Bryce Harper

Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto (10) is greeted by Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since 2012, and arguably as far back as 2011, the Phillies are legitimately expected to compete for a trip to the postseason, and maybe even further than that. It's one of the best days of the years: Phillies Opening Day. And there's going to be a...
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Citizens Bank Park on a quiet Opening Day morning
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Tim Jimenez
March 28, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The anticipation, the hype — it all leads to Opening Day for the 2019 Phillies season. Citizens Bank Park, of course, is pretty empty on a Thursday morning, but the atmosphere is anything but muted. Crews have been cleaning up all around Citizens Bank Park, power-...
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On Tuesday, the Phillies held their first workout of 2019 on their home field, and the newest Phillie admitted it was an a bit of an adjustment walking out of the home dugout.
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Ed Benkin
March 26, 2019 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bryce Harper admitted it was a strange feeling. Harper had been used to taking the field at Citizens Bank Park as a visiting player for the Washington Nationals. On Tuesday, the Phillies held their first workout of 2019 on their home field, and the newest Phillie...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP
March 22, 2019 - 11:04 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper has been playing catch-up since his free agency carried over into spring training. With a week left until opening day, the Philadelphia Phillies' big-money addition looks ready to pay off. Harper hit his first two Grapefruit League homers, combining with fellow...
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In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif.
Ben Margot/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels announced their $426.5 million, 12-year contract on Wednesday night, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to the Orange County club for what likely will be the rest of his career. Trout gets a $...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP, file
March 19, 2019 - 4:28 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper came to Philadelphia to do the one thing he didn't accomplish in Washington: Win in October. The Phillies gave him one of the biggest contracts in baseball history to deliver. "I want to be on Broad Street and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," Harper...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper rolls on the dirt holding his leg after getting hit by a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning in a spring training baseball game, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP
March 16, 2019 - 12:17 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper sat out the Philadelphia Phillies' game against the Houston Astros on Saturday, saying he's "a little sore" one day after getting hit by a pitch and bruising his right ankle. Manager Gabe Kapler said he had no concerns about Harper being ready for opening day on...
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Bryce Harper
Douglas DeFelice/USA Today Sports
March 15, 2019 - 3:20 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — New Phillies star Bryce Harper sustained a bruised right foot when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game Friday, but manager Gabe Kapler said the team wasn't overly worried about the injury. Initial X-rays were negative, the team said. Harper then left the...
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Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports
March 09, 2019 - 1:59 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper drew big cheers, a pair of walks and an unusual defense in his spring training debut for the Philadelphia Phillies. Both times the slugger with the biggest contract in baseball came to the plate, the Toronto Blue Jays shifted to a four-man outfield, moved the...
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) looks on during batting practice before a game between the Phillies and the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two days of simulated action against Jerad Eickhoff and Phillies minor league pitchers, newcomer Bryce Harper will face competition in an actual spring training game Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater. The plan is for Harper to be the Phils'...
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