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About 500 people signed up for a round-trip excursion to the Phillies-Nationals game on April 2, 2019, which included a game ticket, snacks, adult beverages and a pregame barbecue.
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Paul Kurtz
April 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a Twisted Tea in one hand and a Phillies sign in the other, Catherine Collins was ready to board a bus to Washington, D.C. A caravan of buses full of Phillies fans left the South Philadelphia Sports Complex Tuesday, en route to watch Bryce Harper's return to his...
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2019 - 6:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Twitter account of Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted, then deleted, an apparent jab at Bryce Harper on Monday, the day before his first visit to the Nationals in a Phillies uniform. The post showed a photoshopped image of Harper's face on Benedict...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper
Matt Slocum/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What will the crowd's reaction be the...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 30, 2019 - 7:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered deep into the second deck in right-center field for his first hit with Philadelphia and celebrated with an emphatic curtain call, highlighting the Phillies' 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Hitless over five at-bats this season after signing a $...
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Opening day
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Mike DeNardo
March 28, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Going to opening day is an annual tradition for many fans, but this year, the start of the season is special. After seven years without a winning season, Phillies fans like Adam Chesia of Southwest Philly are ready to cheer on new acquisitions — Bryce Harper, J.T...
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Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto (10) is greeted by Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since 2012, and arguably as far back as 2011, the Phillies are legitimately expected to compete for a trip to the postseason, and maybe even further than that. It's one of the best days of the years: Phillies Opening Day. And there's going to be a...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP
March 22, 2019 - 11:04 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper has been playing catch-up since his free agency carried over into spring training. With a week left until opening day, the Philadelphia Phillies' big-money addition looks ready to pay off. Harper hit his first two Grapefruit League homers, combining with fellow...
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Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki (51) tips his cap after being removed from the game during the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome.
Darren Yamashita/USA TODAY Sports
March 21, 2019 - 11:42 am
CNN) — Ichiro Suzuki has played his final MLB game -- and his goodbye came in the country where the Japanese icon's professional baseball career began. As Thursday's game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics headed to the bottom of the eighth inning tied at 4, Ichiro departed in an...
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In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif.
Ben Margot/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels announced their $426.5 million, 12-year contract on Wednesday night, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to the Orange County club for what likely will be the rest of his career. Trout gets a $...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP, file
March 19, 2019 - 4:28 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper came to Philadelphia to do the one thing he didn't accomplish in Washington: Win in October. The Phillies gave him one of the biggest contracts in baseball history to deliver. "I want to be on Broad Street and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," Harper...
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