Latest Nick Pivetta News

Foltynewicz sharp again, Braves beat Phillies 7-2

Sep. 10, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago. Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Monday night. Atlanta won its 90th game, increased...

Bryce Harper drives in 100th run, Phillies beat Reds 6-2

Sep. 3, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Phillies' offense is coming around in September, with their top hitter leading the way. Bryce Harper drove in his 100th run with a single, J.T. Realmuto had a pair of hits and a sacrifice fly, and the Phillies won their third in a row Tuesday night, 6-2 over the Cincinnati Reds....

Dickerson has 4 hits, 5 RBIs as Phillies beat Marlins 9-3

Aug. 24, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — One day after squandering a seven-run lead in a loss, the Philadelphia Phillies didn't let it happen again. This time, they built another big advantage and shut down the Miami Marlins. Corey Dickerson had a career-high four hits and five RBIs to lead the Phillies to a 9-3 victory over the...

Castro, Marlins rally from 7 runs down, beat Phillies 19-11

Aug. 24, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A wild victory for the Marlins was tempered by some disappointing injury news. Starlin Castro homered twice and drove in five runs, and Miami spotted the Philadelphia Phillies a seven-run lead before rallying to win 19-11 on Friday night, its highest-scoring game at Marlins Park. "To be able...

Lamet, Padres cool off Phillies with 5-3 victory

Aug. 18, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dinelson Lamet and the San Diego Padres finally cooled off Philadelphia's lineup. The right-hander pitched six solid innings, Ty France hit a tiebreaking single and the Padres beat the Phillies 5-3 on Saturday night. Lamet (2-2) allowed three runs and six hits with six strikeouts and a...

Giants score 3 in eighth inning, rally past Phillies 9-6

Aug. 12, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith's resume as a pitcher has grown substantially this season, with 28 saves and an All-Star appearance. It turns out the Giants' closer is pretty good with a bat, too. Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking triple that scored Evan Longoria with two out in the bottom of the eighth...

Bumgarner takes no-hit bid into sixth, Giants beat Phillies

Aug. 9, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For much of this week, Madison Bumgarner spent extra time throwing on flat ground as he tried to get his feel back after a forgettable outing at Coors Field. He sure had some of his best stuff this time. Bumgarner carried a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and won his fourth straight...

Harper, Hoskins back Nola as Phillies beat White Sox 3-2

Aug. 4, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola and Nick Pivetta shut down the Chicago White Sox and gave the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen some rest. Nola pitched seven strong innings, Pivetta recorded the final six outs for his first career save and the Phillies beat the White Sox 3-2 on Saturday night. Bryce Harper and...

Smyly tosses 7 shutout innings, leads Phillies past Giants

Jul. 30, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins feels a fun vibe in the clubhouse of late, the kind that makes it easier for him to believe the Phillies can make a serious playoff push. But having a couple of new arms in the rotation just might help a bit more in the pennant race. Drew Smyly tossed seven shutout innings...

Phillies outlast Tigers 3-2 in 15 innings

Jul. 24, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Brad Miller charged the ball in left field. Nicholas Castellanos rounded third and kept on running. "What is it, midnight or whatever?" Miller said. "You've got to send him. ... Luckily it was hit directly at me." Miller threw Castellanos out at the plate in the 14th inning, forcing...