A lot of people hate on me for liking Bryce Harper so much. I was a little undecided on the guy until I read a book about his only amateur season. And then I wanted to immediately learn more about the guy. Then I saw him play. From his first big league at-bat, I saw that he wasn’t a fraud. I always believed in his ability, and then I decided that when you watch him play; this is the way every guy should play. I knew I was watching a player that would raise the stakes of veterans he called teammates with his grit and all-out hustle.
Danny Knobler of CBS Sports wrote an article today with some glowing quotes about Harper being hard to hate. Also, Danny Knobler looks mysteriously like my college coach. This is enough to scare the living **** out of anyone who played for the man when they read a Danny Knobler article.
Drew Storen, on Harper’s style of play:
“It’s not just eyewash,” Nationals reliever Drew Storen said. “It’s a Tuesday getaway day game. Every day, he brings it. He’s got f...