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Did Bryce Harper cheat to win the Home Run Derby?

Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper thrilled the hometown crowd at Nationals' Park by winning the Home Run Derby in bonus time. But was his win legitimate? Many point out Harper was swinging at balls that were thrown to him before the last ball landed, which is against the rules. Others say other batters were also doing the same thing. Plus, it's the Home Run Derby. No one should take it that seriously. What do you think? ⚾

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Did Bryce Harper cheat to win the Home Run Derby?
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Harper may have given baseball an exciting finish, but did he cheat to get there?

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The Derby rules clearly state a player is to wait until the last ball finishes its flight before the next pitch is thrown. Harper did not do that. He's a cheat and should give the trophy to Kyle Schwarber.

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Who the hell cares?! It's a freaking home run derby. It's supposed to be entertaining. Plus, everyone was bending that rule anyway. Harper gave baseball a moment of fun for once. Let it happen.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Did Bryce Harper cheat to win the Home Run Derby?
#HarperCheated
A festive crown for the winner
#EveryoneCheated