Baby on board! Philadelphia Phillies player Bryce Harper and his wife, Kayla Harper (née Varner), tied the knot in 2016, and now they have a little one on the way.
“Philly raised little man will be!” the professional baseball player, 26, captioned his Instagram reveal on Monday, April 1. “#BabyHarper.”
In the first photo, the athlete smiled down at Kayla, also 26, as they stood beneath a bridge and held a small black jacket reading, “Baby 3 Harper.” The second gave a close-up shot of a Phillies letterman jacket and ultrasound shot.
Kayla shared the same pics, writing, “Wrigley’s gonna be pissed… Baby Harper making HIS debut Aug. 2019. #littleman.”
The Nevada native and his then-girlfriend got engaged in 2014, and although they set their nuptials for January 2015, the ceremony never took place. But in July 2016, Varner announced their reconciliation and re-engagement.
“ESPYS last night with my love,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “So proud of you, B! Oh and WERE ENGAGED… Again. @TheSequel #AllStarBreak.”
In December 2016, the two tied the knot at the San Diego California Temple. “Mr & Mrs. Harper!” Bryce captioned a photo outside of the church. “We couldn’t of [sic] asked for a better day!”
While Bryce began his Major League Baseball career as a Washington Nationals player in 2010, he was a free agent during the 2018-2019 offseason and signed a 13-year contract with the Phillies. Worth $330 million, it is currently the richest contract in the history of American sports.
“Diggin’ number THREE’s new look,” Kayla wrote on Instagram on Friday, March 29, after his debut game with the team. “Thank you to all @phillies staff & fans for such a warm welcome. We have been overwhelmed with all the love and support you guys have shown to us in such a short amount of time!”
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