Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper Steals Home vs Philadelphia Phillies... Unbelievable.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 06: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after stealing home plate in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on May 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper Steals Home!! Believe It!!: The only problem Jordan Zimmermann had in retiring the first three Phillies in order tonight came on a one-out bunt attempt by outfielder Juan Pierre. The Nats' 25-year-old right-hander dropped the ball, but picked it up in stride and tossed to first in time for the second out of what ended up being a six-pitch, five-strike 1-2-3 top of the frame. Phillies' lefty Cole Hamels retired the first two Nationals' batters he faced on seven pitches in the bottom of the first, then the 28-year-old starter hit Nats' rookie Bryce Harper in the backside with the first pitch he threw to the Nationals' '09 no.1 overall pick. The 93-mph fastball that clearly hit its target. Jayson Werth singled to left with two down in the next at bat, allowing Harper to hustle around from first-to-third™. With runners on the corners and Chad Tracy at the plate, Hamels checked Werth twice, and on the second throw over to first Harper broke from third and stole home ahead of Laynce Nix's throw to Phillies' catcher Carlos Ruiz. Holy ••••! Bryce Harper just stole home!! 1-0 Nationals...

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