles Thursday night against the Dodgers. Gabe Kapler's squad has lost two of the first three games in this set. Wednesday night, the Dodgers blasted the Phillies 8-2. Zach Eflin allowed five of the runs in four innings...
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Bryan Brickhouse
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Matt Leon
May 31, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WILMINGTON, Del (KYW Newsradio) -- Fans of the Wilmington Blue Rocks feel pretty good this season when the Royals Single-A team has a lead late in the game. That's because Wilmington has one of the best closers in the Carolina League in Bryan Brickhouse. The right-hander is 1-0 with 8 saves and a 2...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
May 31, 2018 - 8:09 am
By Doug Padilla, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ross Stripling is surprising even himself with the way he's piling up strikeouts lately. The right-hander had nine more Wednesday night to increase his total to 28 over his last three starts, Matt Kemp homered and drove in four runs, and the Los...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. returns a shot against Poland's Magdalena Frech during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
AP Photo/Christophe Ena
May 30, 2018 - 7:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sloane Stephens has dropped only six games in her first two matches at the French Open. Those victories have impressed former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe, who now believes the reigning U.S. Open champion can claim a second Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. "Just FYI. Sloane...
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