[WATCH] Bryce Harper Homers in First At-Bat With the IronPigs
It didn't take Bryce Hrper long to show Phillies fans he is ready to return.
Harper, who has been out since June 25 after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured left thumb, launched a home run on a 2-2 pitch, during his first at-bat during his rehab assignment in Lehigh Valley.
Harper was batting second and was the teams designated hitter in his minor league rehab assignment for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. He is scheduled to play at Lehigh tonight thru Saturday and could be back with Philadelphia for Monday's game in Arizona.
If tonight's first at-bat is any indication that he is ready to return, expect to see him back in the middle of the Phillies lineup on Monday, if not sooner.