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Rise and Phight: 7/7/2022

It’s a 4:00 start today, folks.

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MLB: Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Schwarber is in the National League MVP conversation, full stop.

For those who think that his batting average has anything to do with the reasons why he might not be in the talk, I politely ask you to hush. Anyone watching this team right now know the impact he has on them, plus, he’s performing so well at all the other good parts of being a hitter he absolutely should be talked about as being among the best.

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