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Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

AP Published 8:11 p.m. ET May 21, 2019 A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday:CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS!Max Scherzer, the 2016 and ’17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. […]

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Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

AP Published 12:05 a.m. ET May 21, 2019 CHICAGO (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a solo homer in the 10th, Jake Arrieta allowed one run over six innings in his return to Wrigley Field and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Monday night.Realmuto connected with two outs against Kyle Ryan (0-1), driving […]

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Harper’s bat, Nola’s arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1

AP Published 7:40 p.m. ET May 18, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered over the batter’s eye in center field, Aaron Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Saturday.Harper also doubled for the NL East-leading Phillies.Tony Wolters […]

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McCutchen, Harper lead Phillies over Rockies 5-4

AP Published 10:32 p.m. ET May 17, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Friday night.Irvin (2-0) gave up four runs — three earned — and five hits to […]

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Yelich hits 17th, 18th homers as Brewers rout Phillies

AP Published 6:54 p.m. ET May 16, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row.Davies (5-0) allowed three runs […]

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Yelich goes deep twice, Brewers beat Phillies 11-3

AP Published 4:35 p.m. ET May 16, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row after losing the series […]

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Gonzalez effective again, pitches Brewers past Phillies 5-2

AP Published 10:49 p.m. ET May 15, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gio Gonzalez continued to make the most of his second stint in Milwaukee, allowing one run while pitching into the sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Wednesday night.Gonzalez (2-0) was hardly dazzling in his fourth start this season, […]

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Phillies pitcher overcame tragedy to become MLB surprise

CLOSE SportsPulse: With MLB through a quarter of its season, USA TODAY Sports’ Bob Nightengale breaks down some of the top storylines thus far. USA TODAYPhiladelphia Phillies starter Zach Eflin was too young to remember the grief and mourning, but is painfully aware of the the sorrow and heartache that tore his family apart.He can’t […]