Harper comes to the Nats after a brief stint in Triple-A with the Syracuse Chiefs. His final minor league games were at Frontier Field in Rochester as the Chiefs took on the Rochester Red Wings.
In 20 games this season with Syracuse, Harper has a .250 batting average, to go along with 1 home run, 3 RBI, and a .708 OPS.
Harper was taken as the #1 overall pick by the Washington Nationals in the 2010 MLB draft. He featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated when he was only 16 years old.