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Bettis flirts with perfecto, then no-no in Rox's win

Bettis flirts with perfecto, then no-no in Rox's win

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
Rockies right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis took a perfect game into the seventh and no-hitter into the eighth as the Rockies defeated the Phillies, 4-1, at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Sizing up the market for Hamels

    Inside the Phillies: Sizing up the market for Hamels

    philly.com 3 hours ago
    The first eight weeks of the baseball season have continued to shape the trade market for Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
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  • Syndergaard Dazzles With Bat and Glove, Mets Sweep Phillies

    Syndergaard Dazzles With Bat and Glove, Mets Sweep Phillies

    nytimes.com May 27 (2 days ago)
    Noah Syndergaard pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning and connected for his first major league home run, Lucas Duda homered twice and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
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  • Today's Royals look like what Phillies can be in a few years

    Today's Royals look like what Phillies can be in a few years

    philly.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    Last year's AL champs took years to get that way, and Phillies will likely have to take the same course.
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  • Phillies' Ruben Amaro Jr. eats words

    Phillies' Ruben Amaro Jr. eats words

    philly.com nytimes.com yahoo.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    The general manager did some quick backpedaling after blasting fans.
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  • Mets 5, Phillies 4: Mets Bounce Back After Bullpen Mars Jacob d…

    Mets 5, Phillies 4: Mets Bounce Back After Bullpen Mars Jacob deGrom’s Strong Start

    nytimes.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    The Mets squandered a three-run lead in the eighth but tied the score again in the bottom of the inning, and Wilmer Flores delivered a game-ending single in the 10th.
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  • Flores Delivers Again, Mets Beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings

    Flores Delivers Again, Mets Beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings

    nytimes.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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  • The Phillies' GM Is Sick Of All These Fans Who Just "Bitch…

    The Phillies' GM Is Sick Of All These Fans Who Just "Bitch And Complain"

    deadspin.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro has constructed a team that has put together back-to-back 73-win seasons, and with the club’s current record sitting at 19-28, it doesn’t look like things are going to get better this year. And yet, Amaro would really like for al…
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  • Phillies' Maikel Franco gets it

    Phillies' Maikel Franco gets it

    philly.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    The rookie third baseman has a hunger to improve, and his teammates are starting to get it, too.
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  • Mets 6, Phillies 3: Flores and Colon Lead Mets Over the Phillie…

    Mets 6, Phillies 3: Flores and Colon Lead Mets Over the Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    The Mets ended a three-game losing streak as Bartolo Colon scattered six hits over six innings, and Wilmer Flores hit a tie-breaking three-run home run.
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  • Timely hits, strong Gio lift Nats over Phillies

    Timely hits, strong Gio lift Nats over Phillies

    MLB.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    Bryce Harper continues to be a game-changer for the Nationals as he drove in two runs in a 4-1 victory over the Phillies on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park. The Nationals improved their record to 26-18.
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  • Harper Has 2 RBIs and Nationals Beat Phillies 4-1

    Harper Has 2 RBIs and Nationals Beat Phillies 4-1

    nytimes.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their eighth straight series win.
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  • Phillies' bats, Hamels end Nationals' streak

    Phillies' bats, Hamels end Nationals' streak

    MLB.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    Left-hander Cole Hamels proved to be too much for the Nationals, who lost to the Phillies, 8-1, at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Strasburg roughed up again against Phillies

    Strasburg roughed up again against Phillies

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    Saturday's start against Philadelphia was the latest chapter in Stephen Strasburg's disappointing 2015 campaign. The former first overall pick lasted 3 2/3 innings and was roughed up for six runs, five earned.
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  • Extra Bases: Pitcher Collects Wisdom to Go With All His Caps

    Extra Bases: Pitcher Collects Wisdom to Go With All His Caps

    nytimes.com May 23 (7 days ago)
    The Phillies’ Aaron Harang, who has a has a 1.82 E.R.A. in nine starts this season, has met many pitching greats during his nomadic career, and he may soon be on the move again.
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  • Nationals-Phillies engaged in an epic post-anthem standoff

    Nationals-Phillies engaged in an epic post-anthem standoff

    yahoo.com May 23 (7 days ago)
    One of the more unusual and admittedly entertaining moments during the 2013 postseason occurred when Scott Van Slyke of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Joe Kelly, then of the St. Louis Cardinals, engaged in a standoff immediately following the national anth…
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  • Inside the Phillies: Assessing Franco's first week in Phillies …

    Inside the Phillies: Assessing Franco's first week in Phillies lineup

    philly.com May 22
    DENVER - The youngest position player on the Phillies' 40-man roster was inserted into the lineup two Fridays ago and has since played every inning of every game.
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  • Harper, Scherzer Carry Nationals to 2-1 Win Over Phillies

    Harper, Scherzer Carry Nationals to 2-1 Win Over Phillies

    nytimes.com May 22
    Bryce Harper hit another home run and Max Scherzer had another dominant outing to help the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
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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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