Bryce Harper is getting an MRI on his thumb, per Matt Williams.

Although X-rays were negative, it will be extremely interesting to see what the MRI reveals, his rather slow start coupled with a potential thumb problem just goes to show the risk we take every season when we draft in the first couple of rounds.ANALYST: Ivar G. Anderson This was an expected outcome after Harper injured his thumb last night. Harper is not in the starting lineup tonight but was reported he will be available to pinch hit if needed.ANALYST: Jonathan Impemba