Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber return as Phillies cruise, 10-1

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Philliesreinstated first baseman Bryce Harper and designated hitter Kyle Schwarber from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday, and both played in a 10-1 victory over theLos Angeles Dodgers in a matchup of division leaders.

Schwarber went 1-4 with a run and two RBIs in the win, and Harper went 0-4 as the Phillies raced out to a 9-0 lead before coasting to the victory.

Harper missed time with a hamstring injury suffered in a 7-4 loss to Miami on June 27. The two-time MVP was hitting .303 with 20 doubles, 20 homers and 58 RBIs and was named National League player of the month for May and June.

Schwarber was batting .250 with 17 homers and 49 RBIs and was leading the NL in walks before sustaining a left groin injury in that same game while playing the outfield for just the third time this season.

Both players ran earlier this week in anticipation of being reinstated.

The Phillies designated outfielder David Dahl for assignment Monday and optioned infielder Kody Clemens to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday. Clemens hit .242 in 24 games with the Phillies, and Dahl batted .207 in 19 games.

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