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David P. Montgomery
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2019 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that chairman and former team President David Montgomery died Wednesday morning at the age of 72 after five years fighting jawbone cancer. He would always ask to be called by his first name. And he always greeted everyone by...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zach Eflin throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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May 05, 2019 - 6:31 pm
By Aaron Bracy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Eflin pitched seven strong innings and Rhys Hoskins drove in a pair of runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Cesar Hernandez added two doubles for the NL East-leading Phillies, who have won six of...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zach Eflin is doused by Jean Segura after pitching a complete baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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April 28, 2019 - 4:17 pm
By Amy Taxin and Christopher Weber, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Eflin threw a seven-hitter, the first complete game for a Phillies pitcher since September 2017, and Philadelphia beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Sunday. The right-hander surrendered seven hits and allowed one run while...
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Matt Slocum/AP Photo
April 27, 2019 - 10:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins, Nick Williams and Andrew McCutchen homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 12-9 Saturday night after nearly wasting a nine-run lead. Philadelphia's Jean Segura left after Trevor Richards' 90-mph fastball hit his helmet in the second inning...
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Apr 21, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper (3) reacts after striking out in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
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April 21, 2019 - 8:25 pm
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray pitched six scoreless innings, Tony Wolters had a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Trevor Story and Ian Desmond also had RBI singles for the Rockies, who won three of four against the...
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Charlie Blackmon
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April 20, 2019 - 7:54 am
DENVER (AP) — With one final swing, Charlie Blackmon went from worrying about a game-ending strikeout to celebrating a game-winning home run. Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Friday night in a game that saw two Phillies...
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Counterfeit Bryce Harper jersey seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bryce Harper jerseys have been wildly popular, ever since the Philadelphia Phillies signed him last month. Now, the feds say overseas counterfeiters are trying to steal a piece of the action. Over the last few weeks, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection says they...
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Nick Pivetta
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April 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Phillies have optioned pitcher Nick Pivetta, sending him down to the minor leagues. The Phillies are in the process of making a roster move. Nick Pivetta will be optioned. Jerad Eickhoff is in the rotation. — Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) April 17, 2019 Jerad Eickhoff...
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Apr 16, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A young fan looks on as Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton addresses fans and media during an event at Independence Mall to announce Philadelphia as the host of the 2026 All Star Game.
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the worst kept secret, but the MLB officially announced on Tuesday that the 2026 All-Star Game is coming to Philadelphia in celebration of the nation's 250th birthday. The official announcement was made on a stage at Independence Mall by Major League Baseball...
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Citizens Bank Park
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April 11, 2019 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will play the 2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement...
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