Bryce Harper hits three homers in final minor-league rehab game

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Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hasn't seen game action in the majors since April 25 because of torn ligaments in his left thumb, but he is presently wrapping up a minor-league rehab assignment and slated to come off the DL on Monday. 

And speaking of Harper's rehab assignment, here's what he did in his final tune-up outing with Double-A Harrisburg on Saturday ... 

If the following tweet is any indication, then at least one of Harper's three spanks on the night was worthy of slack-jawed admiration ... 

So young Mr. Harper would appear to be ready to rejoin the Nats' active roster. 

On the season, the 21-year-old is batting .289/.352/.422 with one homer in 21 games. The Nats are surely hoping that Harper's Saturday efforts are a sign of things to come. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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