Found May 15, 2012 on Diamond Hoggers:
Harper v. Bass. Bass is swallowed whole. The smoke-grey bat was back this afternoon, and Bryce Harper took a piece from Anthony Bass that he can never have back. On a day where Bass was particularly stingy, Harper still found a way to tally another impressive bomb. And not that I’ll be able to make this a habit, but I’ve caught them both live. Here’s Bryce Harper career home run number two: ….And the bomb show resumes Friday against the Pirates. Erik Bedard, keep your head on a swivel.

Bryce Harper Speeds Around Bases in 17 Seconds After Hitting First Career Home Run (Video)

Bryce Harper has shown off his speed at every level in his baseball life. On Monday night, Harper displayed that speed once again but this time during a home run trot. The 19-year-old rookie has torn into major league pitching since being called up on April 27, and on Monday he even hit his first career home run. Harper was so excited by the experience that he flew around the bases...

Bryce Harper Gets His Hands On UFC Hottie Brittney Palmer

Bryce Harper is all the rage, everyone wants to get close to him and right now he can pretty much go anywhere and do anything. So, if you're a 19-year-old dude what is your plan for a Tuesday night out? Why, you take in a UFC fight of course, and being a high-profile athlete, you get to hobnob with the other beautiful people, like UFC ring girl, Playboy centerfold and owner of...

When Bryce Harper lost one in the tough sky

Hasn't been the best of times since Bryce Harper cut off his skullet, eh? Friday night: 0-5, smacks himself in the eye with his bat. Saturday: 0-4, finishes his day by striking out on three pitches against Aroldis Chapman. Then on Sunday, Harper lost a Jay Bruce fly ball in the twlight/mist/clouds/sky in the 8th inning (video here). Ball lands ~15 feet behind him on the warning...

Here's Bryce Harper sitting cageside for UFC at the Patriot Center

Oh, look! It's Bam Bam Bryce Harper -- as seen on FuelTV, Screengrab via the great @rocket1124 -- celebrating his second career HR (video here) by taking in a little UFC action at the Patriot Center in Fairfax Tuesday night. With those stitches above his eye, the kid fits right in... According to the Washington Post's Gene Wang, Harper got a huge ovation from the crowd...

Tater Trot Tracker: Bryce Harper's First Career Home Run by Larry Granillo

Ever since Bryce Harper's Sports Illustrated cover story at the age of 15, there's been a lot of talk about the phenom—and two topics especially: how good is this kid really going to be? and how cocky can he be? From obnoxious tweets to scary eye-black to a few blown kisses during a minor league tater trot, the second question seemed like it might be the more controversial...

Video of Bryce Harper's first Big League triple

Eventually Bryce Harper will run out of notable Big League firsts; but there he was last night slugging his first triple as a Major Leaguer off the head of Jose Tabata. See video up there, and here on Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Bryce Harper May Have Aggravated Teammate Mark DeRosa's Oblique Injury With Forceful High-Five

Bryce Harper has made headlines for all kinds of baseball feats since breaking into the major leagues earlier this month. Recently, it hasn't been good news, as Harper sent a bat caroming off his face. He had swung the bat at a wall in frustration after striking out in a game and ended up needing 10 stitches above his left eye. It appears that the injuries Harper has been doling...

Harper hits first major league HR

Bryce Harper is as sentimental about his first big league homer as he is about the rest of the many milestones in his baseball career. The ball's headed for a cardboard box. The 19-year-old rookie became the youngest major leaguer to homer since 1998 with a solo shot in the third inning of the Washington Nationals' 8-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night....

Bryce Harper hits first Major League home run, takes curtain call

Above: Bryce Harper takes a well deserved curtain call after his first Major League HR, a bomb to CF in the 3rd inning at Nationals Park tonight. Video here. Congrats kid. Here's to many, many more of those to come... More screengrabs, via Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.  

Bryce Harper and Brittney Palmer got cozy with one another

Bryce Harper wearing Ryan Zimmerman's batting gloves?

So why was Bryce Harper was wearing Ryan Zimmerman's batting gloves during last night's Nats-Pirates game, anyway? (H/T @CapitolNatsJoe, who pointed this out on Twitter last night. Screengrab via MASN/TV.) Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Olympian To Wear Borat Mankini To Ceremony & New Elsa Hosk Pics!

• Basketball player turned bikini model: Elsa Hosk • Bryce Harper’s hair was on fire last night • Olympian will wear Borat mankini to Ceremony • Brett Lawrie & BJ fan attack MLB umpire • Strasburg loss blamed on Icy Hot on his balls • Hump Day Poon: Billie Faiers is back & in lingerie! • Canadian Poon: Danielle Knudson • Hottest POA Columbian Hand Bra Of...

DMV: Bryce Harper Hits His First HR, Trots Really Fast (VIDEO)

Harper’s first HR featured a near-league-best trot and a curtain call. [BLS] Nats beat San Diego to retake first despite H-Rod’s best efforts. [WaPo] New Nats catcher Sandy Leon hurt before we knew him. [Nats Journal] Chien-Ming Wang goes nine, is almost done rehabbing. [Nats Journal] O’s lose opener to Yankees, are now tied with Rays for first. [The Sun] Dylan Bundy pitches...

Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for May 16 by Larry Granillo

Albert Pujols may have beat Bryce Harper in the "first home run of 2012" race, but Harper made it to number two first. Thanks to home runs over the last two days, though, Harper and Pujols are now tied with two home runs apiece. I would be shocked to see the pair keep pace for the rest of the season, however. Here, then, are the trots for Tuesday and Wednesday. On both...

Reds Week in Review 5/7 to 5/13

The Reds this past week played a total of six games with one off day on Thursday. Their first series was a matchup in Milwaukee against the division foe Brewers followed by a short three game home stand in which Bryce Harper and the Nationals came to town. Let's see how the past week went for the Redlegs. Record for the Week: 3-3 Overall Record: 17-16 Standings: The...
Pirates News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.