1:05 PM ET, March 1, 2011
Space Coast Stadium, Melbourne, Florida
VIERA, Fla. -- A day after laughing off a pair of strikeouts in his spring training debut, Bryce Harper had something else to smile about -- his first hit.The No. 1 overall pick in last year's amateur draft went 1-for-2 Tuesday, lining an opposite-field single to left in the fifth inning off Pedro Beato as the Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets 5-3.
|Stadium||Space Coast Stadium, Melbourne, FL|
|Weather||71 degrees, Fair|
|Wind||11 mph, SW|
|Umpires||Home - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Paul Nauert, Second Base - Gary Cederstrom|