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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will fly back to Washington, D.C., on Sunday to have his sore left hip examined, The Washington Post reports.
Harper, the 2012 NL rookie of the year, aggravated the condition Saturday during batting practice. According to the newspaper, the pain was so intense that it "left him floored in the batting cage."
When asked if the injury could sideline Harper for the remainder of the 2013 regular season, manager Davey Johnson told The Washington Post, "I don't know."
Harper, who also missed 31 games with a knee injury this season, has been battling the hip problem for a little over a week. However, it appears to be worsening. The Washington Post notes that the Nationals first referred to it as "soreness," then as a "strain" and finally as "inflammation."
In 101 games this season, Harper is hitting .273/.377/.504 with 19 homers and 49 RBI.
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Bryce Harper will be out of the Washington Nationals' lineup for at least two more days due to a sore left hip.
Harper was examined by team doctors in Washington, and manager Davey Johnson says Monday that tests showed inflammation but no structural damage. The 20-year-old slugger will take oral medication and sit out the first two games of a four-game series against the Mets...
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Bryce Harper has been battling injuries for most of the season and even said he might need knee surgery in the coming months. He missed about five weeks with a knee injury, and he’s missed some time lately with a hip injury. Harper told CSN Washington in an interview that he traces a lot of […]
Stephen Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.
Ryan Zimmerman homered, his third shot in two days, and Wilson Ramos also connected for Washington.
Strasburg (7-9) struck out seven and allowed four runs and four hits. He also hit a batter, threw a wild...
The Washington Nationals can breathe a sigh of relief. Once again, the news surrounding what could have been a devastating injury to their young star outfielder, Bryce Harper, was better than expected. He received the results of the MRI on his hip yesterday, and while he will have to miss at least two more games, things could have been worse.
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The Washington Nationals know time is running out to make a late run to the wild card.
They'll try to win their third straight game and fifth in six overall Monday when they visit the New York Mets.
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MIAMI (AP) -- Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and drove in three runs, powering the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon had three hits apiece as the Nationals won for the third time in four games to remain on the fringe of the NL wild-card race. Tanner Roark (5-0) pitched six scoreless innings in his first...
MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.
Strasburg (7-9) struck out seven and allowed four runs and four hits. He also hit a batter, threw a wild pitch and had two balks. It was his first win since Aug. 11 against Philadelphia.
The Mets welcome the Washington Nationals to Citi Field for the first game of a three game series tonight. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.
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