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Bill Buckner throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Boston Red Sox home opener on April 8, 2008 at Fenway Park.
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May 27, 2019 - 5:57 pm
By Joe Sterling and Brandon Griggs, CNN (CNN) -- Bill Buckner, an elite hitter for 22 seasons whose All-Star career was overshadowed by an infamous fielding error he made in the 1986 World Series, has died, according to Major League Baseball. He was 69. His wife Jody told ESPN that Buckner was...
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May 26, 2019; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Vince Velasquez (21) walks off the mound during a pitching change in the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
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May 26, 2019 - 6:37 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff was one pitch away from perfection over eight innings, and he didn't exactly regret the one that went awry. Woodruff allowed a solo homer but was otherwise perfect before being lifted, Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 21st home run and the Milwaukee...
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May 25, 2019 - 7:37 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched eight effective innings, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Saturday. Two pitches in, @TheCUTCH22 gives us a lead. #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/Ki2oMlCG0t — Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) May 25, 2019...
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Oct 14, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; The Houston Astros mascot \"Orbit\" during game two of the 2017 ALCS playoff baseball series of the Houston Astros against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park.
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May 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Who wants a T-shirt from the T-shirt cannon? Raise your finger. Last July, the Houston Astro’s mascot, Orbit, fired a T-shirt into the crowd. While this would sound like most fans’ dream, it wouldn’t be for the woman on...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates with Jean Segura after hitting a home run with one run batted in during the sixths inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 7-5.
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May 19, 2019 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory Sunday. ------ #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/C5JMEpYo3F — Philadelphia Phillies...
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Supporters of electing Dick Allen to the Baseball Hall of Fame
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Paul Kurtz
May 19, 2019 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After coming up one vote shy of the Hall of Fame in 2015, Dick Allen's supporters are determined to get him over the hump when his name comes up again next year. They believe politics have kept him out. At a City Hall gathering on Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim...
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May 17, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) shares a light moment with shortstop Jean Segura (2) and first base coach Paco Figueroa (33) during a Colorado Rockies pitching change in the fifth inning at C
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May 18, 2019 - 12:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen's early batting practice quickly paid off. ✊✋✌️ #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/wh3zjCs3Ka — Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) May 18, 2019 McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the...
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Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Adam Morgan, center, tags out Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, left, after Yelich tried to score on a passed ball during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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May 16, 2019 - 6:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row after losing the series opener...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Irvin throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo.
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May 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Irvin was outstanding in his major league debut and the Philadelphia Phillies scored six times in the fifth inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series. J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run double and Odubel Herrera followed...
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Alex Gordon
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May 11, 2019 - 8:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost saw that Alex Gordon was dragging a little bit early in the week. So the Kansas City manager gave the outfielder a day off Wednesday. With the team not playing Thursday, Gordon had two full days to rest. The move paid off in a big way as he homered twice to drive in...
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