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Harper’s Homerun Heroics: From 0 to 2 in a Night

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 3, 2024
Bryce Harper Smashes 3 Home Runs to End Season-Opening Hitless Streak

On Tuesday, Bryce Harper put an end to his hitless streak in a big way. The Philadelphia Phillies outfielder hit three home runs in a 9-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, marking the second three-home run game of his career.

Harper’s impressive performance came at a crucial time for the Phillies, who were looking to bounce back after a tough opening series against the Atlanta Braves. His first home run of the night came in the first inning when he crushed a Graham Ashcraft sinker 420 feet to center field. This was Harper’s first hit of the season after going 0-for-11 in the first three games.

In the fourth inning, Harper broke a 1-1 tie with a line drive that just cleared the right field wall for his second homer of the night. This also marked the 1,000th run of Harper’s career. In the seventh inning, Harper sealed the deal with a grand slam to right-center field. With the bases loaded and a full count, Harper’s 422-foot shot doubled the Phillies’ lead to 8-1.

Harper’s hitting performance on Tuesday helped him turn around a slow start to the season. His three home runs boosted his batting average from .000 to .200 and his slugging percentage from .000 to .800. This impressive showing showcased his power at the plate and helped secure an important win for his team despite some concerns about a back issue that had been affecting him earlier in

By Samantha Nguyen

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