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Phillies finalize 4-year, $72M deal with RHP Taijuan Walker

Dec. 16, 2022 12:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taijuan Walker wanted to keep uniform No. 99, so he figured 29 of the 30 major league teams were options. “I think there's only one team that I could go to where I couldn't be 99 and that was the Yankees,” he said, a reference to AL MVP Aaron Judge's jersey...

AP source: Phillies, RHP Taijuan Walker agree to 4-year deal

Dec. 06, 2022 23:29 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The active Philadelphia Phillies added Taijuan Walker to their rotation on Tuesday, agreeing to a $72 million, four-year contract with the right-hander. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

Phillies try to show run to World Series was just a start

Nov. 07, 2022 21:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper stepped off the team bus after it pulled up outside Citizens Bank Park and posed with fans for selfies — including a little kid who dressed like the Phillies slugger — and waved goodbye to the small party of fans. With that, Harper walked away...

DeGrom, Correa, Bogaerts, Rodón turn down options, go free

Nov. 07, 2022 21:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jacob deGrom, Carlos Correa, Xander Bogaerts and Carlos Rodón turned down player options Monday, joining a free agent market that includes Aaron Judge, Trea Turner and Dansby Swanson. DeGrom, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, gave up a $30.5 million salary for...

Column: World Series gem shows how much baseball has changed

Nov. 03, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

For those who gripe about baseball squandering far too much time wallowing in its past — yep, count me in — the only no-hitters in World Series history prove just how much the game has, indeed, changed. About the only similarity between Don Larsen's perfect game for the New York...

Javier, Astros pitch 2nd no-hitter in World Series history

Nov. 03, 2022 06:08 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hammered the night before, Cristian Javier and the Houston Astros desperately needed to figure how to keep Bryce Harper and the Phillies in the ballpark. How about a no-hitter, would that do? Javier and Houston's bullpen combined on just the...

Nola, Alvarado falter, Phillies bats silent in Game 4 loss

Nov. 03, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola trudged off the mound in Game 4 with both the bases loaded and another disappointing postseason start behind him. Unlike his first faulty World Series start, the Phillies’ bats couldn’t bail out the righty and rally for a win. Bryce Harper, Rhys...

Javier, 'pen hold Phils hitless through 8 innings in Game 4

Nov. 02, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristian Javier, Bryan Abreu and Rafael Montero held the Philadelphia Phillies hitless through eight innings in Game 4 of the World Series on Wednesday night, and the Houston Astros led 5-0 after knocking out Aaron Nola in a five-run fifth. With the Astros...

Harper, Phillies tie World Series mark with 5 HR, top Astros

Nov. 02, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper bashed a home run on the first World Series pitch he saw in Philadelphia, and then figured out how the Phillies could hit a few more. The $330 million star offered quiet advice to Alec Bohm — and then it got really loud in Philadelphia. ...