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J.T. Realmuto
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February 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Phillies have acquired all-star catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins for catcher Jorge Alfaro, their top prospect in RHP Sixto Sanchez, and Will Stewart, according to MLB analyst Jim Bowden. #Phillies #Marlins deal agreed upon. 4 players...
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Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo
February 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's major professional sports leagues are split on how to get a piece of the action from legal sports betting after failing to get early adopting states to cut them in. But they are back in the game this year with several state...
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From left are 2018 file photos showing Robinson Cano, Welington Castillo, Roberto Osuna and Colby Rasmus.
AP Photo/File
January 08, 2019 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason. Still, even a year with flat payrolls is unusual for MLB. The only...
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Former Oakland Athletics player Jose Canseco
Ben Margot/AP, file
December 13, 2018 - 8:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Canseco is ready to take a swing at politics. The former major league slugger has made his pitch for a big job at the White House, tweeting Wednesday to President Donald Trump: "u need a bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff." Canseco told his "little buddy" he has "a secret...
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In this April 1964 file photo, San Francisco Giants' Willie McCovey poses for a photo, date and location not known. McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died.
AP Photo, File
November 01, 2018 - 10:16 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the fearsome hitter passed "peacefully"...
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Andy MacPhail
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Ed Benkin
October 02, 2018 - 9:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been a roller coaster ride for Phillies fans this season. The same up-and-down journey was felt by the powers that be in the front office. After watching the team crash and burn over the final month and a half of the season, the Phillies are now on the outside...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson
September 29, 2018 - 10:20 pm
By Aaron Bracy, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola pitched seven shutout innings and Cesar Hernandez had a two-run single in the seventh inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies snap a nine-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Nola (17-6) was...
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez works against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Denver.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski
September 27, 2018 - 8:51 am
By Pat Graham, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — The start of the game could not have gone much better for German Marquez. And the end was a pleasure, too, for to the Colorado Rockies, who moved back into the NL West lead. The hard-throwing Marquez started with eight straight strikeouts to match a...
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Colorado Rockies' David Dahl (26) is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies.
AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
September 26, 2018 - 6:31 am
By Pat Graham, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — David Dahl went 3 for 5 on the night. Now, he's thinking 5 for 5 the rest of the way — wins to close out the regular season. That would guarantee the Colorado Rockies a playoff spot. Dahl homered for a second straight game, a three-run shot in the third...
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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson slides into second base with a double during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta.
AP Photo/John Bazemore
September 21, 2018 - 6:44 am
By Charles Odum, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves moved closer to the playoffs by taking an important win over their closest pursuer. Even better, some players who could play key roles on Atlanta's postseason roster looked playoff-ready. Luca Duda's pinch-hit double drove in the...
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