Bryce Harper's first home run in a Phillies uniform was a rocket line drive to right field

It may not count officially, but we finally saw what it looks like when Bryce Harper goes deep in a Phillies uniform. 

Philadelphia's new $330 million man hit his first home run of the spring on Thursday, taking Toronto's Sam Gaviglio yard with a rocket to right field. Harper's dinger came on the first pitch of the at-bat and there wasn't a whole lot of doubt as it came off the bat. 

Have a look:

That ball came pretty darn close to striking the Wawa sign in right field, which would have been a dream come true for nearly every Phillies fan in attendance. 

And Harper wasn't done after his first blast. He followed it up with another bomb in the sixth inning.

Again, it's Spring Training so these homers don't really count toward anything meaningful, but it's undoubtedly a welcome sight for the Phils, especially after Harper suffered a worrisome ankle injury on a hit-by-pitch against the Blue Jays one week ago. That ankle appears to be fine. 

This is Harper's first season with the Phillies after signing a 13-year, $330 million deal less than a month ago. He'll have to hit plenty more homers -- and ones that count -- in order to live up to that megadeal. 

Pete Blackburn is from Boston, so there's a good chance you don't like him already. He has been a writer at CBS Sports since 2017 and usually aims to take a humorous and light-hearted approach to the often... Full Bio

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