Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Phillies’ Category

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

Friday, May 24th, 2019

The Philadelphia Phillies needed a big performance from their bullpen after Jerad Eickhoff struggled. Vince Velasquez and company delivered. Five relievers combined for six scoreless innings and Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double to help Philadelphia beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich's major league-leading 20th homer.

Bryce Harper’s slump: After signing huge contracts, these stars struggled

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper has already endured his fair share of boos after a slow start in his first season since signing a $330 million contract, but he isn't the first superstar to struggle after landing a massive deal. “I don't have a tangible reason why we shouldn't play him,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said earlier this week, when asked if he'd consider temporarily benching Harper. Harper's contract with the Phillies ensures that he will be a fixture on the franchise for the next decade.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Nats walk off to hand Phillies first loss Jake Noll's bases-loaded walk with no outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Washington Nationals a 9-8 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. David Robertson (0-1) gave up a leadoff single to Anthony Rendon, then walked Juan Soto and Ryan Zimmerman before Noll took ball four on a 3-2 pitch.

Phillies fans had one big complaint about Opening Day: that Dallas looking star

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Phillies fans had one big complaint about Opening Day: that Dallas looking star originally appeared on We won't waste a lot of your time here. Opening Day in South Philadelphia was a lovely affair. The Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves.

Bryce Harper is ready to convince Mike Trout to sign with the Phillies

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Bryce Harper had already won the hearts of Philadelphians everywhere when he signed a 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper went on Philly sports talk station WIP on Tuesday, and it didn't take long for New Jersey native (and die hard Philadelphia Eagles fan) Mike Trout to come up. Trout and his impending free agency are going to be talked about in Philadelphia for the next two years, but Harper wanted fans to know that they're not the only ones who want Trout on the Phillies.

In his first act for Philly, is Bryce Harper recruiting Le’Veon Bell to the Eagles?

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Outfielder Bryce Harper agreed to a 13-year, $330 million mega-deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The signing meant an immediate boost to Phillies' ticket sales, but could it also be a boon to the Philadelphia Eagles? On Thursday night, soon-to-be free agent Le'Veon Bell posted a screen grab from the feed @imvar on his Instagram stories.

Social media erupts in reaction to Bryce Harper coming to Phillies

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Social media erupts in reaction to Bryce Harper coming to Phillies originally appeared on On Day 117, it finally happened. Bryce Harper is a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. We have all been taken on a wild ride this offseason, from internet speculation to fake news, from stalking Instagram to tracking flights.

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, just pick a team already

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, just pick a team already originally appeared on I'm tired of it. You're tired of it. Major League Baseball players are tired of it.

Manny Machado arrives for Phillies visit and random Philly dude tells him to ‘get the money’

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Manny Machado, baseball’s perhaps soon-to-be $300 million dollar man, continued his tour of free agent suitors on Thursday, rolling up to Citizens Bank Park to meet with Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies, like the New York Yankees on Wednesday and the Chicago White Sox on Monday, are the favorites to nab Machado on the open market and pay a pretty penny to do so. While the other visits this week were pretty tame in terms of local flavor, leave it to Philly sports fans to inject themselves into the Machado sweepstakes.