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Phillies defeats Padres but loses Bryce Harper (broken left thumb)

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Philadelphia hit Bryce Harper on Saturday night when his left thumb broke when hitting a 97-mile / h Blake Snell fastball during a 4-2 victory over Phillies' Padres in San Diego. Lost "indefinitely".

Harper fell to the ground in pain after being hit four times. The Padres pitcher visibly apologized, but he yelled at Snell as he left the field. A few minutes later, Phillies announced that Harper had broken his thumb.

Harper is one of the top hitters in the game and one of the most valuable players in the National League. He has hit .318 with 21 doubles, triples, 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in 64 games this season. Despite being limited to Phillies designated hitters due to his small rift in UCL, his on-base percentage is .385 and slugging percentage is .599 at .984 OPS. He also missed time last week with infected blisters.

On the other hand, J.T. Realmuto triggered 3 runs and 5th place in lead-off homer against Snell. Alex Baume continued in a double, with Didi Gregorius in third place in a single and Yairo Munoz scoring in the ground out. After that, Kyle Schwarber drove Gregorius as a single.

Padres is C.J. against Phillies starter Zach Eflin. He scored two goals in Abrams' lead-off single, Jake Cronenworth's two-out walk, and Jorge Alfaro's two-run double. On the center-field matt beering gloves.

Philadelphia added a sixth run when Realmuto drew a walk with one out, stole second and scored with Baume's second double.

Ephrin (3-5) won by giving up 4 hits, 2 runs, 5 innings, 3 strikeouts and 2 walks. Relief Andrew Bellatti (struck the side in the sixth inning), Corey Knebel, Brad Hand and Seranthony Domínguez (his second save) are all Phillies pitchers retiring from the 13 straight padres in the game. The perfect innings continued as we finished.

Snell (0-5) lost with 6 hits, 4 runs, 5 2/3 innings, 4 strikeouts and 2 walks.

– Field-level media