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New York Mets center fielder Austin Jackson dives to catch a line-out by Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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September 18, 2018 - 7:31 am
By Aaron Bracy, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If this was it for Zack Wheeler, he finished strong and — probably most importantly — healthy. Wheeler pitched seven solid innings for his career-best 12th win in what may have been his final start of the season, Michael Conforto had a career-...
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, left, hits a two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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September 13, 2018 - 7:27 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Aaron Nola can't stop Philadelphia's skid, the Phillies are in trouble. Stephen Strasburg threw seven impressive innings, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto homered and the Washington Nationals beat the freefalling Phillies 5-1 on...
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Washington Nationals' Erick Fedde pitches during the third inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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September 12, 2018 - 6:39 am
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto made a leaping catch in foul territory in the first game of a doubleheader and ended eight hours of baseball with a milestone homer in the second game. Both plays from the talented teen keyed a sensational sweep for the Nationals. Soto...
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (6) loosens up in the  on deck circle against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
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Eric Walter
September 04, 2018 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Phillies legend Ryan Howard officially announced his retirement from baseball in a lengthy good-bye for The Players' Tribune called " Thank You, Philly ." Born in St. Louis, Ryan was drafted by the Phillies in 2004, where he played until 2016. Of his opening season...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vince Velasquez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Miami.
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September 03, 2018 - 4:27 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The fading Philadelphia Phillies mustered only four hits and no walks against Jose Urena and two relievers and lost Monday to the last-place Miami Marlins 3-1. The Phillies, who began the afternoon four games behind first-place Atlanta in the NL East, lost their third game in a row...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Roman Quinn, left, dives safely back to second base under the tag from Washington Nationals shortstop Wilmer Difo on a pickoff attempt during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 30, 2018 - 6:40 am
By Aaron Bracy, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies added veteran Jose Bautista for his potent bat, but it's the confidence he displayed on Wednesday night that might help even more. Bautista had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-6...
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, center, celebrates with Anthony Rendon, left, on his two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 29, 2018 - 6:48 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez was aggressive at the wrong time. Velasquez, a pinch-running pitcher, was called out for leaving second base early while tagging up, resulting in a game-ending double play that gave the Washington Nationals a 5-4 win over the...
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Aaron Nola
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August 17, 2018 - 9:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 11 in seven impressive innings to stay unbeaten at Citizens Bank Park, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night. Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI double off former teammate Noah Syndergaard during a three-run first inning,...
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Aaron Nola
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August 17, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies will continue their series with the New York Mets Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. It will be the third game in this five-game series. The first two games were Thursday as the two teams split a doubleheader. The Phillies lost the first game in...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins hits a three-run home run off New York Mets' Steven Matz during the first inning of the second baseball game in a doubleheader, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 17, 2018 - 7:24 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins erased an ugly start with one big swing. Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Scott Kingery had a solo shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 9-6 on Thursday night to split their doubleheader. In the first game, Jose...
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