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Watch: This Is Why You Shouldn’t Try To Break A Baseball Bat In Frustration

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. (Getty Images)

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. (Getty Images)

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(CBS) Taking your anger out by trying to break a piece of hardwood never seems like a good idea, but nonetheless baseball players have long found a way to snap bats into two pieces.

But not Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper — not on Sunday, at least. On a day in which he went 0-for-3 as the Nationals beat the Cubs, 2-1, Harper tried to snap his bat on his knee after a strikeout.

He failed. You can check the video out below.