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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...

Verlander gets World Series win, Astros lead Phillies 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Verlander beamed like a first-time big leaguer, and the Houston Astros feted the 244-game winner like a baby-faced rookie. “They put me in the cart and rolled me in the shower and just doused me with all sorts of stuff," he said. "And it was one of the...

World Series: Astros head home to Houston leading Phils 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

Trey Mancini and Chas McCormick buoyed the Astros with clutch defensive plays in Game 5 of the World Series. Defend home turf, and Houston will again be world champions. The Astros and Phillies travel Friday to Texas, where Game 6 will be played a night later. Houston...

Javier, 'pen hold Phils hitless through 8 innings in Game 4

Nov. 02, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristian Javier, Bryan Abreu and Rafael Montero held the Philadelphia Phillies hitless through eight innings in Game 4 of the World Series on Wednesday night, and the Houston Astros led 5-0 after knocking out Aaron Nola in a five-run fifth. With the Astros...

Astros burst ahead, beat Phillies 5-2, tie World Series 1-1

Oct. 30, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez swapped his glove and his spikes midgame. He repeatedly rubbed his hands. By the time he strode off the mound to a standing ovation and handed the Houston Astros' bullpen a seventh-inning lead, it was clear he had thrown a curve at the Philadelphia...

Schwarber's 2 big swings go 756 feet, get Phillies nothing

Oct. 30, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber stayed near home plate after he had already rounded the bases on what was initially ruled a fair ball. He was about to get another swing, and the slugger launched a long drive again. Neither of those meaty cuts in the eighth inning Saturday night —...

Even with 5-0 lead, Verlander can't get 1st World Series win

Oct. 29, 2022 02:05 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander was dejected. Even with a five-run lead, he couldn't get his first World Series win. Perfect through three innings, he was utterly fallable in the fourth and fifth. Nick Castellanos started Verlander's downfall with an RBI single, and Alec Bohm and...

No US-born Black players on expected World Series rosters

Oct. 26, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

Looking around Memorial Stadium before Game 1 of the 1983 World Series, Philadelphia Phillies star Gary Matthews saw a lot of Black talent. Joe Morgan. Eddie Murray. Garry Maddox. Ken Singleton. Al Bumbry. Disco Dan Ford. And plenty more that night in Baltimore. ...