Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run

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Nationals' Bryce Harper breaks his bat, still hits a home run

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In a startling display, the Washington Nationals slugger broke his bat into two pieces, yet still hit a long home run Monday night against the New York Mets.

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As if Harper wasn't making his case to vault over Mike Trout for the unofficial title of best baseball player on the planet, his first-inning home run tonight against Jacob deGrom is just another bullet point, broken bat and all.

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Part of the bat flew off when Harper hit the ball, leaving only a jagged handle in his hands. Statcast projected the homer at 406 feet. The feat amazed observers, including the Nats' announcing team, and caused an understandable commotion on the Internet. Harper, a product of Las Vegas High School and the College of Southern Nevada, hit his major league-leading eighth home run, a solo shot in the first inning on a 95 miles per hour fastball from Jacob deGrom. Entering Monday's game, the 25-year-old outfielder was also leading the majors in walks (20) and OPS (1.219), and he is already just one homer short of matching his career high through the end of April (nine in 2013, 2016 and 2017).

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