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Bryce Harper on his breakout

“Lots of people say I’ve changed, and that I’ve done that or done this, but I’ve done this my whole life,” Bryce Harper said when I approached him about his breakout season so far. To some extent, he’s right. He’s just doing what he’s done, more often. Even the things he’s changed have been a return to […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper have known each other since Vegas youth baseball

They may be about a year apart in age, but Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper have been quite familiar with each other since their days of playing youth baseball in Las Vegas. With the two facing off for the first time in the big leagues in a three-game set between the Chicago Cubs and Washington...Read More The post Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper have known each other since Vegas youth baseball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Bryce Harper: Mike Trout is the best player in baseball

No player in baseball has come out of the gate hotter than Bryce Harper this season. The Washington Nationals outfielder is hitting .333 with 16 home runs and 41 RBI. He leads the major leagues with 39 runs, 26 extra-base hits, 40 walks and an OPS of 1.198. Could Harper soon overtake Mike Trout as...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper: ‘I still believe (Mike) Trout is the best player in the game’

Bryce Harper is enjoying an absolutely torrid month of May at the plate. So scorching-hot is the Washington Nationals outfielder that a teammate jokingly acted as if he was afraid to touch him, lest they get burned. But to hear it from the 22-year-old who seemingly is taking the next step in a career destined...Read More The post Bryce Harper: ‘I still believe (Mike) Trout is the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red hot Nationals have turned their season around, but the best has yet to come

On April 28, the Washington Nationals found themselves in last place in the mediocre National League East division. A team with all the talent in the world, but one that had underperformed and was five games below .500. On that night against the Braves, the Nationals fell behind by eight runs twice in the game before battling back and winning 13-12 to snap a six game losing streak...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Gets Ejected By Ump Marvin Hudson For Doing Nothing (Video)

Maybe umpire Marvin Hudson thought Bryce Harper’s recent hot streak at the plate was just too unfair. That’s the only reason we can think of for why Hudson inexplicably tossed the Washington Nationals outfielder in Wednesday’s matchup with the New York Yankees. It all started when Harper took slight offense to a low strike call during his third inning at-bat. It ended seconds...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper ejected for not getting in the batter’s box

During Wednesday night’s Yankees-Nationals game at Nationals Park, home plate umpire Marvin Hudson ejected both Bryce Harper and Matt Williams because…Harper didn’t get in the batter’s box? What the hell? Check out the video. Harper stepped out of the box after a bad call by Hudson, stepped back in, and stepped out when Hudson started yelling at Williams. Hudson then ejected...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper is really good ... and good for baseball

What were you doing when you were 22 years old? No matter how cool it was, it was not as cool as what Bryce Harper is doing now at 22 years old.  The young star for the Washington Nationals is becoming a household name and, considering the spotlight that was on him from such a young age, it’s remarkable to think that just now is he really coming into his own and taking his...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper is so hot, touch him and feel the burn

Bryce Harper has enjoyed such a torrid stretch at the plate in May that he probably is dreading the notion that the month is nearing its end. In fact, the Washington Nationals slugger is so red-hot right now his teammates jokingly acted as if the mere act of touching him could cause damage. During his...Read More The post Bryce Harper is so hot right now teammates are reluctant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper ejected for yelling at umpire after check swing

Bryce Harper was ejected from Wednesday’s Nationals-Diamondbacks game after yelling at home plate umpire Rob Drake for calling him out on a check swing. Harper was called out to end the top of the 7th Wednesday during a 5-5 game and was livid. There was a 2-2 count and Harper felt like he held up...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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