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Musgrove pitches, hits, runs Pirates past Phils for 5-1 win

Jul. 21, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove considers himself a bit of a throwback. The four days in between starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher can be monotonous. He wants to go out and play. Pinch-run. Pinch-hit. Whatever the situation requires. On Saturday night, the situation required him taking his turn in...

Castillo's 2-run double lifts Marlins past Phillies 5-3

Jun. 22, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilkin Castillo's perseverance paid off after a decade in the minors trying to return to the major leagues. Castillo hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors in 10 years, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the struggling...

Phillies reliever Pat Neshek exits with apparent injury

Jun. 19, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies reliever Pat Neshek has left an appearance against the Washington Nationals with an apparent injury. Neshek exited with a 2-0 count on Trea Turner in the eighth inning of the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday night. The submarine right-hander gave up a solo...