Bryce Harper puts on BP show

Updated: August 26, 2010, 9:24 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Sporting a new mohawk -- but no war paint -- Bryce Harper took batting practice at Nationals Park for the first time Thursday and sent a home run into the upper deck in right field.

The 17-year-old left-handed hitter sprayed several more homers around the park, to left, center and right, with the Washington Nationals brass standing nearby.

When the Nationals introduced 2009 No. 1 overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg a year ago, they set off fireworks. Harper, the first ...

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