Nationals GM: Strasburg ‘unlikely to pitch in NLDS’

The Washington Nationals are headed to the playoffs, but it’s likely that they’ll be without Stephen Strasburg. General manager Mike Rizzo announced on Tuesday that Strasburg will likely be inactive for the NLDS. GM Mike Rizzo said Strasburg is unlikely to pitch in NLDS. — Chase Hughes (@chasehughesCSN) September 27, 2016 This is hardly surprising. Strasburg hasn’t pitched...
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Bryce Harper’s left thumb is structurally sound, but Nationals are playing it safe

Bryce Harper wanted to play Tuesday. The left thumb he injured sliding awkwardly into third base head-first Sunday, tests concluded, was structurally sound. No ligament tears. No broken bones. The right fielder was ready. It was some rare good injury news for the Nationals on a day when they found out Wilson Ramos has a […]
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Bryce Harper expected to return this week after X-rays on thumb negative

A day after leaving Sunday’s win over the Pirates with a left thumb injury, Bryce Harper wasn’t in the Nationals’ lineup Monday night for the series opener against the Diamondbacks. But he won’t be out for long. Manager Dusty Baker said X-rays on Harper’s thumb were negative and he could return later this week following the Nationals’ 14-4 loss. […]
Via Nationals Journal
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Nationals don’t expect Bryce Harper’s thumb injury to be serious

A day after leaving Sunday’s win over the Pirates with a left thumb injury, Bryce Harper wasn’t in the Nationals’ lineup Monday night for the series opener against the Diamondbacks. He was scheduled to have X-rays of the thumb taken, but both Manager Dusty Baker and General Manager Mike Rizzo said they didn’t know the results […]
Via Nationals Journal
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Bryce Harper's injury untimely, but Nationals' offense is heating up

Bryce Harper was injured in Sunday's win right as he was heating up as part of a Nats' offense that is starting to show signs of life.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Nats, Pirates get into it after fake tag leads to Harper injury

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves at odds on Sunday after a fake tag potentially led to a hand injury for Bryce Harper. It started when Harper tripled down the right field line and hurt his left wrist on the slide. The slide wasn’t necessary as the throw badly missed the cutoff men and the baseball wasn’t anywhere near third, but Pirates third...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bryce Harper wears Katie Ledecky swim cap during Nats’ celebration

Bryce Harper gave Katie Ledecky the ultimate nod on Saturday when celebrating the Nationals’ division title. Washington beat Pittsburgh 6-1 while the Mets lost to the Phillies, giving the Nats the NL East. The team celebrated by spraying some bubbly and beer around the clubhouse, and nobody had on a better outfit than Harper. The reigning NL MVP was seen wearing a Katie Ledecky...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Karl-Anthony Towns, Bryce Harper and J.J. Watt Force Gatorade Drinkers to 'Burn it to Earn it' in Hilarious New Campaign

If you happen to be casually strolling down the street sipping a bottle of Gatorade with no perspiration visible on your brow, prepare to be embarrassed by a famous athlete in front of a lot of people. That's the gist of Gatorade's new campaign, which features athletes like J.J. Watt, Bryce Harper and Karl-Anthony Towns emerging from a truck to challenge random Gatorade drinkers...
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals dismiss report about Bryce Harper shoulder injury

Two prominent members of the Washington Nationals on Tuesday dismissed a report discussing the extent of Bryce Harper’s shoulder injury. SI’s Tom Verducci wrote a column Tuesday about the Nats’ playoff hopes, which he said were dampened by Harper’s shoulder concerns. Verducci reported a source told him the neck/shoulder issue was such a problem that Harper could barely throw...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper holds Ledecky's medals during first pitch

As a Washington D.C.-area native, it only seemed natural for the Washington Nationals to honor U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky following her stellar performance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. So, on Wednesday, Ledecky was back in D.C. to throw out the first pitch prior to the Nationals’ game against the Baltimore Orioles. The U.S. swimmer said she practiced, and it showed. She delivered...
Via The Comeback
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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