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Philadelphia Phillies Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Velasquez, McCutchen lead Phillies past slumping Blue Jays

Sep. 19, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez pitched six strong innings, Andrew McCutchen hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday night. The Phillies helped their playoff chances once again and will look to sweep the four-game...

Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp hits a two-run triple off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Thomas Hatch during the first inning of the fifth baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader

Sep. 18, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper was clutch — again. Harper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm’s infield single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 Friday night and earn their first doubleheader sweep...

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo follows through after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Brandon Workman during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Nimmo homer in 9th rallies Mets past Phillies 10-6

Sep. 17, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Nimmo took a couple of slow steps and gawked at the winning homer he smacked to right. The kind of reaction was a bit out of character for Nimmo. That kind of crushing, ninth-inning blow was to true to form for the Phillies bullpen. Nimmo had a two-RBI tying triple in the sixth...

Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Phils' Arrieta out for regular season with hamstring injury

Sep. 17, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will not pitch again in the regular season because of a strained right hamstring. Arrieta (4-4, 5.08 ERA) was injured against the Mets on Tuesday night. Manager Joe Girardi said on Thursday that Arrieta could return to the rotation if the Phillies make...

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom points to the outside during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

DeGrom exits with hamstring spasm, Mets rally past Phils 5-4

Sep. 16, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob deGrom's balky hamstring forced an untimely exit Wednesday night. Now, the New York Mets ace hopes it won't mean an early end to his season. DeGrom left a rare rough outing because of a right hamstring spasm, then watched his teammates erase a four-run deficit in rallying for a...

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta walks to the dugout after an injury during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Arrieta exits with injury, Phillies beat Mets 4-1

Sep. 15, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta promised he'd be ready for the postseason, or sooner. Now the Philadelphia Phillies have to get there. Arrieta pitched effectively into the sixth inning before leaving with a hamstring injury, Didi Gregorius hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat the New York Mets 4-1...

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Pablo Lopez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Lopez, Marlins win finale in 7-game set against Phils, 6-2

Sep. 14, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins still have never lost a Game 7. Pablo Lopez allowed one run in seven innings with the help of flashy defense by right fielder Matt Joyce, and the upstart Marlins won the finale of their marathon seven-game series against Philadelphia on Monday, 6-2. The series, the majors’...

Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas (19) congratulates Chad Wallach after Wallach hit a home run that also scored him during the sixth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Garrett wins major league debut as Marlins sweep Phillies

Sep. 13, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Braxton Garrett allowed three hits over five innings to win his major league debut, and the Miami Marlins beat the Phillies 8-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep and leapfrog Philadelphia for second place in the NL East. Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings to...

Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm (70) is congratulated by Starling Marte after scoring on a single by Corey Dickerson during the third inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Sanchez shuts down Phillies in first career complete game

Sep. 13, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings for his first complete game in five major league starts, leading the Miami Marlins over Philadelphia 2-1 Sunday in a doubleheader opener to close on the second-place Phillies in the NL East. Facing the organization that...

Philadelphia Phillies' Didi Gregorius hits a grand slam, also scoring Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins, during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Harper sheds batting funk, leads Phillies past Marlins 12-6

Sep. 12, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper homered, doubled and reached base five times, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 12-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Harper, who snapped a 1-for-10 funk, also singled and walked twice as the Phillies evened their seven-game series with Miami at 2-2. “The...