Latest Bryce Harper News

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers

Jul. 17, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper threw his helmet off rounding the bases, thrust his arms in the air and screamed while teammates stormed out of the dugout to mob him. That's what Philadelphia has been waiting for from its $330 million man. Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with...

Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2

Jul. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Bellinger saw a sea of blue behind him in right field and heard "M-V-P" chants throughout the night — in Philly. Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia...

Soto's homer in 9th lifts Nationals over Phillies 4-3

Jul. 13, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto walked up to the plate expecting to see a splitter and he hammered the first one he saw. Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. "I...

Strasburg shuts down Phillies again, Nationals win 4-0

Jul. 12, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A four-day break didn't slow down the streaking Washington Nationals. Stephen Strasburg struck out six in six innings, Victor Robles hit a two-run single and the Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Friday night. Strasburg (11-4) allowed seven hits and walked one, continuing his...

Jeter's Marlins could become a good team -- but when?

Jul. 10, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Phillies had just become the latest visiting team to win a game in Miami, and from the top of baseball's food chain, $330 million man Bryce Harper tried to be kind as he assessed the low-budget, low-expectation Marlins. "They've got a good pitching staff," Harper said. "They're young....

Nationals dance their way from rock bottom to playoff race

Jul. 10, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven weeks ago, the Washington Nationals didn't have much to dance about. They were 12 games below .500 with the fourth-worst record in baseball. They weren't giving ace Max Scherzer and Co. enough run support, and the bullpen was a ticking time bomb to another deflating loss. "Any way...

Nola's pitching, Bruce's power lead Phillies over Mets 8-3

Jul. 7, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola, Jay Bruce and the Philadelphia Phillies see plenty of reasons why they can play even better after the All-Star Game. The Mets? Well, they say there's always hope. Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Bruce homered twice and the Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3...

Nationals use 3-run eighth to beat Royals 5-2 and win series

Jul. 7, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals can only hope a four-day layoff won't curtail the wave of momentum they're riding into the All-Star break. Anthony Rendon doubled in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, Brian Dozier and Victor Robles homered, and Washington beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2...

Bruce delivers, Phillies score 5 in 9th to beat Mets 7-2

Jul. 5, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a tried-and-true formula for beating the Mets with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom on the mound. The Philadelphia Phillies executed perfectly Friday night. "We waited them out," Jay Bruce said. Bruce hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning off closer Edwin Díaz, Mets...