Bryce Harper (and his hair) had surgery today

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Bryce Harper underwent thumb surgery today that’s expected to keep him out for at least two months and not surprisingly the Nationals outfielder a) tweeted a post-surgery picture from his hospital bed, and b) had his hair done up for the occasion.

Calcaterra does the exact same thing whenever he goes to the dentist, so whatever.

Brandon Crawford homers off brother-in-law Gerrit Cole

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You can’t pick your family and no one knows that better than Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. His sister Amy married Astros starter Gerrit Cole in November 2016, so the two players are brothers-in-law.

The two players have matched up against each other 18 times in the past, as Cole spent his first five seasons in the National League with the Pirates. Cole often won that battle, holding Crawford to four hits — all singles — in 18 plate appearances.

Crawford finally got the better of Cole on Tuesday night, hitting a line drive into the appropriately-named Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park for a two-run home run, cutting the Astros’ lead to 5-2.