Phillies

Alex Gordon
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May 11, 2019 - 8:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost saw that Alex Gordon was dragging a little bit early in the week. So the Kansas City manager gave the outfielder a day off Wednesday. With the team not playing Thursday, Gordon had two full days to rest. The move paid off in a big way as he homered twice to drive in...
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Philadelphia Phillies President Dave Montgomery hold the World Series trophy during the World Championship Parade October 31, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Mike Dougherty
May 10, 2019 - 2:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies announced plans for a celebration of life ceremony for chairman David Montgomery, who died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. The ceremony will be held at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, June 6 at 3:05 p.m. Gates will open at 2 p.m. The ceremony is...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Paul Kurtz
May 09, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Phillies continue their road trip, Citizens Bank Park will be opening its doors this weekend to thousands of beer, wine and cocktail lovers. The third annual All-Star Craft Beer, Wine, and Cocktail Festival is an immersive event. The park was the first to...
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David P. Montgomery
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2019 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that chairman and former team President David Montgomery died Wednesday morning at the age of 72 after five years fighting jawbone cancer. He would always ask to be called by his first name. And he always greeted everyone by...
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Rhys Hoskins
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May 04, 2019 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins is making pitchers think twice about pitching around Bryce Harper. Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Jerad Eickhoff threw five crisp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. After Kurt Suzuki went deep off Seranthony...
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Aaron Nola
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Paul Kurtz
May 02, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Phillies ace Aaron Nola will be leading an annual food drive at Citizens Bank Park this summer. Nola was already familiar with the Philabundance building. He drives past it all the time on the way to the ballpark. But now he's learning about the inner workings of the...
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Charlie Blackmon
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April 20, 2019 - 7:54 am
DENVER (AP) — With one final swing, Charlie Blackmon went from worrying about a game-ending strikeout to celebrating a game-winning home run. Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Friday night in a game that saw two Phillies...
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Nick Pivetta
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April 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Phillies have optioned pitcher Nick Pivetta, sending him down to the minor leagues. The Phillies are in the process of making a roster move. Nick Pivetta will be optioned. Jerad Eickhoff is in the rotation. — Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) April 17, 2019 Jerad Eickhoff...
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Apr 16, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A young fan looks on as Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton addresses fans and media during an event at Independence Mall to announce Philadelphia as the host of the 2026 All Star Game.
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the worst kept secret, but the MLB officially announced on Tuesday that the 2026 All-Star Game is coming to Philadelphia in celebration of the nation's 250th birthday. The official announcement was made on a stage at Independence Mall by Major League Baseball...
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Jake Arrieta
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April 13, 2019 - 7:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Arrieta's 100th career victory left him in a mood to look back — and ahead. "On to 200," the 33-year-old right-hander said. That sounds good to the Philadelphia Phillies, who benefited from Arrieta's seven-inning effort Friday to send the Miami Marlins to their fifth consecutive...
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