Corey Spangenberg homered and had a career-high four RBI and Dinelson Lamet threw seven strong innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Tuesday night.
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Nava lands on DL again
The Phillies placed OF Daniel Nava (lower back strain) on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 12, and recalled OF Cameron Perkins from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Nava had recently missed 10 days of action with a hamstring strain. Perkins owns a .194/.271/.258 slash line across 30 prior games with Philadelphia this season.
Keith Law talks to Eric Karabell and Boog Sciambi about Chad Bettis' return, the Phillies' rebuild, if the Orioles should sell Manny Machado to the highest bidder, Boston's young stars, Aaron Judge & more. Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs.
Jose Pirela's two-out, two-run single highlighted the four-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 7-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson hit two-run homers to lead the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Sunday.
Nola makes Phillies history
Aaron Nola gave up one run in seven innings in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Mets, marking the 10th straight start in which he's allowed allowed two or fewer runs. That sets a Phillies record for consecutive starts allowing no more than two runs since 1893, when the pitching distance was set at 60 feet, six inches. Cole Hamels held the old team mark, with nine straight starts of that kind in 2011. (Elias Sports Bureau)
Aaron Nola held an opponent to two runs or fewer for his 10th straight start, Freddy Galvis had a go-ahead single during a fifth-inning rally and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the veteran-shedding New York Mets 3-1 on Saturday night.
The Colorado Rockies have agreed to a minor league contract with first baseman Ryan Howard, who will report to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Amed Rosario's first career homer broke a tie leading off the ninth inning, Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto also went deep and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Friday night.
New York's Jacob deGrom pitched brilliantly until leaving in the seventh inning due to a contusion on his right triceps after being hit on a line drive, and the Mets homered four times in a 10-0 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
Perkins to Triple-A
The Phillies optioned OF Cameron Perkins to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, making room for the arrival of prospect Rhys Hoskins. Perkins has slashed .194/.271/.258 in 30 games this season.
Hoskins to debut for Phillies
Top Phillies prospect Rhys Hoskins is set to make his major league debut Thursday night against the Mets, starting in left field and batting seventh. Hoskins' 29 homers, 91 RBIs and .581 slugging percentage with Triple-A Lehigh Valley led the International League.
Maikel Franco had a high ceiling, but he's been abysmal this season and likely won't be part of the next winning Phillies team.
Herrera's two triples a rare Phillies feat
Phillies OF Odubel Herrera tripled in the first inning and connected for another three-bagger in the third inning Wednesday night vs. the Braves, becoming the first Phillies player in more than 25 years to hit a triple in each of his first two plate appearances of a game. It had last been done for Philadelphia by Lenny Dykstra in 1991. (Elias Sports Bureau)
Odubel Herrera continued to feast on Atlanta pitching by driving in a run with two triples in the Philadelphia Phillies' 3-2 victory on Wednesday night that completed their third series sweep of the Braves this season.
Phillies unveil Players Weekend unis
Following MLB's Players Weekend announcement on Wednesday, the Phillies revealed the special jerseys they will wear Aug. 25-27. Players chose nicknames to sport on the backs of their uniforms, including “Torito” (Odubel Herrera), “Nicky Dubs” (Nick Williams) and “Whitey” (Andres Blanco).
Odubel Herrera hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin pitched seven strong innings following his recall from the minors, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 5-2 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long mastery of the Braves.
Darren Daulton, a leader on the 1993 Phillies team that won the NL pennant and lost to the Blue Jays in six games in the World Series, has died at age 55.
Cameron Rupp hit a two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Sunday.
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Mark Leiter Jr. came in out of the bullpen for the Phillies on Saturday and racked up nine strikeouts with no walks in 4⅓ innings. He is the first reliever with a nine-strikeout, zero-walk appearance since 1995 (Mark Guthrie for the Twins against the Tigers).
Jon Gray pitched seven innings of one-run ball, Pat Valaika homered and the Colorado Rockies rode a big early lead to an 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.