Latest Zack Wheeler News

Schwarber hits 2 homers, Wheeler picks up 8th straight win in Phillies' 4-1 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 11, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber didn't need any extra time to get over the jet lag of flying to London and back. The Phillies' designated hitter hit the first pitch of the game 444 feet for a home run, then added another 400-footer in the fifth inning on Tuesday night to lead...

Phillies remain committed to Walker over Turnbull for No. 5 spot in starting rotation

Jun. 04, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson says No. 5 starter Taijuan Walker will remain in the rotation ahead of surprise free-agent success story Spencer Turnbull as the team chases an NL East title. The Phillies entered Tuesday's game with Milwaukee with the...

Hoskins homers in return to Philly, but Dahl goes deep in Phillies debut to key 3-1 win over Brewers

Jun. 03, 2024 23:06 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins homered for the Milwaukee Brewers in his return to Citizens Bank Park, but David Dahl went deep in his Philadelphia debut to back Zack Wheeler and the Phillies in a 3-1 victory Monday night. In the opener of a three-game series between National...

Rhys Hoskins sheds a tear, as he expected, in his return to Philly with the Brewers

Jun. 03, 2024 21:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins expected to shed a tear at some point Monday night. It didn’t take long. Hoskins received a standing ovation prior to his first plate appearance in Philadelphia since the 2022 World Series, when he was the starting first baseman for the Phillies....

Wheeler tosses 7 strong innings, Realmuto homers as Phillies beat Rangers 5-2 for 3-game sweep

May. 23, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler tossed seven strong innings and J.T. Realmuto and Nick Castellanos homered to help Philadelphia complete a three-game sweep of the World Series champion Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday, the Phillies’ seventh series sweep this season. ...

Wheeler strikes out 6, Phillies top Nationals 4-2 for MLB-best 32nd victory

May. 17, 2024 21:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler bailed out a stretched-out bullpen and struck out six over 7 1/3 innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies continued their scorching start with a 4-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. The Phillies needed just 2 hours, 15 minutes in...

Emmanuel Rivera's game-winning pinch-hit single in 10th lifts Marlins to 7-6 win over Phillies

May. 12, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Emmanuel Rivera hit a game-winning pinch-hit single in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Sunday. Rivera’s hard grounder deflected off the glove of Phillies reliever Gregory Soto (0-1) and into right field, scoring automatic...

The Philadelphia Phillies are hot, loose and loving life as one of the best teams in baseball

May. 09, 2024 12:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies are hot, that much is certain, with Bryce Harper and Zack Wheeler powering and pitching the team to the best record in baseball and a recent home winning streak that nearly matched the franchise record. Hot, yes. But sexy, too? Well,...

Harper homers, Wheeler strikes out 11 as Phillies complete 4-game sweep of Giants with 6-1 win

May. 06, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler struck out 11 in seven innings, Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer and Kyle Schwarber added a solo shot to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a four-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 6-1 win on Monday. Harper went deep off Giants...

Phillies strike out 18 times, but beat Angels 2-1 on Schwarber's 2-run single

May. 01, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Schwarber had a two-run single in the second inning, Alec Bohm extended his hitting streak to 15 games and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Wednesday. Philadelphia won the getaway game despite striking out 18 times, the...