Bryce Harper, the “445.5 billion man” of Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies, exploded for three home runs in one game.

Harper started at first base and batted third against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

He went 3-for-4 with three doubles, a home run, six RBIs, and three runs scored in a 9-4 victory. The three home runs in a game were the second time in his career he has hit three home runs in a game and the six RBIs in a game were a career-high.

Through the first three games, Harper is 11-for-13 with a walk, two doubles and five strikeouts.

Two batters later in the first inning, Harper hit a four-pitch 96.7 mph cutter on a 1-pitch, 2-strike count against Ashcraft for a solo home run to center field. It cleared the deepest part of the center field fence. 토토사이트 The ball traveled 128 meters and hit 107.7 mph. It was his first hit of the season, breaking a three-game, 11 at-bats hitless streak to open the season.

With the score tied 1-1 in the fourth inning,

Harper led off with a walk and hit Ashcraft’s 88.4 mph slider for another solo home run, a line drive over the right-field wall. Another back-to-back home run, this time at 103.3 mph. It was Harper’s 1,000th career home run.

The Phillies extended their lead to 4-1 in the seventh on an RBI single by Kyle Schwarber. With the bases loaded and one out, Harper faced Brent Suter on a full count and pulled an 89-mph sinker down the S-zone for a two-run home run over the right field wall.

It was a monstrous home run that traveled 129 meters and hit 108.3 mph (174.3 km/h). It made the score 8-1 and put the game out of reach.

Harper became a free agent after 2018 and signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies. At the time, it was a record-breaking contract, 파워볼실시간 but given the recent rise in salaries for major league players, it’s become more of a run-of-the-mill deal, averaging around $25 million per year. However, Harper signed a 13-year deal with no opt-out clause, so his salary won’t change until his age 38 season in 2031.

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