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Nola, Alvarado falter, Phillies bats silent in Game 4 loss

Nov. 03, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola trudged off the mound in Game 4 with both the bases loaded and another disappointing postseason start behind him. Unlike his first faulty World Series start, the Phillies’ bats couldn’t bail out the righty and rally for a win. Bryce Harper, Rhys...

Nola nowhere near perfect for Phillies in Houston this time

Oct. 29, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Nola was nowhere near perfect for the Philadelphia Phillies in Houston this time. Nola was done after 4 1/3 innings in Game 1 of the World Series, though he retired the final six batters he faced and left in a tie game after the Phillies rallied from an early...

Harper's HR powers Phillies past Padres, into World Series

Oct. 23, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper broke up the Phillies postseason party on the mound and directed his team to where the true revelry was about to begin for the National League champs. “C'mon, let's go inside! Let's go!” he ordered. With that, Harper walked toward...

Padres' season ends in NLCS with bunch of what-if questions

Oct. 23, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Diego Padres will head into the offseason with a whole bunch of what-ifs? What if manager Bob Melvin had brought in closer Josh Hader to face Bryce Harper? What if Trent Grisham had swung away? What if Fernando Tatis Jr. had been eligible to play? ...

Drury, Padres rally to beat Nola, Phillies 8-5, tie NLCS 1-1

Oct. 19, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The scrappy San Diego Padres, largely rebuilt at the trade deadline, are finding their identity at just the right time. In danger of heading to Philadelphia down 0-2 in the NL Championship Series, the Padres produced another huge rally in front of their rowdy fans...

After hot playoff start, Nola finally falters for Phillies

Oct. 19, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies were rolling along this postseason. The right-hander had a big lead Wednesday against the Padres — and then he let them right back in the NL Championship Series. His older brother was right in the middle...

Brotherly love? Not so much between Nolas during NLCS

Oct. 19, 2022 22:04 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin and Aaron Nola are each other's biggest fans. Unless their teams are playing each other. Austin was a typical big brother, never letting his little brother win at anything they played. Aaron tagged along to all of Austin's football, basketball and baseball...

Harper, Schwarber HR as Wheeler, Phils top Pads to open NLCS

Oct. 19, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper hit another postseason home run — no surprise there — and then Kyle Schwarber topped him by launching a shot that amazed even his teammates. Harper hit his fourth homer this postseason and Schwarber hit a jaw-dropping, 488-foot drive that carried...

Padres' bats go silent against Phillies in NLCS opener

Oct. 19, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Soto, Manny Machado and unlikely star Trent Grisham went silent for the San Diego Padres, giving the Petco Park faithful little to cheer in the city’s first NL Championship Series appearance since 1998. The Padres eked out just one hit against Zack Wheeler...

NLCS-bound Padres find their identity, eliminate Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As a rare October rainstorm drenched Petco Park in the eighth inning, nobody at the packed downtown home of the San Diego Padres flinched. Fans pulled over hoodies, put on ponchos and covered their heads with whatever they could to try to stay dry, including...