Latest Gabe Kapler News

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

May. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies think they learned a little more about themselves during a wild four days in Chicago. They liked what they found out, too. "We got enough talent here to beat (anybody) in the league," Segura said. Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and...

Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

May. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort. Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the...

Báez's pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

May. 22, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs' lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez's pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the...

Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

May. 21, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the plate for the first time. His 4½ seasons in Chicago included an NL Cy Young Award in 2015, a drought-busting World Series championship in 2016, two no-hitters and an All-Star...

Harper, Realmuto power Phillies past Rockies 7-5 for sweep

May. 19, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper is back. The $330 million slugger homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory Sunday. Harper's tiebreaking, two-run shot in the...

Harper's bat, Nola's arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1

May. 18, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts. Harper homered over the batter's eye in center field, Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on...

McCutchen, Harper lead Phillies over Rockies 5-4

May. 17, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen's early batting practice quickly paid off. McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Friday night. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler praised...

Yelich goes deep twice, Brewers beat Phillies 11-3

May. 16, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich took advantage of the few pitches he saw in the zone. Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers...

Gonzalez effective again, pitches Brewers past Phillies 5-2

May. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell sneaked peeks at the television in his office for a Bucks score as he praised another solid outing from Gio Gonzalez. Once the clubhouse doors opened, Brewers huddled around all the TVs and "Let's go Bucks!" was shouted when Milwaukee went up...

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly

May. 15, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies. Willis, star of "The Sixth Sense" and "The Fifth Element" threw the first pitch in his No. 19 Phillies jersey before Philadelphia played the Milwaukee Brewers. Willis wasn't within striking distance of the plate — he...