Found September 21, 2012 on
Like any good book, the baseball season unfolds as a series of intriguing stories. Mike Trout. Bryce Harper. The Baltimore Orioles. The Boston sell-off. ROIDS!!! These are all striking plot lines that draw us in, forcing us to check Twitter and MLB Trade Rumors and MLB Tonight as often as Mr. Krause uses a 5-year old picture of me looking like a goof. Yet, at the end of the season, after the World Champions have been crowned, the champagne has been drunk and Ozzie Guillen has said something unintelligible on live television, I firmly believe that the biggest story of the year could be the complete reversal of what up until a few weeks ago looked like a major headline grabber. That’s right. I’m talking to you, Pittsburgh Pirates. Not even International Talk Like A Pirate Day could save loyal baseball fans in the Steel City from wanting to bring back the brown paper bags from the last 19 years. With the losses on Wednesday and Thursday, the Pirates find themselves back where they belo...

Wale gives Bryce Harper new walk-up music

So one of the key takeaways of the Wale-Bryce Harper meet up on Monday is that Harper got some new walkup music. Video above, via ESPN First Take. Enough of that Bieber sh-t. A mix of "Ambition" as walk up music? Perfect. Also, our favorite part of the video is when Harper talks about his love for country music AND rap. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Harper didn't know Nats clinched

Bryce Harper admitted after the Nats clinched a playoff spot that he didn't know the team was in the position to do so.

Bryce Harper had ‘no idea’ the Nationals had clinched a playoff spot

When we get down to the final weeks of the MLB season, we hear a lot of talk about magic numbers. The magic number is the number of games a team that controls its own destiny needs to win in order to make the playoffs. Prior to Thursday night’s win over the Dodgers, the Nationals had a magic number of one. Apparently this is not something Bryce Harper was aware of. As CSNWashington...

Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper nailed Ryan Braun at the plate

Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper charges a single to center and fires a strike to the plate to nail Ryan Braun trying to score in the fourth. Your browser does not support... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Bryce Harper throws out Ryan Braun at plate

Your browser does not support iframes. Is there anything that Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper can't do?The National League Rookie of the Year candidate added another notch to his resume Friday night when he gunned down reigning league MVP Ryan Braun at the dish. The play occurred during Washington's home contest at Nationals Park against the surging Milwaukee Brewers...

Mike Trout Favorites Basket Auction Includes: Jersey Shore DVD, Eagles Shirt & Dill Pickles!

Ask 100 random people who Mike Trout is . Unless you’re at a sports bar or in Los Angeles, only 15 or so will know this guy is the best thing to happen to baseball since Ken Griffey Jr. debuted in 1989. If it wasn’t for a Triple Crown year from Miguel Cabrera, Trout would win the A.L. Rookie of the Year and MVP. But what do we really know about this guy? Thanks to an Angels “Favorites...

Video: Bryce Harper's bazooka arm strikes again

  So Friday night's Curly W went up in smoke in the 9th inning. The good news is, Tyler Clippard has a few weeks to figure sh-t out; and there's always Drew Storen if he can't. Meanwhile, we'd be remiss if we didn't relive the glory of Bryce Harper gunning down Ryan Braun at the plate with his bazooka arm in the fourth inning. video above and here...

Whether Trout or Cabrera wins AL MVP, prepare for outrage

Ask anyone who the AL MVP should be... OK, not anyone, that homeless guy that lives beneath the underpass near the freeway on-ramp you take to get to work probably doesn't have a ready answer, but ask any baseball fan who the AL MVP should be and you are certain to get a very definitive answer.  They will tell you that the answer is clear and not even remotely up for debate...

AL MVP Debate Over, Triple Crown Or Not – Trout Is Tops

Over the last few days, I’ve seen multiple articles about how Miguel Cabrera should receive serious consideration for the AL MVP award, in light of the fact that he has a decent shot at becoming baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 40+ years. This comes after a summer of Mike Trout fever, wherein baseball minds across the country agreed that we were seeing something special...

Halo Headlines: Trout-Cabrera MVP debate rages on, Scioscia not worried about job security, Can ...

The September 20th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Trout-Cabrera MVP debate rages on, Scioscia not worried about job security, a look at Weaver's odds at 300 wins and much more... The Story: Jon Morosi believes the AL MVP will go to Miguel Cabrera if he wins the Triple Crown. The Monkey Says: Morosi is now the champion of the...

Marlins make rookies wear speedos, dress as water polo team for hazing (Pictures)

And the rookie hazing continues. Some rookies get off easy and are forced to dress in Star Wars gear while others have to wear something a little more, shall we say, snug. As you can see from the photo above that Giancarlo Stanton shared on his Twitter account, the Marlins rookies had to wear speedos and dress as the U.S. men’s water polo team on Thursday — the day before they...

Norichika Aoki needs some help to win Rookie of the Year

I am going to say something right now that a lot of Brewers fans might not be prepared to hear: Norichika Aoki is not going to win the Rookie of the Year award this season. He won't even be close. Bryce Harper is a lock for the NL Rookie of the Year award. Bryce Harper is hitting .262/.333/.459 and playing center field (well) on a playoff team as a NINETEEN YEAR OLD. That'...

Verlander: It’d be “bull $#@&” if Cabrera doesn’t win the AL MVP

There has been a hot debate recently over who should win the American League Most Valuable Player award – Mike Trout, the rookie center fielder of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, or Miguel Cabrera, the Detroit Tigers’ third baseman. Following Wednesday night’s Tigers game in which the Tigers beat the Oakland A’s 6-2 behind six innings of shutout ball from Verlander and...

Game Recap 9/21/12 -- Just Hanging Around -- Angels 6 White Sox 2

The Angels are messing with baseball's narrative. National writers want so badly to get on to the business of celebrating the A's and Orioles (and to be fair they have been quite remarkable), but the Angels simply will not go away. Didn't anyone tell them their shot at the playoffs is over? Why do they insist on just hanging around on the fringes with something akin to...

The Triple Crown Is Not Evil

There has been a lot of banter about the Most Valuable Player Award this week. While the National League has an even field with multiple candidates, it’s the American League — with  Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera — that’s gotten most of the attention.At the center of the debate is baseball’s triple crown, an incredibly rare achievement that is within reach for Cabrera...
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