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Phillies' Harper to miss start of season after elbow surgery

Nov. 23, 2022 18:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will miss the start of the 2023 season after he had reconstructive right elbow surgery on Wednesday. The operation was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. Harper is expected to return to Philadelphia's...

NL champ Phillies extend President Dombrowski through 2027

Nov. 22, 2022 11:16 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National League champion Philadelphia Phillies gave team President Dave Dombrowski a three-year contract extension that takes him through the 2027 season. “This is a great organization and I feel so fortunate to be surrounded by such tremendous personnel....

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...

AP source: Suarez, Padres agree to $46 million, 5-year deal

Nov. 11, 2022 00:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Robert Suarez agreed Thursday to remain with the San Diego Padres under a $46 million, five-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract hasn't...

Phillies slugger Harper to get elbow checked next week

Nov. 10, 2022 02:31 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Philadelphia slugger Bryce Harper is set to have his damaged right elbow checked next week to see whether surgery will be needed. The two-time NL MVP tore an elbow ligament in April and couldn’t play the outfield for the rest of the year. Harper,...

New Marlins assistant GM Oz Ocampo sees Miami's potential

Nov. 09, 2022 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Oz Ocampo already sees a similarity between the Miami Marlins and the two teams that just played in the World Series. Miami’s new assistant general manager — who came to the Marlins from Houston — cites a stat that suggested that the World Series champion Astros...

Baker to return as Houston Astros manager for 2023

Nov. 09, 2022 15:23 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — For years, as Dusty Baker chased his first World Series title as a manager, the former big league outfielder would always say if he won one he'd like to win two. Baker will get a chance to do just that after he agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Astros....

Asche joining major league staff for Orioles

Nov. 08, 2022 16:44 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles announced Tuesday that Cody Asche is joining the major league staff as an offensive strategy coach. The team said all its other coaches on manager Brandon Hyde's staff will remain in their same positions. The 32-year-old Asche...

This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Nov. 08, 2022 13:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Astros' six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series on television. The six games averaged 11,784,000 on Fox, down 1.3% from the 11,940,000 for the Atlanta Braves' six-game win over the Astros last...

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...