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Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Baseball / MLB Sep 23, 2018

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Freddie Freeman stood soaked in champagne with music blaring and his teammates jamming in celebration. This was just how the longtime star first baseman envisioned it when the Atlanta Braves began spring training seven months ago. "You could tell after the first week of workouts that ...

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

Baseball / MLB Sep 2, 2018

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

Pitchers can't have a cheat sheet — at least for now. Veteran umpire Joe West confiscated a card from Phillies reliever Austin Davis in the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 7-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Davis and Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said he ...

Sluggers ignite Nationals in rout

Baseball / MLB Jun 30, 2018

Sluggers ignite Nationals in rout

The Nationals broke out of their offensive funk in a big way. Juan Soto hit two of Washington's seven home runs, finishing with four hits and five RBIs, and the Nationals routed the Philadelphia Phillies 17-7 on Friday night. Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner, Bryce Harper, Brian ...

Maeda exits game in second with strained hip

Baseball / MLB May 30, 2018

Maeda exits game in second with strained hip

Kenta Maeda made a second-inning exit after sustaining a right-hip strain on Tuesday and suffered his fourth loss as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-1 to the Philadelphia Phillies. Maeda (4-4), who was looking for his third straight win, allowed two runs on three hits ...

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Baseball / MLB Nov 8, 2017

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball. Halladay worked tirelessly to become a dominant pitcher, winning a Cy Young Award in each league and tossing a perfect game and a postseason no-hitter in the same year for ...

Rookie pitcher Blach, Span carry Giants past Phillies

Baseball / MLB Jun 3, 2017

Rookie pitcher Blach, Span carry Giants past Phillies

Ty Blach looked like Madison Bumgarner out there. The rookie left-hander tossed his first career shutout and became the first pitcher in eight years to walk three times as the San Francisco Giants routed the skidding Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 on Friday night. Denard Span had five ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 22, 2016

Eagles set to sign former Phillies pitcher Hermann

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have reached a basic agreement with Frank Herrmann, who pitched this year with the Philadelphia Phillies, sources said Tuesday. The signing of the 32-year-old right-hander is expected to be announced in the coming days. Herrman, a reliever out of Harvard University, ...

Cabrera belts 11th-inning blast to lift Mets

Baseball / MLB Sep 23, 2016

Cabrera belts 11th-inning blast to lift Mets

Jose Reyes had played 1,613 major league games without ever tying a game in the ninth inning with a home run. The Mets third baseman picked a good time to try it out. Reyes connected off Philadelphia Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez, tying it 6-6 and forcing ...