PHILADELPHIA - Aaron Nola took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Nick Williams hit his third pinch-hit homer of the year in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies moved into first in the NL East on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) with ...
May 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - On a day when the Philadelphia Phillies appeared to survive Max Scherzer, they were done in by Wilmer Difo.Scherzer struck out 15 in only 6-1/3 innings, and the Washington Nationals then rallied for two runs in the ninth ...
May 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - Zack Greinke isn't just throwing strikes - he's throwing his pitches exactly where he wants them.That's meant a real tough time for the opposition.Greinke won his seventh straight start, pitching three-hit ball for ...
Jun 19, 2016
PHILADELPHIA - After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending.Two people familiar with the deal say the Phillies have agreed to trade the ace left-hander to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects.Both people ...
Jul 30, 2015
MIAMI - The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Papelbon is Philadelphia's career saves leader with 123 and is 17 for 17 in save chances this season. ...
Jul 29, 2015
PHILADELPHIA - Madison Bumgarner overcame one big mistake.Bumgarner struck out 11 to pitch the San Francisco Giants past the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-5, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Bumgarner (7-2) gave up a grand slam to Jeff Francoeur and a solo ...
Jun 7, 2015
CLEARWATER, Florida - Cliff Lee hopes to avoid striking out at rehab.The four-time All-Star lefty was placed on the 60-day disabled list by the Philadelphia Phillies to attempt to rehabilitate an elbow injury without surgery. The team announced Monday ( ...
Mar 17, 2015
ATLANTA - Kyle Kendrick is hoping his best start of the season is a sign he can make a strong finish to a mostly disappointing 2014 and set the foundation for a better 2015.Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, ...
Sep 3, 2014
PHILADELPHIA - Josh Beckett started talking about throwing a no-hitter in the fourth inning, ignoring traditional superstitions and making his catcher nervous in the process.The big, folksy Texan had stuff that was too dominant to worry about a jinx.Beckett pitched ...
May 26, 2014
PHILADELPHIA - Roy Halladay went to bed thinking he would be facing minor-league hitters Sunday (Monday, Manila time) before a late-night call woke him with a change of plans. The Diamondbacks hitters probably wish that his phone was on silent.Halladay ...
Aug 26, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO - For Roy Halladay, arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome throwing shoulder became the best-case scenario when he had prepared himself for the worst - a career-ending injury that would force his retirement when he's far from ready.Halladay ...
May 9, 2013
WASHINGTON - Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper's burst of energy and Adam LaRoche's slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even a loss on the first day of ...
Oct 2, 2012
ANAHEIM, California-The Oakland Athletics made several entries in the team record books in their 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday while strengthening their grip on an American League playoff berth.The A's moved 22 games ...
Sep 13, 2012
CHICAGO-Alex Rios and A.J. Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Monday to increase their American League Central lead to three games.The White Sox, who ...
Sep 11, 2012
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