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VIDEO: Bryce Harper crushes first home run of 2014

Apr 9, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT

Bryce Harper entered Wednesday’s game against the Marlins in a 4-for-25 (.160) season-opening slump, but he snapped out of it in loud fashion with this towering fourth-inning blast …

Harper also singled in the sixth inning as part of a 2-for-4 night. The Nationals rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to beat the visiting Marlins 10-7, helped by an eighth-inning Jayson Werth grand slam.

  1. nothanksimdriving123 - Apr 9, 2014 at 11:41 PM

    Boom. I think it went even farther on the replay!

  2. Old Gator - Apr 9, 2014 at 11:43 PM

    He was lost, but now fondue; was blind, but now rantoul. That was quite a shot. The Feesh are reverting to type.

    • cur'68 - Apr 10, 2014 at 5:38 AM

      One loss isn’t the season, man. Hang in there. I think the Nats got lucky to come back in this one. It happens.

      • Old Gator - Apr 10, 2014 at 5:52 AM

        They didn’t get lucky. They got Carlos Marmol. How long did anybody really think it was going to take before the real Carlos Marmol stood up?

      • cur'68 - Apr 10, 2014 at 5:54 AM

        Marmol? Your Boys were Marmolled? Dang man. That sucks. A Marmolling really stings. Put some Bactine on it.

    • chad10 - Apr 10, 2014 at 5:59 AM

      I’m not sure how big a step up Rantoul is from being blind. Unless you meant he “aimed high” with that shot.

  3. asimonetti88 - Apr 10, 2014 at 12:25 AM

    Wow… crushes is an understatement

  4. cmtill14 - Apr 10, 2014 at 5:34 AM

    Mongo hit ball. Mongo hit ball far.

  5. thomas844 - Apr 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM

    Did they have an estimation of how far it went?

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