Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 5/11/13
I unfortunately snoozed through part of last night’s Cubs game with the Washington Nationals because Bryce Harper wasn’t playing.  Honestly, who can blame me?  Harper is one of the game’s most dynamic and intriguing players, having won NL Rookie of the Year last season (I thought it should’ve been Wade Miley, but I’m not complaining too much because both deserved it) and hitting the tar out of the ball this season while playing stellar defense as always.  Most fans may remember Harper as the number one overall pick in 2010, the second in a series of can’t-miss picks by the Nationals during their tank-to-the-top team-building strategy that culminated in a playoff berth last season and a contending team this season (albeit one that is struggling). As an aside, in 2010, the Cubs drafted Hayden Simpson.  Yeah, Chris Sale was off the board, bummer, I know…but Mike Olt was taken in the supplementary round by the Rangers (among other choices), so talent was there to be had.  Dammit Cu...
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