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Tatis, Padres end 5-game skid, cut Giants' 9-game win streak

Sep. 16, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took more than four hours and San Diego finally returned to the win column — and the Padres desperately needed this one to stay right in the playoff race. Fernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and...

Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

Sep. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired the first 12 batters. Not a bad start. Then Gibson embodied the Phillies' late-season malaise and watched 12 straight outs dissolve into three runs allowed in 12 consecutive pitches. The pennant race in...

Harper homers, Wheeler K's 8 in Phillies' win over Rockies

Sep. 11, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper rounded the bases on his 31st homer of the season to “MVP! MVP!” chants. It's the sound of September the Phillies can only hope they hear deep into October. Zack Wheeler steadied the slumping Phillies with eight strikeouts to lead...

Rojas 2 hits in 7-run burst, Miami ends Phils' 6-game streak

Sep. 03, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miguel Rojas had two hits and three RBIs during during a seven-run sixth inning and the Miami Marlins beat Philadelphia 10-3 Friday night, stopping the Phillies’ six-game winning streak. The Phillies started Friday two games behind NL East leader Atlanta....

VanMeter's homer lifts D-backs over slumping Phillies 3-2

Aug. 18, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a two-run homer, Taylor Widener pitched five quality innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Phillies lost for the fifth time in seven games and dropped 2 1/2 games behind...

Phillies lose no-hit bid, capitalize on Reds blunders, 6-1

Aug. 14, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Moore and the Phillies bullpen took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Bryce Harper hit a Little League homer and Philadelphia two-hit the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 Saturday. Moore (2-3) threw six scoreless innings but was pulled after 76 pitches....

Realmuto, Segura help Phillies rally to 7-5 win vs Nats

Aug. 02, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a go-ahead, two-run single to highlight a five-run rally in the ninth inning that carried the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-5 victory against the Washington Nationals on Monday night. Trailing 3-2, the Phillies started the winning...

Stallings' RBI in 9th sends Pirates to 3-2 win over Phillies

Jul. 31, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. With the scored tied 2-all, Bryan Reynolds led off the...

Pirates' Crowe, 2 relievers 1-hit Phillies, end 4-game skid

Jul. 30, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wil Crowe and two relief pitchers combined on a one-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. Crowe (3-5) pitched six innings and allowed the Phillies’ only...

Scherzer shines in possible Nats bow; Phils split twinbill

Jul. 29, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Scherzer delivered a signature performance in what might be his last start for the Nationals, allowing three hits in six innings in the opener of a doubleheader that Washington ultimately split with the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. As...