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  • Phillies' Nieves impress by new pitcher Williams

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- The last time Wil Nieves caught Jerome Williams was as teammates in the Puerto Rico winter league, long enough ago that the catcher couldn't remember exactly...
  • Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand

    Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand WASHINGTON -- It wasn't quite as cool as another walk-off win, but the Washington Nationals will gladly add another impressive victory to their second-half surge. Down 5-0 and 6-2, the Nationals didn'...
  • Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners

    Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners
    PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year. In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA. After his last...
  • Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- For eight innings, Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma crafted a masterpiece. Then he watched on a clubhouse television as the...
  • 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...
  • Phillies bullpen a silver lining in lost season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- The 2014 season has been a dark one for the Philadelphia Phillies. The club is entombed in last place and headed for a third straight season of no postseason...
  • Mo'ne Davis makes Sports Illustrated cover

    Mo'ne Davis makes Sports Illustrated cover
    Matt McBride, a product of Liberty High and Lehigh University, was called up from Triple-A to Colorado by the Rockies on Tuesday night. McBride, who pinch hit on Tuesday night for the Rockies, was hitting .305 with seven home runs, 35 RBIs and 27 runs...
  • Phillies find out just how special Hisashi Iwakuma is as the Mariners post a 5-2 victory

    PHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia Phillies found out for the first time what most of baseball already knows Hisashi Iwakuma is pretty darn good. The Phillies came into the game Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park with just one player on the roster Ben...
  • Manziel flips off Washington's bench

    Manziel flips off Washington's bench
    The Phillies, fresh off a 4-1 win over the Mariners in the first game of their three-game series last night at Citizens Bank Park, play Seattle at 7:05 tonight. Struggling A.J. Burnett (6-13, 4.35 ERA) is scheduled to take the mound for Philly. …...
  • Phillies continue their success vs. NL West

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- If new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred asks each team for one suggestion before he formally takes office in January, there's no doubt what the Phillies would...
  • Phillies' Ruf on bench with righty pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Darin Ruf is having a rough time getting playing time these days. Even though Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg had use of the designated hitter...