Video: Bryce Harper hits third career postseason home run

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Bryce Harper gave the Nationals some extra insurance today with this long solo home run off Giants right-hander Jean Machi in the top of the ninth inning:

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Harper now has three home runs in eight career postseason games. Only Mickey Mantle, Miguel Cabrera, and Andruw Jones have hit more (four) before turning 22 years old. Pretty good company there. As long as the Nationals hang around, Harper still has a chance to catch or surpass those guys. He turns 22 in 10 days.