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PLAYERS: Bryce Harper
Bryce Harper smacked his fifth homer in six games, going 3-for-3 in Scottsdale's 10-6 win over Surprise in the Arizona Fall League on Thursday.

Bryce Harper homers for fifth time in six games

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits during batting practice before a MLB spring training game against the New York Yankees in Tampa, Florida, March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Steve Nesius (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)   Hey, so Bryce Harper is on fire in the Arizona Fall League. Fifth homer in his last six games yesterday, and over his last 10 games, he'...

Nationals' Harper heating up in Arizona

Washington Nationals prized prospect Bryce Harper is riding an 11-game hitting streak in the Arizona Fall League. Harper, the No. 1 pick in the 2010 draft, had his first season cut short due to a hamstring injury. The 19-year-old Harper hit his fifth home run and had his fifth consecutive multi-RBI game Tuesday night. Harper made a seamless transition to professional ball, batting...

Bryce Harper's Bat Explodes In Arizona Fall League

Less than one month ago, I wrote an article about how Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper was struggling in the Arizona Fall League, like he has done at every new level in his short MiLB career.  Well, that struggle is officially over. Yesterday, Harper went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and hit his 5th HR in the Fall League.  He brought his batting average up to .290 and extended...

Movember MLB Mustache Madness: Wild Card, Round 1 - Harper vs. Shoemaker

The MLB Movember Mustache Madness Wild Card bracket is only getting wilder.  Before we put the first round behind us, we need to take a little bit of time to take a sneak peek at some of the finest future mustache All-Stars the minor leagues have to offer. Bryce Harper Harper is considered a five-tool prospect, but that is only because the scouting community refuses to acknowledge...

Davey doesn't rule out Bryce Harper starting 2012 season in Washington

Above, video of the absolute bomb Bryce Harper hit last night in Arizona Fall League action, his 5th home run and 17th RBI in his last 8 games. In an interview on 106.7 The Fan's Mike Wise show with Holden Kushner on Wednesday, Davey Johnson left open the possibility that Harper could start the 2012 season in Washington: Kushner: "Are you going to give him [Harper...

Boxberger in 2011 AFL Rising Stars Game

Yesterday, the Arizona Fall League announced its selections for the 2011 AFL Rising Stars Game via twitter and among them was Redlegs right hander Brad Boxberger. Boxberger will be one of 50 players in the game, that also includes super freak Bryce Harper. The game will be played on Saturday, November 5th at 5pm mountain time, which by my calculations is 7pm eastern. If...

Nate's Nats Notes - 11/2/11

If you're reading this (which I suppose you pretty obviously are) you may have noticed that Nats Triple Play went through some fairly significant content generation droughts in 2011. Some of that is the inevitable impact of running out of new things to say about this team after 6+ years, but more often it went something like:1. Read/hear/see something interesting about the Nationals...

Live from the Arizona Fall League at First Pitch Arizona: 11/4/2011

Friday officially started at 8am when Ron Shandler welcomed everyone to the 17th annual First Pitch Arizona conference. His welcome included a rundown of the weekend’s events, an introduction of the speakers that will be appearing over the next few days and a speech that somehow managed to tie together the names Osama Bin Laden, Muammar Gaddafi and Adam Dunn. You had to be there...
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