Found October 09, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
The St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Nationals are heading back to Washington D.C. with the NLDS knotted at 1-1. Among the story lines in the series has been the struggles of the Nationals high profile center fielder Bryce Harper. Harper was just 1 for 5 in the Nationals Game Two loss on Monday afternoon and struck out four times. In the first two games of the series, Harper is just one for ten with six strikeouts. When asked by Hall of Fame baseball writer Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after Monday's game if he was anxious at the plate, Harper responds with a very snide comment for the writing legend. Don't ask Bryce Harper if he's anxious at the plate. Even if you are Hall of Fame baseball writer Rick Hummel.yfrog.us/2gofzbthqevhqr… — Dan Hellie (@DanHellie) October 9, 2012 In response to Hummel's question, Harper replied, "You think I'm over anxious? You think so? Maybe you should be the hitting coach." Harper has been the ce...
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