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Pete Rose dismisses sexual misconduct questions at Philadelphia Phillies fete

Pete Rose dismisses sexual misconduct questions at Philadelphia Phillies fete

PHILADELPHIA — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped 2017 plans to honor him because of a woman’s claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball’s hit king when she was a minor. “It was 55 years ago, babe,” Rose told a female baseball …

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MLB Wild Card: Phillies win again to gain ground in NL playoff race

MLB Wild Card: Phillies win again to gain ground in NL playoff race

Rob Thomson, who has become a National League manager of the year candidate right before our eyes, offered some perspective on the Phillies’ 10-year playoff absence the other day. He pointed out that the drought does not belong to everyone in the clubhouse, that some guys just haven’t been here that long, and they need …

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Kyle Gibson flirts with no-hitter as rampaging Phillies improve to 10 games over .500

Kyle Gibson flirts with no-hitter as rampaging Phillies improve to 10 games over .500

On most nights, a barrage of five home runs would be the story. Not on this one, though. Rhys Hoskins, Nick Castellanos and Darick Hall all went deep in the first inning and J.T. Realmuto and Kyle Schwarber joined the power party later. But Kyle Gibson stole the show Friday night. “He was a lot …

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MLB Wild Card: Phillies beat Braves behind Nick Castellanos, David Robertson

MLB Wild Card: Phillies beat Braves behind Nick Castellanos, David Robertson

ATLANTA — Nick Castellanos raised his right hand in triumph and gave it a little pump as he rounded first base. In the dugout, his teammates went a little nuts. It’s been a difficult first season in Philadelphia for the big free-agent addition, but all the grind and all the stress seemed to vanish with …

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MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Padres get Juan Soto; Phillies, Yankees improve; tough day for O's fans

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Padres get Juan Soto; Phillies, Yankees improve; tough day for O’s fans

Major League Baseball’s 2022 trade deadline has come and gone. The deadline was set for 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday and teams are no longer be able to make deals to bolster their rosters ahead of the stretch run. The biggest name was moved early Tuesday: Juan Soto headed to the Padres in an eight-player …

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Phillies trade deadline: Dave Dombrowski on trades for Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson, Brandon Marsh

Phillies trade deadline: Dave Dombrowski on trades for Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson, Brandon Marsh

ATLANTA – In a wild flurry of activity that started 2½ hours before Tuesday’s trade deadline, the Phillies addressed three glaring needs as they shored up their team for a late-season push that they hope will end their 10-year playoff drought. “I think we’re better,” said president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, summing up the day. In …

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MLB wild-card: Corey Knebel clutch as Phillies beat Pirates in extras again

MLB wild-card: Corey Knebel clutch as Phillies beat Pirates in extras again

PITTSBURGH — Corey Knebel had tried the pickoff move before in his career, but it had never worked. Wait. “I think it might have worked once, but nobody was there to cover,” Knebel said late Saturday night in the Phillies’ clubhouse at PNC Park. This time it worked. All the way. Pitching with a one-run …

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Cardinals Trade Infielder Edmundo Sosa to Phillies

Cardinals Trade Infielder Edmundo Sosa to Phillies

The Phillies and Cardinals announced agreement on a trade sending infielder Edmundo Sosa from St. Louis to Philadelphia for left-handed reliever JoJo Romero. Ken Rosenthal and Katie Woo of the Athletic first reported Sosa was being traded to Philadelphia. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported in the past couple days that the Cards have been discussing trades involving …

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MLB wild-card: Rhys Hoskins powers Phillies past Pirates in extra innings

MLB wild-card: Rhys Hoskins powers Phillies past Pirates in extra innings

PITTSBURGH — The Phillies are looking for a starting pitcher. There were two of them on the mound Friday night at PNC Park who could help. One of them was Pittsburgh Pirates lefty Jose Quintana. He pitched 5⅔ shutout innings for his club. His next start will likely come with another team, maybe the Phillies. …

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