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Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1

Jun. 21, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara gave Miami's tired pitching staff a huge boost with a stellar effort. Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday night. "He was awesome," Holaday said of his battery mate. "He...

Bruised ace Scherzer leads Nationals to sweep of Phillies

Jun. 19, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals' day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off his work in the Nationals' 2-0 victory Wednesday night as...

Phillies-Nationals rained out for second consecutive night

Jun. 18, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two consecutive rainouts — and one batting practice injury for Max Scherzer — have thrown the Washington Nationals' pitching plans into question. The Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies were rained out Tuesday after a nearly two-hour delay, the teams' second consecutive...

Donaldson stays hot as Braves overwhelm Phillies 15-1

Jun. 16, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A mid-June NL East clash between the Phillies and Braves provided clarity for each team. The Braves gained confidence, with manager Brian Snitker concluding "We're putting it all together." The Phillies were left to acknowledge the lack of depth in their rotation. Josh Donaldson homered for...

Phillies recall Cole Irvin, activate Pat Neshek from IL

Jun. 16, 2019 11:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have recalled left-hander Cole Irvin and have activated right-hander Pat Neshek from the injured list. Irvin had been considered a candidate to start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves. Instead, Irvin and Neshek will be available to pitch behind Vince Velasquez,...

Hernández delivers 2-run single, Phillies rally in 9th

Jun. 16, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies got the ninth-inning elixir they needed after a tough outcome a night earlier. "There's a lot that went on that could've pushed us to not give the kind of effort that we gave," manager Gabe Kapler said. "A really impressive, heartfelt win by our club, a cohesive...

Will Smith's 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3

Jun. 2, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith is making himself at home during his first week in the major leagues. The red-headed rookie — called up when catcher Austin Barnes got hurt — hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback...

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

May. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies think they learned a little more about themselves during a wild four days in Chicago. They liked what they found out, too. "We got enough talent here to beat (anybody) in the league," Segura said. Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and...

Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

May. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort. Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

May. 22, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS! Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won the opener 2-0 as deGrom...