Whenever Bryce Harper strikes out this week, you can get a $3 pizza

It’s been several months since Bryce Harper traded in his Nats uniform for a $330 million record deal with the Phillies, but some in D.C. have long memories, including a local pizza chain.

&Pizza is giving away $3 pizzas for three minutes from Monday to Thursday any time Harper strikes out.

When Harper strikes out during the game, text #UROUT to 200-03 to receive a code you can use to buy a pizza online or through the &pizza app.

Yes, that’s a slithering snake behind a photo of Harper.

Here are the days and times Washington plays Philadelphia this week:

  • Tuesday, 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Thursday, 4:05 p.m.

There’s a pretty good chance you’ll get a deal on these pizzas. “He’s been striking out a lot this season,” WTOP sports reporter J. Brooks said.

Harper has struck out 170 times, so far this season. “That’s a lot,” Brooks said.

This is not the first time Harper has endured a ribbing from D.C. fans. During his first game against the Nats since playing for Philadelphia, a ballpark nearly full of boo birds welcomed the superstar outfielder back to D.C. last April. And at his first at-bat against former teammate Max Scherzer, Harper struck out.

Perhaps someday, D.C. fans will be above this level of petty. But it’s not going to be this week.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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