March 29, 2013; Washington, D.C., USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper (34) singles in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Opening Day 2013: Bryce Harper Starts Season With Back to Back Home Runs

Washington Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper is one of the most impressive and promising young players in Major League Baseball. The Nationals entered this year with high hopes and considered one of the top teams in the league. A big reason for the hype heading in to the season is Harper and pitcher Stephen Strasburg, so there it is easy to understand why all eyes are on the young and rising stars.

To start off the season, Harper lived up to the hype and was able to put up an incredible performance in back-to-back at bats.

If you didn’t get to see how Harper started off his season, this is how it happened:

And to follow up his season opening home run, Harper decided to put another one over the wall.

Harper followed his back-to-back home runs without a hit. What a bum!

It’s an incredible start to the season for Harper and it is easy to understand why the Nationals are among the favorites to win the 2013 World Series. If Harper can continue this, there is no reason to doubt Harper will help lead Washington to glory.

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