Bryce Harper gets home run number 20

Last night (an 8-4 win for the Nationals) Bryce Harper joined Tony Conigliaro as the only 19 year old players who have hit 20 or more home runs.

We know Harper didn’t hit many cheapies, averaging nearly 415 feet per blast. He seemed to murder the Mets this season–and really get up for the Phillies–he added a triple, stolen base and had 3 RBI on the night.

In a way, Bryce Harper was everything he’s been advertised as. He’s had the season that a rookie who is going to be a legend has. He’s nearly OPS’d .800, and his WAR is up to 4.1 for the year.

He’s an outstanding young player. Here’s a look at the 20th home run of his career off Kyle Kendrick: