WATCH: Kyle Schwarber crushes 200th career home run, Brandon Marsh hits second longest home run of his career
Kyle Schwarber set the tone early tonight in the Bronx, hitting an absolute Schwarbomb to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead against the New York Yankees in the top of the first inning, his 200th home run of his career.
Kyle Schwarber: 200th Career Home Run
Before the at-bat, Schwarber was 1-for-17 on the year and if you look back at his stats in April from last season, he typically gets off to a slow start. Schwarber slashed just .169/.298/.423 with five home runs in April 2022, so hitting a Schwarbomb on the first pitch he saw tonight was exactly what The Phillies needed to set the tone for game two of three in the Bronx.
Not to be outdone, Brandon Marsh then followed up with a home run of his own and just like that, the Phillies are up 2-0 in the bottom of the third inning.
Marsh CRUSHED a baseball to right-center on a full count for the second longest home run of his career (436 feet).
Marsh, who had a miserable game one in New York, is having a great start at the plate for The Phillies. He’s 5-for-12 with two doubles, a triple, and now a home run through 4.5 games this season.
Would have been nice to watch this last night when we were up in New York with Phans of Philly but whatever. Let’s get a few wins and back home Thursday to face the Cincinnati Reds.