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Without Bryce Harper, Phillies goes to series victory in San Diego

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Philadelphia Phillies is aiming for a third win in a four-game series on Sunday in San Diego, but don't sugar coat it.

Whatever happens, it's a lost weekend for the Phillies.

National League's most valuable player, Bryce Harper, "indefinitely" after breaking his left thumb when Blake Snell hit a fastball at 97 mph in the fourth inning. I participated in. Saturday night.

The fracture was diagnosed immediately, but Harper faces a series of other tests within a few days.

"We'll put him on the injured list (Sunday)," said Dave Dombrowski, Phillies' general manager in San Diego with the team. rice field. "It's too early to determine if surgery is needed.

" At first I was worried that he might have been hit in the face because he left the field soon. , I was immediately worried. "

Phillies said he was still determining the type of fracture Harper had and where the fracture was on his thumb.

Harper verbally blamed Snell as he headed for the dugout. Snell apologized. After the game, Snell said he had already talked to Harper.

"We talked, we processed," Snell said. "I understand why he was upset. I was upset. I wouldn't hit anyone."

"Bryce knows (Snell) isn't trying to throw him. "Donbrowski said. "It was just an emotional time."

Harper had already suffered a series of injuries this year. Due to UCL's injury, Harper was confined to his role as his designated hitter and faced the possibility of Tommy John's surgery. He also recently missed several matches with infected blisters. However, he also hit .318 with 21 doubles, triples, 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in 63 games this season. His on-base percentage was .385 and his slugging percentage was .985OPS and .599.

Ironically, when Phillies' Kyle Gibson (4-3, 4.06 ERA) faces Padres' Yu Darvish (7-3, 3.17 ERA) in the right match, both teams attack. Lose a leader. -Hander.

Padres does not have third baseman Manny Machado, who suffered a horrific ankle sprain in Colorado last Sunday. However, Machado is not on the injured list, so Padres hopes to return to action early next week.

"It will be hard to think he can play tomorrow," Padres manager Bob Melvin said of Machado's Sunday vacancy. "But he took another step in the right direction on Saturday. He practiced batting here after doing something in the cage. It worked pretty well. He did some. I took the ground ball. I ran, got to the base, turned around ... I think these are the most difficult things for him right now. "

As for Sunday, the winner of the game is the season series. You can also win 4-3.

Gibson has made his 15th start and is second to the Padres. He was defeated on May 19 when the Padres won a 2-0 rubber match in a three-match series in Philadelphia. Gibson gave up 8 hits, 2 strikeouts and 7 strikeouts in 2/3 innings. He has a 2-1 lifetime at 2.92 ERA with four starts against the Padres.

Darvish started the Padres match on May 19th, with five strikeouts in seven innings, six hits in the Phillies and a blank in the Norwalk. Darvish won the last three starts, giving up two runs with 11 hits, 18 strikeouts with 22 innings and two walks with 0.82 ERA. He hit six batters with those three victories.

– Field-level media