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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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September 09, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Even after Jacob deGrom was scratched on a rainy afternoon, the Phillies stumbled again when Vince Velasquez wasted a two-run lead in a 6-4 loss to the New York Mets that was as dismal for Philadelphia as Sunday's weather. Philadelphia led the NL East before play Aug. 12 but has...
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September 09, 2018 - 1:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard left the game after he was hit by Cesar Hernandez’s line drive in the seventh inning but managed to slow the Philadelphia Phillies’ playoff run despite allowing a career-worst 12 hits and five walks in the New York Mets’ 10-5 victory Saturday night. Syndergaard (11-...
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September 08, 2018 - 5:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola and the Phillies needed a big hit. Rhys Hoskins came through at just the right time. A slumping Hoskins launched a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning to make Nola a winner, and Philadelphia edged the New York Mets 4-3 on Friday night. "Rhys' homer was huge. Man,...
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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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September 02, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Javier Baez hit one of three solo home runs off Cy Young candidate Aaron Nola to reach 30 home runs and 100 RBIs, and Jon Lester pitched six shutout innings to continue his mastery of the Phillies and help lead the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 victory over...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Major League Baseball has told teams that it's OK for pitchers to use the kind of scouting cards that umpire Joe West confiscated from Philadelphia reliever Austin Davis on the mound this weekend. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said Sunday that he'd been informed the cards were...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even with a little extra help, which was ruled illegal, the Phillies couldn't stop the Cubs offense. Kyle Hendricks pitched six strong innings, Javier Baez notched his NL-leading 99th RBI and star third baseman Kris Bryant doubled and had two hits in his return from the disabled...
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