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Baltimore Orioles' Tanner Scott pitches during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Austin Hays' 2-run homer gives Orioles 10-9 win over Phils

Aug. 11, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A wacky game had a wild finish. Austin Hays led off the 10th inning with a two-run, inside-the-park homer to lift the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-9 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Bryce Harper hit a tying, two-run homer in the eighth and Jean Segura gave the Phillies...

Philadelphia Phillies' Didi Gregorius rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam off Atlanta Braves pitcher Robbie Erlin during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Phillies hit 5 homers to back Aaron Nola, beat Braves 13-8

Aug. 10, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola got enough run support that even another dismal performance by the bullpen couldn't ruin. Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper blasted a three-run shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 13-8 Monday night, giving Nola his first win in nearly a...

New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres bats in a run-scoring double play off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler during the first inning of the first baseball game in doubleheader, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Tauchman’s RBI double helps Yanks earn DH split vs Phils

Aug. 5, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once Aaron Nola left the game, the New York Yankees took advantage. Mike Tauchman’s tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and a split of their seven-inning doubleheader Wednesday. Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto...

New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut

Aug. 4, 2020 2:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This was not what Gerrit Cole had in mind for his debut in pinstripes, and yet it was. Cole extended his regular-season streak of victories to 19, leading New York over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Monday night for the Yankees' seventh win in a row. With the Yankee Stadium seats empty...

Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) tracks the path of Gio Urshela's sixth-inning, three-run home run as Phillies catrching coach Greg Brodzinski ducks in the bullpen in a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

Aug. 4, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia had not taken the field since July 26. Jake Arrieta had not been on a mound for a game that mattered since last Aug. 11. And the big return came against no less than the surging New York Yankees and Gerrit Cole, baseball's hottest pitcher, who was making his debut in...

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Gosselin homers twice, Wheeler sharp in Phillies' 7-1 win

Jul. 25, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler’s wait to make his Phillies debut unexpectedly took longer than the one for his newborn son. Five days after Wesley Wheeler was born, dad took home a small souvenir — a game ball from his first win for Philly. Phil Gosselin homered twice, J.T. Realmuto added a...

Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi, left, talks with Bryce Harper, right, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Aguilar leads Marlins over Phillies 5-2 in Girardi's debut

Jul. 24, 2020 11:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jesus Aguilar helped put the Miami Marlins in unfamiliar territory. Aguilar hit a two-run homer off Aaron Nola, Sandy Alcantara pitched neatly into the seventh and the Marlins beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night, spoiling manager Joe Girardi’s first game in Philadelphia. The...

Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi leans against the stands during batting practice before an exhibition baseball game against his former team, the New York Yankees, Monday, July 20, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Girardi back in Bronx for exhibition ahead of Phillies debut

Jul. 20, 2020 10:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Girardi’s new path was evident Monday. And unfamiliar. So was the result. Girardi's Philadelphia Phillies tied the New York Yankees 2-2 Monday night in a preseason exhibition after Mauricio Llovera allowed a solo home run in the ninth to pinch hitter Mike Ford. A tie was not what...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, New York Mets' Pete Alonso reacts after hitting hitting his 53rd home run of the season during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, in New York. Alonso at the plate. Jacob deGrom on the mound. And a healthy Yoenis Céspedes pegged conveniently for designated hitter.
There’s no question the New York Mets have reasons to believe this pandemic-shortened season is perfect for them -- even without injured starter Noah Syndergaard. All they need to do is pick right up where they left off last year.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

Mets `amped' for delayed season with Céspedes potential DH

Jul. 15, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso at the plate. Jacob deGrom on the mound. And a healthy Yoenis Céspedes conveniently slotted as the designated hitter. There’s no question the New York Mets have reasons to believe this pandemic-shortened season plays perfectly for them — even without injured...

FILE - In this July 3, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi looks on from the pitchers mound during a baseball training session in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

Proven winner Joe Girardi gives Phillies hope for success

Jul. 14, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are counting on a man quite familiar with postseason success to lead them back to October baseball. Joe Girardi won three World Series as a player with the New York Yankees and one more as manager. Now he’s the man in charge in Philadelphia, looking to...