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Pierzynski delivers in 9th, Braves beat Phillies 2-1

Pierzynski delivers in 9th, Braves beat Phillies 2-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Perfect through six innings, Julio Teheran lost his shutout & chance for a win in the ninth.

A.J. Pierzynski ensured the right-hander could still celebrate a rare sweep.

Pierzynski's single in the ninth drove in Andrelton Simmons from third to lift the Atlanta Braves past the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Sunday.

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Werth, Harper power Nationals to sweep of Phillies

Werth, Harper power Nationals to sweep of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper & the Nationals kept their slim playoff chances alive.

Harper belted his 40th homer of the season, Jayson Werth went deep twice & Gio Gonzalez tied his career-high with 12 strikeouts to lead Washington to a 12-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Werth & Harper each had four home runs in the three-game sweep of Philadelphia to assist the Nationals pull within 7 1/2 games of the Mets in the NL East with their fourth straight victory.

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Werth, Harper power Nationals to sweep of Phillies

Werth, Harper power Nationals to sweep of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper & the Nationals kept their slim playoff chances alive.

Harper belted his 40th homer of the season, Jayson Werth went deep twice & Gio Gonzalez tied his career-high with 12 strikeouts to lead Washington to a 12-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Werth & Harper each had four home runs in the three-game sweep of Philadelphia to assist the Nationals pull within 7 1/2 games of the Mets in the NL East with their fourth straight victory.

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Werth hits 2 HRs, Nationals beat Phillies 8-7 in 11 innings

Werth hits 2 HRs, Nationals beat Phillies 8-7 in 11 innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jayson Werth hit two homers & drove in five runs, & Yunel Escobar had the game-winning RBI in the 11th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.

Pinch-hitter Danny Espinosa led off the 11th with a walk, moved to second on Cameron Rupp's passed ball & went to third on Anthony Rendon's single. Espinosa then scored on Escobar's high chopper to second base off Luis Garcia (3-5).

The groundout made a winner of Jonathan Papelbon (4-2), who blew his first save of the season by allowing Freddy Galvis' solo homer in the 10th.

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Asche's walk-off HR lifts Phillies past Cubs 7-5

Asche's walk-off HR lifts Phillies past Cubs 7-5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Asche didn't mind the mess.

Asche hit a walk-off, two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

Hector Rondon (5-4) received the first two outs of the ninth before walking Erik Kratz. Asche followed in the pitcher's spot & drove the first pitch into the foul pole in right field to assist Philadelphia win for just the fifth time in the last 19 games.

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Asche's walk-off HR lifts Phillies past Cubs 7-5

Asche's walk-off HR lifts Phillies past Cubs 7-5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Asche didn't mind the mess.

Asche hit a walk-off, two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

Hector Rondon (5-4) received the first two outs of the ninth before walking Erik Kratz. Asche followed in the pitcher's spot & drove the first pitch into the foul pole in right field to assist Philadelphia win for just the fifth time in the last 19 games.

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Cubs sweep doubleheader from Phillies

Cubs sweep doubleheader from Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta didn't feel on top of his game. He still displayed dominance that has him among the leading NL Cy Young Award candidates.

Arrieta pitched eight strong innings for his major league-leading 19th win, & Starlin Castro homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday night.

In the second game, Kyle Schwarber homered twice to lead the Cubs to a 7-3 win & a sweep of the doubleheader.

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Cubs sweep doubleheader from Phillies

Cubs sweep doubleheader from Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta didn't feel on top of his game. He still displayed dominance that has him among the leading NL Cy Young Award candidates.

Arrieta pitched eight strong innings for his major league-leading 19th win, & Starlin Castro homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday night.

In the second game, Kyle Schwarber homered twice to lead the Cubs to a 7-3 win & a sweep of the doubleheader.

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Arrieta wins 19th game as Cubs beat Phillies 5-1

Arrieta wins 19th game as Cubs beat Phillies 5-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched eight strong innings for his major league-leading 19th win, & Starlin Castro homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday night.

Addison Russell hit a two-run double & Kris Bryant set a club rookie record with his 87th RBI for Chicago, which entered play nine games ahead of San Francisco for the second NL wild-card spot. The Cubs have won six of their last seven.

Aaron Altherr homered for Philadelphia, which has lost 13 of 17.

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Tejada has inside-the-park HR; Harvey, Mets top Phillies 9-4

Tejada has inside-the-park HR; Harvey, Mets top Phillies 9-4

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey felt dehydrated & Daniel Murphy had a sore quadriceps. Still, many New York Mets were smiling in the clubhouse as they packed up for their road trip late Wednesday night.

That's what a comfortable lead in September can do for a tired team.

Ruben Tejada hit an inside-the-park homer & drove in four runs to back Harvey as the Mets returned to their winning ways against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 9-4 victory.

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