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Harper launches two jingles on first rehab outing

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He hit a triple-A Tuesday for the first time since he was a 19-year-old awaiting his major league debut.

It has been ten years since his boyhood. Harper was a two-time MVP and became the top baseball superstar everyone expected during that period.

And he didn’t disappoint. In his first rehab game, as the designated hitter and second in Triple-A Lehigh Valley’s lineup, Harper was 10-5 in the IronPigs with 2 homers, 2 runs Walks, 4 RBIs and 2 runs scored 2 for 3

in the first On the fifth pitch he saw in an inning, Harper hit a soaring solo in right field to put the Iron Hogs on the field. He walked in the third inning, then stopped at second base to end the fifth. Harper made another walk in the bottom of the seventh inning. With two runners in and one out in the eighth inning, Harper hit a three-run homer on the left field line to extend Lehigh Valley’s lead to four.

Harper, since June 25 against the Padres, Blake Snell hits him with a fastball and breaks his left thumb, and Harper could be back with the Phillies as early as next week.

Harper plans to play with IronPigs until Saturday. He won’t play Sunday, which would allow him to fly from Philadelphia to Phoenix with the Phillies on Sunday night if he feels fit and ready to play. The Phillies will play a three-game series with the D-backs on Monday.

Harper enjoyed a great season before breaking his thumb, in 64 games Hit 0.318 home runs, 15 home runs, 48 ​​RBIs and 0.984 OPS in the game. At the time of the injury, Harper was fifth in the National League in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage (0.385) and second in slugging percentage (0.599).



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