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Watch: Segura’s long home run ties it up


At this point, it’s pretty safe to say Jean Segura sees Boston Red Sox lefty Martín Pérez quite well.

Jean Segura homered in Friday’s game. (Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire)

The Phillies second baseman cranked a two-run shot to deep left center field against Pérez in Friday’s series opener at Citizens Bank Park. The game-tying blast traveled 433 feet, Segura’s longest home run in a Phillies uniform.

It was Segura’s fourth-longest home run since the Statcast era began in 2015. The fifth-longest? A 428-foot big fly on Aug. 13, 2017, which came against none other than Martín Pérez when Segura was a Seattle Mariner and Pérez a Texas Ranger.

Segura’s 109-mph blast was his third homer of the season. It came as the second leg of a two-out rally that began with an Andrew McCutchen double and tied the game at 2-2 after the Phillies had fallen behind in the first inning.

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  1. William

    May 21, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Theirs a bad omen , when an 30 year catcher goes down , Harp our right fielder goes into a swing and miss mode ,and our suppostley number one starting pitcher can’t made his pitches.
    If Phils are at 500 or a lillte below at Trade deadline move old veterans for anything that might have a future.

    I love the Phils but if the guys are not doing their Jobs , then it really doesn’t matter!

  2. Steve Dwyer

    May 22, 2021 at 11:41 am

    WARNING Before the talking heads start the “SPINNING” to make the phones ring and sell commercials
    about bringing F/A like Arenado, Bryant, Kershaw, Baez, Correa, STOP and think would you come to this
    MESS? NO you would not! 1st off management is worried about the luxury TAX and making PROFITS for the
    Ownership group because it is a BUSINESS 1st and a baseball team a DISTANT 2nd. As long as fans show up
    they are FINE with the MESS. THIS is why SPORTS are DYING. Fans are WAKING UP to the SCAM of PRO SPORTS!

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