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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...

Phillies hit 4 homers in 13-1 win, finish sweep of Nationals

Aug. 07, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies replayed highlights from Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Pete Rose and all the big plays from the 1980 World Series championship team on the big screen. The occasion was a celebration of the first World Series winner in franchise history, yes, but it couldn't help...

Hoskins, streaking Phillies rout Nationals 11-5

Aug. 06, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins homered in the first inning for the third straight game and the surging Philadelphia Phillies routed the Washington Nationals 11-5 on Saturday night. He is the first Phillies player to do it since at least 1900. J.T. Realmuto and Matt Vierling also...

Bohm triple shy of cycle, Phillies beat Bucs 8-2 for sweep

Jul. 31, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alec Bohm fell a triple shy of the cycle, tying a career-high with four hits in an 8-2 win for the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday that completed a four-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bohm hit his seventh homer of the season in the sixth, a solo shot that...

Phillies extend win streak to 4 with 2-1 win over Pirates

Jul. 30, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Chavis made the right call. He just didn't make the right throw. Didi Gregorious and the surging Philadelphia Phillies were only too happy to take advantage. Gregorious raced home when Chavis' attempt to cut down Gregorious at third sailed wide of the...

Defense matters for Stroman, MLB's top fielding pitchers

Jul. 27, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman takes pregame grounders at second base and shortstop. He is working with SSK on his own line of gloves, and there are a couple in his Wrigley Field locker in various colors. He takes his defense seriously — especially for a pitcher. In...

Harris, Olson help Braves snap skid, beat Phillies 6-3

Jul. 26, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Harris II and Matt Olson homered, Austin Riley stretched his hitting streak to 18 games and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Tuesday night to end a two-game skid. Dansby Swanson added three hits and Spencer Strider was sharp over six...

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...

Old but gold: At 39, Verlander makes push for Cy Young award

Jul. 25, 2022 02:52 AM EDT

Justin Verlander has a little more gray in his hair and stubble these days. Despite those details — and the fact he pitches for the Houston Astros now — it’s sometimes hard to tell if this is 2009 or 2022. The ageless 39-year-old Verlander continues to make a...

Dominant Nola, Phillies shut down Marlins for 3-game sweep

Jul. 17, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 10 and pitched scoreless ball into the ninth inning as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Yairo Muñoz homered to help Philadelphia head into the All-Star break at 49-43. Even minus...