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New York Post 10 hours ago
Mets top Phillies, 6-5, to hold control of 4th place
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Mets top Phillies, 6-5, to hold control of 4th place

When you enter the day 10 games under .500, like the Mets, and ranked eighth in the pecking order for two wild-card spots, you look for excitement and drama wherever...
New York Daily News 10 hours ago

Anthony Recker's blast carries Mets to 6-5 victory over Phillies

Anthony Recker does not exactly get to pick his spots, but he makes the most of them. The back-up catcher's playing time has dropped with the development of young starter Travis d'Arnaud, but Recker takes advantage of his opportunities.
Newsday 10 hours ago

Anthony Recker's three-run homer leads Mets past Phillies

Backup catcher Anthony Recker struck out his first two times up against Phillies starter A.J. Burnett, which might have been the reason manager Ryne Sandberg left Burnett in after he walked rookie Dilson Herrera to put two Mets on base in the bottom of the sixth in a tie game.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 11 hours ago

Rapid Reaction: Mets 6, Phillies 5

NEW YORK -- Enjoy last place, Philly! Anthony Recker produced a tiebreaking three-run homer against A.J. Burnett in the sixth and the Mets held on and beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-5, Sunday at Citi Field. The Mets completed the season series with a 13-6 record...
philly.com 4 hours ago

A.J. Burnett's post-break swoon continues

NEW YORK - A.J. Burnett remained positive despite continuing his post-all-star-break swoon. The Phillies righthander allowed five earned runs in six innings Sunday in a 6-5 loss to the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Rotoworld 10 hours ago

Burnett allows five runs in loss to the Mets - A.J. Burnett (S) Philadelphia Phillies

A.J. Burnett coughed up five earned runs in six innings Sunday as the Phillies fell to the Mets.
philly.com 5 hours ago
Phillies trade OF John Mayberry Jr to Blue Jays

Phillies trade OF John Mayberry Jr to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have traded outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre.
John Lott / National Post 5 hours ago

Toronto Blue Jays acquire John Mayberry Jr. from Philadelphia Phillies

Mayberry will join the Jays on Tuesday in Tampa, the club said in a release

More Phillies Rumors & News

philly.com 46 mins ago

Phillies Minor League Report: Mark Leiter pitches Clearwater to win in finale

Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Sunday, August 31.
philly.com 1 hour ago

Phillies-Braves Pitching Matchups

At Turner Field, Atlanta Monday at 1:10 p.m. LHP Cole Hamels (7-6, 2.59 ERA) vs. Atlanta RHP Julio Teheran (13-9, 2.90)
Newark Star-Ledger 6 hours ago

Mets defeat Phillies, 6-5, with help from bench

Recker's three-run homer helps Mets stay out of last place, keeps Phillies in cellar
philly.com 8 hours ago

Mets 6, Phillies 5

The Phillies fell to the Mets, 6-5, at Citi Field in New York on Sunday, August 31, 2014.
philly.com 10 hours ago

Mets' three-run homer sinks Phillies

NEW YORK - It was a day of individual milestones overshadowed by a familiar conclusion for the Phillies, one delivered this time by a sub-.200-hitting catcher.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 16 hours ago

Sunday's Mets-Phillies lineups

NEW YORK -- Here are the lineups for Sunday's 1:10 p.m. series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. Struggling Curtis Granderson gets a day off. "Curtis just needs to clear his mind a little bit," Terry Collins said. Mets Juan Lagares, cf Matt den Dekker, lf David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Wilmer Flores, ss Kirk Nieuwenhuis, rf Dilson Herrera, 2b Anthony Recker, c Dillon Gee, rhp Phillies Ben Revere, cf Jimmy Rollins, ss Chase Utley, 2b Ryan Howard, 1b Grady Sizemore, rf Domonic Brown, lf Wil Nieves, c Cody Asche, 3b A.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 31, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies shut down New York Mets, 7-2

Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.
philly.com Aug 31, 2014

Phillies prospect Maikel Franco finishing season on a tear

ALLENTOWN - Maikel Franco, whose spring training and start to his minor-league season at Lehigh Valley was a dud, is finishing on a tear. The Inquirer's No. 2-ranked Phillies prospect is creating plenty of buzz: He turned 22 on Tuesday and celebrated by hitting a grand slam.
philly.com Aug 30, 2014

Phillies 7, Mets 2

Three hits from Cody Asche and a homer from Marlon Byrd lifted the Phillies to 7-2 win over the Mets at Citi Field in New York.
philly.com Aug 30, 2014

Lineup comes through for Phillies in win over Mets

NEW YORK - For the 16th time this season, Ryne Sandberg assembled a lineup designed last winter to keep the Phillies competitive. No team in baseball has employed the same batting order as many times as Sandberg's familiar combination. And that unit is now 5-11 after Saturday's 7-2, singles-fueled win over the Mets.
philly.com Aug 30, 2014

Phillies Notes: Sandberg says Asche will not change positions in September

NEW YORK - The Phillies have always considered their potential logjam at third base a good problem, but it is one that still lacks a solution. Cody Asche's future at the position becomes murkier with Maikel Franco's possible arrival later this week.

Saturday's Mets-Phillies lineups

NEW YORK -- Here are the lineups for Saturday's 7:10 p.m. game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. Mets Juan Lagares, cf Curtis Granderson, rf David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Travis d'Arnaud, c Matt den Dekker, lf Dilson Herrera, 2b Wilmer Flores, ss Bartolo Colon, rhp Phillies Jerome Williams, rhp

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