Harper went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored in Wednesday's 5-2 extra-inning win over the Nationals.
The 28-year-old continued to torment his former club, going 4-for-8 over the first two games of this series. On the season, Harper is hitting .308 through 29 games with seven homers, three steals, 11 RBI and 24 runs.
Harper went 1-for-3 with two walks, a solo home run and a second run scored in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Nationals.
He took Erick Fedde deep in the first inning, Harper's first long ball since April 25. The 28-year-old slugger is off to a fantastic start to the season, slashing .293/.426/.566 through 28 games with seven homers, three steals, 11 RBI and 23 runs.
Harper (wrist) will bat third and play right field Friday against Atlanta.
Harper took a pitch off his face and wrist back on April 28 and has appeared in just a single game since then. He attempted to return four days later but aggravated the wrist issue, forcing him to sit for four more days. He's fully cleared again after taking batting practice Thursday and will look to build on a strong start which has seen him post a .317/.446/.598 slash line through 24 games.
Harper (wrist) was able to take swings in the batting cage prior to Thursday's 2-0 win over the Brewers, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper was held out of the lineup for the entire four-game series with Milwaukee due to his sore left wrist, but his ability to get in some work in the cage offers some hope he'll avoid a trip to the injured list. The Phillies will likely see if he can take batting practice on the field Friday before determining his availability for their series opener in Atlanta later that day.
Harper (wrist) will remain on the bench Thursday against the Brewers, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper was hit in the face and wrist by a pitch last Wednesday and has been in the lineup for just one out of eight games since then. The Phillies have still yet to place him on the injured list, however, so there's seemingly still some optimism that he'll be back in the lineup soon. Brad Miller will make another start in right field in his absence.
Harper (wrist) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Brewers.
Harper was hit by a pitch on his face and wrist last Wednesday against the Cardinals and will be out of the lineup for the sixth time in the last seven games. Brad Miller will start in right field and bat second.
Harper (wrist) will remain on the bench Tuesday against the Brewers.
Harper has now been in the lineup just once in six games after being struck in the face and wrist by a pitch last Wednesday against the Cardinals. He returned to the lineup Sunday but aggravated the wrist issue. It's unclear when the Phillies expect him to return. Brad Miller is starting in right field in his absence.
Harper will not start Monday's game against Milwaukee after aggravating his sore wrist Sunday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Harper's problems stem from a hit-by-pitch back on Wednesday that ricocheted off his face and into his left wrist. He returned to the lineup Sunday and reached base twice but evidently needs at least one more day to recover. It's unclear when the Phillies expect him to be ready to play again.
Harper (wrist/face) will start in right field and bat third Sunday against the Mets.
The 28-year-old has been sidelined since being struck in the face and wrist by a fastball Wednesday, but he'll return to his usual spot in right field for Sunday's series finale. Harper has a .321/.448/.615 slash line with six home runs, five doubles, 10 RBI and 17 runs through 23 games this season.
Harper (wrist) will sit for the third straight game Saturday against the Mets.
Harper hasn't played since taking a fastball off his face and wrist in Wednesday's game against the Cardinals. The Phillies made a set of transactions Saturday which didn't include sending Harper to the injured list, so it appears as though they expect him back on the field soon. Matt Joyce will make another start in right field Saturday.
Harper (face) is out of the lineup Friday against the Mets primarily due to a sore wrist, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
The fastball that hit Harper's face Wednesday deflected into his left wrist, which is still sore two days later. While his wrist is bothering him more than his face, neither issue appears to be serious enough to send him to the injured list, with the Phillies calling his absence precautionary. Matt Joyce will fill in for him in right field Friday.
Harper (face) remains on the bench Friday against the Mets.
Harper left Wednesday's game against the Cardinals after getting hit in the face by a pitch and did not take part in Thursday's series finale. He hasn't been placed on the injured list, but it's not yet clear when the Phillies expect him back in the lineup. Matt Joyce will start in right field in his absence.
Harper will sit Thursday against the Cardinals after getting struck in the face by a pitch in Wednesday's contest.
Harper was able to walk off the field under his own power and received good news from a CT scan after the game. He'll sit for at least one game, but it doesn't appear he'll require a trip to the injured list. Roman Quinn starts in right field in his absence.
Harper (face) underwent a CT scan and said "everything came back good" after leaving Wednesday's game against the Cardinals.
The 28-year-old was hit in the face by a 97 mph fastball during the sixth inning Wednesday, and the initial test brought back good news. Harper should be considered day-to-day as he continues to be evaluated, and the Phillies seem likely to exercise caution with their star outfielder. The series finale versus St. Louis is Thursday afternoon, and he could be sidelined for at least that game given the quick turnaround.
Harper was removed Wednesday's game against the Cardinals after being hit by a pitch in the face, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
The 28-year-old was bleeding from a cut near his nose after being struck in the face by a 97 mph fastball during the sixth inning, though he was able to leave the field under his own power. He went 0-for-2 before being forced to exit the contest. Harper figures to be evaluated for a concussion and should be considered day-to-day until the team updates his status.
Harper went 2-for-4 with a double and a stolen base in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Cardinals.
Harper doubled in the first and then singled and stole second in the ninth for his 100th career stolen base, accounting for two of the team's three total hits on the night. The 28-year-old has been an extremely difficult out at the plate over the last nine games, slashing .441/.525/.882 to go along with a 1.084 OPS. Harper does happen to be one of the best first-month hitters in MLB history with a lifetime 1.030 OPS in March/April. That number is more than 100 points better than his best mark in any other month. so it will be interesting to see if he can keep up his production as the season drags on into the summer and beyond.
Harper went 2-for-4 with two solo home runs in Sunday's 12-2 loss to the Rockies.
Harper hit a home run in each of his first two at-bats of the afternoon, including a 468-foot shot to right field, good for third-longest this season. The 28-year-old has been unconscious at the plate lately, slashing .483/.583/.1.000 with four home runs, six RBI, 10 runs scored and a 7:4 BB:K over his last eight games.
Harper went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a walk and an additional run scored during Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Giants.
The 28-year-old continues to swing the bat well and has four straight multi-hit games, going 10-for-14 with two homers and four walks during that stretch. Harper has a .357/.493/.625 slash line with four home runs, eight RBI, 13 runs and a 14:13 BB:K through 17 games this season.
Harper went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in Tuesday's 10-7 loss to the Giants.
Both of Harper's hits went for singles but he continued his hot streak at the plate. He's slashed .692/.765/.1.077 with one home run, three RBI and four runs scored while also posting a 4:1 BB:K over his last four games. He'll look to keep things rolling and help the Phillies avoid the sweep in Wednesday's series finale against Anthony DeSclafani.
Harper went 3-for-4 with a stolen base in Monday's 2-0 loss to the Giants.
All three knocks were singles, but Harper couldn't convert them into further production aside from his first steal of the year, as the rest of the Phillies' lineup managed only four hits in total. Nonetheless, Harper is off to a fast start in 2021, slashing .327/.459/.571 through 15 games with three homers, seven RBI and nine runs.
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|05/11||@ WAS||W 6-2||3||2||1||1||1||2||0|
|05/09||@ ATL||L 1-6||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/08||@ ATL||L 7-8||5||1||0||0||0||1||0|
|05/07||@ ATL||W 12-2||5||2||2||0||0||1||0|
|05/02||vs NYM||L 7-8||4||1||1||0||0||1||1|
|04/28||@ STL||W 5-3||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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