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Philadelphia Phillies Vice President and General Manager Matt Klentak , pitcher Aaron Nola, and manager Gabe Kapler talks to the media during spring training at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
February 15, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of Philadelphia fans will be disappointed if superstar free agents Bryce Harper or Manny Machado don’t land with the Phillies. In fact, some will go as far to call the off-season a failure. General Manager Matt Klentak doesn’t share that same feeling. “I want to...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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Former Cleveland Indians manager and player Frank Robinson
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February 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday. He was 83. Robinson had recently been in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB confirmed his death. An MVP with Cincinnati...
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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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