McCullers 1st to give up 5 home runs in World Series game
Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. became the first pitcher to allow five home runs in a World Series game, serving up long balls to Philadelphia's Bryce Harper, Alec Bohm, Brandon Marsh, Kyle Schwarber and Rhys Hoskins in the first five innings of Game 3.
Bohm hits 1,000th HR in World Series history, Phils launch 5
PHILADELPHIA — (AP) — Alec Bohm hit the 1,000th home run in World Series history Tuesday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies quickly went to work on launching the next thousand. Bryce Harper, Bohm and Brandon Marsh teed off early against Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. in Game 3 of the 118th World Series. McCullers became the first pitcher in postseason history to get tagged for five home runs in a game. Cy Young himself gave up the first World Series homer, an inside-the-parker to Pittsburgh's Jimmy Sebring against Boston in the first World Series game in 1903. Mickey Mantle holds the record for the most World Series home runs with 18.wftv.com
Phillies' Bohm hits 1,000th home run in World Series history
PHILADELPHIA — (AP) — Alec Bohm hit the 1,000th home run in World Series history Tuesday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies quickly went to work on launching the next thousand. Bryce Harper, Bohm and Brandon Marsh teed off early against Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. as the Phillies powered to a 4-0 lead in Game 3 of the 118th World Series. Bohm led off with a liner over the left-field wall in the second and Marsh hit home run No. Cy Young himself gave up the first World Series homer, an inside-the-parker to Pittsburgh's Jimmy Sebring against Boston in the first World Series game in 1903. Mickey Mantle holds the record for the most World Series home runs with 18.wftv.com
Marsh Madness! Phillies beat Braves 8-3 in Game 4, into NLCS
PHILADELPHIA — (AP) — Brandon Marsh hit a three-run homer and J.T. The Phillies will face either San Diego or the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. The Padres held a 2-1 lead over the Dodgers going into Game 4 of the NLDS matchup Saturday night. And the Phillies used a dose of Marsh Madness to keep the party rolling in October. It seemed fitting the trio of Phillies sluggers that form the heart of the franchise put the game away in the sixth.wftv.com
Phillies' 6-run ninth tops Cardinals in 6-3 wild-card win
The Phillies scored six times in the ninth inning off the stingy St. Louis bullpen, highlighted by a bases-loaded single by Jean Segura, and Philadelphia beat the NL Central champion Cardinals 6-3 in the opening game of their National League wild-card series.
Phillies release SS Gregorius, activate SS Segura from IL
The Philadelphia Phillies released veteran shortstop Didi Gregorius on Thursday as part of a flurry of moves before the opener of a four-game series against Washington. Philadelphia also activated infielder Jean Segura from the 60-day injured list and right-hander Kyle Gibson from the bereavement list. Right-hander Noah Syndergaard and center fielder Brandon Marsh reported to the team after they were acquired in a pair of trades on Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Phillies get Syndergaard, Robertson, Marsh in trades
Cubs Phillies Baseball Chicago Cubs pitcher David Robertson reacts after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Matt Rourke)CHICAGO — (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Noah Syndergaard, veteran reliever David Robertson and center fielder Brandon Marsh in three trades on Tuesday. The Phillies got Marsh from the Angels in exchange for catching prospect Logan O’Hoppe. The well-traveled Robertson also played for the Phillies in 2019, making seven appearances before he was sidelined by an elbow injury that required surgery. Marsh trails only Brett Phillips and Minnesota’s Max Kepler among major league outfielders in Outs Above Average, according to Statcast.wftv.com
Phillies rally late to hand Angels 11th straight loss
Bryson Stott hit a game-winning, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning after Bryce Harper tied it with a grand slam in the eighth, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 9-7 victory that sent slumping Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels to their 11th straight defeat.
Ohtani hits consecutive triples, Angels rout Mariners 14-1
Shohei Ohtani tripled in his first two at-bats and the Los Angeles Angels routed Seattle 14-1 on Saturday night, ending the Mariners’ six-game winning streak and damaging their playoff chances. Jhonathan Diaz pitched seven strong innings in relief and the Angels scored eight runs in the third as Seattle dropped three games out in the AL wild-card chase with seven to play. Ohtani scored two runs and had three RBIs to raise his season total to 98.news.yahoo.com
Orioles snap 19-game skid with 10-6 win over Angels
Angels Orioles Baseball Baltimore Orioles' DJ Stewart gestures after hitting a two-run home run off Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams) (Terrance Williams)BALTIMORE — (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles snapped their 19-game losing streak Wednesday night, rallying to beat Los Angeles 10-6 after a shaky start by Shohei Ohtani left the Angels' bullpen with too much to do. The Angels were up 6-2 in the fourth inning and 6-4 when Ohtani left the game after five. Mullins and Anthony Santander hit solo homers in the first, and DJ Stewart hit a two-run shot off Ohtani in the fourth. Akin allowed four runs in three innings against Los Angeles on July 2.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Ohtani road show to Cleveland; Astros optimism
Angels Tigers Baseball Los Angeles Angels catcher Max Stassi, from left, Brandon Marsh and Shohei Ohtani (17) celebrate after beating the Detroit Tigers 13-10 in a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. The Shohei Ohtani road show heads to Cleveland after the two-way superstar thrilled opposing crowds in Detroit. Ohtani followed it up with a 2-for-3 day as the Angels rallied from an eight-run deficit to beat the Tigers on Thursday. OPTIMISM IN HOUSTONAstros manager Dusty Baker has reasons to feel good about his AL West-leading club even after an uninspired seven-game trip. SUB-BASEMENTThe major league-worst Baltimore Orioles haven't even come within two runs of a win in the past week.wftv.com
LeMahieu HR ends inning, no more early exits for pitchers
Starter Zach Eflin pitched four shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out four without a walk. ROCKIES 2, MARINERS 1Kyle Freeland allowed three hits in four shutout innings in his second start for Colorado, striking out four. Seattle's Marco Gonzales threw four shutout innings in his second start, allowing two hits while striking out four. Martín Pérez made his second start, allowing two hits and a walk in four scoreless innings. ATHLETICS 5, REDS 2 (7)Oakland lefty Sean Manaea struck out four in three innings, allowing one run and three hits.
LA Angels acquire veteran OF Dexter Fowler from Cardinals
FILE - in this March 11, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler waits for a pitch from New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Port S. Lucie, Fla. The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran outfielder Fowler from the Cardinals for cash or a player to be named later. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Dexter Fowler from the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night for cash or a player to be named later. Fowler batted .233 with four homers and 15 RBIs in 23 games last season, his fourth with St. Louis. “He’s an outstanding human being, and he’s a high-energy player,” Angels general manager Perry Minasian said.