Found April 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Washington Nationals have placed outfielder Mark DeRosa on the first 15-day disabled list Sunday with a left oblique strain. To take his roster spot, the Nationals recalled first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore from Triple-A Syracuse. DeRosa, 37, was hitting .081 in 13 games this season with two RBIs. Moore. 25, has batted .286 in 22 games for Syracuse. Both his home runs (seven) and RBIs (22) are tied for third among International League teams.

Bryce Harper plays near Washington Monument

Ho-hum. And so, on his first off day as a Big Leaguer, and first day as a resident of Washington DC, Bryce Harper played softball at the Washington Monument. Took some big cuts, too. And with that aluminum bat, he could've broken a window at Obama's house... Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Breaking Down Stephen Strasburg's Dominant Performance

As Washington Post beat reporter Adam Kilgore said, aside from the Nats' loss, last night was as good as a baseball game could possibly get in April. He couldn't have been more right. Two teams who missed the playoffs last year were battling for first place in the Nationals League. Arguably the game's best starter, Stephen Strasburg, was going head-to-head against the...

Surprise! Nats' Harper gets first shot at majors

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Nats Talk On The Go: Episode 18

In this week's episode of Nats Talk On The Go, Joe and Craig talk about the Washington Nationals' April and all of the positives and negatives that came along with it. We talk in detail about Bryce Harper and Tyler Moore's debuts, Danny Espinosa's ridiculously awful season at the dish so far, and then end by talking about the awesome pitching rotation once again....

Video: Bryce Harper’s first hit was a moon shot

Bryce Harper ripped a double off the wall in his debut for the Washington Nationals, but that wasn’t what stoodout in the at bat. It was the Dodgers fans that made the decision to drop trou. Harper First Hit by bubbaprog Talk about impeccable timing, eh? When [...]

Line of the Day: Bryce Harper

April 28, 2012: Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals made his long-awaited major league debut, going 1-for-3 with a double and a sacrifice fly RBI in a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 innings. He also made an impressive laser-beam throw to the plate that would have gunned down a base runner had Wilson Ramos not dropped the ball. Line: 3 AB | 0 R | 1 H | 1 RBI; 2B...

Video: Matt Kemp’s walk-off home run against Washington Nationals

    Coming into last night’s game at Dodger Stadium much of the attention was on 19 year-old phenom Bryce Harper, who was making his debut for the Washington Nationals in MLB’s most hyped entrance since Stephen Strasburg came onto the scene June 8, 2010. Harper’s first major league hit came on a double to [...]

Prospects Tyler Moore, Pat Corbin Receive the Call

It’s been an exciting week for call-ups with the Top 2 prospects within the Top 100 pre-season prospect list getting the call to the Majors. A couple other interesting names have also received a promotion to the Majors this week for the first time, although their names carry much less fanfare than the likes of Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Bryce Harper of the Washington...

What’s Wrong with Danny Espinosa?

Coming into the 2012 season, Washington Nationals fans had plenty to focus on.  From the important rotation renovation to the injuries to 2010 MVP Michael Morse and closer Drew Storen, there was almost too much in determining how the season would play out.  Amongst these things was an issue that dated back to the beginning of last season. That is, the performance of the young middle...

Bryce Harper Impresses in Debut; Nats Lose First Series of Season

Bryce Harper made is MLB debut for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night in Los Angeles, and he set out to show that he deserved to be there from the start. He looked mostly comfortable at the plate, and when given the opportunity, he sure did shine. His line drive double off the center field wall was a ridiculous and his hustle is admirable. One of the most impressive things...

Dodgers 4, Nationals 3(10)

Bryce Harper's first day in the major leagues came with all the hype one would expect for the player dubbed ''Baseball's Chosen One'' when he was only 16 years old. The No. 1 pick in the 2010 draft went 1 for 3 in his first game for the Washington Nationals, with a booming double against Chad Billingsley, a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth and a bullet...

Live Chat: Bryce Harper's MLB Debut with Nats Talk On The Go

Today is the biggest day for the Washington Nationals since Stephen Strasburg made his MLB debut on June 8, 2010. Baseball's top prospect, Bryce Harper, will debut in left field for the Nats tonight against Chad Billingsley and the Los Angeles Dodgers. To make it even better, Strasburg will start for the Nats tonight, too. It's going to be a DC baseball extravaganza, and...

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The Washington Nationals' starting rotation is among the best in baseball, but not even the addition of phenom Bryce Harper has been able to spark their sputtering offense. Harper will make his home debut as the Nationals look to avoid a fifth consecutive loss Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Washington's starters lead the majors...

Bryce Harper MLB Debut: Signs Point to Greatness

The baseball world was completely captivated this past weekend by the long anticipated debut of someone whom everyone believes is a Hall of Fame player in the making—Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. Ever since his high school days—and perhaps even … Continue reading →

Injury updates: Sherrill, DeRosa and Howard

Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major Leagues: – Left handed pitcher George Sherrill is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery early in May according to Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN Seattle. Sherrill was experiencing discomfort in his throwing elbow since the beginning of the season. – The Washington Nationals have placed infielder Mark DeRosa on the...
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