1. Would he be a Phillie on opening day? 2. Would he survive without Freddy Galvis? “I think we are where we are because of the consistent play of Cesar Hernandez in many ways,” first-year manager Gabe Kapler said.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 7:25 pm
Pregame or postgame, before he’s asked any questions, Gabe Kapler talks briefly about what’s on his mind heading into or coming out of a contest. “This is a big game for us tonight, and I think it’s worth noting that we’re all thinking about it that way,” he said three hours before the Phils and Braves played their rubber match. Tonight’s game means a lot to us.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 3:35 am
Jake Arrieta aced up. Arrieta struck out seven in 6 2/3 sharp innings, Carlos Santana’s swinging-bunt broke a scoreless tie and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Wednesday night. The Phillies took two of three to win their first series against the NL East-leading Braves in four tries and closed within a half-game of first place.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 3:01 am
Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning in Linden, New Jersey, after allegedly threatening an Uber driver while in possession of drugs, according to NJ.com. The website reported that authorities said Dykstra, 55, was charged with making terroristic threats and a number of drug offenses.? The Uber driver told the police that he picked up Dykstra in Linden, and when he refused to change the agreed-upon destination, Dykstra pulled out a gun, pointed it at his head and threatened to kill him.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 11:06 pm
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip’s destination, police said the driver told them Wednesday. Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday outside Linden police headquarters after the driver stopped and ran out of the car. Police said they found cocaine, MDMA and marijuana among Dykstra’s belongings, but didn’t find a weapon.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:16 pm
Lenny Dykstra, the baseball bad boy who starred for New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies in the ’80s and ’90s, is in trouble once again. Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday after police in New Jersey allege he threatened to kill his Uber driver while carrying a variety of drugs. The driver ran from the car and told the officers that moments earlier he had picked up Dykstra in Linden for a scheduled fare.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 8:00 pm
Since his playing days, Dykstra has found his fair share of legal trouble. Dykstra began his career with the Mets but was traded to Philadelphia in 1989 and spent seven full seasons with the Phillies, being named an All-Star three times.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:40 pm