Phillies lose Dickerson for season with broken left foot
ATLANTA (AP) — Philadelphia outfielder Corey Dickerson will not return this season after an injury to his left foot was determined to be a fracture.
Phillies face off against the Braves in division play
Atlanta Braves (90-56, first in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (75-69, third in the NL East)
Dickerson homers twice, leads Phils to 6-5 win over Braves
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery timed a diving catch just right. He hustled around the bases for a thrilling inside-the-park home run.
Kingery was in the right place for the Phillies —...
Foltynewicz sharp again, Braves beat Phillies 7-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago.
Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL...
Harper takes 10-game hit streak into matchup with Reds
Philadelphia Phillies (71-65, third in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (64-74, fourth in the NL Central)
Ramos takes 24-game hit streak into matchup with Phillies
New York Mets (69-66, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (69-65, third in the NL East)
Mets, streaking Ramos set for matchup with Phillies
New York Mets (67-66, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (69-63, third in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Zack Wheeler (9-7, 4.46...
Philadelphia takes on Miami in division play
Philadelphia Phillies (67-61, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (46-82, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (12-3, 3.51 ERA)...
Dickerson has 4 hits, 5 RBIs as Phillies beat Marlins 9-3
MIAMI (AP) — One day after squandering a seven-run lead in a loss, the Philadelphia Phillies didn't let it happen again. This time, they built another big advantage and shut down the Miami...
Harper, Dickerson help Phillies beat Boston 5-2
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway fans were letting Bryce Harper have it, calling the Phillies' $330 million man "overrated" and other insults that Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler couldn't bring himself...
Lamet, Padres cool off Phillies with 5-3 victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dinelson Lamet and the San Diego Padres finally cooled off Philadelphia's lineup.
The right-hander pitched six solid innings, Ty France hit a tiebreaking single and the...
Samardzija throws 8 strong innings, Giants top Phillies 3-1
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija spent extra time watching video, and it paid off.
He pitched eight stellar innings of two-hit ball, Evan Longoria and Kevin Pillar each homered, and the...
Phillies send 3B Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have demoted third baseman Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Philadelphia made the surprising move Sunday with Franco hitting just .231 with 15 home...
Phillies get outfielder Corey Dickerson from Pirates
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After making their biggest splash in the offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies were more conservative at the trade deadline.
Pirates hold on to closer Felipe Vázquez at deadline
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A post All-Star game swoon dropped the Pittsburgh Pirates from contention in the NL Central. The freefall, however, wasn't far enough for the team to part with two-time All-Star...
Pittsburgh takes on Cincinnati in division play
Pittsburgh Pirates (47-60, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (49-56, fourth in the NL Central)
Trade target Wheeler brings heat as Mets beat Bucs 6-3
NEW YORK (AP) — After missing 2 1/2 weeks with a shoulder issue, Zack Wheeler felt some relief when leadoff hitter Corey Dickerson swung through his 98 mph fastball Friday night.
Pirates rally against Kimbrel in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs splurged on closer Craig Kimbrel last month in hopes of shoring up the back end of their spotty bullpen.
So far, the seven-time All Star is fitting in for...
Williams scheduled to start for Pittsburgh against Chicago
Chicago Cubs (45-39, first in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (39-43, fourth in the NL Central)
Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0
HOUSTON (AP) — Rap music spilled out of the doors of the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse and muffled but joyful chants could be heard above the tunes.
Bell, Dickerson lead Pirates to 14-2 rout of Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates were hoping to give rookie Dario Agrazal a little early run support against Houston in his second career start.
Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming off a hitless night, Bryan Reynolds told teammate Corey Dickerson he felt pressure to produce. Dickerson told the rookie to write a few things down to help him remember...
Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins
MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell padded his NL-leading RBI total and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a series-clinching victory.
Bell's go-ahead double in the seventh lifted the Pirates over the...
Pirates pitcher Chris Archer sidelined by injured thumb
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer was placed on the 10-day injured list with inflammation of the thumb on his pitching hand, which has bothered him for his last two...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have put outfielder Corey Dickerson on the 10-day injured list because of a strained right shoulder.
