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BRYCE HARPER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nationals Lock Up Bryce Harper And Avoid Grievance Hearing

It may not have been the December story-line the Washington Nationals wanted, but late Sunday evening the team came to an agreement with ace Bryce Harper that avoided a potentially messy grievance hearing between the two parties. Harper walked away with a two-year, $7.5m contract that defined his salaries for 2015 and 2016 and avoided a panel hearing in New York on Tuesday, while the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Settles Grievance With Nationals

First, a brief bit of background for those who haven’t kept up with this minor contract dispute. Back when the Nationals were negotiating with Bryce Harper on deadline signing day in 2010, the haggling went down to the last minute before both sides agreed on a five year, $9.9 million dollar Major League contract. While […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Bryce Harper, Nats agree to two-year, $7.5M deal

The Washington Nationals and All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper have agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million deal, avoiding an arbitration hearing, according to multiple reports. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Harper is slated to make $2.5 million in the 2015 season and $5 million in 2016. The two sides have been at odds over his contract this offseason, with a grievance hearing...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Skips Nationals’ Fan Festival Amid Contract Dispute

WASHINGTON — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said that club was “disappointed” that outfielder Bryce Harper did not show up Saturday at the NatsFest fan festival. In a statement emailed by one of his agent’s employees, Harper said: “I have attended NatsFest each year and always enjoy my experience with the fans, but was unable to attend this...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Really Bryce Harper?

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper skipped this year’s Nats Fan Fest.  Harper failed to show because of an upcoming grievance hearing on free agency eligibility and a contract provision.  Nats GM Mike Rizzo was not pleased. “We’re disappointed he’s not here,” Rizzo told reporters Saturday, “but he chose not to be here because of the grievance.” Harper responded...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals 'disappointed' Harper a no-show at fan event

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says the club is "disappointed" outfielder Bryce Harper did not show for the NatsFest fan festival. The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance on Harper's behalf over whether he should able to void the 2015 terms in the final season of a $9.9 million, five-year contract he signed when drafted. An arbitrator hearing could...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals GM disappointed Bryce Harper missed NatsFest

Bryce Harper was one of a few Washington Nationals who did not attend the team’s annual “NatsFest” gathering for season ticket holders Saturday, and that was a disappointment for the team. Harper is in a salary dispute with the club and has a grievance hearing scheduled for Tuesday. The team believes he did not appear...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Plan to Switch Harper, Werth in Outfield

View image | gettyimages.com Washington Nationals general manage Mike Rizzo told reporters at the winter meetings the team plans on switching Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper’s positions in the outfield. #Nats President of Baseball Ops & GM Mike Rizzo said the team has considered shifting Jayson Werth to LF and Bryce Harper to RF next season. — Washington Nationals...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper and girlfriend getting married in January

Bryce Harper will have a busy and happy offseason with girlfriend Kayla Varner. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the two are getting married in January in Southern California. Harper and Varner will be married Jan. 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have a ceremony afterwards. They will have a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Bryce Harper intentionally disrespect Braves logo?

Bryce Harper showed some disrespect to the Atlanta Braves by scuffing up the team’s logo behind home plate as he went to bat each plate appearance in Saturday’s 4-1 win in extra innings. The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore says Harper did it each time he went to the plate during his 2-for-4 game. Vivlamore […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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