Tigers' Verlander surrenders two homers to Nationals' Harper

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 4:52 p.m. EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper hit his first two home runs this spring, connecting both times off Justin Verlander in the Washington Nationals' 7-6 loss Sunday to a split squad of Detroit Tigers.

Verlander hadn't allowed a run in three starts of exhibition play until the NL MVP tagged him.

Nationals starter Joe Ross exited in the second inning with a bruised right heel after getting by Nick Castellanos' comebacker.


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