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Gray racks up career-high 11 strikeouts in Nats’ win over Phillies

The Phillies are quickly learning that Josiah Gray is going to be a problem. After Gray tossed six scoreless innings against Philadelphia two weeks ago, he took the mound against them once again Wednesday and set a new career high in strikeouts. The right-hander struck out 11 Phillies, dominating just about everyone not named Kyle Schwarber to lead the Nationals (30-54) to a 3-2 victory on the road.

Visitors skeptical about visiting Philly in the wake of increasing gun violence

PHILADELPHIA - After the Fourth of July shooting on the parkway, city officials said that they will not scale back events in the city, but instead, will focus on increasing security. Now, many people are questioning whether increased security is enough to keep visitors coming to the city and safe while they’re here.

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PHILADELPHIA -- Aside from a pair of mistakes to arguably the hottest hitter on the planet, Josiah Gray's stuff was otherwise nearly untouchable on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Gray put together a career night to earn his first win in more than a month in the Nationals' 3-2 Cruz's hometown philanthropy knows no limits.
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3 observations after Bassey, Queen stand out in Sixers' first summer win

The Sixers ensured Wednesday night that they'll leave Salt Lake City with at least one win under their belt. The team improved to 1-1 in summer league play with an 86-82 victory over the Jazz in a 40-minute contest. Charles Bassey (17 points, nine rebounds) and Trevelin Queen (15 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals) were standouts.

Sale Takes Mound at Polar Park Again, Goes 3.2 Innings With 5 Ks

WORCESTER, M.A. — Chris Sale worked in to the fourth inning for the Worcester Red Sox (43-37) on Wednesday night, tossing a season-high 72 pitches in a Minor League rehab appearance. A crowd of 8,891 saw the left-hander make his fourth start, receiving no decision in an eventual 4-2 loss to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (37-43) at Polar Park.
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Phillies manager to address elephant in the room in coming days

Phillies manager Rob Thomson will address the elephant in the room sometime during the team’s upcoming series in St. Louis. The elephant is the Phillies’ two-game trip to Toronto next week. The Phillies will be without several players who don’t comply with Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Summer Concert Series 2022: The Soundtrack of Togetherness

Snacktime is bringing their extra flavorful 7-piece funk to the Abington Art Center Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 6pm as part of their Summer Concert Series 2022: The Soundtrack of Togetherness. In two short years, they have become the Sixers house band, one of NPR Tiny Desk's 2022 Selections, and...