Harper hammers MLB-leading 7th homer – MLB.com

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper once again leads Major League Baseball in home runs.

A night after Mike Trout tied Harper for the league lead in homers, Harper drove the first pitch he saw from Rockies left-hander Tyler Anderson on Sunday into the right-center-field seats for his seventh long ball of the season. Harper finished 1-for-2 with three walks in the Nationals’ 6-5 loss to the Rockies.

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WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper once again leads Major League Baseball in home runs.

A night after Mike Trout tied Harper for the league lead in homers, Harper drove the first pitch he saw from Rockies left-hander Tyler Anderson on Sunday into the right-center-field seats for his seventh long ball of the season. Harper finished 1-for-2 with three walks in the Nationals’ 6-5 loss to the Rockies.

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The blast left Harper’s bat at 109.1 mph and traveled an estimated 418 feet, according to Statcast™ and put the Nationals up, 1-0.

Oliver Macklin is a reporter for MLB.com based in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter at @basebollie.

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