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MLB Players Vote Bryce Harper as Most Overrated

Once upon a time, Bryce Harper was said to be a stronger prospect than Mike Trout. Several years later, that couldn’t be any farther from the truth. But that’s no knock on Harper, though. He will be a very solid […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Blevins strikes out Harper in Mets debut, a 2-0 win

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Jerry Blevins struck out Bryce Harper on three pitches in his first appearance for New York after being acquired in a trade with Washington, and the Mets beat the Nationals 2-0 on Tuesday. The Nationals sent Blevins, a left-handed reliever, to the Mets for outfielder Matt den Dekker on Monday. Harper, a lefty swinging outfielder, was the only batter Blevins faced...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ozuna, Saltalamacchia, Stanton hit HRs in loss to Nats

VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. Michael Taylor homered off Ted Koehler leading off the bottom of the first, Yunel Escobar singled and Harper followed with his third home run of spring...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper hits 1 of 7 homers as Nationals beat Marlins 11-7

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. Michael Taylor homered off Ted Koehler leading off the bottom of the first, Yunel Escobar singled and Harper followed with his third home run of spring...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Nationals Slugger Bryce Harper Destroys Pitch for Monster Home Run

There has actually been some talk that Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is a bust. He may be off to a slow start this spring and he is not lighting it up like he did in the JuCo ranks, but a bust? Why? Because he's not another Mike Trout? Come on folks. The kid is only 22. He has plenty of time to continue his development. Bust? Not even.As proof to his haters he was kind...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Friendly reminder: Bryce Harper’s power is ridiculous

The Nationals played the Mets today in Port St. Lucie. In the top of the sixth inning, Bryce Harper faced Jacob deGrom and did *this* to a 2-0, 93 mph fastball. Yeah, that dinger cleared the damn roof of the patio way out in right field at Tradition Field. I don’t even want to begin to try estimating how far Harper’s blast went, and all I can really do is set here with my...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Friendly reminder: Bryce Harper’s power is ridiculous

The Nationals played the Mets today in Port St. Lucie. In the top of the sixth inning, Bryce Harper faced Jacob deGrom and did *this* to a 2-0, 93 mph fastball. Yeah, that dinger cleared the damn roof of the patio way out in right field at Tradition Field. I don’t even want to begin to try estimating how far Harper’s blast went, and all I can really do is set here with my...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: Bryce Harper, Ultimate Post-Hype Sleeper

I came across a stat the other day that took me by surprise. Someone on Twitter was defending Starlin Castro, and made the point that he’s already amassed 1,000 hits before his 25th birthday. I thought to myself, “Surely, that can’t be true. Surely, Starlin Castro isn’t already one-third of the way to a milestone […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball - Washington Nationals Outfield

Heading into the 2015 MLB season, the Washington Nationals expected to have Denard Span leading off playing center field, Bryce Harper playing right field and Jayson Werth manning left.  Injuries to Span and Werth have left the Nationals looking at an opening day lineup with Tyler Moore in left and Michael Taylor in center.  Span is out until at least May, recovering from...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals OF Harper out because of stomach bug

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is out for Thursday night's exhibition game because of a stomach bug. Nationals manager Matt Williams said Harper was at the Nationals' complex earlier in the day, getting ready to play against the New York Mets. ''He came in, did a little bit of light swinging in the cage and he's still not feeling good, so we sent him...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the End of the Best Bryce Harper Fun Fact

Bryce Harper has had some semblance of a national spotlight on him ever since Sports Illustrated dubbed him “the most exciting prodigy since LeBron” in 2009, when Harper was a 17-year-old playing junior college baseball. In an effort to expedite his draft eligibility, Harper earned his GED after 10th grade at Las Vegas High School, making him eligible for the MLB Draft in June...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NL East Preview: Will Bryce Harper, Nationals Live Up To Crazy Hype?

