Bryce Harper

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.
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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
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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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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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March 08, 2019 - 8:29 pm
By Mike Schmidt for the Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Bryce Harper has been a celebrity since he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a high school player. No player ever entered professional baseball with more fanfare. His training was under the tutelage of his father, a...
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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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In this Saturday, March 2, 2019 file photo, Bryce Harper speaks during a news conference at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training baseball facility in Clearwater, Fla.
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March 07, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By Mike Fitzpatrick, AP Baseball Writer PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — For years, the NL East has been soft as a bunt single. Not anymore. Even before Bryce Harper decided to stay inside the division, four of the five teams spent this offseason swinging for the fences. In addition to defending...
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Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper
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Jay Scott Smith
March 04, 2019 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As merchandise for the new Phillies star Bryce Harper flies off the shelves, fans are also thinking of flying to Clearwater, Florida, to get a first look at the team in spring training. Anyone planning to head to the Sunshine State should be prepared to spend — ticket...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons dribbles past LA Clippers forward Tobias Harris in front of center Joel Embiid  during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center on Nov 1, 2018.
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Antionette Lee
March 04, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the Allen Iverson era, the Philadelphia 76ers sold out the Wells Fargo Center regularly. It seems like the revamped team may have reached that peak again. The Sixers are leading the National Basketball Association in attendance, according to ESPN . An average of 20...
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Lynne Sladky/AP Photo
March 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper sounded like a typical Philadelphian talking about a goal every Phillies fan will endorse. "I want to be on Broad Street on a frickin' boat or bus or whatever it is and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," the six-time All-Star said Saturday after putting...
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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, in Washington.
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March 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract. According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an...
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