BRYCE HARPER NEWS

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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals and Bryce Harper reach resolution with two-year deal

getty images The Nationals signed outfielder Bryce Harper to a two-year contract extension worth $7.5 million. With a new agreement reached the two sides will avoid a grievance hearing that was scheduled for Tuesday. The hearing would have decided if Harper was eligible for salary arbitration as he enters the final year of his five-year, $9.9 million deal that was signed after he...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Harper, Nats agree at $7.5M, 2 years

WASHINGTON (AP) A person familiar with the agreement says Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals have come to terms on a $7.5 million, two-year contract, avoiding a grievance hearing. Harper gets a $2.5 million salary in 2015, and $5 million in 2016. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not been announced. Harper, the...
Via AP on Fox
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper, Nationals agree on new contract to avoid grievance

            The Washington Nationals and slugger Bryce Harper have agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million contract, avoiding a scheduled grievance hearing this week with the team, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightingale. Bryce Harper receives 2 year, $7.5 million deal, avoiding grievance w #Nats — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals, Harper agree on new contract

The Washington Nationals and outfielder Bryce Harper avoided a Tuesday grievance hearing by agreeing to a two-year contract that will pay Harper through the 2016 season. The deal will pay Harper $7.5 over the next two years, according to the Washington Post. A grievance hearing to settle differences arising out of the last-second negotiations between agent Scott Boras and Nats GM...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Harper, Nats agree to new 2-year deal, avoid grievance

FOX Sports 1 MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal reports outfielder Bryce Harper has agreed to a new two-year deal with the Washington Nationals.  As a result, the two sides will avoid a grievance hearing Tuesday that was set to determine whether Harper could opt out of original contract prior to the 2015 season and become eligible for salary arbitration. The Washington Post first reported...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper and the misdirection of frustration

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Via Fox Sports
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper skips out on Nationals fan fest

getty images After years of attending Nationals fan fest, outfielder Bryce Harper was noticeably absent from the event this year. 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 year’s event due to matters out of my control. I look forward to...
Via Tireball.com
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats 'disappointed' in Harper no-show at fan event

WASHINGTON (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Hanging Out With Professional Tie-Down Roper Tuf Cooper

For as much guaranteed money baseball players rake in, they sure as hell don’t provide us with much off-field fun during the offseason. (No Adam Laroche, hunting elk does not count.) Take baseball’s “villainous character” Bryce Harper for instance. If you didn’t follow the guy on social media and only knew about him based off the crap ESPN and MLB Network spew, you would...
Via Busted Coverage
7 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth sentenced to 10 days in jail

            Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has been convicted of reckless driving and sentenced to 10 days in jail. Werth also loses his driver’s license for six months. A state trooper testified on July 6, That he followed Werth for about half a mile at 105 miles an hour before pulling him over. The speed limit was...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Get Depth, Blue Jays Get Better

There’s a current story, that Ken Rosenthal has reported and written about. Bryce Harper and the Nationals are butting heads, trying to figure out the specifics of Harper’s arbitration eligibility. At stake are several millions of dollars, now and down the road, and it seems like a situation that could cause there to be bitterness […]
Via Fangraphs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA players went overboard with eye black against USC

At various times we’ve seen athletes apply eye black in a manner that could be considered as intimidating. Former NFL player John Randle comes to mind. Bryce Harper had some menacing eye black for a bit as well. For Saturday’s rivalry game against USC, a couple of UCLA players went a tad overboard. There was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Desmond takes a shot at Bryce Harper, Cowboys fan

The Redskins beat the Cowboys 20-17 on Monday Night Football last night. Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is apparently a Cowboys fan, which makes sense given that he was born in 1992, when the whole “America’s Team” narrative was getting shoved down the country’s throat. Ian Desmond had some fun with Harper after the loss, pumping up his fellow DC-area team. Hey @Bharper3407...
Via Bloguin Best
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Desmond takes a shot at Bryce Harper, Cowboys fan

The Redskins beat the Cowboys 20-17 on Monday Night Football last night. Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is apparently a Cowboys fan, which makes sense given that he was born in 1992, when the whole “America’s Team” narrative was getting shoved down the country’s throat. Ian Desmond had some fun with Harper after the loss, pumping up his fellow DC-area team. Hey @Bharper3407...
Via The Outside Corner
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper to Boston??

John McDonnell/Washington PostConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterCool your jets, Red Sox fans. These rumors are still in their infancy, and therefore not that likely as of right now. Why? The outfield surplus. But, according to BoSox Injection, it could be a possibility if the Sox present the right deal. Any deal for Harper would likely start with the Red Sox own...
Via RedSoxLife
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper sings ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’

Even though the Washington Nationals were eliminated from the playoffs over two weeks ago, Bryce Harper still has baseball fever. T-moblie is running a promotion where you sing Take Me Out to the Ball Game and enter it online for a chance to have the video shown during game 4 of the World Series. Bryce Harper, being the baseball fan that he is, decided to join MLB fans in the promotion...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Red Sox May Trade For Bryce Harper

Coming To Fenway?According to a report quoting "major league sources" on BaseballHotCorner.com, the Red Sox will try to acquire Bryce Harper this Winter in a trade with the Washington Nationals. Reportedly, Mookie Betts would be the centerpiece of any package to get the 22-year old Harper, along with one or two of Boston's top pitching prospects, and/or Allen Craig and Blake Swihart...
Via FenwayNation
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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