BRYCE HARPER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bryce Harper lays out to rob Angel Pagan with diving catch

Bryce Harper has been a bit of slump. The Nationals’ All-Star and reigning NL MVP entered Thursday’s game against the San Francisco Giants in a 0-for-17 slump in 19 plate appearances. But apparently his disappearing bat has no barrings on his glove game. In the third inning, Harper flashed his leather as he tracked down a fly ball to shallow right by Angel Pagan before diving...
Via KCM Sports
11 hours ago

Bryce Harper Might Have the Nats’ Answer at Closer: Himself

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper may have the answer to the Nationals’ most pressing question as the trade deadline looms. With Jonathan Papelbon earning his third blown save of the season (in 22 opportunities) in heartbreaking fashion Tuesday, Washington may be in the market for a new closer. Papelbon’s Struggles Put Pressure on Nats Before Deadline As it turns out, Harper recently...
Via CBS DC
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper is pounding the ball into the ground to no avail

He’s gotta figure out how to elevate more despite pitchers giving him few pitches to elevate. Bryce Harper’s in a bit of a slump; his 22-game rolling wOBA has tumbled down to a level not seen since 2014. It seems to be a continuation of a trend that started at the end of last season. Why 22 games? This is why: Bryce Harper's launch angle has changed dramatically over...
Via Beyond The Box Score
1 day ago

Nats Stock Watch: When will Bryce Harper break out his funk?

Bryce Harper's slump has lasted almost three months. Can he reclaim his old self in time for the pennant race? That and more on Stock Watch. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper quotes Domingo Ayala to riff on mammoth homer (pic)

Even Bryce Harper was left utterly impressed with the vulgar display of power he demonstrated with a majestic mammoth home run that reached the third deck of Nationals Park during Wednesday’s 8-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. So much so, in fact, that he riffed on a quote from social media star, YouTube sensation and baseball quasi-folk hero Domingo Ayala to properly address...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper crushes home run that nearly left Nationals Park

Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper hit his 20th home run of the season on Wednesday, and it was one of the longest ever hit at Nationals Park. The ball landed in the upper deck, and nearly left the ballpark. Bryce Harper's 449-foot HR is his longest of the season and 3rd longest of his career pic.twitter.com/X6IPCuNdiT — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 20, 2016...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper smashes video game homer to third deck

Bryce Harper continues to defy gravity, physics and baseball logic during the 2016 season and on Wednesday things were turned up a notch — or should I say three decks. That’s because Harper knocked his 20th home run of the season all the way up to the third deck of right field in Nationals Park. What you know about that third deck? .@Bharper3407 will tell you ALL about it...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper: Mood depends on how good hair looks

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper wants to make baseball fun again, but his willingness to put forth the effort might vary from day to day. Why is this, you ask? Harper — perhaps with tongue in cheek, perhaps not — sent out a message to his Instagram followers that suggests a bad hair day could send him spiraling into a funk. A photo posted by Bryce Harper (@bharper3407...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper on skipping Home Run Derby: ‘I just don’t care for it’

Bryce Harper may have made it his quest to "Make Baseball Fun Again," but that will have to be accomplished without him competing in the Home Run Derby. The Washington Nationals slugger announced he would not take part in the power-hitting showcase at the upcoming All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego. Why? Because quite simply, he doesn't feel like it. “I just don’t want...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper’s July 4th cleats honor five branches of U.S. military

To say that the cleats Bryce Harper will wear on the Fourth of July scream “America!” would be a drastic understatement. The Washington Nationals slugger took to Instagram Friday to unveil the patriotic cleats.  A photo posted by Bryce Harper (@bharper3407) on Jul 1, 2016 at 9:30am PDT The cleats are a pair of his regular Under Armour Harper Ones that have...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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