Philadelphia Phillies

Bryce Harper
Douglas DeFelice/USA Today Sports
March 15, 2019 - 3:20 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — New Phillies star Bryce Harper sustained a bruised right foot when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game Friday, but manager Gabe Kapler said the team wasn't overly worried about the injury. Initial X-rays were negative, the team said. Harper then left the...
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Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports
March 09, 2019 - 1:59 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper drew big cheers, a pair of walks and an unusual defense in his spring training debut for the Philadelphia Phillies. Both times the slugger with the biggest contract in baseball came to the plate, the Toronto Blue Jays shifted to a four-man outfield, moved the...
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Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports
March 08, 2019 - 8:29 pm
By Mike Schmidt for the Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Bryce Harper has been a celebrity since he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a high school player. No player ever entered professional baseball with more fanfare. His training was under the tutelage of his father, a...
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Lynne Sladky/AP Photo
March 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper sounded like a typical Philadelphian talking about a goal every Phillies fan will endorse. "I want to be on Broad Street on a frickin' boat or bus or whatever it is and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," the six-time All-Star said Saturday after putting...
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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
March 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract. According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an...
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Phillies ticket office
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Mike DeNardo
March 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After word spread of the signing of outfielder Bryce Harper , the Phillies ticket office went into an instant Code Red. The Phillies sold 100,000 tickets the same day they reportedly landed the free agent, according to Senior Vice President for Ticket Operations John...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes after the news of Bryce Harper 13-year, $330 million contract broke, the Phillies ticket office was busier than a vendor on Dollar Dog Night. After months of back and forth, sources say the 26-year-old and the Phillies have finally reached a deal — possibly...
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Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports
February 23, 2019 - 10:43 pm
By: Eliot Shorr-Parks PHILADELPHIA (WIP) -- Phillies owner John Middleton might very well be flying back to Florida with the biggest free agent prize in baseball. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale , Middleton, the Phillies and Harper are in "deep and serious negotiations." "Owner John...
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Manny Machado
Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today Sports
February 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — Manny Machado has reportedly signed with the Padres. The deal is reportedly worth $300 million over 10 years with an opt out after season No. 5. Interestingly — and surprisingly — Machado has signed before Bryce Harper. The Phillies have been...
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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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