Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper was backin the starting lineup against the host Texas Rangers on Wednesday afternoon.
Harper has missed the Phillies’ last three games due to a blister on his left hand. He was listed as the team’s designated hitter on Wednesday, batting third in the lineup.
Harper, 29, is batting a robust .404 (21-for-52) with five homers and 16 RBIs in 15 games this month. The two-time National League MVP is batting .326 with 15 homers and a team-leading 48 RBIs in 60 games this season.
He is a career .282 hitter with 282 homers, 800 RBIs and 898 runs in 1,343 games with the Washington Nationals and Phillies.
–Field Level Media