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Phillies enter series vs. Nats playing catch-up in East

Phillies enter series vs. Nats playing catch-up in East

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September 09 The Philadelphia Phillies return to Citizens Bank Park for their penultimate homestand of 2018 in desperate need of some wins as they try to stay in the National League East race. FULL STORY

Marlins hope to slow Phillies' NL title chase

Marlins hope to slow Phillies' NL title chase

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September 02 The Philadelphia Phillies, who are trying to catch the Atlanta Braves in the National League East, would love nothing better than to sweep three games from the Miami Marlins this week. FULL STORY

Cubs count on Hendricks to even series vs. Phillies

Cubs count on Hendricks to even series vs. Phillies

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August 31 Kyle Hendricks ended his August with one of his best starts in 2018. The right-hander will try to carry that success into September and help the Chicago Cubs grow their lead in the National League Central on Saturday night. FULL STORY

Phillies try to right ship versus Nationals

Phillies try to right ship versus Nationals

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August 28 The Phillies host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game set. Jake Arrieta (9-9, 3.37 ERA) will face Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez (7-11, 4.35) at Citizens Bank Park. FULL STORY

Eflin, Phillies open series against visiting Nationals

Eflin, Phillies open series against visiting Nationals

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August 26 The Philadelphia Phillies start a six-game homestand Monday night, hoping to put a rough stretch behind them and close the gap in two playoff races. FULL STORY

Phillies' Nola goes up against Nationals' Scherzer

Phillies' Nola goes up against Nationals' Scherzer

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August 23 Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola (14-3, 2.24 ERA) opposes right-hander Max Scherzer (16-5, 2.11) as the Nationals (64-63) go for the sweep after Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off, two-out, two-run homer gave them an 8-7 win on Wednesday night. FULL STORY

Mets-Phillies features top-flight pitching matchup

Mets-Phillies features top-flight pitching matchup

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August 16 Aaron Nola (13-3, 2.28 ERA) and Noah Syndergaard (8-2, 3.22) will face each other in a marquee pitching matchup as the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets meet for the third time in two days at Citizens Bank Park. FULL STORY

Red Sox aim to extend streak vs. Phillies

Red Sox aim to extend streak vs. Phillies

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August 14 The Red Sox have won 11 of their first 12 games this month, pushing their record 51 games above .500 in the process at 86-35. Boston will try to extend its current winning streak to six games and sweep a two-game series from the Philadelphia Phillies FULL STORY

D-backs to face patient producer Hoskins of Phillies

D-backs to face patient producer Hoskins of Phillies

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August 07 Outfielder Rhys Hoskins has made Philadelphia franchise history by using an offensive approach that is very similar to that of a pair of perennial MVP candidates, including one who is in the other dugout in this series in Arizona, Paul Goldschmidt. FULL STORY

Fast starts could be key in Phillies-D-backs series

Fast starts could be key in Phillies-D-backs series

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August 05 Score first and good things happen, it goes, and both Arizona and Philadelphia have seen positive effects from that as they prepare to meet Monday to start a three-game series at Chase Field. FULL STORY

 

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