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Phillies pushing hard for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Aug. 08, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Boone waved to the Phillies crowd that accentuated the “Booooo” in his name in honor of the Gold Glove-winning catcher that caught the last out of the 1980 World Series. He was an All-Star, a defensive whiz in Philly, a revered member of that...

Hoskins, streaking Phillies rout Nationals 11-5

Aug. 06, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins homered in the first inning for the third straight game and the surging Philadelphia Phillies routed the Washington Nationals 11-5 on Saturday night. He is the first Phillies player to do it since at least 1900. J.T. Realmuto and Matt Vierling also...

Dominant Nola, Phillies shut down Marlins for 3-game sweep

Jul. 17, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 10 and pitched scoreless ball into the ninth inning as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Yairo Muñoz homered to help Philadelphia head into the All-Star break at 49-43. Even minus...

Hernández homers twice, Jays win first game under Schneider

Jul. 13, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays combined pitching and power to start interim manager John Schneider off with a win. Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of two-run home runs, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also connected and the Blue Jays won their first game after firing manager Charlie...

Blue Jays fire Montoyo, promote Schneider for rest of season

Jul. 13, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays fired manager Charlie Montoyo on Wednesday and promoted bench coach John Schneider to interim manager for the remainder of the season. General manager Ross Atkins made the move even with the Blue Jays at 46-42 this season. They held the AL's...

Berríos ties career-high with 13 Ks, Jays beat Phillies 4-3

Jul. 12, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos matched his career high by striking out 13 over six innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had four hits, including a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Tuesday night. ...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani vs Javier, Gonsolin undefeated

Jul. 12, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ HELLO AGAIN Shohei Ohtani makes his final start before heading to the All-Star Game and hopes to lead Los Angeles to a better result against Houston’s Cristian Javier, who struck out 14...

Phillies' Thomson first Canadian to manage in home country

Jul. 12, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Philadelphia’s Rob Thomson became the first Canadian to manage a major league game in his home country when he led the Phillies against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. “It’s great to be home,” Thomson said before batting practice. “I love coming...

Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

Jul. 03, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler threw seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against a team they are...

Hall, Hoskins homer, lead Phillies past Arenado, Cardinals

Jul. 01, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darick Hall’s tiebreaking home run was his third homer since being called up, and Rhys Hoskins went deep to add an insurance run, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 win over Nolan Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Hall broke a 3-all...