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Harper, Dickerson help Phillies beat Boston 5-2

Aug. 21, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway fans were letting Bryce Harper have it, calling the Phillies' $330 million man "overrated" and other insults that Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler couldn't bring himself to repeat. Harper then quieted them with one swing. "He's good at doing that, shutting them up," Phillies...

Nola sharp over 7, Phillies pounce early to beat Red Sox 3-2

Aug. 20, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Phillies shortstop Jean Segura was throwing out Red Sox baserunners from both sides of the infield. Segura made a quick flip to throw out Xander Bogaerts for the first out in the ninth when he attempted go from second to third on a grounder to short. Then, while covering the second base...

Phillies star Harper leaves game because of dehydration

Aug. 18, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left the game against the San Diego Padres after the fifth inning because of dehydration on a muggy Sunday. "I feel better now," Harper said after the 3-2 loss. "It's weird. An hour ago, I couldn't see in front of me kinda." Manager Gabe...

Hedges homers, has 4 hits to lead Padres past Phillies

Aug. 18, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Hedges celebrated his birthday in style. Hedges had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer in the seventh, on his 27th birthday, and Joey Lucchesi pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. "Go 4-for-4 and...

Harper homers in third straight game to lead Phillies to win

Aug. 16, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just like their laid-back new hitting coach, Phillies batters suddenly are relaxed. But they are doing some serious damage. Bryce Harper homered for the third straight game, Roman Quinn and J.T. Realmuto also went deep and Philadelphia's resurgent offense remained red-hot in an 8-4...

Hittin' season: Harper, Phils pound Cubs in Manuel's return

Aug. 14, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hittin' season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return Wednesday night. Manuel was back in red...

Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season for Phils

Aug. 14, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta likely will have season-ending surgery soon because of a bone spur in his pitching elbow. Arrieta, who was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, has been pitching through pain for several starts but his inability to go more than five innings led...

Charlie Manuel back in Phillies uniform in his old dugout

Aug. 14, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Manuel was back in red pinstripes in his old dugout with a new role as hitting coach exactly six years to the day he managed his last game for the Philadelphia Phillies. Manuel joined the Phillies on Wednesday, one day after he was hired to replace John Mallee. The 75-year-old...

Correction: Cubs-Phillies story

Aug. 14, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about the Philadelphia Phillies beating the Chicago Cubs, The Associated Press erroneously reported the final score. It was 4-2, not 3-2. A corrected version of the story is below: J.T. Realmuto powers Phillies past Cubs 4-2 J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in the...

Phillies hire former manager Charlie Manuel as hitting coach

Aug. 13, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have turned to the most successful manager in franchise history to revive their feeble offense. The Phillies hired Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach on Tuesday before a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Manuel, who was working as...