Found May 26, 2013 on Nationals Enquirer:
Not exactly a clown question, but still a dumb comment, bro. Via MASN's Dan Kolko: A reporter told Harper that his injury situation seemed like RGIII all over again. "No it's not," Harper replied. "That's a dumb comment." — Dan Kolko (@masnKolko) May 26, 2013 So Bryce Harper left Sunday's game in the bottom of the seventh against the Phillies because his sore knee -- you know, the one he hurt running face first into the wall in LA -- is barking. Up above, a screen cap (via MASN/MLB.TV) of Harper holding his knee after stealing third in the first inning. Davey says Harper will probably get a few days off; Harper says not necessary. This is not good. More Harper and Davey on the art of sliding: "If he quit headfirst sliding, he'd be a lot better off. He's needs to slide and hit his ass instead of his knees." (Davey Johnson, via, 5/26/2013) "I’m gonna feel it either way. It doesn’t matter. I mean, if I...
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  • Ya know, this guy is definitely talented, but what a freaking crybaby he is. First of all there seems to be a double standard where he's concerned. In a game yesterday he was called out on strikes and threw his bat, by rule that's grounds for an automatic ejection. But the umpire left him in the game. In the same game another Nationals player did the same exact thing and immediately got tossed. Why does this kid get so much preferential treatment? He has gotten in the face of umpires and even gone so far as to stick his finger in an umpires face when arguing balls and strikes, also grounds for an immediate ejection, and was not tossed. He should learn to just shut his piehole and play the game because his sorry act is wearing thin.

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