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Harper, Phillies took game one vs. Mets

Harper, Filis se llevaron partido uno versus Mets

Bryce Harper homered again off Max Scherzer and the Philadelphia Phillies became the first team to beat the Mets’ new ace, snapping their own four-game losing streak in the process with a 3-2 win over New York on Sunday. the first matchup of a doubleheader.

Harper, wearing a pink bat for Mother’s Day, blasted a 94 mph fastball from Scherzer (4-1) over the far right-field wall with a two-out solo shot in the first inning. Scream: "I love you mama!" toward a television camera before returning to the dugout.

Harper added an RBI single on the third episode. The reigning NL MVP also homered off Scherzer, his former Washington teammate, on May 1.

Kyle Schwarber, Alec Bohm and Jean Segura each had a pair of hits for the Phillies, who rebounded from Thursday’s 8-7 loss to the Mets in which New York rallied to score seven runs in the ninth inning.

The one-ticket doubleheader was part of an adjustment after games between the two teams were rained out on Friday and Saturday.

Scherzer suffered his first loss since May 30, ending a streak of 24 consecutive starts without defeat. The three-time Cy Young winner signed a three-year, $130 million free agent deal with the Mets in the offseason.

For the Phillies, the Dominican Segura 3-2 with a run scored. Panamanian Johan Camargo 4-1. The Venezuelan Odúbel Herrera 4-0.

For the Mets, Puerto Rican Francisco Lindor 4-1 with an RBI. Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar 3-0, and Luis Guillorme 3-1. Dominican Starling Marte 3-2 with a run scored.



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