Found March 08, 2013 on
It’s not just that Bryce Harper is a never-before-seen talent, it’s that he plays the game like no one I’ve ever seen. Case in point, this throw, where he tries to pick a runner off of first base from left field:
WaPo has context and USAT Sports has fun with GIFs, but that’s just an awesome play. Almost got him, too.
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During Thursday's Nats-Astros game, Bryce Harper attempted to throw out Brandon Laird at first base from left field after Laird singled and made a wide turn around first:
"I was like, ‘Dang, we got a chance to get him." (Tyler Moore on Harper's throw, via Washington Post, 3/7/2013)
Unfortunately the ball got away...
In other vital Washington Nationals spring training news, Bryce Harper has been working on a 2,000 piece puzzle "for days" and seems to be getting fed up:
(Photo by @BHarper3407)
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