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Benches clear after Harrison buzzes Harper in Giants-Phillies game

Benches clear after Harrison buzzes Harper in Giants-Phillies game originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

Things got spicy between the Giants and Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday at Oracle Park.

Phillies star Bryce Harper, who has had his fair share of controversial moments by the Bay, wasn't happy during his at-bat in the top of the fourth inning after pitcher Kyle Harrison buzzed him high and inside with a four-seam fastball -- twice in a row.

After the second pitch, the benches cleared.

The second pitch didn't hit Harper and was ruled a foul ball, and then the slugger grounded out to shortstop.

Giants fans might have been brought back to May 29, 2017 -- exactly seven years to the day -- when Harper and former San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland threw punches near the mound after a similar incident.

No one was punched Wednesday, but it certainly wasn't a good start to the game for Harper. After a strikeout in the first inning, he took his frustration out on his bat in the dugout.

Luckily, Harper didn't feel like hitting anything else later in the game.

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