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Harper set for elbow surgery, opening day status in doubt

Nov. 16, 2022 16:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper powered his way through a postseason with crucial homers and big base hits that carried the Philadelphia Phillies from the last NL wild-card spot all the way to the World Series. How much better might Harper have been without a torn ligament in his...

Rizzo, Bassitt turn down options, among 11 now free agents

Nov. 08, 2022 22:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First baseman Anthony Rizzo became a free agent again when he declined his $16 million option with the New York Yankees for 2023. Pitcher Chris Bassitt declined his $19 million option with the New York Mets and followed rotation mates Jacob deGrom and Taijuan...

Phillies try to show run to World Series was just a start

Nov. 07, 2022 21:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper stepped off the team bus after it pulled up outside Citizens Bank Park and posed with fans for selfies — including a little kid who dressed like the Phillies slugger — and waved goodbye to the small party of fans. With that, Harper walked away...

DeGrom, Correa, Bogaerts, Rodón turn down options, go free

Nov. 07, 2022 21:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jacob deGrom, Carlos Correa, Xander Bogaerts and Carlos Rodón turned down player options Monday, joining a free agent market that includes Aaron Judge, Trea Turner and Dansby Swanson. DeGrom, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, gave up a $30.5 million salary for...

Judge, Díaz, Turner among 131 free agents after Series ends

Nov. 06, 2022 12:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge, Edwin Díaz, Trea Turner, Dansby Swanson and Xander Bogaerts were among 131 players who became free agents on Sunday as baseball's business season began just hours after the final out of the World Series. Justin Verlander, Jacob deGrom and Carlos Rodón...

Astros' Peña, Tucker, Phillies' Realmuto win Gold Gloves

Nov. 01, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Astros rookie shortstop and AL Championship Series MVP Jeremy Peña won his first Gold Glove Award and Houston right fielder Kyle Tucker joined his teammate on the list announced Tuesday before Game 3 of the World Series. The NL champion Philadelphia Phillies...

Braves reeling after playoff flop, but excited for future

Oct. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

More than four months of dazzling baseball carried the Atlanta Braves to a fifth straight NL East title. Their hopes of repeating as World Series champion fell apart in less than a week. The season came to an unimaginable end with two dismal performances in Philadelphia, where the...

World Series champs Braves fail to repeat, lose to Phillies

Oct. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Morton took a shot off his pitching elbow that was eerily reminiscent of the comebacker that broke the Atlanta postseason ace’s right leg in last year’s World Series. Much like last October, Morton tried to push ahead in his Game 4 start for Atlanta....

MLB free agent qualifying offer price $19.65M, up $1.25M

Oct. 14, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a qualifying offer to Major League Baseball free agents rose to $19.65 million, an increase of $1.25 million. The figure is determined by the average of the top 125 major league contracts this year. The price dropped by $100,000 to $17.8 million in...

Phillies' bats go quiet as Braves even NLDS at 1 game apiece

Oct. 13, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After swinging through a 95 mph fastball for strike three to end the eighth inning, Kyle Schwarber went back to the Philadelphia dugout in an 0-for-16 postseason slump. He wasn't the only Phillies hitter who came up empty Wednesday. One night after...