Found March 09, 2013 on Nationals Enquirer:
Forget Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman going back-to-back in Viera today: in other important Washington Nationals spring training news, Ryan Mattheus caught a freshwater eel today. Photo above of the eel Tweeted by@RyanMattheus. Zach Duke was there to see it; Craig Stammen was impressed by the pic; Mattheus was scared: 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.

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...

Ross Detwiler's WBC game ball

Nice showing by Ross Detwiler for Team USA last night: four shutout innings, one hit, one walk, three Ks, and earned his first ever save. Oh, and he got to keep the game ball for the effort, (Photo above by @NationalDet) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

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...

Here's the Bryce Harper baseball card Keith Olbermann paid $2,999.99 for

Another day, yet another post about Bryce Harper baseball cards. Sorry. So this 2013 Topps Heritage Bryce Harper in Senators throwback uni card pictured above is apparently rare. It was purchased on eBay by user merkle923 for $2,999.999 within the last couple of days. Apparently "merkle923" is none other than noted baseball memorabilia collector Keith Olbermann, who...

Manny Acta and Alex Cora on Baseball Tonight

Just a couple of ex-Nats making their debut on Baseball Tonight Sunday evening. There's Manny Acta and Alex Cora before the start of the show in a photo Tweeted by @MannyActa14 himself. And given the Manny Acta sighting, now seems as good a time as any to take a trip down memory lane with the great Acta-ccessories: Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

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.

Nationals 8, Marlins 7

Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive home runs and the Washington Nationals defeated a Miami Marlins split squad 8-7 on Saturday. Harper connected in the fifth inning for his second homer this spring. He is batting .462 in exhibition play. Zimmerman followed with his first home run, tagging reliever Brad Hand. Zach Walters hit his second spring homer in the eighth for...

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...

Harper already psyched for 2017 WBC

Here is good news for American baseball fans and bad news for the rest of the world: Bryce Harper, the Washington Nationals' emerging superstar, doesn't plan to miss the next World Baseball Classic. "In four years, absolutely I want to play, 100 percent," Harper said Monday. "They can write my name down right now." Harper, 20, already has represented...
Nationals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.