Shattering strength: Nats' Bryce Harper breaks bat and still homers

Watch: Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run

The Nationals' outfielder hit an awe-inspiring home run on Monday night, completing a rarity in baseball: hitting a home run when your bat breaks on the swing.

While the ball still flew an estimated 406 feet, the top of his bat crashed into the protective netting and Harper was left to run just holding his handle.

However, the Nats would fall behind 6-1 before scoring seven unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings to come back and beat division-leading NY, 8-6.

Through 17 games, Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper has eight home runs.


Speaking after the match - which finished in an 8-6 win for his side - Harper said: 'Barreled it pretty good.

The ball sailed far over the wall in right center at Citi Field.

On his way back to the dugout, Harper playfully pulled up his sleeve to show his biceps.

"It was impressive", Turner said "There's rumors that it was already broken beforehand".

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