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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...

Donaldson leads HR parade as Braves beat Pivetta, Phillies

Jul. 3, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves may have found new help for their starting rotation, just in time to possibly influence their trade deadline plans. Rookie Bryse Wilson allowed only two runs in six innings, Josh Donaldson and Austin Riley hit three-run homers off Nick Pivetta and the Braves solidified...

Harper leads homer-happy Phillies past Cardinals 11-4

May. 30, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper lost his helmet somewhere on the basepath as he bulldozed his way from a lazy hit into a hard-charging, head-first, hair-flowing double. Harper's homers continue to wow the crowd. Harper's hustle may be more fun to watch. "I think that type of effort-level is uncommon in a...

Phillies face depleted bullpen because of injuries

May. 29, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies manager Gable Kapler could have draped a stethoscope around his neck in his office that seemed more fit for an urgent care. "I have notes on injury stuff," Kapler said Wednesday, not long before Philadelphia's scheduled game against St. Louis went into a rain delay. "There's...

Phillies get 4 HRs, strong outing by Arrieta to beat Brewers

May. 25, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies ace Jake Arrieta was terrific in his first win in a month. The Milwaukee Brewers felt he got some help from plate umpire Mike Estabrook. Arrieta pitched eight effective innings, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Phillies beat the Brewers 7-2 on Saturday. "A really...