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Shear Power! Bryce Harper breaks bat in two on 406-foot HR<
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NEW YORK (AP) - This was shear power by Bryce Harper.
In a startling display, the Washington Nationals slugger shattered his bat into two pieces, yet still hit a long home run Monday night in an 8-6 win over the New York Mets.
"Barreled it pretty good," Harper said. "It just broke and kept goin ...