Bryce Harper apparently no longer needs his sense of sight to catch fly balls
Over the years, Bryce Harper has done a lot of awesome things on a baseball field. He's hit homers that appeared to enter low orbit. He's won an NL MVP Award at age 22. He's been disgusted after hitting popups ... that ended up leaving the ballpark.
During Thursday's game against the Marlins, however, Harper might have pulled off his most remarkable feat yet: He managed to vanquish the sun -- that longtime nemesis of Major League outfielders -- and he did it without even looking.
Pitcher Gio Gonzalez wasn't sure whether to tip his cap at Harper or the heavens:
Dusty Baker, meanwhile, reacted as only Dusty Baker could:
At this point, the evidence is clear: Harper has finally completed his Jedi training.