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Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is out of the lineup against the Chicago Cubs after having an ingrown right toenail removed, while right fielder Jayson Werth is probably headed to the 15-day disabled list.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo and manager Davey Johnson say they expect Harper to miss only Friday night's game and to be back Saturday against the Cubs.
Rizzo says Werth has a ''very slight strain'' of his right hamstring. Werth hasn't played since May 2, so he would be eligible to be activated May 18 - and Rizzo thinks the outfielder will be ready by then.
Johnson says Eury Perez or Jeff Kobernus would be likely to be brought up from Triple-A Syracuse to take Werth's roster spot.
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Bryce Harper is 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, and an all-around man-child on the baseball field. But despite his large build, all it took was a measly ingrown toenail to keep him out of the lineup on Friday. The Washington Nationals star outfielder missed Friday’s 7-3 win over the Chicago Cubs to have a troublesome ingrown toenail removed from his right foot. The issue was noticed earlier...
People asked for it and Bryce Harper delivered.
The Washington Nationals phenom had an ingrown toenail removed Friday and sat out a second consecutive game on Saturday because of it.
But since "the people" asked, Harper tweeted a photo of his bloody toe and a piece of the nail that was removed.
Since everybody wanted to see it! Here it is!hah #Toe #SICK #Graphic twitter...
Bryce Harper missed Friday's game against the Chicago Cubs with an ingrown toenail and became so annoyed at people wondering what it looked like he posted a photo of the gruesome aftermath of a procedure to clip off the offending nail edge.
The Washington Nationals outfielder wrote:
"Since everyone wanted to see it! Here it is!hah."
So this is what it has come down...
These young kids need to take better care of themselves. For as much of a young baseball stud that Bryce Harper is, kid could use a few lessons in hygiene. Harper appears to not be trimming his toenails properly, which led to him missing a game last night. Why was he not in the lineup? Ingrown toe procedure. Not kidding. The Washington Nationals didn’t need him, as they defeated...
When Under Armour Baseball athlete Bryce Harper takes the field on Sunday for the Washington Nationals against the Chicago Cubs, he'll do so in a "Mother's Day' PE of the UA Spine Highlight.
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Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper may be young but that doesn’t mean he has the right to conduct himself in irresponsible, potentially dangerous, ways. By all indications, a photo offered up by Harper on Twitter to illustrate the balmy temperature on Friday appeared to be tweeted while he was driving his car at 40 mph. [...]The post Oh dear: Bryce Harper tweets about weather...
Clearly because he had nothing better to do, Bryce Harper did something Friday night that not even Lord Tweets-a-lot himself Jose Canseco has done...force fed his close to 240,000 Twitter followers a picture of his bloodied big toe.
I demand to know...who wanted to see it, dude? Who?!? Answer...no one.
However the image of Harper's ingrown toenail makes you feel...
Nationals’ slugging outfielder Jayson Werth has played in only one game since
April 29 -- and none since May 2 -- due to a sore right hamstring. A May 9 MRI
showed no structural damage to the hamstring, but Werth still feels the strain.
He is not in the May 9 starting lineup against the Detroit Tigers. Team doctors
want to examine the hamstring more closely.
On Friday, the Washington Nationals were without the services of young outfielder Bryce Harper for their game against the Chicago Cubs. No, it wasn't because of a suspension or a crippling injury, but rather the reason for his absence had everything to do with an ingrown toenail.Bryce Harper also had an operation on his right foot to fix an ingrown toenail. Won't play today...
While Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals will be wearing the "Mother's Day" version of the UA Spine Highlight, other Under Armour Baseball athletes will be wearing "Mother's Day" versions of the Yard IV Mid ST, Spine Metal, and Natural Trainer.
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Jayson Werth is still battling to get back on the field for the Washington Nationals. According to James Wagner of the Washington Post, Werth will have an MRI on his right hamstring on Thursday. Werth's recovery is not being aided by a stomach bug and Nationals manager Davey Johnson said Werth will also see an internist to deal with potential dehydration and cramping problems...
Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper was forced to sit out a game because of a straight up nasty ingrown toenail.
The Washington Nationals will place Jayson Werth on the
15-day disabled list today due to a strained hamstring, according to Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington.
General manager Mike Rizzo told reporters that Werth’s
strain is “very slight,” but it will still require a stint on the DL. The outfielder has been sidelined since May 2, as that’s when he began to feeling...
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is probably good for the game of baseball. He’s talented, fiery,…
Anibal Sanchez is a bad dude. This is the same man who struck out 16 Atlanta Braves a few Fridays ago.
But when there is big game to be hunted, Bryce Harper picks up his elephant gun and goes to work. Harper hit a majestic blast to right-center off Sanchez and drove in another on a sacrifice fly in the Nationals 3-1 victory over the Tigers.
The home run was Harper’s 10th of the season.