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Phils beat Marlins with Pettibone's solid start

Phils beat Marlins with Pettibone's solid start

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated May 3, 2013
Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring a 7-year-old’s #HotSportsTakes on…

    The 10-man rotation, starring a 7-year-old’s #HotSportsTakes on NBA teams

    yahoo.com May 3, 2013
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: r/NBA. A 7-year-old breaks down the Ph…
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  • Indians claim Carrera from Phils, option Bauer

    Indians claim Carrera from Phils, option Bauer

    ESPN.com May 3, 2013
    The Cleveland Indians claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday and optioned right-hander Trevor Bauer to Triple-A Columbus.
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  • Trevor Scott visits Eagles

    Trevor Scott visits Eagles

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    The Eagles are moving to a 3-4 defense and they visited with a player Thursday who could be an option at outside linebacker if he winds up signing in Philadelphia. Former Patriot Trevor Scott met with the team and, per Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com…
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  • Touch 'Em All: Former Phil Roy Oswalt signs with Rockies

    Touch 'Em All: Former Phil Roy Oswalt signs with Rockies

    philly.com May 3, 2013
    Righty Roy Oswalt, who once was part of the Phillies' vaunted Four Aces combo, has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Rockies, the team said Thursday.
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  • For Eagles' Barkley, what a difference a year makes

    For Eagles' Barkley, what a difference a year makes

    philly.com May 3, 2013
    Both Eagles coach Chip Kelly and general manager Howie Roseman heaped praise on Matt Barkley after the surprising selection of the Southern California quarterback Saturday in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Kyle Kendrick plays the role of ace

    Inside the Phillies: Kyle Kendrick plays the role of ace

    philly.com May 3, 2013
    It was the top of the third inning, and Kyle Kendrick's command of the strike zone had temporarily gone south. He had just issued a four-pitch walk to Miami's Justin Ruggiano, and a fan seated in the Hall of Fame section along the first-base line had se…
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  • Video - Will Matt Barkley make an impact with the Philadelphia Eagles? 01:57

    Will Matt Barkley make an impact with the Philadelphia Eagles?

    May 3
    Former Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb explains what impact rookie QB Matt Barkley will have on the team in 2013.
  • Video - Howard, Utley Power Phillies 00:32

    Howard, Utley Power Phillies

    May 3
    Ryan Howard and Chase Utley both homered to lead the Phillies to a 4-1 win over the Marlins.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
  • Don Banks: Greg Schiano and other Buccaneers coaches visiting Bill Belichi…

    May 3
    Although the two coaching staffs will be squaring off in Week 3 of the 2013 regular season, the friendship and bonds shared by New England head coach Bill Belichick and his Tampa Bay counterpart, Greg Schiano, will produce a rather unconventional twist …
  • Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationshi…

    May 3
    One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.