Found March 07, 2013 on Fangraphs:
Last season, after joining the Nationals, Gio Gonzalez threw 3,198 pitches in the regular season, plus 209 more in the playoffs. That is an awful lot of pitches, but this article isn’t about that sort of pitcher abuse. It’s about a different sort of pitcher abuse to which the headline can also mi...

Video: Bryce Harper talks with ESPN's Tim Kurkjian about 2013

So ESPN's Baseball Tonight crew visited with the Nationals in Viera yesterday (see complete video segment here). Here's video of Bryce Harper in a Captain America t-shirt talking with Tim Kurkjian about the upcoming season. (Screencap via ESPN video) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

In other Washington Nationals Spring Training news, Bryce Harper has been working on a 2,000 piece puzzle

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) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Photo: Bryce Harper with Curt Schilling, discussing bloody socks and eyeballs?

Another outtake from Baseball Tonight's visit with the Nationals in Viera on Tuesday: the photo above of Bryce Harper chatting up Curt Schilling. Possibly talking about the merits of bloody socks and bloody eyeballs? [See also: video of Harper talking with ESPN's Tim Kurkjian about the upcoming season] (Photo by @Leighton_PR via @recordsANDradio) Befriend Nats Enquirer...

Video: When Bryce Harper tried to throw a runner out at first base from left field

Your browser does not support iframes. 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...

Nationals phenom Bryce Harper tries throwing out runner rounding first…from left field

This may be the most Bryce Harper thing ever. Sure it’s only spring training, and the chances that the Nationals phenom would try a throw like this during the regular season is less than 5% (OK, maybe 10%), but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. Astros 3rd baseman Brandon Laird almost learned the hard way that if you take a big turn rounding first after a single, Bryce...

The Most Bryce Harper Throw

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.

Strasburg hits Utley, Halladay responds?

After Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg hit Chase Utley with a pitch on Wednesday, Phillies ace Roy Halladay appeared to retaliate by throwing behind Tyler Moore.

Rendon, Strasburg Shine In Loss To Philadelphia Phillies

Anthony Rendon has said he wants this Spring Training to be one the Washington Nationals management will remember.  It's working. In today's Spring Training game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Rendon hit his third home run of the spring to the opposite field. In 20 at-bats, Rendon is hitting .400, with eight hits, three homers, three doubles and eight RBIs. Make...

Cardinals 16, Nationals 10

Jordan Zimmermann was hit hard, allowing eight runs and nine hits in three innings Friday during the Washington Nationals' 16-10 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Zimmermann has given up 13 runs and 16 hits over nine innings in three spring training starts. Matt Carpenter was 4 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI for St. Louis, which had 17 hits. Rob Johnson had two doubles and...

Roy Halladay Takes On Stephen Strasburg In Rare Phillies-Nationals Spring Duel

Despite being regular opponents during the regular season, the Phillies and Nationals hardly play each other in the Spring. With Nationals camp located 149 miles away in Viera, FL, the bus ride is long. The Phillies tend to play local opponents such as the Blue Jays, Yankees, Orioles, Pirates, and...
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