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Bryce Harper and his wife are expecting a baby girl

The Philadelphia Phillies star announced he will be a ‘girl dad’

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper steps off first during a spring training baseball game, Monday, March 9, 2020, in Clearwater, Fla.

Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper steps off first during a spring training baseball game on Monday, March 9, 2020, in Clearwater, Fla.

AP

Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper announced Monday that he and his wife, Kayla, are expecting a baby girl.

What’s going on:

  • Harper posted the news about the new baby girl on Twitter and Instagram. The post includes a photo of he and his wife holding a gender-reveal photo. Heart balloons linger in the background.
  • He wrote: “Girl dad!”

Bryce andKaylawere married in 2016. Kayla is a former BYU soccer player. The two tied the knot in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ San Diego California Temple, according to the Deseret News.

Kayla gave birth to their son Krew in August 2019. The couple announced in April 2019 that they were expecting their baby boy, according to the Associated Press.

“Philly raised little man will be! #BabyHarper,” Harper tweeted at the time.

One minor problem

Per USA Today: “Harper won’t have to request paternity leave yet with the MLB season still suspended in wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Both the league and players union are still trying to finalize a deal for the 2020 season.”