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Fan walks to plate, Hoskins HR in 11th lifts Phils over Bucs

Jul. 21, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler spotted a man strolling over to the third base umpire and figured it was a member of the PNC Park grounds crew. After all, there had been a rain delay a little earlier. Kapler soon realized he was wrong. Especially when the man, wearing a Hawaiian shirt and...

Drew Smyly starts for Phillies after finalizing contract

Jul. 21, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly finalized his contract with Philadelphia and was set to start against Pittsburgh on Sunday in his Phillies debut. The 30-year-old was 1-5 with an 8.42 ERA in nine starts and four relief appearances this year for Texas, which released him on June 25. Smyly signed a...

Musgrove pitches, hits, runs Pirates past Phils for 5-1 win

Jul. 21, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove considers himself a bit of a throwback. The four days in between starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher can be monotonous. He wants to go out and play. Pinch-run. Pinch-hit. Whatever the situation requires. On Saturday night, the situation required him taking his turn in...

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...

Drew Smyly agrees with Phillies, pending physical

Jul. 19, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and is on track to start Sunday against Pittsburgh. Manager Gabe Kapler said Friday the agreement is pending a successful physical. Right-hander Nick Pivetta is being moved to the bullpen. The 30-year-old Smyly...

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th

Jul. 18, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper's hot streak of late has kept the Phillies in the playoff picture. He has opened some eyes with his offense — especially the comically oversized ones of the Phillie Phanatic mascot strapped to the slugger's forehead. Harper tied the game while wearing a Phillie...

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...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late

Jul. 18, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: BACK AT IT The Dodgers and Phillies are facing a tight turnaround after a lengthy rain delay pushed the end of Wednesday's game close to 2 a.m. early Thursday. First pitch of the series finale is set for 12:35 p.m., and then the Dodgers are set to make the...

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury

Jul. 17, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley's...

Phillies place Bruce on 10-day IL with strained oblique

Jul. 17, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies placed veteran outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day injured list with a strained right oblique on Wednesday and recalled outfielder Nick Williams from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Bruce was injured on a checked swing in the third inning of the Phillies' 9-8 comeback...