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Harper's first HR of 2020 a 3-run laser

@ToddZolecki
July 26, 2020

PHILADELPHIA -- Bryce Harper is back to bashing baseballs. Less than 24 hours after he dropped a bunt down the third-base line for his first of hit of the season, Harper crushed a first-pitch fastball from Marlins right-hander Robert Dugger into right field for a three-run home run in the

PHILADELPHIA -- Bryce Harper is back to bashing baseballs.

Less than 24 hours after he dropped a bunt down the third-base line for his first of hit of the season, Harper crushed a first-pitch fastball from Marlins right-hander Robert Dugger into right field for a three-run home run in the first inning of Sunday afternoon's 11-6 loss to the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.

It was Harper’s first homer of the season. The ball left his bat at 109.1 mph and traveled a projected 393 feet, according to Statcast.

Adam Haseley started the inning with a single, and Rhys Hoskins followed with a double to set up Harper’s homer.

Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook .