With the Phillies in New York this week playing a drama-filled series against the Mets, Bryce Harper paid a visit to NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Harper's segment aired Wednesday night, a little over an hour after Rhys Hoskins purposefully strolled around the Citi Field bases following a statement home run off of Mets pitcher Jacob Rhame (see story).
So it's fitting Harper and Fallon duked it out in a Home Run Derby on MLB The Show 19, the video game in which the Phillies' 13-year, $330 million man dons the cover.
Fallon tried rattling Harper. Not happening.
"You suck, you suck, you suck," Fallon said in the slugger's face.
"That's fine," Harper said. "I heard it a lot worse last night."
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Fallon used Aaron Judge in Yankee Stadium … no advantage there.
Harper went with the sly move of knocking the controller out of Fallon's hands.
It sort of worked.
Ultimately, Harper's visit to Fallon was not victorious. But it did go better than Gritty's trip.
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