Phillies shoot for offensive encore against Padres

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The Philadelphia Phillies clearly weren’t affected by a sub-.500 road trip. After dropping two of three apiece to the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, the Phillies returned home and blasted the San Diego Padres 9-2 with an 18-hit attack on Monday. The Phillies will look for another home victory when they face the Padres on Tuesday. Philadelphia’s Kyle Schwarber hit two home runs, his 28th career multi-homer game, and drove in four runs

Phillies host Padres with Trea Turner back from DL

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Even the best teams in the majors go through slumps. The Philadelphia Phillies still own the best record in the National League, but they have dropped five of their past seven games as they return home to open a three-game series with the San Diego Padres on Monday. After falling to the New York Mets on June 9 in the finale of a two-game series in London, the Phillies returned stateside for a six-game road

Phillies, Orioles conclude series in playoff-like atmosphere

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The series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles has featured a couple of teams with impressive records, meeting in sizzling weather with a definite feel of autumn in the air. There’s still more to sort out as they clash again Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of the three-game series. The host Orioles cranked out a 6-2 victory Saturday following a 5-3, 11-inning loss Friday night. The mid-June heat has been good for Orioles

After wild opener, Phillies, Orioles set for encore

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The Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles experienced plenty of drama to begin their three-game series — and maybe it was just an appetizer. The teams meet in the middle game of the series on Saturday in Baltimore, after the Phillies prevailed 5-3 in 11 innings with a late-night finish on Friday. “It was a heckuva game,” Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said. “It was pretty good baseball. We just didn’t get the big hit.” The series

Phillies, Orioles limp into weekend showdown

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The Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies haven’t had much to worry about this season. However, both teams are probably anxious to wipe away the results from their most recent series finales. They will get that chance as two of the majors’ top three winningest teams begin a three-game series Friday night in Baltimore. The Phillies have dropped three of their past four games, including a 9-3 loss at Boston on Thursday. That matches the fourth-largest

Battle of aces set for Phillies-Red Sox rubber game

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An outstanding pitching duel is on tap as the Boston Red Sox host the Philadelphia Phillies in the rubber game of a three-game series on Thursday. With right-hander Tanner Houck (6-5, 1.91 ERA) on the mound, the Red Sox will look to take the series after storming back in the middle innings for an 8-6 win in the second game on Wednesday. Philadelphia will counter with fellow right Aaron Nola (8-2, 2.77 ERA). Houck is

Nick Pivetta, Red Sox attempt to slow red-hot Phillies

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The National League-leading Philadelphia Phillies will look to continue their winning ways when they resume a three-game series against the host Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Philadelphia got two leadoff home runs from Kyle Schwarber and seven strong innings from Zack Wheeler to open the series with a 4-1 win Tuesday. It was an important performance for the Phillies, who announced before the game game that catcher J.T. Realmuto will miss approximately a month

After European vacation, Phillies set to face Red Sox

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The Boston Red Sox face a tall task as they look to bounce back from a disappointing trip to Chicago, facing the National League-leading Philadelphia Phillies at home for the first time since 2021 in a three-game series beginning Tuesday. The Red Sox enter the series with a .500 record, following a split in a four-game series against the lowly White Sox. Upcoming series against two of the best teams in baseball will be telling

Mets look to rebound vs. Phillies in London

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Despite being over 3,500 miles away from Philadelphia, Phillies star Bryce Harper looks right at home. Harper finished a triple shy of the cycle in London on Saturday, and he will attempt to continue impressing fans across the pond on Sunday when Philadelphia wraps up a two-game set with the New York Mets. The Phillies get to play as the home team in the series finale after serving as the visitors in the opener. Thanks

With versatility on display, Phillies seek sweep vs. Brewers

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The Philadelphia Phillies are winning in different ways on any given day. Their latest victory was a 2-1, 10-inning triumph over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, when Nick Castellanos hit a walk-off double. But the defense was the difference, as Philadelphia got numerous stellar plays from a variety of players, highlighted by shortstop Edmundo Sosa and third baseman Alec Bohm. Catcher J.T. Realmuto also placed a dazzling tag on Oliver Dunn to save a run