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Zack Wheeler and Phillies reach $126 million, 3-year deal for 2025-27

Mar. 05, 2024 00:21 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler turns 34 in May and just celebrated with his wife the birth of the couple's third child. He has more games to win for the Philadelphia Phillies and a World Series title to chase for Citizens Bank Park. But Wheeler doesn't want to pitch deep into...

Harper settling in at first for Phillies; Muncy takes a hit in Yamamoto spring debut for Dodgers

Feb. 28, 2024 20:29 PM EST

Bryce Harper is getting settled in as full-time first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper hit a hard single in his first spring training at-bat Wednesday, but the two-time NL MVP also flashed some leather at first base in a 7-7 tie against Atlanta. Harper made a diving...

Shohei Ohtani won't pitch this season after major elbow surgery, but he can still hit. Here's why

Feb. 28, 2024 12:57 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is unique in Major League Baseball history, a two-way Japanese superstar who can excel as a hitter and a pitcher, sometimes in the same game. But for the 2024 season, Ohtani will be just a hitter. That's because Ohtani is recovering from...

Bryce Harper wants longer deal with Phillies to go in his 40s, accepting of move to first base

Feb. 18, 2024 16:03 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper wants to finish his career with the Philadelphia Phillies, playing into his 40s and perhaps gloving a throw at first base for the final out of a World Series. Harper arrived at spring training on Sunday, and the two-time NL MVP said he accepts...

Bryce Harper's agent says Phillies star would agree to new deal beyond 2031

Dec. 06, 2023 17:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryce Harper's agent says the Philadelphia Phillies star would be willing to accept a contract that goes beyond the expiration of his current deal in 2031. Harper agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract ahead of the 2019 season and agent Scott Boras has...