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LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants in NLDS winner-take-all Game 5

Oct. 14, 2021 03:25 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ A COAST TOASTY Sooner than many baseball fans wanted, maybe, but the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NL Division...

Today in History

Oct. 14, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2021. There are 78 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles E. (“Chuck”) Yeager (YAY’-gur) became...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants in NLDS winner-take-all Game 5

Oct. 13, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ A COAST TOASTY Sooner than many baseball fans wanted, maybe, but the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NL...

Phillies hire Kevin Long as new hitting coach

Oct. 13, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies hired Kevin Long as their hitting coach on Wednesday, reuniting him with both manager Joe Girardi and star slugger Bryce Harper. Long spent the past four seasons as the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals, where he...

Harper can't end Phillies' postseason drought at 10 seasons

Oct. 04, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper logged off his final Zoom of the season — a 2021 in which the Philadelphia Phillies slugger hit .309 with 35 homers and led baseball in OPS — with a hopeful hint about a future conversation. “Hopefully, I talk to you guys in...

Jeter's Marlins close losing year with 5-4 win over Phils

Oct. 03, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fortes hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Derek Jeter’s Miami Marlins closed their 11th losing season in 12 years with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled and walked before being...

Luzardo strikes out 11 to lead Marlins past Phillies

Oct. 02, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jesús Luzardo struck out a career-high 11 and Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Saturday night. Miguel Rojas had two hits for the Marlins (66-95), who moved one game ahead of last-place...

Harper homers, Suárez shuts down Marlins in Phils' 5-0 win

Oct. 01, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper had three hits including his 35th homer, Ranger Suárez pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Friday night. Harper, who went hitless in 11 at-bats during three losses at Atlanta that...

Beasts of NL East: Braves beat Phils for 4th straight title

Sep. 30, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have done it all before — many, many times before — but this one felt a bit different. More satisfying, for sure. After all, the Braves floundered under .500 much of the season. They endured devastating injuries...

Quick hook: MLB's 200-inning club becomes even smaller

Sep. 30, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler has a lot of pride in reaching 200 innings pitched this season, especially considering he's battled injuries through parts of his career, including Tommy John surgery. Considering the current state of big-league pitching,...