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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson slides into second base with a double during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta.
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September 21, 2018 - 6:44 am
By Charles Odum, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves moved closer to the playoffs by taking an important win over their closest pursuer. Even better, some players who could play key roles on Atlanta's postseason roster looked playoff-ready. Luca Duda's pinch-hit double drove in the...
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September 19, 2018 - 10:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins became the seventh-fastest player to hit 50 career home runs and the Philadelphia Phillies kept pace in the NL East race with a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night. Zach Eflin and five relievers combined on a six-hitter and Odubel Herrera added two...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola
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September 19, 2018 - 6:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As the losses mounted and the Phillies tumbled far out of first place, it was clear many players were pressing. Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler noticed something different about Jorge Alfaro on Tuesday, though, long before the rookie catcher delivered the biggest blow of the...
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Before Tuesday night's Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, 20 people became American citizens.
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Mike Dougherty
September 18, 2018 - 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Before Tuesday night's Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, 20 people became American citizens, and they couldn't be happier. Smiles and selfies were abundant when the newest Americans took the field. Linda Callahan had her 82-year-old mother fly in from Dublin to...
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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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September 16, 2018 - 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Peter O'Brien homered and drove in three runs as the Miami Marlins blunted Philadelphia's bid to move up in the playoff race, beating the Phillies 6-4 on Sunday. The Phillies remained 6 1/2 games behind NL East-leading Atlanta, which lost to Washington. Miami ended a five-game...
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September 15, 2018 - 11:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cesar Hernandez hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the fifth, seven relievers combined on seven shutout innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 5-4 Saturday night for their second straight win over the Marlins following a five-game losing streak. Philadelphia...
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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' Justin Bour, left, hits a double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Erick Fedde during the first inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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September 11, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Kieboom appeared to spit out a tooth before he hit his first major league home run, Erick Fedde pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. The...
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