Pirates’ Dickerson proud about his defensive improvement
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Corey Dickerson came to the Pittsburgh Pirates with the reputation of being a good hitter and poor defender.
The starting designated hitter for the AL in the 2017...
Pirates’ Dickerson goes 1 for 3 in debut
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Corey Dickerson was 1 for 3 with a single in three at-bats in his first spring training game for the Pittsburgh Pirates, an 8-6 loss to the New York Yankees on...
Pirates avoid arbitration with OF Dickerson, reliever Kela
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have avoided arbitration with outfielder Corey Dickerson and reliever Keone Kela, reaching one-year deals with both players.
The agreements came before Friday's scheduled exchange of salary figures.
Feliz agrees to $850,000 deal with Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates avoided arbitration with reliever Michael Feliz, reaching an agreement on Friday on an $850,000, one-year contract.
Feliz went 1-2 with a 5.33 ERA in 47 appearances for the Pirates in 2018 after being part of the trade that sent pitcher Gerrit Cole to Houston.
Pittsburgh offered contracts to left fielder Corey Dickerson and reliever Keone Kela.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left fielder Corey Dickerson from the 10-day disabled list.
Dickerson, who is second in the NL in hitting, has been out since July 25 with a strained left hamstring.
Dickerson goes into Saturday night's game with the St. Louis Cardinals with a .318 batting average, three points behind league leader Christian Yelich of Milwaukee. Dickerson also has 11 home runs and 44 RBIs in 91 games.
Marte, Polanco, Bell HR; Bucs beat Indians for 11th straight
CLEVELAND (AP) — Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco and Josh Bell each hit a two-run homer, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cleveland Indians 9-4 on Tuesday night for their 11th straight win.
The Pirates routed the Indians for the second straight night. Marte homered in the first inning, drove in three runs and extended his career-high hitting streak to 17 games.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson and the Pittsburgh Pirates are so hot even Ivan Nova is contributing at the plate.
Dickerson homered for the fourth time in three days, and the Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson led off the game by plunking the top of Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani's left foot with a sharp grounder.
Then the Pittsburgh left fielder really did some damage.
Dickerson hit two first-pitch home runs, rookie Nick Kingham overcame another rain delay to pitch six shutout innings and drive in two runs, and the Pirates beat the Reds 6-2 Saturday for their season-high eighth straight win.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Time on the disabled list did as much for Sean Rodriguez's bat as it did for his leg.
Rodriguez homered and drove in four runs, Starling Marte hit a grand slam and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 12-1 rout of the Cincinnati Reds after a long rain delay Friday night.
Pirates demote OF Austin Meadows to Triple-A
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates demoted outfielder Austin Meadows to Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday and recalled right-handed reliever Tanner Anderson.
The 23-year-old Meadows was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft. He hit .298 in 48 games with Pittsburgh, but he has lost playing time to Corey Dickerson and Gregory Polanco. In July, Meadows hit .233 as his playing opportunities declined.
Polanco has 4 RBIs as Pirates top Nationals 6-3
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Looking for a spark to get his offense going, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle made a change to the top of his batting order by stacking outfielders Corey Dickerson, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco in the first three spots for the first time this season.
The move paid off quickly, as the trio scored five of Pittsburgh's six runs in the first two innings in a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals.
Moran’s grand slam helps Pirates beat Padres 7-5
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Colin Moran isn't big on showing emotion, so he took it in stride after hitting his second grand slam of the season.
Manager Clint Hurdle, though, put the feat in perspective.
Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards 8-1 in Pirates debut
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove's first game with the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn't have gone much better.
On the mound. Or, at the plate.
Musgrove came off the disabled list to pitch seven scoreless innings while also getting his first career hit and scoring the winning run as Pittsburgh beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 on Friday night.
"It was a really exciting night for me," Musgrove said. "Everything went well."
Polanco, Pirates beat Padres 5-4 for 8th win in 9 games
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates weren't expected to contend in the strong NL Central this season, especially after trading stars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole in January.
Yet the Pirates are on top of a division in which four of the five teams are at least four games over .500.
Gregory Polanco led off the seventh inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on an error, leading the Pirates over the San Diego Padres 5-4 Thursday night for their eighth win in nine games.