Soto HR In 10th Gives Nats Doubleheader Sweep Over Phillies

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Soto HR In 10th Gives Nats Doubleheader Sweep Over Phillies
Soto HR In 10th Gives Nats Doubleheader Sweep Over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto made a leaping catch in foul territory in the first game of a doubleheader and ended eight hours of baseball with a milestone homer in the second game. Both plays from the talented teen keyed a sensational sweep for the Nationals. Soto hit a solo home run in the 10th inning, his second of the game, to lead the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies and a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday night. “I've never seen a 19 year old swing and be that patient at the plate,” Nationals manager Dave Martinez said. “He's 19 but he plays like he's been in the league a long time.” The Nationals rallied for three runs in the ninth inning off Seranthony Dominguez

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