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Astros sign RHP Neris to $17 million, 2-year deal

Dec. 01, 2021 00:39 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros signed right-hander Héctor Neris to a $17 million, two-year contract Tuesday with an option for 2024, bringing an experienced closer to the American League champions. Neris has saved 84 games over eight seasons for Philadelphia,...

Yankees, needing roster space, trade Nick Nelson to Phillies

Nov. 19, 2021 18:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Short of 40-man roster spots to protect prospects ahead of next month's winter meeting draft, the New York Yankees traded right-hander Nick Nelson to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday along with minor league catcher Donny Sands. New York received minor...

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has been named the NL MVP

Nov. 18, 2021 18:28 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has been named the NL MVP.

Phanatic is back! Original Phils mascot can stay in Philly

Nov. 16, 2021 22:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire up the hot dog cannon — the Phillie Phanatic is back in Philadelphia. Not that the mascot largely -- large as in that green, furry, bulbous belly — ever really went anywhere. But a legal dispute between the Philadelphia Phillies and the...

Phillies decline club options on Herrera, McCutchen

Nov. 03, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies declined club options for next season on outfielders Odúbel Herrera and Andrew McCutchen on Wednesday. Herrera gets a $2.5 million buyout rather than a $11.5 million salary, completing a $30.5 million, five-year contract....

The Latest: Braves take 2-1 Series lead with Game 3 win

Oct. 29, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:36 p.m. Rookie Ian Anderson and the Atlanta bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the Braves blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 to take a two games to one lead...

Phillies bring back Bobby Dickerson as infield coach

Oct. 25, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday they hired Bobby Dickerson for a second stint as their infield coach. The 56-year-old Dickerson served as Philadelphia's infield coach in 2019. He spent the last two seasons with the San Diego Padres,...

Darnell Coles plans to put his 'stamp' on Nationals' hitters

Oct. 18, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with manager Dave Martinez, a former teammate. Coles was most recently the...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants in NLDS winner-take-all Game 5

Oct. 14, 2021 03:25 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ A COAST TOASTY Sooner than many baseball fans wanted, maybe, but the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NL Division...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants in NLDS winner-take-all Game 5

Oct. 13, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ A COAST TOASTY Sooner than many baseball fans wanted, maybe, but the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NL...