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Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton just continues to impress. Just when you think he can top a prior highlight he goes an one ups it. Today against the Washington Nationals he almost made an amazing grab on a Jayson Werth liner. I know that’s not a real highlight but the highlight came after. The ball was hit hard and with a diving Stanton, Werth thought he could make it to second with ease. Nope, Stanton was aware of what was going on and fired a rocket from his knees to gun Jayson down at second. Simply amazing!
(H/T CBS Sports)
BEST OF MAXIM
So Bryce Harper got ejected by Hunter Wendlestat in the 8th inning Saturday night after arguing strike three. According to lip readers everywhere, Harper said: "F**K! No Way! That's twice!". Memo to Bryce Harper: one run game; your teammates could use you. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.
So Bryce Harper will compete in his first ever MLB HR Derby tonight, with his father pitching to him. There is above, apparently preparing for the event in a pair of short shorts? Huh? (Photo by @MLBONFOX)
Ian Desmond on Harper's little shorts:
“@MLBONFOX: Showtime! Behind the scenes with @Bharper3407. pic.twitter.com/xy0ksQucFc” Bike coaching shorts circa 1990.
And so, Bryce Harper put on a good show in his first MLB HR Derby...but Yoenis Cespedes was even better in his. Cespedes wins 2013 HR Derby over Harper. Good show.
Still, Cespedes' hair didn't hold a candle to Harper's.
(Screencap of Harper and Cespedes hugging it out via ESPN/TV)
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Bryce Harper may have spent Monday night smashing baseballs into the stands at Citi Field but his brother Bryan was equally impressive with his mustache. Bryce Harper qualified for the finals with his father throwing baseballs to him while his brother has become an overnight TV sensation. Better mustache: Bryce Harper's brother, or Rollie Fingers? #HRDerby pic.twitter.com/jRgDUYqLU8...
That's Stephen Strasburg warming up and...stripper? Miami Marlins Mermaid?
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Under Armour has designed shoes Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper will be wearing for the 2013 Home Run Derby and they're crazy fresh.
MIAMI (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton homered leading off the ninth inning to tie it and Ed Lucas beat out double-play relay in the 10th to lift the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Saturday night.
Stanton connected against Rafael Soriano to make it 1-all.
Steve Cishek (3-4) struck out Scott Hairston and Ryan Zimmerman with runners on second and third to end the Washington...
MIAMI -- Former Florida Marlins closer Bryan Harvey remembers the team's teal caps, the franchise's first game and a nightmarish June night for the Joe Robbie Stadium grounds crew.
Atop Harvey's memories of 1993 is his joining Gary Sheffield in being the Marlins' first All-Stars.
"Representing the expansion team and being one of the original guys was pretty...
Last year I was among the many that panned the Washington Nationals decision to shut Stephen Strasburg down at the end of the regular season as well as the post season. They said they wanted to preserve Strasburg for what they envisioned to be a long, storied and successful career.
The rest of the world realizes that trips to the postseason are precious. THAT is what you are playing...
Your browser does not support iframes.Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton clubbed a game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Nationals closer Rafael Soriano Saturday.And there was absolutely nobody more excited about this than teammate and starting pitcher Jose Fernandez.Seriously, check out the pure display of thrill and excitement Fernandez exhibits in the...
MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins' 2012 All-Star player saved this year's representative from going to the Midsummer Classic as a losing pitcher.
Giancarlo Stanton's solo home run off Washington closer Rafael Soriano in the bottom of the ninth Saturday night tied the game and enabled the Marlins to go on and beat the Nationals 2-1 in 10 innings.
Stanton's blast took Jose...
The Miami Marlins have optioned left-handed reliever/starter Duane Below to their Triple-A New Orleans minor league club. Posting a 2.39 earned run average for AAA this season, he had been recently recalled to the majors but failed to make an appearance.
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Home Run Derby offers Chris Davis a chance at national spotlight. [FTW]
Every O’s All-Star came to Baltimore through Andy MacPhail. [BS]
Orioles GIFs of the Week, including an All-Star wet willy. [Camden Chat]
Good: Bryce Harper usually makes the most of his big moments. [NI]
Bad: Ian Desmond calls out Harper for a selfish ejection on Saturday. [NE]
Cool pic of Pierre Garcon hanging...
Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit nine home runs in the final round to beat Washington’s Bryce Harper to win the 2013 Home Run Derby from Citi Field in New York. Cespedes’ final home run was a 455 foot shot to centerfield in which he capped off with a pretty sweet looking bat flip. [...]