April is officially over. Bryce Harper finished the month with nine home runs, putting him on pace for roughly 54 home runs, which would not be a bad total (at all).
9. Against the Phillies on April 16th
A swing of beauty.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 16, 2017
A classic Harper tater. Right field, long gone. Not much new to report here.
8. Against the Mets, off of Kevin Plawecki on 4/30
#Nats couldn't score 23 runs & not have a Bryce Harper home run involved— Around The Bases POD (@AroundBasesPOD) April 30, 2017
Look, we’re not going to say this was a cheap shot, because it wasn’t, but you have to take the fact that a catcher was pitching into account.
7. Phillies’ home opener, on April 7th.
Another #OpeningDay, another Bryce home run. https://t.co/v1vSeCapVu pic.twitter.com/Mx4IABtvqB— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 7, 2017
It’s Bryce Harper, it’s Opening Day, what else is new?
6. Off of Matt Harvey, April 21st.
"You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself surrender a Bryce Harper HR." pic.twitter.com/o6J1795Ubo— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 22, 2017
Extra points for being against the Mets. Double extra points for being against Harvey.
5. Against Braves on April 19th
This is Bryce Harper's 6th career HR off Julio Teheran... pic.twitter.com/rdAxdqoFur— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 20, 2017
How to christen a stadium 101.
4. A monster blast against the Rockies on April 27
An exit velocity of 109 mph and a distance of 451 ft means that ball got out of here ... uh ... fast.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 27, 2017
Really fast. pic.twitter.com/A73s4VEY55
Hey look, someone just threw a pitchanndddd it’s gone.
3. Third career grand slam April 19
Two outs, bases loaded...— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 20, 2017
Can you guess what happened next? https://t.co/EnqLke4rWQ pic.twitter.com/fOWtp1XeJI
Bryce Harper really, really seems to like hitting at the Braves’ new stadium.
2. Opening Day vs Miami Marlins
⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️ START. https://t.co/RhwecTFLw5 pic.twitter.com/RN50V3Z6rL— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 3, 2017
No, there’s no element of surprise, but c’mon. Bryce Harper. Opening Day. What else do you even want?
1. Walk off three-run shot versus Phillies (4.16)
BAH GAWD HE'S BROKEN IN HALF! pic.twitter.com/WSjfwYJoHO— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 16, 2017
And... boom goes the dynamite.