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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...

Judge powers Yankees past Rays 8-4 in 11 innings

Jul. 6, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his second homer of the game leading off the 11th inning, Brett Gardner added a three-run shot and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 on Friday night. Judge connected on the first pitch from Ryne Stanek (0-2) to give him nine career multihomer...

Bruce delivers, Phillies score 5 in 9th to beat Mets 7-2

Jul. 5, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a tried-and-true formula for beating the Mets with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom on the mound. The Philadelphia Phillies executed perfectly Friday night. "We waited them out," Jay Bruce said. Bruce hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning off closer Edwin Díaz, Mets...

Marlins rally from 5-run deficit to beat Phillies, 9-6

Jun. 29, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — When asked why the formidable Philadelphia Phillies bring out the best in his last-place team, Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas had a colorful response. "I think it's the red, probably," Rojas said. "We're like bulls. We see red and we go hard." Rojas' answer was the second-best comeback...

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...

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...

Nationals hit 3 HRs, complete sweep of Phillies with 7-4 win

Jun. 20, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three home runs. Solid work from the bullpen. Strong defense, highlighted by two runners being thrown out at the plate. At long last, the Washington Nationals are finally starting to look like a baseball team capable of making some noise in the NL East. Anthony Rendon and Victor Robles...

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...

Kingery's 3-run homer lifts Phillies over D'Backs 7-4

Jun. 11, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery's utility role has turned into a starting job, thanks to his hitting. Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped Arizona's five-game winning streak with a 7-4 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night....