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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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Bill Buckner throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Boston Red Sox home opener on April 8, 2008 at Fenway Park.
POOL/Getty Images via CNN
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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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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Alex Gordon
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
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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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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Charlie Blackmon
AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
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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Nick Pivetta
Isaiah J. Downing/USA Today Sports
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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