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How the Phillies landed Trea Turner: Inside their months-long quest that ended in a $300M deal

SAN DIEGO — John Middleton spent Sunday afternoon where he spends many Sunday afternoons in the fall. He sat with his wife, Leigh, alongside Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie in the executive suite at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. As the Eagles imposed their will upon the Tennessee Titans, those in the stands near Middleton and …

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Trea Turner signing with Phillies on 11-year, $300 million deal: Sources

By Ken Rosenthal, Fabian Ardaya and Matt Gelb Free-agent shortstop Trea Turner and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to an 11-year, $300 million deal with a full no-trade clause, league sources confirmed to The Athletic on Monday. ESPN first reported the news. Here’s what you need to know: Turner ranks as No. 5 seconds The …

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MLB free agency and trades mailbag: Bowden on shortstop market, offseason rumblings

On Tuesday, three free agents ranked in my top 25 — Anthony Rizzo, Martín Pérez and Tyler Anderson — came off the board as they agreed to deals with the Yankees, Rangers and Angels, respectively. So who will sign next? What am I hearing about the trade market? And what might some teams do, as …

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‘Mattress Mack’ wins $75 MILLION payout after Houston Astros clinch the World Series

The Houston Astros helped Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale become the biggest winner in sports gambling history after he pocketed a massive $75 million in winnings after their World Series triumph. The Astros clinched the World Series title by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in Game 6 of the Fall Classic at Minute Maid Park Saturday …

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Pressure shifts to Phillies as Astros even World Series with no-hitter: What’s next in ‘race to 2’?

PHILADELPHIA — They were on the wrong side of baseball history, and as far as Rob Thomson was concerned, it ended at 11:27 pm ET when the Astros celebrated a combined no-hitter by congregating on the mound at Citizens Bank Park. Thomson, as he always does, waited in the dugout until every Phillies player had …

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Philadelphia restaurants turn down catering orders for the Houston Astros amid World Series showdown

Philadelphia restaurants TURN DOWN catering orders from the Houston Astros amid their World Series showdown… but it ISN’T just Phillies fans being hostile Food establishments in Philadelphia have declined to cater for the Astros team Houston is currently in The City of Brotherly Love for the MLB World Series The Phillies currently lead the best-of-seven …

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World Series Game 3: Phillies set to host Astros at Citizens Bank Park; schedule of events, information on free SEPTA rides announced

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Major League Baseball says it is keeping a close eye on the forecast ahead of Monday night’s Phillies-Astros World Series Game 3 in Philadelphia. “Representatives of MLB and both Clubs met with the forecasters at 5:00 pm (ET). The forecast continues to call for rain this evening. The next meeting will occur …

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World Series 2022: Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros face off for place in MLB history

CNN — The 2022 World Series is a classic case of overwhelming favorite against plucky underdog. The Houston Astros, the No. 1 seed in the American League playoffs, going into Friday’s Game 1 tipped by most, including bookmakers, to win the franchise’s second World Series crown. However, the Philadelphia Phillies have already upset the odds …

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If the Philadelphia Phillies Win the World Series, Prepare for an Economic Crisis

When Philadelphia baseball teams do well, in a pattern that has held for a century, financial markets tend to strike out. It started with the old Philadelphia Athletics (before they left town). Their 1929 championship preceded the stock crash and Great Depression. In 1980, the Phillies won their first World Series, and a recession raged …

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