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Bryce Harper will miss Monday’s game against the Orioles but a MRI on the outfielders knee showed no structural damage. Harper aggravated his left knee when he slid head first into second base on Sunday. He later fouled a ball off his knee.
The Nationals plan to keep Harper out of the lineup for a couple of games because they have fear he could further aggravate his knee if he were to play but the teams medical director Wiemi Douoguih said there would be no risk of structural damage if he played according to the Washington Post.
“There’s no structural injury,” Douoguih said. “It’s just more time loss because it gets inflamed.”
The Nationals could play Harper as a designated hitter on Wednesday.
“DH’ing will probably be good for the him. He won’t run into any walls,” manager Davey Johnson said.
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Nationals slugger Bryce Harper left Sunday's game due to a wonky right knee and appeared irritated by a reporter's comment comparing his knee injury to RG3's.
Up above, Davey Johnson and Bryce Harper discuss Harper's knee injury after Sunday's 6-1 win over the Phillies, in which Harper got pulled from the game in the 7th. Not good.
More bad news: Ross Detwiler to the 15-day DL, still feeling stiffness.
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Bryce Harper is out of Monday's lineup against the Baltimore Orioles due to bursitis in his left knee.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson says Harper aggravated his sore knee in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies with multiple headfirst slides and by hitting a foul ball off of it.
Team medical director Wiemi Douoguih said the outfielder has inflammation of the...
The Washington Nationals might have another “play or don’t play” decision on their hands. This time, with reigning National League Rookie of the Year Bryce Harper. Harper left today’s game with soreness in his left knee, the knee he aggravated banging into the wall on May 13. It’s stating the obvious that Harper is young and should heal fast, except the Tweets were...
The Washington Nationals expect to play without their star outfielder Bryce Harper until at least Friday, May 31. NBC Sports.com's Aaron Gleeman reports that the slugger's sore left knee will keep him out of the lineup against the Baltimore Orioles throughout the home-and-home series, which runs through May 30.
CSN Washington.com's Nationals beat writer Mark Zuckerman...
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper may sit out for a few days after aggravating his sore left knee while sliding in to second base. The Washington Post's James Wagner says that Harper hurt the knee on a headfirst slide in Sunday night's victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, later compounding the problem with another slide and then by hitting a foul ball into...
Nearly 50% of our fans hail from the female gender, so we would be remiss if we didn't bring you all a look at a Bryce Harper Under Armour underwear ad.
Bryce Harper is now showing off his body in Under Armour underwear, and I’m sure he will be the butt of a few jokes around the Nationals’ clubhouse. Bryce slipped into some Under Armour boxerjock and now has pictures around the world of him nearly naked. Do you Bryce.
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Aggravating his bummed left knee three times in Sunday’s 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson may wisely shelve Bryce Harper for a few days. An All-Star and National League Rookie of the Year award winner in 2012, the 6-foot-3, 230 pound Harper suffered shoulder and knee bruises after violently colliding with the outfield wall at...
Bryce Harper is still feeling the effects of his collision with the Dodger Stadium wall, enough for manager Davey Johnson to consider resting the Washington Nationals outfielder for a few games.
Harper aggravated his sore left knee three times in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, twice with head-first slides in the first inning. He slid into second on an infield...
The Washington Nationals got a much-needed 2-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday to salvage a 4-6-road trip in California. Bryce Harper, who closer Rafael Soriano blamed for the 10th inning loss on Tuesday, powered the Nationals to victory both at the plate and in the field.
The Nationals appeared to be falling apart at the core at the end of the...
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper might have to sit a few days to rest a sore knee still feeling the effects of a collision with the Dodger Stadium wall, and Ross Detwiler will miss another start and go on the disabled list because of a strained oblique muscle.
Harper was gimpy for much of Sunday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. He aggravated the knee twice...
...good thing for his beard Davey's retiring at the end of the season.
Orioles 6, Nationals 2: Gio Gonzalez didn't have it (5.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 BB, 3 K, 109 pitches, 67 strikes), and the Davey Johnson Shave Watch continues.
At this rate, Davey won't get to shave until September 30.
(Screencap of Davey's beard via MASN/TV)
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And so, since Davey Johnson told reporters Friday afternoon that he wouldn't shave until the Nats start hitting, we figured we might as well start a "Davey Johnson Shave Watch" as a public service until Davey finally shaves.
"I figured [the face] couldn't get any uglier, so what the heck. Hopefully, I can shave soon." (Davey Johnson, via Nationals...
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