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SJU product Brian O'Keefe
Springfield Cardinals/Matt Turer
Matt Leon
July 26, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a steady climb for Brian O'Keefe since turning pro. After a stellar career as a catcher at Saint Joseph's University, O'Keefe was drafted by the Cardinals in the 7th round in 2014. Since then he's moved up through the St. Louis system steadily, and here in...
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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.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
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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Umpire
Julio Cortez/AP
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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Odubel Herrera
Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool
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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Jay Bruce / Phillies
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
June 08, 2019 - 8:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce is happier about playing in front of big crowds than a hitter-friendly ballpark. Bruce hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw 6 1/3 sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Friday night. Bruce already has four homers in four games with...
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Phillies employees, fans and current and former players gathered at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon to remember team chairman David Montgomery, who died last month at the age of 72.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 06, 2019 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Phillies employees, fans and current and former players gathered at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon to remember team chairman David Montgomery, who died last month at the age of 72. The same words kept coming up when people described David Montgomery: Gracious...
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Danny Serreino / Matt Woods/ Rowan Baseball
Provided by Rowan University
Matt Leon
June 06, 2019 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Rowan University baseball team in Glassboro, New Jersey enjoyed an outstanding 2019 season which ended in the NCAA Tournament. Two of the players who keyed the Profs' success this season were selected this week in the Major League Baseball draft...
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Odubel Herrera
Atlantic City Police Department
Kim Glovas
June 03, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Major League Baseball has announced that Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera will remain on administrative leave for an additional two weeks. Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City last week on domestic abuse charges. His girlfriend told police he had hit her after an...
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Odubel Herrera
Atlantic City Police Department
Kim Glovas
May 28, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night in Atlantic City on charges of domestic assault. Atlantic City police were called to the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino around 8:30 p.m. A 20-year-old Philadelphia woman told police she had been...
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