Harper suffered nothing worse than a bruised left big toe after getting hit by a pitch Tuesday and will be back on the field Friday against Detroit, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper indicated during the game that his removal was purely precautionary, and it seems as though his optimism was warranted. The Phillies have an off day Wednesday, and Harper wasn't scheduled to play Thursday, so he won't wind up missing any additional time with the minor injury.
Harper said that he was "totally fine" after leaving Tuesday's game against the Twins after a pitch hit his foot, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper didn't appear to be in significant pain as he left the game, and he confirmed during the game that his removal was indeed precautionary. He was only scheduled for two at-bats in Tuesday's contest, so his early removal shouldn't have any impact on his buildup for Opening Day beyond costing him a single spring at-bat. His return date is not yet clear, but it sounds as though it will be coming quite soon.
Harper left Tuesday's game against the Twins after getting hit by a pitch in his foot, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper walked off the field without issues and didn't appear to be noticeably limping, so it's likely his removal was purely precautionary. His expected return date should become clear following the game.
Harper went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a stolen base in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Marlins.
Harper is finishing the season on a strong note as he is 15-for-46 (.326 average) with four doubles, one triple, four home runs and 12 RBI in his last 13 contests. Overall the 26-year-old has a .259/.372/.511 slash line with 35 home runs, 114 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 156 games.
Harper went 2-for-5 with a solo home run across both games of the team's doubleheader Tuesday against the Nationals.
Harper went 1-for-4 in the first of the Phillies' games Tuesday. While he was out of lineup for the second contest, he appeared as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and delivered his 34th home run of the campaign. Though he has posted a disappointing season from a power perspective, Harper is ending the season with a flourish, delivering three home runs and two doubles across his last eight games. Overall, he's hitting .258/.374/.505 across 657 plate appearances.
Harper will sit for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader in Washington, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper went 1-for-4 in the day's first game. The loss in that contest eliminated the Phillies from playoff contention, so Harper won't be asked to play two games in one day in what's now a lost season.
Harper went 1-for-3 with a walk, a home run and four RBI against the Indians on Saturday.
Harper took Oliver Perez deep in the fifth inning for a three-run homer, his third home run in his last 10 games and 33rd overall this season. While his power production doesn't rank among the elite this season, Harper has still found plenty of areas to contribute, highlighted by 108 RBI and 14 stolen bases in 148 games.
Harper was ejected from Sunday's game against the Red Sox, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper was tossed from the dugout during the fourth inning as he voiced his displeasure with a called third strike earlier in the frame. The 26-year-old finishes his afternoon 0-for-2 with two strikeouts and is 8-for-39 so far in September.
Harper went 1-for-2 with two walks, a stolen base and a run in a 3-1 loss against the Braves on Wednesday.
The 26-year-old is right about where he was last season in multiple categories during his first Phillies campaign. Harper is batting .255 with 31 home runs, 102 RBI, 88 runs and 12 steals in 513 at-bats this year, and he's swiped four of those bags since Aug. 31.
Harper (hand) is starting in right field and hitting third Monday against the Braves.
The Phillies withheld Harper from the starting lineup over the weeked due to a hand injury he sustained Friday after getting hit by a pitch, but he's good to go for Monday's series opener after entering Sunday's game as a pinch hitter -- drawing an RBI walk in his lone plate appearance -- and experiencing no issues. The outfielder, who is slashing .281/.410/.500 with two home runs and four stolen bases over his past 10 games, will face righty Mike Foltynewicz in his return to the starting nine.
Harper (hand) remains on the bench Sunday against the Mets.
Harper will sit for the second straight game after getting struck in his right hand by a pitch Friday. It doesn't appear as though he'll miss too much more time, though, as he has a chance to be available as a pinch hitter Sunday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Adam Haseley will start in right field in his absence.
Harper (hand) is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Mets, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic reports.
X-rays were negative after Harper was hit on his right hand by a pitch Friday, but he will miss at least one start. It's uncertain if he will be available off the bench. Adam Haseley is in right field Saturday with Scott Kingery in center and Brad Miller at third.
X-rays on Harper's hand were negative Friday, Matt Ehalt of Yahoo! Sports reports.
The report lines up with early ones which held that Harper had escaped with nothing worse than a bruise after getting hit in the right hand by a pitch. It remains unclear if he'll miss any time.
Harper was diagnosed with a contusion on his right hand after getting hit by a pitch Friday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper stayed in to run the bases but was replaced before taking the field. The Phillies haven't announced whether Harper underwent X-rays, but he's seemingly avoided serious injury.
Harper left Friday's game against the Mets after getting hit in the hand by a pitch, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper appeared to be in pain right away after getting struck in the right hand by a pitch from Steven Matz, though he stayed in to run the bases before being replaced prior to the bottom half of the inning. The severity of the injury is not yet clear.
Harper went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in a 7-1 victory against the Reds on Monday.
The 26-year-old hit 11 homers in August and has carried that power right into September. It's been a disappointing year for Harper's average, but his .248 ISO makes up for it somewhat. He is batting .257 with 30 home runs, 99 RBI, 86 runs and nine steals in 491 at-bats this season.
Harper went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a 6-3 loss against the Mets on Saturday.
The 26-year-old extended his hitting streak to eight games, and yet, he's still seen little movement in his average over the last week because Saturday was just his second multi-hit game of the streak. However, Harper does have five homers in his last 11 games too, putting him one shy of a second straight 30-homer season. He is batting .257 with 29 home runs, 97 RBI, 84 runs and nine steals in 483 at-bats this season.
Harper went 2-for-4 with a walk, RBI and three runs Wednesday in the Phillies' 12-3 rout of the Pirates.
Harper was away from the Phillies over the weekend while on paternity list, but the absence hasn't appeared to disrupt his rhythm at the plate. He went 4-for-14 with a home run, stolen base, five runs and two RBI during the series with Pittsburgh, bringing his August OPS to .998 through 22 games.
Harper was reinstated from the paternity list Monday.
Harper missed the Phillies' weekend series in Miami to be with his wife and newborn son. He'll return and hope to build on his .298/.385/.737 line over his last 15 games as the Phillies continue to fight for a playoff berth. Maikel Franco was sent to the minors in a corresponding move.
Harper (personal) is expected to be reinstated from the paternity list ahead of Monday's series opener versus the Pirates, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper missed all three of the Phillies' games in Miami over the weekend while awaiting the birth of his son, Krew. With the Phillies in the thick of a tight wild-card race, expect the superstar to immediately re-enter the starting nine upon rejoining the team Monday. Harper's return will likely result in Scott Kingery moving back to third base on a full-time basis, leaving fewer at-bats to go around for Brad Miller and Maikel Franco.
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