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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - APRIL 09: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on April 09, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

This is absolutely huge news for the 15-15 Philadelphia Phillies. Bryce Harper is BACK with the team and will be playing on Tuesday, May 2nd against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team could really use this pick-me-up!

Philadelphia Phillies v Chicago White Sox

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 19: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies signs autographs for fans prior to the game against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 19, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Matt Gelb, who writes for The Athletic Philadelphia, said he is seeing the doctor Monday morning, May 1st and may be cleared for action as early as Tuesday, May 2nd. They started their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday night with a 13-4 loss.

And it’s true, after seeing the doctor, he was cleared to play after only 159 days removed from the operation.

Check Out Jeff Kurkjian’s Photos From Spring Training!

Bryce Harper Is Back, What Position Will He Be Playing?

According to ESPN, he will be hitting in the Designated Hitter spot for the Phillies in their game against the Dodgers at 10pm EST on Tuesday, May 2nd.

Don’t Forget About This…

If you remember, Harper has been actually rehabbing and working at his skills as a first basemen as well to desperately fill a need for the team. Here’s a video from Tim Kelly of Phillies Nation. 

He’s So Ready To Play, He Said On Social Media!

Cincinnati Reds v Philadelphia Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – APRIL 08: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on April 08, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

The former Most Valuable Player posted on his personal Instagram with the caption “Aye Pham. You Ready?” The photo is him rocking a jersey and staring quite longingly into the camera. He wasn’t expected originally to return to the lineup until July but now it’s May!!

Let’s Watch Our Fav Plays From The Playoff Run!

  • Rhys Hoskins BAT SPIKE

    Man, we love this one forever and always! Wishing him a speedy recovery.

  • Bryce Harper "Swing Of His Life"

    This was SO EPIC! Sending them to the World Series.

  • This Catch From Castellanos

    Pretty insane in a very important spot too!

  • Monster Smash From Schwarber!

    488 feet, are you kidding me?

  • J.T. Realmuto Inside The Park

    YES first catcher ever to do that!

  • The Harper Homer Help And Bohm

    INSANE that he was able to sike the pitcher out!

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