BRYCE HARPER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Frank Howard says Bryce Harper ‘hasn’t even begun to scratch the surface’

Frank Howard spent seven seasons mashing home runs as a corner outfielder and the best player on Washington’s major league baseball team. The towering slugger amassed 237 homers for the Senators, a total that remains the most in Washington baseball history. Five decades later, Howard was at Nationals Park getting inducted into the Nationals’ Ring […]
Via Nationals Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Big Papi holds Aly Raisman's medals during her first pitch

So this is now something of a trend, and it’s a good one. After Katie Ledecky handed off her collection of medals to Bryce Harper earlier this week, and then threw a strike. Tonight, it was Boston-area native Aly Raisman’s turn at Fenway, and she didn’t disappoint, transferring her medals to David Ortiz before throwing her own first pitch. Ortiz had the proper reaction,...
Via The Comeback
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frank Howard on Ring of Honor, Bryce Harper and a potential Nats World Series

Friday night wasn't the first time the Nationals paid tribute to Senators slugger Frank Howard. After all, it’s his likeness that is featured in one of
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harper hitting his stride at plate crucial for Nats to get rolling again - Byron Kerr

The Nationals downed the Orioles 4-0 to end their four-game losing streak behind eight shutout innings from Max Scherzer. Right fielder Bryce Harper perfectly placed a two-run double down the left field line to highlight a three-run eighth inning, adding crucial insurance to a 1-0 lead. After watching the Orioles ... Read More
Via MASN
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper holds Ledecky's medals during first pitch

As a Washington D.C.-area native, it only seemed natural for the Washington Nationals to honor U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky following her stellar performance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. So, on Wednesday, Ledecky was back in D.C. to throw out the first pitch prior to the Nationals’ game against the Baltimore Orioles. The U.S. swimmer said she practiced, and it showed. She delivered...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz would welcome back Papelbon 'with open arms'

Jonathan Papelbon has been quite the polarizing player throughout his major league career, and with several teams reportedly pursuing the free agent closer, the scrutiny only has heightened. But it appears Papelbon’s former teammate has his back. The Boston Red Sox are one of several teams interested in Papelbon, who was released by the Washington Nationals on Aug. 13. And...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Harper has been playing through shoulder injury for months

Reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper is batting a putrid .134/.259/.209 since the All-Star break, and now we may know the reason why. According to a report by Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated on Friday, the Washington Nationals outfielder has been playing through a right shoulder injury for the last two months. The injury is said be affecting “the area at the top and back of his shoulder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper's neck injury hasn't improved, DL possible

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper hasn’t played since suffering a neck injury on Saturday. Manager Dusty Baker said on Wednesday that the injury has not progressed. Dusty said Harper's neck is "the same." Said don't assume it is worse than it seemed. In spasm, and they haven't been able to alleviate. — Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) August 10, 2016 There’s some good...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper would love to close an inning in the World Series

If Bryce Harper one day hits a walk-off home run that clinches a World Series title for the Washington Nationals, no one will be surprised. If he closes out Game 7 of the World Series by striking out the final batter, that will come as quite the shock. But a kid can dream, right? Harper was a guest on the latest episode of MLB Network’s “Play Ball,” which is a show for kids...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 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
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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