Bryce Harper hits broken bat home run

Bryce Harper hits broken bat home run

Like all of America, I was outraged to learn Bryce Harper's hilarious double-hairdryer video was nothing but a stunt to push haircare products.

In the top of the first inning Monday night at Citi Field, Harper offered at a first-pitch fastball from Mets starter Jacob deGrom.

Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) announcers Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo were amazed that Harper was able to hit a homer with just a few inches of the bat left in his hands.

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Still, it's hard to find any major faults in the Blue & Gold's defensive effort in Game 1, particularly to start the game. Nance was strong - 10 points, five rebounds, 5-of-7 shooting. "The energy last night was fantastic ", Stephenson said.

We have a feeling it won't be long before Harper takes the baseball world by storm with another highlight-reel play. This was the 2015 NL MVP's second homer in as many games.

Hitting the skin off the ball is a pretty wild occurance but it's not totally unheard of in baseball.

Judge, who turns 26 years old in 10 days, entered Monday's action batting.340/.470/.566 with three home runs and nine RBI in 66 plate appearances.

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