Philadelphia Phillies

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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — So, who actually owns the Phillie Phanatic? The Phils went to court Friday to keep their lucrative copyright to the furry green mascot. A 1984 agreement with mascot co-designer Harrison/Erickson, Inc. says the Phillies own the copyright to the Phillie Phanatic "...
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New York Mets' Jason Vargas delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in New York.
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July 29, 2019 - 6:33 pm
By Rob Maaddi NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies bolstered their beleaguered rotation. Left-hander Jason Vargas was acquired from the New York Mets on Monday for Double-A catcher Austin Bossart. The 36-year-old Vargas is 6-5 with a 4.01 ERA, winning his last three starts. He became...
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Philadelphia Phillies' J.T. Realmuto hits a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Philadelphia. Phillies won 9-4.
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July 28, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No matter how bad things looked the previous two days, the Phillies still feel good about their playoff chances. A little power and Aaron Nola can do that. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, three other Phillies went deep and Philadelphia avoided a three-game sweep with a 9-4...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) slides past the tag attempt of Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto (10) for a run during the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park.
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July 27, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing Nick Markakis to injury left the Atlanta Braves in a somber mood after a big win. Ronald Acuña Jr. had two hits and three RBIs, Brian McCann hit a solo homer and the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 on Friday night. But the team might be without Markakis for a...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco follows through after hitting the game-winning home run off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-3.
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July 14, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco got exactly the pitch he wanted, and he didn't miss it. Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Franco drove the first pitch he saw from Matt Grace (0-2), a...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola pitches during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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July 14, 2019 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto walked up to the plate expecting to see a splitter and he hammered the first one he saw. Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday...
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Bryce Harper, David Robertson and Jake Arrieta
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Dave Uram
July 12, 2019 - 9:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no reason to beat around a bush: This Phillies season has been disappointing. A 47-and-43 record at the All-Star break isn't what most people expected. It leaves the Phils in third place in the National League East, heading to Game 91 — half a game back of the...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, July 7, 2019, in New York.
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July 07, 2019 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Jay Bruce homered twice and the Philadelphia Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3 victory Sunday. Rookie Pete Alonso hit his 30th home run to break up Nola's no-hit bid. Bruce drove in four runs against his former team and...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Miami.
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June 30, 2019 - 5:38 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper homered and drove in four runs Sunday to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a streak of five consecutive losses to the last-place Miami Marlins with a 13-6 victory Sunday. Harper hit run-scoring singles in the first and sixth innings and a two-run homer in...
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Jun 29, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez (16) scores a run in the fourth inning of the game against Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
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June 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Miami Marlins rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive time, 9-6. The Marlins fell behind 6-1 before starting their comeback when Walker snapped an 0-for-15...
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