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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.
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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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Mar 17, 2019; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies designated hitter Bryce Harper (3) reacts after striking out in the first inning of the spring training game against the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
Jonathan Dyer/USA TODAY Sports
March 17, 2019 - 6:32 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper hopes to change all those zeros soon. Naw, not the ones in his contract. Back in the lineup two days after being hit by a pitch in the ankle, the Phillies newcomer with the $330,000,000 deal was hitless Sunday, leaving him with a batting average of .000 in...
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Elise Amendola/AP Photo, File
March 10, 2019 - 5:50 pm
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Julia Ruth Stevens, the last surviving daughter of Hall of Fame baseball slugger Babe Ruth and a decades-long champion of his legacy, has died at age 102, her family has announced. Tom Stevens said Sunday that his mother died Saturday morning at an assisted living facility in...
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March 08, 2019 - 8:29 pm
By Mike Schmidt for the Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Bryce Harper has been a celebrity since he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a high school player. No player ever entered professional baseball with more fanfare. His training was under the tutelage of his father, a...
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) looks on during batting practice before a game between the Phillies and the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two days of simulated action against Jerad Eickhoff and Phillies minor league pitchers, newcomer Bryce Harper will face competition in an actual spring training game Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater. The plan is for Harper to be the Phils'...
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In this Saturday, March 2, 2019 file photo, Bryce Harper speaks during a news conference at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training baseball facility in Clearwater, Fla.
Lynne Sladky/AP Photo, File
March 07, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By Mike Fitzpatrick, AP Baseball Writer PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — For years, the NL East has been soft as a bunt single. Not anymore. Even before Bryce Harper decided to stay inside the division, four of the five teams spent this offseason swinging for the fences. In addition to defending...
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