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Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2

Jul. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Bellinger saw a sea of blue behind him in right field and heard "M-V-P" chants throughout the night — in Philly. Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia...

Franco's walkoff homer lifts Phillies past Nationals 4-3

Jul. 14, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco got exactly the pitch he wanted, and he didn't miss it. Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Franco drove the first pitch he saw from Matt Grace (0-2), a 93-mph...

Soto's homer in 9th lifts Nationals over Phillies 4-3

Jul. 13, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto walked up to the plate expecting to see a splitter and he hammered the first one he saw. Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. "I...

Strasburg shuts down Phillies again, Nationals win 4-0

Jul. 12, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A four-day break didn't slow down the streaking Washington Nationals. Stephen Strasburg struck out six in six innings, Victor Robles hit a two-run single and the Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Friday night. Strasburg (11-4) allowed seven hits and walked one, continuing his...

Jeter's Marlins could become a good team -- but when?

Jul. 10, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Phillies had just become the latest visiting team to win a game in Miami, and from the top of baseball's food chain, $330 million man Bryce Harper tried to be kind as he assessed the low-budget, low-expectation Marlins. "They've got a good pitching staff," Harper said. "They're young....

LEADING OFF: Derby day; Lucroy, Arrieta get evaluated

Jul. 8, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: DERBY DAY The All-Star Game might not count anymore, but the Home Run Derby is upping the stakes. This year's derby includes a $1 million top prize, and the participants are taking it seriously. Milwaukee's Christian Yelich, Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and...

Nola's pitching, Bruce's power lead Phillies over Mets 8-3

Jul. 7, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola, Jay Bruce and the Philadelphia Phillies see plenty of reasons why they can play even better after the All-Star Game. The Mets? Well, they say there's always hope. Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Bruce homered twice and the Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3...

Mets' Frazier says Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark

Jul. 7, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier is tired of being plunked by pitches from the Philadelphia Phillies. And he's got no use for that tough talk from Jake Arrieta, either. The tension between the Phillies and New York Mets escalated Saturday night when Arrieta threatened that if Frazier was still steamed about...

Phillies RHP Arrieta to be evaluated for bone spurs

Jul. 7, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta has bone spurs in his right elbow and will be checked during the All-Star break to see whether surgery is needed. Manager Gabe Kapler made the announcement Sunday, a day after Arrieta gave up a season-high 11 hits in just 4 1/3 innings during a...

Nido, angry Mets edge Phils 6-5 after 4 HBP in heated game

Jul. 7, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier got hit near the left elbow by an 85 mph changeup and was clearly annoyed. After the game, Jake Arrieta went straight to his hard stuff. "If Frazier's not happy about it, he can come see me and I'll put a dent in his skull," the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher said. In the latest...