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Braves' Acuña scratched with right quadriceps tightness

May. 25, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves right fielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was scratched from Atlanta's lineup Wednesday with right quadriceps tightness. The team announced about 90 minutes before first pitch against Philadelphia that Acuña would sit. He awoke feeling sore and tested out his leg by...

Contreras gets first walk-off hit, Braves edge Phillies 6-5

May. 25, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — William Contreras picked the perfect moment for the first walk-off hit of his career. His parents, William Contreras and Olga Castillo, were in the stands for the first time watching him play a major league game, and the 24-year-old wanted to send them back to...

Eflin, Phillies agree to $5.7M deal, avoid arbitration

May. 24, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Zach Eflin and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed Tuesday to a $5.7 million, one-year contract. Eflin gets a $5.55 million salary this year, and the deal includes a $15 million mutual option for 2023 with a $150,000 buyout. He can earn an additional...

Wheeler's arm, Hoskins' bat power Phillies past Braves, 7-3

May. 24, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Wheeler is rounding into the form that helped him finish second in the Cy Young Award voting last year. “Getting there, yeah," he said. “I mean, the results have been good, but still working on some things and try to continue to get better every time out....

Muncy's error allows Phillies to rally past Dodgers

May. 22, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Muncy's two-run fielding error in the 10th capped a wild late-inning sequence and allowed the Philadelphia Phillies to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday. With two outs and men on second and third in the 10th, Alec Bohm hit a little dribbler off Evan...

Betts falls triple shy of cycle, leads Dodgers past Phillies

May. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mookie Betts stumbled rounding second base - a rare misstep for one of baseball's most all-around All-Stars — and braced his fall with his left hand. Betts popped up clutching his left arm as he bounced back to second. His stinger temporarily gave the Dodgers...

Bryce Harper returns for Phillies after 5-game absence

May. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper returned to the Phillies lineup as the designated hitter on Saturday after he missed the previous five games because of soreness from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. The reigning NL MVP hit third for the Phillies against the Los...

Freeman, Urías lead Dodgers past Phils for 6th straight win

May. 20, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in two runs, Julio Urías pitched five shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Trea Turner doubled and had an RBI for the NL...

Phillies' Harper sits again in series opener against Dodgers

May. 20, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will miss his fifth straight contest when Philadelphia opens a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Harper had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow on Sunday. The Phillies originally...

Phillies' Bryce Harper asks for fan's hat, trades his own

May. 19, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

Here's a pretty cool hat trick from NL MVP Bryce Harper. The Phillies slugger swapped caps — and the NL MVP even autographed his hat — with a fan in the Citizen Bank Park stands. What a great way to cap off a day at the ballpark. And guess what? It was Harper —...