Bryce Harper hit a walk-off grand slam to the moon to finish a wild 5-run comeback for the Phillies

Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper hit a monstrous walk-off grand slam into the upper deck in Philadelphia to cap a wild comeback for the Phillies on Thursday night.
On Twitter, fans celebrated the wild finish, as well as the brilliant commentary that the moment provoked.
The Phillies have had an up-and-down season thus far, but have now won three straight games and are still fighting for a Wild Card spot.
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Bryce Harper hit one of the most massive home runs of the 2019 MLB season on Thursday night, blasting a walk-off grand slam into the upper deck of Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to cap a five-run comeback for the Phillies against the Chicago Cubs.

Entering the bottom of the ninth trailing 5-1, the Phillies were able to rally to get a few runs back early in the inning and then load the bases for Harper.

On a 2-2 count and down to the Phillies final two outs of the night, Harper scooped an absolute rocket into the upper deck, sending the home crowd into hysterics.

The ball came off Harper’s bat with one of the most satisfying *smacks* you’ll hear in baseball, prompting Phillies color commentator John Kruk to exclaim “OH MY GOD” as soon as he made contact.

You can watch the wild scene play out below.


— NBC Sports Philadelphia (@NBCSPhilly) August 16, 2019

The entire moment was great, but fans quickly grabbed on to Kruk’s joyous shock, a feeling that only such a stunning turn of events can bring out of a commentator.


— Jimmy Donofrio (@JimmyDonofrio) August 16, 2019

The call was equally brilliant as heard on the Spanish broadcast.

Here’s the Spanish call from 1680 AM

— Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) August 16, 2019

On Twitter, Phillies fans reacted with joy and jokes.

Most of us spent our childhoods dreaming of doing something amazing on the field/court. Gliding through the air like Michael. Shooting like Bird. Making Dwight Clark’s catch.

Hitting a ball as hard as Bryce Harper hit this one has to be the coolest feeling in sports.

— Derek Bodner (@DerekBodnerNBA) August 16, 2019

the phillies are hitting much better ever since they stopped using launch angles

— Parker Hageman (@ParkerHageman) August 16, 2019

Watching this made me feel like a …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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