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Nola, Harper lead Phillies to series-clinching win over Rockies

As far as the Philadelphia Phillies prospects to reach the postseason in 2019 and do damage when they get there, Saturday afternoon was an encouraging day. Not only did the Phillies clinch a series victory over the Colorado Rockies, but arguably their two most important players led them to said victory.

After Aaron Nola struck out the side in the top half of the first inning, Bryce Harper hit what almost certainly will go down as one of the most memorable home runs during what’s going to be a long stint in Philadelphia:

Statcast has tracked MLB games since the start of the 2015 season, and they say Harper’s home run, which traveled 466 feet, was the longest home run by a Phillie at Citizens Bank Park in that timespan.