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Bryce Harper had three hits in his return to the starting lineup, Edwin Jackson pitched eight strong innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 Monday.
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer and Rick Ankiel also connected as the NL East leaders won for the fourth straight time and extended its lead over second place Atlanta to three games. The Braves lost to the New York Yankees 3-0.
Jackson (3-3) improved to 4-0 in his past seven starts against Toronto dating to July 30, 2008. The right-hander, who had gone eight starts without a win before beating the New York Mets in his last outing, allowed two runs and three hits. He walked three and struck out three.
Left-hander Sean Burnett came on after Edwin Encarnacion's leadoff double in the ninth and gave up a two-run homer to pinch-hitter Yan Gomes before finishing off the win.
The Nationals pounded out 14 hits, two shy of their season high for a nine in...
BEST OF MAXIM
Bryce Harper plays in his first Canadian game, goes 3-for-4 with a solo dong and the retards in the Canadian media want to know what kind of celebratory beer the under-21 Harper (19) would be drinking. Yeah, because the drinking age is 19 in Canada. Our boy comes back with what will be the next huge meme craze. “Clown question, bro,” Harper responds. Clown question indeed.
At just 19 years old, Bryce Harper can't even legally enjoy a beer in the United States. When he crosses the border, however, it's fair game. Just don't ask him about it. Harper hit a monster home run at Rogers Centre on Tuesday as the Nationals picked up a 4-2 road victory over the Blue Jays. The blast drilled a BlackBerry sign located to the right of the park's...
Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper returned to the lineup Monday night, one day after he didn't start because of a sore back.
The 19-year-old Harper came on as a pinch hitter and scored the decisive run as the Nationals beat Boston 4-3 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. After drawing a walk, Harper scored from first base on a ninth-inning double by Roger Bernadina...
No better way to cap off the weekend in Boston than Bryce Harper scoring from first in the ninth inning on Sunday on a Roger Bernadina double to score the game winning run. Here's the video:
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Meanwhile, in case you're wondering how Harper spent his first game *not* starting since his callup six weeks ago?
"Just blowing bubbles...
To start, Bryce Harper is 19-years-old. So it’s not legal for him to drink beer….in the U.S.
Well last night, Harper and the Nationals played in Toronto where it’s legal to drink at 19. So since Harper hit a very impressive home run in the Nationals’ 4-2 win over the Blue Jays, one reporter thought he would ask whether Harper would have a Canadian beer to celebrate. And to...
Bryce Harper is lighting the MLB on fire, and making the Washington Nationals a league wide story. However despite all of the early success, Harper is keeping a level head, and not allowing silly questions to distract him from the task at hand. Check out Bryce Harper's reaction when a reporter ask the 19 year old phenom about a possible celebratory drink after the Nats pick...
Young MC performed at the Celebrate Fairfax festival in Virginia on Friday night while wearing a Washington Nationals Bryce Harper jersey.
Young MC was a little out of breath while performing "Bust a Move", and the jersey was two sizes two small, but the crowd seemed to enjoy it nonetheless.
Young MC was part of Friday night's "Legends of Hip-Hop"...
It’s always interesting to see how young, and especially hyped players, respond to the media during their early years.
Bryce Harper responded strongly to a reporter in Toronto, who somehow thought of the moronic question of asking a nineteen year old what his favorite beer is, with your new favorite catchphrase.
“That’s a clown question, bro.” Odd way of putting it perhaps...
Bryce Harper homered off the restaurant in center field, Danny Espinosa added a two-run blast and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to five games.
Jhonatan Solano added his first career homer as the Nationals improved to 6-2 in interleague play.
Washington's five-game winning streak matches a season best. The...
Must see video above (via the score.com), in which Bryce Harper delivers perhaps the quote of the year when asked by a reporter from the Score in Toronto about whether he would have a beer after last night's game:
"That's a clown question, bro"
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