"He’s got a cannon."
(Ian Desmond, via Washington Post, 5/2/2012)
Correction: laser cannon!
So what if Bryce Harper's home debut for the Nationals didn't nearly live up to Stephen Strasburg's home debut? Harper may have gone 0-3 with a K, but he still provided a momentary thrill to the (half-full/half-empty) Nationals Park crowd with an absurd throw in the 7th inning. Here's MLB.com video of that throw in the 7th. Sick. Up above, it's even better with the sound of lasers (sort of like that Rick Ankiel throw a few weeks ago). Oh, and yes, John McDonald was out at the plate. Homeplate umpire Jeff Nelson blew the call.