This embed is invalid" /> Could the same division feature both the best team and the worst team in Major League Baseball this season? The National League East certainly seems capable of producing such, as the difference between the overwhelming favorite and the biggest underdog is about as drastic as it gets. The Washington Nationals have led the NL...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer appears on SI MLB preview edition with Bryce Harper’s gun show

Nationals starter Max Scherzer appeared on a regional SI Major League Baseball preview edition with Bryce Harper and Bryce Harper’s insanely jacked arms. Unfortunately though for Nats fans Harper s arms aren’t going to guide Washington to a World Series title since SI picked Cleveland to take it all (another regional cover along with Kansas […]
Via The Majors National
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper’s Forearm Shines on SI Cover

Remember when Dan Haren went old-man status and tried to lecture Bryce Harper on ice cream and metabolism? Judging from the new Sports Illustrated baseball preview cover, that was a bunch of wasted Twitter energy. Folks, just look at that left forearm. That body part alone is outshining $210 million investment Max Scherzer and his different eye colors. Though I guess we shouldn...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Is Bryce Harper Overrated?

Another week, another injury. Can you guess what it is? Otherwise, it’s been a fairly positive week for baseball. MLB is looking to maximize excitement on the season’s final day, the Miami Marlins locked up another youngster to a long-term extension, and things are looking up for Chris Sale. Then there’s Bryce Harper. Plenty of players and Internet commenters don’t like...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Nationals Bryce Harper hits first HR of spring, and it’s long gone

As the Washington Nationals are World Series favorites primarily based upon their pitching, they probably will not be able to make the leap unless they get hitting.  At the center of the fan and media focus is their outfield wunderkind Bryce Harper, who is always a lightning rod of scrutiny.  Will he hit up to his potential or continue to be plagued by injuries and slumps (career...
Via Reading Between The Seams
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper again voted most overrated player in MLB

Congratulations to Bryce Harper, who has taken home a prestigious award for the second year in a row! No, it’s not NL MVP, a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger award, or even an All-Star selection. It’s the honor of being voted most overrated player in MLB by his peers for the second straight year. ESPN the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper again named by fellow players as most overrated MLBer

By Jason RowanFor the second straight season, Bryce Harper has been voted as the most overrated player in the major leagues, according to a poll conducted by ESPN The Magazine, according to a report from D.C. Sports Bog.MLB players, 117 in all, were anonymously polled for the magazine’s baseball preview issue on a variety of topics and the Washington Nationals young superstar...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper again named by fellow players as most overrated

For the second straight season, Bryce Harper has been voted as the most overrated player in the major leagues, according to a poll conducted by ESPN The Magazine, according to a report from D.C. Sports Bog. MLB players, 117 in all, were anonymously polled for the magazine’s baseball preview issue on a variety of topics...Read More The post Bryce Harper again rated by fellow players...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper or Matt Williams, Whose Side are You On?

Bryce Harper has been called many things by many people – cocky, arrogant, brash to name a few words tossed about by the haters of this 22-year-old phenom. One word that hasn’t been used by many to date is sneaky, but that is exactly what Harper was on Monday afternoon against the Astros. In the fifth inning, Astros’ outfielder Alex Presley sent a soft line drive into right...
Via Baseball Essential
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Meets Baby Mac Harper Before Spring Training Game

Bryce Harper got to meet both his biggest and smallest fan in baby Mac Harper before a spring training game this weekend.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper campaigns for Kris Bryant to make Cubs' roster

Bryce Harper is the latest to sound off on behalf of Kris Bryant. Bryant is one of the top prospects in MLB (if not the top prospect), and the 2013 No. 2 pick by the Cubs is battling for a spot on the big league team. He certainly appears to have proven his case by...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Understanding the Nationals’ Projected Advantage

Bryce Harper was in the news a couple weeks ago. It had nothing to do with his performance — in 2015, he hadn’t yet performed. It had nothing to do with his health — in 2015, he hadn’t yet gotten injured. It had everything to do with his words. Harper generates three kinds of stories, […]
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper’s Helmet Can’t Contain His Gorgeous Hair

This embed is invalid" />   It’s only spring training, but you can’t help the feeling of excitement when you get a superstar matchup like Bryce Harper v. David Price. The only thing that could make it better? A fierce swing and miss by Harper that exposes the locs people love to hate. Honestly, people should be relieved. At least he didn’t pull the ...
Via Busted Coverage
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan gets 'Nationals World Series Champs 2015' tattoo

Suffice to say, Bryce Harper approves. Pete Johnson, a 29-year-old Washington Nationals fan and D.C. area attorney, succumbed to peer pressure on Sunday when a pal he was out on a stroll with opened up a door to a tattoo parlor and suggested, “Why don’t we do something stupid?” Something that has become a trend...Read More The post Fan gets ‘Nationals World Series Champs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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