Bryce Harper Starts Bench Clearing Brawl After Getting Plunked

Bryce Harper started a bench clearing brawl after getting hit by Hunter Strickland in a Memorial Day game between the Nationals and the Giants. Strickland hit Harper in the hip with a 98 mph fastball while the Giants were up 2-0 with 2 outs and no one on base. While Strickland claims it was unintentional, even Giants manager Bruce Bochy admitted it “looked bad”. 

Nats’ Harper starts brawl after getting plunked


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