Phillies face depleted bullpen because of injuries

Baseball 05/29/19, 18:49

Phillies manager Gable Kapler could have draped a stethoscope around his neck in his office that seemed more fit for an urgent care."I have notes on injury stuff," Kapler said Wednesday, not long before Philadelphia's scheduled game against St. Louis went into a rain delay. "There's some stuff to report."Just ...

Teenager plays organ accompanying silent films

U.S. 05/29/19, 15:12

When Brett Miller first saw a live organ accompany a silent film — the 1925 version of Phantom of the Opera at the University of Pennsylvania's Irvine Auditorium — he was stunned."Oh, I want to do this," he thought to himself. "I don't know how I'm going to do it, ...

Hernandez’s 2-run homer lifts Phillies over Cardinals 4-3

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:29

Cesar Hernandez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Nick Pivetta threw five tough innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Tuesday night.Paul Goldschmidt and Marcell Ozuna hit homers in the first inning, but the Cardinals wasted a 3-0 lead and lost for the 11th time in ...

Phillies OF Herrera arrested in domestic case, put on leave

Sports 05/28/19, 12:05

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball following his arrest in a domestic violence case at an Atlantic City casino.The commissioner's office put Herrera on leave Tuesday, a day after his arrest on an assault charge at the Golden Nugget casino.Police say ...

Moore, Virginia dethrone Yale to win NCAA lacrosse title

Sports 05/27/19, 16:19

Sitting at the podium for the postgame press conference, Matt Moore and Michael Kraus bobbed their head along as music blared down the hall.They were eager to rejoin their teammates for a celebration eight years in the making.Moore scored four goals and Virginia won its sixth NCAA lacrosse championship, beating ...

Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1

Baseball 05/26/19, 16:21

Brandon Woodruff allowed a solo homer but was otherwise perfect over eight innings, Christian Yelich hit his NL-leading 21st home run and the Milwaukee Brewers went deep five times in a 9-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Woodruff (7-1) retired his first 15 batters before Andrew Knapp opened the ...

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union

Soccer 05/25/19, 20:52

Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings.The game ended Portland's 12-game, season-opening trip because of stadium renovations. The Timbers will return home Saturday to re-open Providence Park against Los Angeles ...

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

Entertainment 05/22/19, 14:36

The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge.The brief submitted Wednesday by District Attorney Larry Krasner says former Judge Genece Brinkley's court "abused its discretion" in 2017 in sentencing Mill to two to four years for violating an old ...

Leading off: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

Baseball 05/21/19, 19:11

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS!Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won ...

Update: Trump says Biden ‘deserted’ Pennsylvania

Politics 05/20/19, 19:54

The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Pennsylvania (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is saying that former Vice President Joe Biden "deserted" Pennsylvania. Trump and Biden have made Pennsylvania front and center in the efforts to win the presidency in 2020. Biden kicked off his campaign in Harrisburg and ...

Harper, Realmuto power Phillies past Rockies 7-5 for sweep

Baseball 05/19/19, 16:04

Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory Sunday.Harper's tiebreaking, two-run shot in the sixth inning wasn't as prodigious as his 466-foot drive in Saturday's 2-1 ...

Eagles’ Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

Sports 05/19/19, 01:03

Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a picture of his right ...

Stefan Frei records 6 saves in scoreless draw with Union

Soccer 05/18/19, 20:43

Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.Frei pushed Brenden Aaronson's shot to safety in the 18th minute and corralled the rebound of a low knuckler in the 53rd for ...

Harper’s bat, Nola’s arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1

Baseball 05/18/19, 18:41

Bryce Harper homered over the batter's eye in center field, Aaron Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Saturday.Harper also doubled for the NL East-leading Phillies.Tony Wolters had an RBI triple for Colorado, ...

Biden rejects Democrats’ anger in call for national unity

2022 Campaign 05/18/19, 14:30

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee. Facing thousands of voters in his native Pennsylvania for the second time as a 2020 contender, the former vice president offered a call for bipartisan unity that seemed far more ...

McCutchen, Harper lead Phillies over Rockies 5-4

Baseball 05/17/19, 21:33

Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Friday night.Irvin (2-0) gave up four runs — three earned — and five hits to win his second career start. Jose ...

Authorities: 1 dead, 1 missing, 1 hurt after home explosion

U.S. 05/17/19, 10:39

Authorities say one person has been killed and another is missing after an explosion destroyed a home in northeastern Pennsylvania. Officials say emergency responders found 20-year-old Nathan Hedgepeth injured but alive just before 2 a.m. Friday on the lawn outside the home in Dorrance, about 115 miles northwest of Philadelphia. He told ...

Yelich hits 17th, 18th homers as Brewers rout Phillies

Baseball 05/16/19, 23:31

Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row.Davies (5-0) allowed three runs — one earned — and four ...

Yelich goes deep twice, Brewers beat Phillies 11-3

Sports 05/16/19, 15:36

Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row after losing the series opener against the NL East-leading Phillies.Davies ...

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb

Amazing 05/16/19, 14:51

Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.Philly.com reports prosecutors told a judge Thursday they're refiling charges against Michael Rohana for theft and concealment of an object of cultural heritage.A jury deadlocked in the case ...

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