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A.J. Burnett

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  • Upton brothers help Braves top Phillies

    By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA -- Brothers Justin Upton and B.J. Upton did it all Saturday night in leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Each Upton homered and threw out a...
  • A's Donaldson hits game-winning homer

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment. After all, Donaldson...
  • BBWAA announces 2014 Phillies award winners

    Marlon Byrd was voted the winner of the Mike Schmidt Award for Most Valuable Player by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) Philadelphia Chapter, one of five 2014 Phillies award winners the BBWAA announced Tuesday. Former Phillies...
  • Chances of Phillies' deadline overhaul slim

    NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field. But...
  • Aging players, bulky contracts force Phillies to stay silent at trade deadline

    By the time 4 p.m. rolled around Thursday, the Phillies were supposed to have traded a number of their players for prospects, beginning a rebuilding process that could take a number of years. Marlon Byrd, A.J. Burnett, Antonio Bastardo, Cliff Lee,...
  • Catasauqua's Recker leads Mets to 6-5 win over Phillies

    Catasauqua's Recker leads Mets to 6-5 win over Phillies
    By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK – Catasauqua High School graduate Anthony Recker hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the sixth inning Sunday to lead the New York Mets to a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. The...
  • Recker's Homer Leads Mets Past Phillies

    Anthony Recker delivered a key three-run homer and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game set.  Wilmer Flores collected three hits while David Wright, Matt den Dekker and Dilson Herrera each...
  • Cory Rasmus gives Angels strong start, but fifth spot still a question

    Cory Rasmus gives Angels strong start, but fifth spot still a question
    Cory Rasmus’ brief but superb start Saturday night, in which he allowed one hit and struck out six in three scoreless innings of a 2-0 win over the Oakland Athletics, gave the Angels some hope that they’ve found a replacement for the injured...
  • Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind

    Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind
    After Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, A.J. Burnett walked to the middle of the Phillies clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park as he does after each home start. However, this time, the mood was quite somber. It took a few seconds for the...
  • UCF 'should wax' Penn State, ESPN's Corso says

    UCF 'should wax' Penn State, ESPN's Corso says
    Las Vegas has made Central Florida a 1-point favorite over Penn State, but Lee Corso doesn't think Saturday's game will be that close. The ESPN analyst told an Orlando radio station recently that UCF "should wax" the Lions in the Croke Park Classic....
  • Amaro talks waiver deals, September callups before Phillies top Nationals

    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are all but eliminated from playoff contention with a little over a month to play but the rest of the season could still prove to be an interesting period for the club. There's just under a week left to make waiver...