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Escobar leaves Friday's win with strained groin

Escobar leaves Friday's win with strained groin

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Friday's game against the Phillies with a strained groin after running out a grounder in the fourth inning.
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  • Scherzer, Harper Power Nationals to 7-2 Win Over Phillies

    Scherzer, Harper Power Nationals to 7-2 Win Over Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Buchanan trying to re…

    Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Buchanan trying to recapture spring training form

    philly.com 5 hours ago
    WASHINGTON - Four-fifths of the Phillies' eventual 2015 rotation may be pitching elsewhere at this time next year, several of them maybe as early as this summer. Three - Aaron Harang, Jerome Williams, and the soon-to-return Chad Billingsley - are pitchi…
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  • Howard slotted 7th in Phils' order for first time since '06

    Howard slotted 7th in Phils' order for first time since '06

    MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg shook up his batting order before the series opener with the Nationals on Thursday, and the biggest move was dropping struggling first baseman Ryan Howard to seventh.
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  • Fister Solid Into 7th, Nationals Defeat Phillies 5-2

    Fister Solid Into 7th, Nationals Defeat Phillies 5-2

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Doug Fister pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Yunel Escobar and Michael A. Taylor each hit a homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Thursday night.
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  • Mets complete home-opening sweep of Phillies

    Mets complete home-opening sweep of Phillies

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Lucas Duda and Travis d'Arnaud's first home runs of the year supported Jon Niese's first win as the Mets earned their first series sweep by topping the Phillies 6-1 at Citi Field in their first game without David Wright.
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  • Mild right hamstring strain sends Wright to DL

    Mild right hamstring strain sends Wright to DL

    MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    The Mets placed third baseman David Wright on the disabled list Wednesday with a strained right hamstring, recalling Eric Campbell from Triple-A Las Vegas. Wright, 32, felt a tug on his hamstring during a stolen-base attempt in the eighth inning of Tues…
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  • Mets' Matt Harvey keeps Chase Utley and Phillies in check

    Mets' Matt Harvey keeps Chase Utley and Phillies in check

    Of course there was a snag because there’s always a snag with the Mets, even in good times.
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  • Why isn't Ruf getting a real shot from the Phillies?

    Why isn't Ruf getting a real shot from the Phillies?

    philly.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Plenty of observers have pigeonholed Darin Ruf as a reserve, but, given Phils' current state, why can't he get an everyday job?
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  • Collins ejected for arguing catcher's interference call

    Collins ejected for arguing catcher's interference call

    MLB.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    Mets manager Terry Collins was ejected in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against the Phillies for arguing a catcher's interference call at home plate.
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  • Revere turns heads with spectacular grab

    Revere turns heads with spectacular grab

    MLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    Every part of Phillies left fielder Ben Revere is OK. Revere made a fantastic diving catch in the fifth inning Monday afternoon in a 2-0 loss to the Mets at Citi Field.
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  • Mets Win Home Opener Behind Jacob deGrom, 2-0 Over Phillies

    Mets Win Home Opener Behind Jacob deGrom, 2-0 Over Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    Jacob deGrom pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Lagares drove in a run with an infield single and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Monday to win their home opener.
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  • Dipshit Mets Fan Throws Beer At Grady Sizemore

    Dipshit Mets Fan Throws Beer At Grady Sizemore

    deadspin.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    Here’s a dipshit Mets fan spending $12 in a futile attempt to disrupt Phillies right fielder Grady Sizemore from fielding a ball in the fourth inning at Citi Field today. Stop wasting beer, dipshit!Read more...
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  • For Phillies, .500 homestand isn't so bad

    For Phillies, .500 homestand isn't so bad

    philly.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)
    Here in the universe of the new Phillies normal, the first six games of the season at Citizens Bank Park were more than acceptable. You could even call them a success if you're willing to grade on a curve, which the Phillies and their manager seemed wil…
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  • Nationals Defeat Phillies 4-3 in 10 Innings

    Nationals Defeat Phillies 4-3 in 10 Innings

    nytimes.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos drove in what would be the winning run in the 10th inning with his second RBI of the day, and the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Fastball control, not…

    Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Fastball control, not speed, key for Giles

    philly.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    It was his slider above the strike zone on which Nationals leadoff man Michael Taylor whiffed. It was his slider that Yunel Escobar lifted over Ben Revere's head for a double to left field. And it was his slider that Bryce Harper watched paint the outsi…
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  • Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nats in 10

    Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nats in 10

    MLB.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Odubel Herrera made his first big league hit and RBI count in a major way Saturday night, sending the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Nationals in the 10th inning at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Extra Bases: Diamondbacks’ Overhaul Starts on Mound

    Extra Bases: Diamondbacks’ Overhaul Starts on Mound

    nytimes.com Apr 11 (7 days ago)
    Dave Stewart, a four-time 20-game winner, begins his first season as a general manager with several new pitching options.
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  • Phillies rose from the depths before, thanks to Luzinski and Sc…

    Phillies rose from the depths before, thanks to Luzinski and Schmidt

    philly.com Apr 11 (7 days ago)
    Phillies played woeful ball in the 1970s, but became successful riding on the backs of Greg Luzinski and Mike Schmidt.
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  • Video - Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee 02:33

    Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee

    Mar 8
    Jerry Crasnick breaks down the latest on Cliff Lee, who has been temporarily shut down by the Phillies after feeling renewed discomfort in his pitching elbow.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat 00:38

    A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat

    Mar 4
    Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez singled to left field in his first at-bat since he was suspended by the league for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss 00:53

    A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss

    Mar 4
    Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk in his first baseball game in nearly 18 months as the Phillies beat the Yankees 3-1.
  • Video - Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball 01:31

    Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball

    Mar 3
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talks to Britt McHenry about dealing with trade talk and how the team is in transition.

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