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Phillies pushing hard for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Aug. 08, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Boone waved to the Phillies crowd that accentuated the “Booooo” in his name in honor of the Gold Glove-winning catcher that caught the last out of the 1980 World Series. He was an All-Star, a defensive whiz in Philly, a revered member of that...

Syndergaard, Phillies beat Nationals in rain-shortened game

Aug. 04, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Noah Syndergaard won his Phillies debut despite giving up four runs, Alec Bohm hit a three-run home run and Philadelphia won a rain-shortened, five-inning game 5-4 over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Rhys Hoskins also went deep, helping secure a...

Juan Soto traded to Padres; Nationals get big prospect haul

Aug. 03, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres left no doubt about their desired destination when they added superstar Juan Soto to a lineup anchored by All-Star Manny Machado and about to welcome back flashy Fernando Tatis Jr. Deep into October. Maybe even November. General...

Phillies get Syndergaard, Robertson, Marsh in trades

Aug. 02, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Noah Syndergaard, veteran reliever David Robertson and center fielder Brandon Marsh in three trades on Tuesday. The Phillies sent minor league outfielders Mickey Moniak and Jadiel Sánchez to the Los Angeles Angels for...

Juan Soto joins long list of young stars gone from Nationals

Aug. 02, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto had already left Nationals Park after he was traded along with Josh Bell to the San Diego Padres in the biggest deal of deadline day. His face was still everywhere. Boxes of “Juan Solo" Star Wars-style bobbleheads of Soto remained in the lockers of...

Stott leads Phillies to 6-4 comeback victory over Braves

Jul. 25, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryson Stott homered, doubled and drove in five runs to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-4 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Alec Bohm doubled and had three hits for the Phillies, who rebounded from a three-game sweep at home against...

Castellanos boils over after Cubs beat Phillies 6-2 in 10

Jul. 23, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Castellanos' first season in Philadelphia has been a struggle, and his frustration boiled over Saturday night. Nico Hoerner homered early and scored the tiebreaking run in a five-run 10th inning that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over Castellanos...

Velázquez hits 2 HRs, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Phillies 15-2

Jul. 22, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nelson Velázquez does not like hitting against position players. Maybe he’ll feel a little better now – especially after such a rare accomplishment in Cubs history. Velázquez hit two late homers – including a ninth-inning drive off Phillies backup...

Judge, Yanks on top as baseball returns from All-Star break

Jul. 20, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros — they're all just looking for more of the same. The Atlanta Braves' title defense is rolling along, and Julio Rodríguez and the Seattle Mariners are looking to...

HR Derby: Juan Soto defeats Julio Rodriguez in final

Jul. 18, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Home Run Derby (all times local): ___ 7:45 p.m. Washington's Juan Soto defeated Seattle's Julio Rodriguez 19-18 in the final to capture the Home Run Derby title at Dodger Stadium. Soto, who was competing in the...