Harper struck quickly for a home run against Madison Bumgarner, using a stars-and-stripes themed bat that also featured the D.C. skyline. Harper said he expects a fine from Major League Baseball for using unauthorized colors and patterns.
Welcome to the Eye, where the theme for Thursday is 'Welcome back!' Jose Fernandez of the Marlins, Matt Cain of the Giants and Matt Moore of the Rays all made their season debuts. That story and more is in this edition of Eye on MLB.