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Harper hits 1 of 7 homers as Nationals beat Marlins 11-7

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. Michael Taylor homered off Ted Koehler leading off the bottom of the first, Yunel Escobar singled and Harper followed with his third home run of spring...
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WATCH: Washington Nationals Slugger Bryce Harper Destroys Pitch for Monster Home Run

There has actually been some talk that Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is a bust. He may be off to a slow start this spring and he is not lighting it up like he did in the JuCo ranks, but a bust? Why? Because he's not another Mike Trout? Come on folks. The kid is only 22. He has plenty of time to continue his development. Bust? Not even.As proof to his haters he was kind...
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Friendly reminder: Bryce Harper’s power is ridiculous

The Nationals played the Mets today in Port St. Lucie. In the top of the sixth inning, Bryce Harper faced Jacob deGrom and did *this* to a 2-0, 93 mph fastball. Yeah, that dinger cleared the damn roof of the patio way out in right field at Tradition Field. I don’t even want to begin to try estimating how far Harper’s blast went, and all I can really do is set here with my...
Via The Outside Corner
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JABO: Bryce Harper, Ultimate Post-Hype Sleeper

I came across a stat the other day that took me by surprise. Someone on Twitter was defending Starlin Castro, and made the point that he’s already amassed 1,000 hits before his 25th birthday. I thought to myself, “Surely, that can’t be true. Surely, Starlin Castro isn’t already one-third of the way to a milestone […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals OF Harper out because of stomach bug

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is out for Thursday night's exhibition game because of a stomach bug. Nationals manager Matt Williams said Harper was at the Nationals' complex earlier in the day, getting ready to play against the New York Mets. ''He came in, did a little bit of light swinging in the cage and he's still not feeling good, so we sent him...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Is Bryce Harper Overrated?

Another week, another injury. Can you guess what it is? Otherwise, it’s been a fairly positive week for baseball. MLB is looking to maximize excitement on the season’s final day, the Miami Marlins locked up another youngster to a long-term extension, and things are looking up for Chris Sale. Then there’s Bryce Harper. Plenty of players and Internet commenters don’t like...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper again voted most overrated player in MLB

Congratulations to Bryce Harper, who has taken home a prestigious award for the second year in a row! No, it’s not NL MVP, a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger award, or even an All-Star selection. It’s the honor of being voted most overrated player in MLB by his peers for the second straight year. ESPN the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper again named by fellow players as most overrated

For the second straight season, Bryce Harper has been voted as the most overrated player in the major leagues, according to a poll conducted by ESPN The Magazine, according to a report from D.C. Sports Bog. MLB players, 117 in all, were anonymously polled for the magazine’s baseball preview issue on a variety of topics...Read More The post Bryce Harper again rated by fellow players...
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Fan gets 'Nationals World Series Champs 2015' tattoo

Suffice to say, Bryce Harper approves. Pete Johnson, a 29-year-old Washington Nationals fan and D.C. area attorney, succumbed to peer pressure on Sunday when a pal he was out on a stroll with opened up a door to a tattoo parlor and suggested, “Why don’t we do something stupid?” Something that has become a trend...Read More The post Fan gets ‘Nationals World Series Champs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper on Nationals: ‘People want to see us fail’

Bryce Harper is refusing to back-off his bold statements in which he more or less stated that the Washington Nationals are not only World Series contenders, the team should be considered the favorites. “I was like, ‘Where’s my ring?’” was Harper’s apparent reaction to learning the Nationals signed Max Scherzer. The young, brash Nationals superstar...Read More The post...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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