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In this photo, Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler watches the team play the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit.
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AP News
November 13, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Gabe Kapler might need years to match the popularity of his predecessors with the San Francisco Giants. Read more here.
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Phillie Phanatic
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Paul Kurtz
October 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
While the Phillies' front office search for a new manager, the ball club's lawyers are locked in a battle over the rights to their iconic mascot, the Phillie Phanatic.
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper (3) hits a three-run home run off Miami Marlins relief pitcher Wei-Yin Chen during the sixth inning of a baseball game.
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AP News
September 29, 2019 - 10:44 am
Bryce Harper is doing what he can to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a string of seven straight losing seasons.
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Philadelphia Phillies's Cesar Hernandez swings on a single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 6:35 am
Christian Vázquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 7:17 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago. Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Monday...
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Tim Brennan
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Matt Leon
August 27, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tim Brennan has wasted no time making a name for himself in pro baseball. The right-handed pitcher was a star at Saint Joseph's University and impressed the Texas Rangers to the point where they selected him in the seventh round of the June 2018 MLB Draft. In 2019, he...
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Shawn Semple
Trenton Thunder
Matt Leon
August 09, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Right-handed pitcher Shawn Semple has quickly moved up the ladder in the New York Yankees organization. He was recently promoted from High-A Tampa to the Double-A Trenton Thunder. That promotion means Semple is back in familiar territory. A South Jersey native, Semple...
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Matt Leon
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mike Costanzo is a Springfield, Delaware County native who was a star baseball player at Archbishop Carroll High School. After a fine college career at Coastal Carolina University, Costanzo was the 65th overall pick in 2005, taken by the Phils in the second round. He...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2015, file photo, a fan is helped after being hit by a foul ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves in Milwaukee.
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August 07, 2019 - 8:11 pm
(AP) — Illinois' two senators continued their pressure campaign on Major League Baseball to be more proactive about fan safety at ballparks, urging greater transparency about how often and how seriously fans are hurt by foul balls. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth said in a letter...
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In this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Pedro Martinez looks at his ball after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui during the second inning of Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series in New York.
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August 05, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame pitcher used the...
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