Washington Nationals (46-54, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (50-50, second in the NL East) Philadelphia; Thursday, 12:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: TBD Phillies: Zack Wheeler (8-5, 2.37 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: Trea Turner and the Nationals will take on the Phillies Thursday. The Phillies are 30-20 in home games in 2020.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 7:22 am
The 27-year-old has 25 homers this season. The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers got All-Star third baseman Eduardo Escobar from the Diamondbacks for two prospects. Also, the Athletics continued to be active in the market, acquiring outfielder Starling Marte from the Marlins.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:44 am
Zach Eflin can’t say for sure when he will pitch again, an uneasy predicament for the Phillies regardless of the time of year. With two days until the trade deadline, it’s even more problematic. Eflin went on the injured list July 20 with patellar tendinitis in his right knee.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 12:03 am
The Phillies and Nationals did not play Wednesday night because of COVID issues. By Jim Salisbury
Posted: July 28, 2021, 9:32 pm
Brad Johnson finds the best MLB DFS Plays for Wednesday, July 28. (Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: July 28, 2021, 4:11 pm
Eloy Jiménez hits his first home run of the year, plus Bryce Harper hits an inside-the-park home run on this edition of FastCast
Posted: July 28, 2021, 7:15 am
The Phillies on Tuesday night lost a ballgame and a starting pitcher that they thought they had, but never really did. By Jim Salisbury
Posted: July 28, 2021, 4:29 am
Jul. 28—Although Mickey Morandini thought he knew a lot about baseball, he found out there was much to learn when he made his debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1990. One of the first things he said he learned was that catcher Darren Daulton was the heart and soul of the Phillies on and off the field. “Darren was the leader hands down,” Morandini said. “He took care of any situation that …
Posted: July 28, 2021, 4:01 am
Sean Murphy smacks an RBI double to right field, scoring Ramón Laureano to increase the Athletics lead to 3-0 in the top of the 3rd
Posted: July 28, 2021, 3:06 am