Bryce Harper jogged out another ground ball (GIF)

Just three days after he was benched for not hustling down the line on a weak ground ball, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper chose to dog it down the line once again on Tuesday night. Unlike the first time, Harper actually proceeded through the first base bag instead of peeling off toward the dugout. He […]
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Bryce Harper stopped hustling three days after getting benched for not hustling

It was lost in the hullabaloo over 500th home runs and generous Air Force servicemen, but Tuesday night’s Nationals-Angels game featured more base-running drama from Bryce Harper. Three days after being benched by new manager Matt Williams for a “lack of hustle” on the base paths, Harper did it again, half-heartedly jogging out a grounder in the fourth inning on Tuesday. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Bryce Harper accused of begging out of game

With Bryce Harper being benched over the weekend for failing to hustle out a groundball, it’s been the perfect time for Washington Post writer, Tom Boswell to rip into Harper. First, Boswell said Harper “may be the seventh best player on the team” saying he now has to think twice on which player will have […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper appears on ironic mag cover after benching for lack of hustle (pic)

Despite the Bryce Harper dealing with a nagging tightness in his quad, skipper Matt Williams yanked the Washington Nationals lineup during the seventh inning of Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals for what the manager characterized as a “lack of hustle” and the “inability to run 90 feet” after putting the ball in […] The post Bryce Harper appears on ironic...
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Washington Nationals: Proposed batting order

Let me start by saying that I love the job that Manager Matt Williams is doing with the Washington Nationals. He does not fear controversial decisions, as was shown when he removed Bryce Harper from Saturday’s game for failing to run out a ground ball to the pitcher. However, if I was in charge, my typical batting order would look slightly different from the one Williams has been...
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Matt Williams' public call out of Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper mysteriously disappeared from the Washington Nationals game against the Cardinals. There was speculation that he had re-injured himself. But after the game, Matt Williams made it clear that Harper was pulled for lack of hustle. And Williams made quite a big deal of the decision.Williams indicated that he had an agreement with Harper about the way the game was played...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper gets benched for 'lack of hustle'

Photo: @sportingnews The Nationals had a closed door meeting Thursday night, after they were blown out by the St. Louis Cardinals. Now it hasn’t come out exactly what was said in that meeting, however it seems that maximum effort was something stressed. Matt Williams told reporters after the game that Harper had been benched for “lack of hustle.” In the bottom of the 6th inning...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Bryce Harper benched for lack of hustle by Matt Williams

More #Mattitude: So Matt Williams told reporters he pulled Bryce Harper from Saturday's game due to lack of hustle after the sixth inning. Harper, who pretty much runs through walls 99.9% of the time and has been dealing with a quad injury, didn't hustle down the line after grounding out weakly to the pitcher in the sixth and turned toward the dugout about five feet from...
Via Nationals Enquirer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper’s new Gatorade commercial is frickin’ weird, man (video)

Bryce Harper, if you didn’t know, is a new spokesman for Gatorade, and the sports drink really got weird for its first commercial with the young Washington National superstar. Promoting Gatorade’s “Fierce” line of products, the marketing wizards behind the commercial explored the concept of what would Bryce Harper be like if he was made […] The post Bryce Harper’s new...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper crushes mammoth upper deck HR

Up above, video of Bryce Harper's mammoth upper deck home run in the 4th inning Wednesday night, his first of the season, to turn a 5-0 game into a 5-3 ballgame. The home run was reviewed, and the call was upheld. Related articles Watch Bryce Harper smash his bat and helmet behind Matt Williams Bryce Harper is so excited to return, he might've slept in his uniform...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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