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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco follows through after hitting the game-winning home run off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-3.
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July 14, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco got exactly the pitch he wanted, and he didn't miss it. Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Franco drove the first pitch he saw from Matt Grace (0-2), a...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola pitches during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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July 14, 2019 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto walked up to the plate expecting to see a splitter and he hammered the first one he saw. Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday...
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July 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — "Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday night at its All-Star Game. Plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, July 7, 2019, in New York.
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July 07, 2019 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Jay Bruce homered twice and the Philadelphia Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3 victory Sunday. Rookie Pete Alonso hit his 30th home run to break up Nola's no-hit bid. Bruce drove in four runs against his former team and...
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Odubel Herrera
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Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2019 - 7:10 pm
UPDATED: 7:36 PM PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera has been suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season, according to Major League Baseball. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. announced Friday that Herrera has accepted his suspension, which would...
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Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Chris O'Meara/AP Photo, File
July 01, 2019 - 7:40 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers. Skaggs was with the team in Texas when he was found unresponsive in his hotel room, police said...
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The New York Mets apologize for a gaffe in including the names and photos of Jim Gosger and Jessie Hudson, two members of the 1969 Mets who were memorialized in a Saturday ceremony honoring the World Series-winning team
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July 01, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration. With a message that filled up one Citi...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Miami.
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June 30, 2019 - 5:38 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper homered and drove in four runs Sunday to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a streak of five consecutive losses to the last-place Miami Marlins with a 13-6 victory Sunday. Harper hit run-scoring singles in the first and sixth innings and a two-run homer in...
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Jun 29, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez (16) scores a run in the fourth inning of the game against Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
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June 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Miami Marlins rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive time, 9-6. The Marlins fell behind 6-1 before starting their comeback when Walker snapped an 0-for-15...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Jean Segura, front, celebrates after being doused by Bryce Harper after Segura hit a game-winning three-run home run off New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in
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June 27, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura had no problem with three water coolers being dumped on his head after a big hit off his former teammate. Clutch Jean #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/XbsQeF89ym — Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) June 27, 2019 Segura ripped a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin...
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