Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper, right, takes a lead off of first base while blowing a bubble as St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams, left, looks on during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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The story after Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Phillies was Ian Desmond's continued defensive woes, but not to be forgotten was Bryce Harper depositing the longest home run of his career: a 452 foot blast.
Of course it was followed up with a Harper hair flip.
That's a long way from home plate:
(Screencap via MLB.com video)
Bryce Harper wasted no time in making an impact in the Nationals’ Friday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies. With two men on in the first, Harper blasted a three-run home run to center field off Sean O’Sullivan. The blast gave the Nats an early 3-0 lead.
Harper has been off to a hot start.
That was Harper's first 3-run homer in more than a year. His last one was...
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In the top of the first inning, he robbed Bryce Harper of a homer with this ridiculous catch.
.@mookiebetts does NOT believe the hype. pic.twitter.com/KLjfhiBLHt
— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 13, 2015
Then in the bottom of the first inning, he stole second and third base on the same play thanks to Washington...
Among the highlights of Sunday's improbable 4-3 victory in which the so-far offensively-challenged Nationals scored a whopping four runs: the grown ass man who tried to get a kid to throw back Bryce Harper's opposite field home run ball (video of Harper's HR here). Good for the kid for keeping the ball (Vine via DC Sports Bog):
(Screencap via MLB.com video)
Oh sure, Bryce Harper may have mashed a home run in the Nats' Opening Day loss to the Mets, but it his post-home run hair flip was even more impressive:
Bryce Harper's home run hair flip game 💯 https://t.co/zbDISqKAEz
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 6, 2015
Not sure what to make of Harper's hair at this point...
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