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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 —...

Darvish leads Padres past Phillies 2-0 with 7 sharp innings

May. 19, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yu Darvish put the tying runs on base and the heart of the Phillies lineup was coming up. With the way Kyle Schwarber and the suddenly silent bats have been swinging, Darvish breezed through the order in the sixth inning without a run allowed, a peak performance...

Harper out again for Phillies with soreness in right elbow

May. 19, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper did not start a fourth straight game on Thursday as he recovers from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. Harper had said he hoped to play in at least one of the three games against the Padres. But he still...

LEADING OFF: Mets' Scherzer set for MRI on sore left side

May. 19, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ MAX CONCERN Mets ace Max Scherzer is scheduled for an MRI a day after pulling himself from a start with discomfort in his left side. The three-time Cy Young Award winner signaled...

Wheeler K's 9 in 7 shutout innings, Phillies top Padres 3-0

May. 18, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler watched Eric Hosmer give a 96 mph fastball a ride to about the warning track at Citizens Bank Park and thought for sure the ball was gone. Not with the way Wheeler has been throwing. Right fielder Nick Castellanos chased the ball down for an out in...

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Stroman coming off COVID list vs Dbacks

May. 18, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ STRO’S A GO Marcus Stroman (1-3, 5.13 ERA) is set to come off the COVID-19 injured list and start for the Cubs against Arizona. The right-hander hasn’t pitched since May 1, when he...