WATCH: Kyle Schwarber destroys baseball 483 feet, continues to put up one of the most hilarious stat lines in MLB regular season history
Last night, the Philadelphia Phillies crushed five home runs while Zack Wheeler delivered a dominating performance on the mound to defeat the Atlanta Braves 7-1.
Over six strong innings, Wheeler allowed just three hits and one earned run, while walking two and striking out five Braves batters. The only run he allowed last night was on a solo home run from Ozzie Albies in the bottom of the first inning as the Braves jumped out to an early 1-0 lead.
Phillies Smash 5 Home Runs vs Atlanta Braves
- 2nd Inning: Johan Rojas two-run opposite-field home run
- 3rd Inning: Bryce Harper solo home run
- 4th Inning: JT Realmuto solo home run
- 6th Inning: Nick Castellanos solo home run
- 6th Inning: Kyle Schwarber two-run home run
Kyle Schwarber absolutely destroyed a baseball in the top of the sixth inning, marking the 45th home run hit this season and his 99th RBI.
Kyle Schwarber 2-Run Home Run
you know you got one when Ryan Howard reacts like this. 483 feet lmao. pic.twitter.com/RGaUDCZ45I— Absolutely Hammered (@AH_Pod) September 19, 2023
Schwarber’s home run was tracked at 483 feet, the longest of his regular-season career and tied for the 3rd-longest in MLB this season.
- 483 foot home run over Chop House at Truist Park.
- Second longest Phillies’ home run since Statcast started in 2015.
- The longest was Schwarber’s home run in the NLCS against San Diego.
- It was the third longest home run in the MLB this season and the second-longest ever at Truist Park.
Kyle Schwarber NLCS 488 FT Home Run
Kyle Schwarber is putting together one of the most hilarious stat lines in MLB regular season history.
Baseball historians will look back at these numbers dumbfounded and once they realize he’s been doing almost all of it from the leadoff spot, they might find a new hobby.
Phillies Hunt for Red October
With last night’s win, the Phillies hold a 3.5 game lead over the D-Backs for the top spot in the National League Wild Card. There are 12 games remaining in the 2023 regular season.
The Phillies magic number to clinch a postseason ticket is now at 9.
Games Remaining: at ATL (2), vs. NYM (4), vs. PIT (3), at NYM (3)
Cristopher Sanchez (2-4, 3.40 ERA) will take the mound tonight in Atlanta against Spencer Strider (17-5, 3.73 ERA).