Jayson Werth to spend 5 days in jail for reckless driving

Washington Nationals’ outfielder Jayson Werth will serve five days in jail after pleading guilty Thursday to reckless driving, reports the Washington Post. Werth, 35, admitted to driving his Porsche GT3 RS more than 100 mph on the Beltway in July 2014.  In addition to the jail sentence, Werth will license will be suspended for 30 days. Werth, who has a .276 career batting...
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Daily Fantasy Baseball – On Fanduel

The last few years, rookies have made a pretty major impact at the MLB  level. Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Jose Fernandez are just a few who hit the ground running at the highest level of professional baseball. As the 2015 approaches, there are a few with high potential. Anyone playing in FanDuel fantasy baseball leagues should be at least looking at these guys early on in the...
Via Diamond Hoggers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals Outfielders Ranked Top 10 Right Now

January 23, 2015 – St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward was ranked fourth on MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Fielders Right Now! program last night, while Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday was ranked seventh on the Top 10 Left Fielders Right Now!. Heyward finished one spot ahead of the New York Mets’ Michael Cuddyerand one spot behind the Washington Nationals’...
Via i70baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper dropped by ‘Modern Family’ set, took photos with show’s stars (pics)

It’s unknown at this exactly why, but Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper on Wednesday dropped by the set of the multiple-Emmy Award-winning series, “Modern Family.” Harper’s presence on the set was first tipped off by Julie Bowen, who plays Claire Dunphy on the ABC hit comedy, who tweeted a photo of herself and fellow cast...Read More The post Bryce Harper dropped...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An MMO Fan Shot by Dezzy S. To state the painfully obvious, Mets fans have not been given many gifts from the Baseball Gods over the years. Disasters, yes. Collapses, for sure. Heartbreaks, more than we care to count. But with the signing of Max Scherzer, we might have been given the greatest gift we could ever ask for… Unquestionable underdog status. Here me out for a second...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Crashed the Set of ‘Modern Family’

  If you’re a fan of an NL East team that isn’t the Washington Nationals but enjoy the show “Modern Family,” this might not be the post for you. Newly single slugger Bryce Harper (we think?) enjoyed what time off he has left before spring training by visiting the set of the hit ABC show. While there he probably came across some PA’s who gladly took him behind the scenes...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer: ‘I want to win and that’s why I’m here’

Your browser does not support iframes. The Washington Nationals introduced Max Scherzer, who agreed on a seven-year, $210 million deal Monday, on Wednesday at Nationals Park. “I think this team is capable of winning and winning a lot,” Scherzer said. “When you look at near term and long term, this is an organization you want to be a part of. … I want to win and that’s...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

We have finally gone through the wormhole into the next universe: Baseball's glamour team is the Washington Nationals

Washington... Last in war, last in peace,And first in the NL East!It will be fun this year, watching the ups and downs of America's team, the Nationals - aka the "Beltway Bombers," who play in "The House That Bush Built." The story lines are spectacular: The wunderkind, Bryce Harper... the once-a-generation arm, Stephen Strasburg... Zimmermann and Zimmerman, Jordan and Ryan... the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals ‘very close’ to signing Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer, widely considered one of the top free agents available this offseason, could be off the market soon. Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports the Washington Nationals are “very close” to signing Scherzer. Per a source, Max Scherzer to the Nats is “very close.” Not finished yet. — Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) January 19, 2015 The exact contract...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kayla Varner Rooting For Ohio State Sans Bryce Harper?

  Kayla Varner is a soccer player at Ohio State University (formerly BYU). Oh yeah, she’s also the fiancée of MLB phenom Bryce Harper—or at least she was. As you may recall, Harper and Varner were to be married in California in early January, but according to the Washington Post, those days passed without a whimper: There was no fairy-tale wedding last weekend for Nats slugger...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper, girlfriend Kayla Varner appear to have broken up

Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 DC Pro Sports Stories of 2014: No. 6 The travails of Bryce Harper

Again, the Washington Nationals and Nats fans had ups and downs with slugger Bryce Harper in 2014.  Once again, the Nats failed to get a fully healthy season from the young 22 year-old outfielder.  Each season he has been int he big leagues, his games played have decreased from 139 in 2012 to 118 in 2013 to 100 in 2014.  Harper and the Nats have to figure out away to keep the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Took His Man Bun to a UNLV Game

  Get out your flamethrowers, Bryce Harper haters. The Washington Nationals outfielder has made himself an easy target once again with his brand new hairstyle—the man bun. Harper debuted the hair before Christmas Eve, and let’s just say it’s definitely an interesting holiday look. It’s certainly a twist from his shaved sides and lengthy top we all know and don’t really...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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
December 15, 2014  |  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
December 15, 2014  |  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...
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December 15, 2014  |  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...
December 15, 2014  |  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
December 15, 2014  |  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...
December 14, 2014  |  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...
December 13, 2014  |  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
December 13, 2014  |  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
December 13, 2014  |  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
December 13, 2014  |  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
December 13, 2014  |  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...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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