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Pivetta’s emergence, Alfaro’s cannon, and what 27-18 means

Nick Pivetta and Jorge Alfaro are in exclusive company, and the Phillies’ 27-18 start matters more than you might think. By Corey Seidman

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Big fastballs, big hits and a big Phillies’ win in biggest series since 2011

In their biggest game since 2011, Jorge Alfaro and the Phillies came out firing in a 3-0 win over the Braves to move within a half game of first place in the NL East. By Jim Salisbury

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Sixers need LeBron James to compete with Celtics

"Process Purists" hoping the Sixers steer clear of big-name free agents are missing the point: The Sixers need LeBron to win the East. By Rob Ellis

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The Dodgers are now calling Chase Utley ‘dad’

Kike Hernandez hit a home run on Sunday and then thanked his dad — Chase Utley. 

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Phillies ready for a 1st-place showdown with Braves

The biggest series at Citizens Bank Park since the Glory Days begins Monday night. By Jim Salisbury

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Odubel Herrera’s on-base streak ends as Phillies downed by Cardinals

Odubel Herrera’s 45-game on-base streak ended as the Phillies were downed Sunday afternoon in a 5-1 loss to the Cardinals. By Jim Salisbury

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Scott Kingery grinds through a tough month, comes up big in Phillies’ win

Scott Kingery has been struggling. But when the Phillies needed a big hit Saturday, he got it. By Jim Salisbury 

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Rookies Kingery, Alfaro, Dominguez clutch in Phillies win over Cardinals

Clutch late-game contributions from three rookies Saturday helped the Phillies beat the Cardinals, 7-6. By Jim Salisbury

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Phillies can’t overcome sloppy play in rain-soaked loss to Cardinals

After a legnthy rain delay to start the game, the Phillies came out with a sloppy effort in a 12-4 loss to the Cardinals on Friday night. By Jim Salisbury

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2018 NHL draft position preview — Left wingers

With the Flyers holding a pair of 2018 first-round picks, let’s look at the top draft-eligible left wingers that could be options. By Tom Dougherty

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Crazy stats on Seranthony Dominguez, Carlos Santana, Phillies’ rotation

Some perspective on just how valuable the Phillies’ rotation, Seranthony Dominguez, Carlos Santana and others have been lately for the Phillies. By Corey Seidman

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Nick Pivetta, timely hitting help Phils complete 1-game sweep of Orioles

Nick Pivetta pitched a strong game and the Phillies’ bats picked up with the rain to beat the Orioles, 4-1, in Baltimore. By Jim Salisbury 

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A chat with the bride from the Sixers’ Draft Lottery Party wedding

“Since I was a little girl, I’ve always dreamed of having Robert Covington at my wedding,” the bride said.

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2018 NHL draft position preview — Centers

With the Flyers holding a pair of 2018 first-round picks, let’s look at the top draft-eligible centers that could be options. By Tom Dougherty

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Sixers land No. 10 pick in draft lottery, now have 6 total selections

Ping-pong balls bounced the Sixers’ way on Tuesday night as they landed the No. 10 pick in the NBA draft lottery. By Matt Haughton

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Sixers 2017-18 player evaluation: Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinell had some great moments with the Sixers after signing in February. Will he stay in Philadelphia? By Noah Levick 

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