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Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper catches a line out by Toronto Blue Jays' Alejandro Kirk during the sixth inning of the first baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harper back in lineup as Phillies DH after back stiffness

Sep. 21, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper was the designated hitter for Monday's game against Washington, a day after leaving a game with lower back stiffness. Harper exited Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue after he struck out with the bases loaded in the seventh inning. The...

Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan Biggio, right, scores on a balk and is greeted by Teoscar Hernandez during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Phillies fail to sweep Blue Jays; Harper has stiff back

Sep. 20, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies could hit the road for their playoff push without Bryce Harper in the lineup. Harper left Philadelphia’s 6-3 loss Sunday to the Toronto Blue Jays with lower back stiffness, and any absence of the slugging right fielder could sap the Phillies' bid for their first...

Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp hits a two-run triple off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Thomas Hatch during the first inning of the fifth baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader

Sep. 18, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper was clutch — again. Harper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm’s infield single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 Friday night and earn their first doubleheader sweep...

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo follows through after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Brandon Workman during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Nimmo homer in 9th rallies Mets past Phillies 10-6

Sep. 17, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Nimmo took a couple of slow steps and gawked at the winning homer he smacked to right. The kind of reaction was a bit out of character for Nimmo. That kind of crushing, ninth-inning blow was to true to form for the Phillies bullpen. Nimmo had a two-RBI tying triple in the sixth...

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta walks to the dugout after an injury during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Arrieta exits with injury, Phillies beat Mets 4-1

Sep. 15, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta promised he'd be ready for the postseason, or sooner. Now the Philadelphia Phillies have to get there. Arrieta pitched effectively into the sixth inning before leaving with a hamstring injury, Didi Gregorius hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat the New York Mets 4-1...

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Pablo Lopez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Lopez, Marlins win finale in 7-game set against Phils, 6-2

Sep. 14, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins still have never lost a Game 7. Pablo Lopez allowed one run in seven innings with the help of flashy defense by right fielder Matt Joyce, and the upstart Marlins won the finale of their marathon seven-game series against Philadelphia on Monday, 6-2. The series, the majors’...

Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas (19) congratulates Chad Wallach after Wallach hit a home run that also scored him during the sixth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Garrett wins major league debut as Marlins sweep Phillies

Sep. 13, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Braxton Garrett allowed three hits over five innings to win his major league debut, and the Miami Marlins beat the Phillies 8-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep and leapfrog Philadelphia for second place in the NL East. Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings to...

Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm (70) is congratulated by Starling Marte after scoring on a single by Corey Dickerson during the third inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Sanchez shuts down Phillies in first career complete game

Sep. 13, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings for his first complete game in five major league starts, leading the Miami Marlins over Philadelphia 2-1 Sunday in a doubleheader opener to close on the second-place Phillies in the NL East. Facing the organization that...

Philadelphia Phillies' Didi Gregorius hits a grand slam, also scoring Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins, during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Harper sheds batting funk, leads Phillies past Marlins 12-6

Sep. 12, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper homered, doubled and reached base five times, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 12-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Harper, who snapped a 1-for-10 funk, also singled and walked twice as the Phillies evened their seven-game series with Miami at 2-2. “The...

Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper (26), Jazz Chisholm (70) and Corey Dickerson, right, celebrate after they scored on a double by Starling Marte during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Marlins rally past Phils, open 1st 7-game series since '67

Sep. 10, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marte hit a tying, three-run double off Brandon Workman in the eighth inning, Jorge Alfaro singled home the winning run in the ninth and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Thursday night in the opener of a seven-game series, the longest in a major league regular...