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LEADING OFF: Mets-Phils in Little League game, Urena starts

Aug. 18, 2018 10:36 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: BIG-N-LITTLE Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto and Scott Kingery will be back in familiar territory when the Mets and Phillies play under the lights in the Little League Classic at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The game will be held at Bowman Field, which seats...

DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1

Aug. 18, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob deGrom didn't take any chances of being lifted after a rain delay. Then, the New York Mets ace finished off one of his best performances of the year. DeGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, leading the Mets over the...

Great leap forward: from Williamsport to major leagues

Aug. 18, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream — making the majors. Three of those Little League veterans will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in...

Nola strikes out 11, pitches Phillies past Mets 4-2

Aug. 17, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once Aaron Nola got an early lead, he was home free. Nola struck out 11 in seven impressive innings to stay unbeaten at Citizens Bank Park, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night. Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI double off former teammate Noah...

Correction: Mets-Phillies story

Aug. 17, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about the first game of a doubleheader between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Mets broke a franchise record for runs set on Aug. 16, 2017, during their 24-4 win over the Phillies. The Mets' previous...

Mets' Brandon Nimmo exits game with finger injury

Aug. 16, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo left Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Phillies after he injured his left index finger hitting a grounder to third base. Nimmo checked his swing and fell to the ground as the ball rolled all the way to third base with the bases loaded...

LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cards soaring, Lester up

Aug. 16, 2018 3:17 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOT TEMPERS Suspensions could be on deck after Wednesday night's melee between the Braves and Marlins. Ronald Acuna's chance to extend his home run streak was put on hold when Miami pitcher Jose Urena hit the rookie slugger in the left elbow with his first...

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4

Aug. 15, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team. Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes. The Phillies, who remained two games behind first-place...

Brock Holt's pinch-hit homer lifts Red Sox over Phillies 2-1

Aug. 14, 2018 10:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brock Holt took advantage of a rare opportunity. Holt belted a pinch-hit tiebreaking homer, Rick Porcello threw seven impressive innings and the major league-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Tuesday night. Sandy Leon also went deep for Boston, which improved to...

Brewers acquire righty Thompson from Phillies

Aug. 14, 2018 6:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired once-promising pitching prospect Jake Thompson from the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. The 24-year-old right-hander is 7-8 with a 4.87 ERA in 18 starts and 30 appearances since debuting with...