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Harper, Haseley help Phillies beat Pirates 6-1

Jul. 20, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Although Bryce Harper had the tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning, it was Jean Segura's lengthy at-bat in the following inning to drive in an insurance run that was the talk of the Philadelphia Phillies' clubhouse. Segura came to the plate with two outs and the bases loaded and...

Dodgers throw 2-hitter, beat Phillies after long rain delay

Jul. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Freese didn't want a long night to drag out even longer. Freese hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles completed a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies early Thursday...

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers

Jul. 17, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper threw his helmet off rounding the bases, thrust his arms in the air and screamed while teammates stormed out of the dugout to mob him. That's what Philadelphia has been waiting for from its $330 million man. Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with...

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2

Jul. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Bellinger saw a sea of blue behind him in right field and heard "M-V-P" chants throughout the night — in Philly. Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia...

Franco's walkoff homer lifts Phillies past Nationals 4-3

Jul. 14, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco got exactly the pitch he wanted, and he didn't miss it. Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Franco drove the first pitch he saw from Matt Grace (0-2), a 93-mph...

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...

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...

Marlins snap Phillies' 4-game win streak with 6-2 victory

Jun. 28, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Phillies are having a tough time gaining ground in the NL East race because they can't beat the last-place Marlins. Brian Anderson drove in three runs with a double and his 11th homer , and Miami snapped Philadelphia's four-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Friday night. The Marlins...

Bamboozled! Segura's 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3

Jun. 27, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura had no problem with three water coolers being dumped on his head after a big hit off his former teammate. Segura ripped a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth...

Franco hits go-ahead homer, Kapler tossed in Phillies win

Jun. 25, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery scrolled their phones inside the clubhouse looking for popular hot spots in Philadelphia with "Bamboo" in the name. Brad Miller had a beer in hand when he circled the area in front of his locker and stamped the imaginary setting, "The Bamboo Bar." With the...