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PLAYERS: Bryce Harper
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Harper, 19, eager to launch major league career

VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper knew this was coming. When he arrived at the clubhouse for Washington's first full-squad workout of spring training, his teammates sent him a not-so-subtle message.

Bryce Harper's Redskins shirt

As covered extensively earlier on DC Sports Bog, above is Bryce Harper, the Cowboys fan, wearing a Redskins t-shirt in camp with the Nats on Friday. Photo by @DanHellie. Of course, this stunt will backfire on young Mr. Harper somehow. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

At 19, Harper figures he's ready for prime time

When Bryce Harper got to the clubhouse for Washington's first full-squad workout of spring training, his teammates had delivered a not-so-subtle message. The nameplate on his locker said, ''Joe Namath, No. 12.'' Harper wasn't bothered a bit by those who thought he went a little far by saying he wants to become a cultural icon like Broadway Joe. He's ready...

DMV: It’s Mr. Walk-Off Contract Extension Eve, Everyone

Zim contract extension talks hit no-trade speedbump. [CSNW] Rizzo hopes to lock up Zim contract by Saturday deadline. [Wash. Times] Nats players to watch in Vierra beyond Bryce Harper. [Capital Comment] The one about Ryan Braun, FedEx and a cup of pee. [Big League Stew] 10 best about being an O’s fan, including Boogs.  [BLS via Camden Chat] Interesting story about UVA football...

Harper could crack Nationals' lineup Saturday

Nationals manager Davey Johnson has often talked about how he wanted more left-handed hitters in the lineup this year, and he hinted on Monday afternoon that outfielder Bryce Harper will play against the Astros on Saturday in Kissimmee, Fla.

Ryan Zimmerman talks contract, drinking canned beer, and Bryce Harper

(Ryan Zimmerman: still only 27, still drinks beer from a can. Screen cap via video.) And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract front, enjoy the video below of Zim on Sports Talk Live on Thursday from The Face of the Franchise talks contract, goals, his age ("I'm not that old, I...

Bryce Harper in a Redskins t-shirt

Kilgore reported that Bryce Harper entered the Nats clubhouse in a Duke shirt Friday morning, but by the afternoon, all that unpleasantness had been avoided. The noted Cowboys fan and D.C. sports fan antagonist was finally sporting burgundy and gold. And two TV reporters who couldn’t find their way to Nats Park — Dan Hellie and Dave Feldman — were there to record the image...

Harper's new nickname: Broadway Bryce?

Instead of having his name over his locker, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had a nameplate reading "Joe Namath No. 12."
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