From tonight's Game Report: Bryce Harper hits 451 foot home run:
Daniel Murphy hit a two-out, opposite field double to left off Los Angeles Dodgers' starter Bud Norris, connecting for his 28th two-base hit of the season and Bryce Harper followed with a two-run bomb to right on a 3-1 fastball from Norris that did. not. stop. until it was 451 feet from home, 10-15 rows back in the upper deck in right, high above Jackie Robinson's retired number on the facade of the second deck. 2-0 after one.
Per @statcast, Bryce Harper hit this ball 451 feet. He's now had four 20-homer seasons. He's still 23. pic.twitter.com/tM5iCB3yW3— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 20, 2016
As the Nationals noted in the tweet above, it was Harper's 20th home run of the season, making Harper just the 12th player in MLB history to have four 20+ home run seasons prior to his 24th birthday. Will it be the blast that snaps Harper out of his funk... or was it just a meaty 3-1 fastball from Norris? We'll see. But it was fun to watch either way...
Bryce Harper's 20th homer of the season landed where the circle is. pic.twitter.com/Qqh1HgfX8a— Jake Russell (@_JakeRussell) July 20, 2016