Vargas scheduled to start for Phillies at Diamondbacks
Philadelphia Phillies (59-54, third in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (57-57, second in the NL West)
Diamondbacks hit 3 homers in 8-4 win over Phillies
PHOENIX (AP) — Andrew Chafin entered Tuesday as the National League leader in inherited run percentage and the Arizona reliever did his job in a key situation against Philadelphia.
Los Angeles Dodgers (63-34, first in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (49-46, third in the NL East)
Washington Nationals (47-42, second in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (47-43, third in the NL East)
New York Mets (37-42, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (40-38, second in the NL East)
Phillies’ 7-homer binge produces 9-4 win over Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are having so much fun right now that Nick Williams compared them to kids at recess.
Williams, Rhys Hoskins and Maikel Franco each hit two of Philadelphia's record-tying seven home runs, and the Phillies overpowered the Cincinnati Reds 9-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
Carlos Santana added a two-run homer as the NL East leaders tied the franchise record for home runs in a game, set on Sept. 8, 1998, against the Mets.