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Pondering Phillies trade ideas after Bryce Harper's bad break

Pondering Phillies trade ideas after Bryce Harper’s bad break

Blake Snell became part of unfortunate Phillies trivia lore when his up-and-in fastball broke Bryce Harper’s left thumb Saturday night in San Diego.  Give yourself a star if you recall that it was Washington Nationals rookie left-hander John Lannan, in his big-league debut, who broke the right hand of Chase Utley with a pitch in …

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Philadelphia Phillies' Kyle Schwarber, left, gestures towards the outfield after hitting a three run home run against San Diego Padres' Nabil Crismatt as third base coach Dusty Wathan, background, looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 26, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)

Phillies, minus Bryce Harper, put it all together in 8-5 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO — When Bryce Harper missed a few games at the end of the Dodgers series in Los Angeles in mid-May after getting an injection to treat the torn ligament in his right elbow, Kyle Schwarber noticed something. The Phillies were pressing. Hitters were trying to be someone they were not — Bryce Harper …

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Bryce Harper injury update: Phillies star suffers fractured left thumb on hit by pitch vs. Padres

Bryce Harper injury update: Phillies star suffers fractured left thumb on hit by pitch by Padres’ Blake Snell

Philadelphia Phillies slugger and reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper suffered a fractured left thumb Saturday night against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park (GameTracker). Harper took a 97-mph Blake Snell fastball to the hand and exited the game immediately. The Phillies announced the fracture soon thereafter and say Harper will undergo additional tests in the …

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Bryce Harper injury update: Phillies star suffers fractured left thumb on hit by pitch vs. Padres

Bryce Harper injury update: Phillies star suffers fractured left thumb on hit by pitch vs. Padres

Philadelphia Phillies slugger and reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper suffered a fractured left thumb Saturday night against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park (GameTracker). Harper took a 97-mph Blake Snell fastball to the hand and exited the game immediately. The Phillies announced the fracture soon thereafter and say Harper will undergo additional tests in the …

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When Nature Calls, Phillies Relievers Have a Place to Go

When Nature Calls, Phillies Relievers Have a Place to Go

HATBORO, Pa. — It’s the top of the ninth inning at Citizens Bank Park, and the Philadelphia Phillies’ relievers are at it again. They have already blown one lead, with Jeurys Familia and Seranthony Domínguez giving up homers in the seventh. Now after a comeback, the game has unraveled with closer Corey Knebel on the …

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Hoskins and Schwarber lead opportunistic Phillies in 8th straight win

Hoskins and Schwarber lead opportunistic Phillies in 8th straight win

Make a mistake against the Phillies right now and they’ll make you pay. The Phils won their eighth straight game Friday night, downing the Diamondbacks 7-5 in front of 37,423 fans at Citizens Bank Park. They appeared to put the game out of reach in the second inning, when they scored five times off of …

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Giants Option Joey Bart, Acquire Austin Wynns From Phillies

Giants Option Joey Bart, Acquire Austin Wynns From Phillies

12:30pm: Wynns is indeed being selected to the 40-man roster, MLBTR has learned. 11:40am: The Giants announced Wednesday that they’ve optioned catcher Joey Bart to Triple-A Sacramento. They’ve also acquired catcher Austin Wynns from the Phillies organization in exchange for lefty Michael Plassmeyer and cash, according to announcements from both teams. Wynns wasn’t on the …

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Bohm and Vierling are the heroes as Thomson Magic continues for Phillies

Bohm and Vierling are the heroes as Thomson Magic continues for Phillies

MILWAUKEE — To understand what the Phillies did Tuesday night, you have to go back to July 28 of last year. That was the last time Josh Hader gave up a run in a regular-season game. The Milwaukee Brewers’ All-Star closer had racked up 40 straight scoreless appearances when he trotted out of the bullpen …

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