Bryce Harper Launches 406-Foot Broken-Bat Home Run During Nationals vs. Mets

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistApril 16, 2018

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) touches home after hitting a solo home run off New York Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles during the sixth inning of baseball game at Nationals Park, Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Bryce Harper has hit a lot of home runs in his young career, but Monday's shot was one of the most impressive.

Although the Nationals star shattered his bat on a swing against Mets starter Jacob deGrom, he still had enough strength to hit the ball out of the park:

According to Statcast, the ball traveled 406 feet despite the fact that Harper was left with only the handle of the bat from the swing. 

The 25-year-old was already leading the majors with seven home runs coming into the day. Per ESPN Stats and Info, he is one short of his career best for April despite having 12 more games to play in the month.

Set to become a free agent after the season, Harper seems to be making more money every day.

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