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Phillies win the battle of I-95

July 27, 2023

On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Baltimore Orioles to take the series against the American League East leaders and put themselves in the National League Wild Card hunt. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday Sun ABOVE PHOTO: Edmundo Sosa rounds the bases after his home run. Photo by: Webster Riddick For the second…

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The battle for I-95

July 26, 2023

The baseball teams representing Charm City and the City of Brotherly Love are tangling at Citizens Bank Park this week. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Bryce Harper gets tagged out. Photo by Webster Riddick When you mention the Baltimore Orioles and the Philadelphia Phillies and think of times when both teams…

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The shopping list

July 26, 2023

As the Trade deadline approaches this weekend, the Philadelphia Phillies are shopping for players that will get them back to the World Series. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Bryce Harper tosses a ball hit by Cleveland Guardians’ Steven Kwan to pitcher Ranger Suarez for an out at…

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Phillies doctors recommend elbow surgery for top prospect Andrew Painter

July 21, 2023

ASSOCIATED PRESSPHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Phillies medical staff has recommended right-handed pitching prospect Andrew Painter have surgery on his right elbow. The team said Wednesday that a UCL reconstruction on Painter’s elbow was advised along with ulnar nerve transposition surgery. The 20-year-old sprained the ulnar collateral ligament during spring training in March. The Phillies said Painter…

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The first superstar

July 21, 2023

The new Showtime documentary “Goliath,” tells the story of Philadelphia’s own Wilt Chamberlain, his impact on basketball, his rise to prominence, and the nuance of his life.By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN If you were to create a Mount Rushmore of both the NBA and Philadelphia basketball, Wilt Chamberlain would have to be a…

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So far, so good…

July 19, 2023

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night behind a solid start from pitcher Aaron Nola. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday Sun One of the biggest second half of the season concerns for the Philadelphia Phillies was whether they would see a more consistent effort from starter Aaron Nola. While Nola has had…

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Phillies best Padres In four-game series

July 18, 2023

After losing game 1 of a four-game series with the San Diego Padres due to a lack of offense, the Philadelphia Phillies corrected that problem and never looked back. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Fans cheer for Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper during a baseball game, Sunday, July 16, 2023, in Philadelphia….

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Minor League prospect hopes to make his mark with the Phillies

July 17, 2023

In his first weekend in the Majors, outfielder Johan Rojas wowed the crowds. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Johan Rojas bunts for a run-scoring single against San Diego Padres pitcher Adrian Morejon during the sixth inning of the second baseball game in a doubleheader, Saturday, July 15, 2023,…

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Villa gets the boot

July 16, 2023

It took 10 rounds, but thanks to his knocking out Roiman Villa at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, Jaron “Boots” Ennis might get his title shot By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Atlantic City, N.J.— For the first nine anda half rounds of Jaron “Boots” Ennis’s welter-weight fight against Roiman Villa, it wasn’t…

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