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Phillies seek answers after collapsing down the stretch

Oct. 1, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It took the Philadelphia Phillies a little longer than usual to arrive at a familiar spot. After leading their division with the second-best record in the National League one week into August, the Phillies went 16-33 over the final 49 games and finished with a losing record (80-82) for...

NL East champ Braves drop finale, wait for NL West champ

Sep. 30, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and the NL East champion Atlanta Braves are set to open the playoffs on the road. All they need is an NL West champion to play. Needing at least a win to have a shot at home field in the NLDS, the Braves lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Sunday. The...

Nola, Hernandez lead Phillies past Braves 3-0

Sep. 29, 2018 10:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola finished off a stellar season in typically dominant fashion. Nola pitched seven shutout innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies snap a nine-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. In his final start of the year, Nola (17-6) allowed...

Freeman, Braves rout Phils 10-2, push for playoff home field

Sep. 28, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are savoring their turnaround. Freddie Freeman hit three doubles in a four-hit performance and drove in three runs as the Braves kept up their push for home-field advantage in the playoffs, routing the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 Friday night. The NL East champion...

Dahl homers in 4th straight, Rockies open 1-game lead

Sep. 27, 2018 10:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — After getting swept in Los Angeles, Colorado dropped 2½ games behind the Dodgers and had an off day before three games in Arizona. The Rockies held a team meeting. "You've got two options: You can sit at your locker and cry about it, or you can flush it out and show up the next day,...

Marquez racks up K's, Rox rout Phils 14-0, take over lead

Sep. 27, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The start of the game could not have gone much better for German Marquez. And the end was a pleasure, too, for to the Colorado Rockies, who moved back into the NL West lead. The hard-throwing Marquez started with eight straight strikeouts to match a modern-era big league record, and the...

A Dahl's house: Dahl homers, Rox take 2nd wild-card spot

Sep. 26, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Dahl went 3 for 5 on the night. Now, he's thinking 5 for 5 the rest of the way — wins to close out the regular season. That would guarantee the Colorado Rockies a playoff spot. Dahl homered for a second straight game, a three-run shot in the third, and the Rockies vaulted into...

Gray crisp over 7, playoff-chasing Rox rout Phillies 10-1

Sep. 25, 2018 3:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray 's right arm looked dominant again on a night when Trevor Story's appeared healed. Both were throwing strikes — one from the mound after a few bad outings, the other from shortstop after being sidelined for a week with a sore elbow. Gray pitched seven crisp innings and Story...

Altherr sprains toe, bruises knee trying to catch homer

Sep. 24, 2018 11:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Aaron Altherr left the game after spraining his right big toe and bruising the knee while running full stride into the fence as he tried to catch a home run by Colorado's David Dahl. Altherr was tracking the two-run homer in the fourth inning of Monday's...

Story returns to lineup for playoff-chasing Rockies

Sep. 24, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story is going over the top to get back on the field, altering his throwing motion to take some of the stress off his sore right elbow. The Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop returned to the lineup Monday night after missing a week with the ailment. Story batted fifth as the...