Philadelphia Phillians outfielder Bryce Harper returned to Nationals Park in Washington on Tuesday, shouting stalls and shirts labeled "TRAITOR", but it was the former National Slugger who got the last laugh.
Harper Signing One The 13-year contract with the Phillies, which reached a record $ 330 million last month, struck in its first fight against bowler Max Scherzer. Joyful roaring was heard after each stroke of the domestic crowd, and with a change of 85 km / h, it came at a later date.
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Harper added to the drama in the eighth inning. He drowned out the guttural breasts of his earlier record appearances by hitting a 458 foot long Homer into the second deck and interrupting the moment with an epic bat in the direction of his former dugout that brought the Phillies forward -2 what the end result would be.
The Homer ended for Harper, who had three RBI, a 3-for-5 night. The bat-beating was just one of the theatrical flourishes that Harper let loose in the stadium where he had been haunting for seven seasons.
After Ks hit the first two clubs in his first two clubs, Harper Scherzer doubled in fifth, beating Lefty Matt Grace in sixth place. Harper responded to both with a "Fortnite" -spired, exaggerated wave toward Phillies' Dugout. Fans who descended the Interstate 95 from Philadelphia have him singing "M-V-P!" and "We have Harper!"
"Really," Harper said to the Chants.
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to the majors as a teenager. He won NL Rookie of the Year and MVP honors with Washington, in addition to six All-Star selections in seven seasons.
"Emotional day, you come back to where you've spent seven seasons of your career and try to just go the right way and play your game and do not worry about your surroundings and things like that", Harper said after the game. "I try to absorb everything and absorb a little and enjoy the day."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.