Bryce Harper reported to Spring Training today and took his first hacks in a Nationals uniform in front of the assembled media. As you may imagine, they had a whole lot to say. Here is the reaction from the twitterverse about Harper's first swings, and the moments leading up to them. I'd recommend following the links.
Harper getting warmed up for his first BP of Nationals spring training http://plixi.com/p/78995922
Ok so it's a shaggy grown out Mohawk for Harper... Swing looks sweet http://plixi.com/p/78996981
Gotta disagree about the mohawk. That looks like a normal haircut from where I'm sitting. A faux-, maybe, but definitely not a mo-. Anywho.
#Nats OF Bryce Harper getting his hacks in the cage. http://yfrog.com/gys91hwj
Harper's first swings if spring. First two hit straight back 2 pitcher, then lined one to RF http://plixi.com/p/78996783
All eyes on Bryce Harper and it's just begun. First official workout tomorrow. Got a chance to chat w/Bob Boone http://plixi.com/p/78997482
http://twitvid.com/JEDSS - Video: Bryce Harper during his first BP session of spring. #Nationals
Bryce Harper is done. He hit about four homers in 40 swings. No oppo boppos. #Nats
So in review, Harper's swing looked good, but he didn't hit the cover off of any baseball's or shatter the light stands in deep right field. But then again, this was only his first day of Spring Training.