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Bryce Harper hits mammoth 452 ft. home run (Video)

The story after Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Phillies was Ian Desmond's continued defensive woes, but not to be forgotten was Bryce Harper depositing the longest home run of his career: a 452 foot blast. Of course it was followed up with a Harper hair flip. That's a long way from home plate: (Screencap via MLB.com video)
Via Nationals Enquirer
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Bryce Harper on Stats; Storen, Gausman, Eflin, Almora, more

When I first met Drew Storen, his train had yet to reach Big League Station. The Stanford product was 22 years old and pitching in the Arizona Fall League, his Nationals debut still six months away. Since that time he’s ridden a roller coaster. The 27-year-old right-hander has a 43-save season on his resume, but […]
Via Fangraphs
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Xander Bogaerts, Bryce Harper In Tom Caron’s Daily Fantasy Lineup

There is never a bad day for fantasy sports. DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows best — with Boston Red Sox tickets on the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Fifth Straight to Nationals

In a game that could have been a lot closer than it was, the Phillies offense showed some heart against a tough Max Scherzer who pitched eight innings and only gave up four hits. Our own Sean O’Sullivan gave up a three-run home run to Bryce Harper after a single, hit batter, and a flyout to start the bottom of the first inning. After a triple by Obdubel Herrera in the third inning...
Via Phillies Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Top Phillies 7-2 for Third Straight Win: Five Takeaways

Bryce Harper hit a three-run home run in the first, Danny Espinosa followed with a solo shot, and Max Scherzer was sensational, as the Washington Nationals topped the woeful Philadelphia Phillies 7-2. The Nationals are now on a three-game win streak, improving to 5-6 on the season. They will look for their fourth straight win, and the series clincher in Saturday’s matinee. The...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night. Danny Espinosa also homered and Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run double to help the Nationals get their third straight win. Scherzer (1-1) scattered four hits and one run and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Early homers send Phillies to sixth straight loss

Max Scherzer earned his first win of the season, and got support from home runs by Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa in Washington's 7-2 victory over the Phillies on Friday.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Hits Three-Run Blast, Celebrates with Hair Flip

Bryce Harper wasted no time in making an impact in the Nationals’ Friday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies. With two men on in the first, Harper blasted a three-run home run to center field off Sean O’Sullivan. The blast gave the Nats an early 3-0 lead. Harper has been off to a hot start. That was Harper's first 3-run homer in more than a year. His last one was...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Goes Yard, Flips Hair

We all know Bryce Harper loves to pimp some theatrics on the baseball field. Flying helmets, trash talking, stare downs, etc. — but the best thing he has going for him is his gorgeous hair. (And he knows it.) Check out Bryce after he unloaded a first inning home run against the Phillies’ Sean O’Sullivan: This embed is invalid" /> Classic Bryce...
Via Busted Coverage
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper nearly runs past Jayson Werth, runs through stop sign, to score from first

Run until they tag you... The best part of Ryan Zimmerman's two-run double in the 6th inning of Thursday night's 5-2 win over the Phillies? That would be Bryce Harper scoring from first, nearly passing Jayson Werth in the process, and running through third base coach Bob Henley's inexplicable stop sign: (Screencap via MLB.TV video. Vine by @bencelestino)
Via Nationals Enquirer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Nearly Runs over Jayson Werth Running Bases

Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run double in the sixth of the Nationals 5-2 win over the Phillies, scoring both Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth. Aside from extending the Nationals lead, Zimmerman’s double nearly cause a problem. Bryce Harper only knows one way to play baseball and that’s hard and fast. His speed is one to marvel over. He displayed that speed running from first home...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s some rain for the Kris Bryant call-up celebration parade

Much-ballyhooed prospect Kris Bryant is receiving his big-league call-up from the Cubs on Friday. Bryant is so ballyhooed, in fact, that he is making people remember that ballyhooed is a word. The arrival of arguably the most hyped prospect since Bryce Harper is a cause for celebration on the North Side. Cub haters, which is to say White Sox fans who need a life, which is to say...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bryce Harper Overrated?

For the second consecutive year, an anonymous poll of 143 MLB Players said that Bryce Harper was the most overrated player in baseball. In fact, the amount of players who said this grew from 24% in 2014 to 41% in 2015. There are three likely reasons that explain this poll. First, is because of the extreme hype surrounding Harper. When he was only 16 years old, Harper was featured...
Via Batting Leadoff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Explaining the Washington Nationals’ slow start

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Nationals were all but crowned World Series Champions before the season started, but hold on, they currently sit at 2-6. A team this good surely isn’t that bad, are they? What could be the reason? It just really doesn’t make sense when you have the best rotation in baseball, and arguably the best all around staff in baseball. 1...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper: Red Sox’s Mookie Betts ‘Electric,’ ‘A Lot Of Fun To Watch’

This embed is invalid" /> Mookie Betts gained a fan Monday. Well, Betts probably gained a whole bunch of fans with his epic performance in the Boston Red Sox’s 9-4 win over the Washington Nationals in the 2015 opener at Fenway Park. But one fan, Nats outfielder Bryce Harper, can relate to Betts on a unique level, as both major leaguers are 22 years...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Mookie Betts did this to Bryce Harper & the Nationals today

Boston Red Sox Mookie Betts makes an outstanding leaping catch at the wall to rob Washington Nationals Bryce Harper of a home run in the 1st inning today.Your browser does not support iframes.Later? He added one of his own for good measure.Your browser does not support iframes.BamFollow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts robs Bryce Harper of homer, then steals two bases on one play

Red Sox rookie Mookie Betts is taking the world by storm In the top of the first inning, he robbed Bryce Harper of a homer with this ridiculous catch. .@mookiebetts does NOT believe the hype. pic.twitter.com/KLjfhiBLHt — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 13, 2015 Then in the bottom of the first inning, he stole second and third base on the same play thanks to Washington shifting on...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mookie Betts robs Bryce Harper of a home run

Red Sox rookie Mookie Betts is taking the world by storm In the top of the first inning, he robbed Bryce Harper of a homer with this ridiculous catch. .@mookiebetts does NOT believe the hype. pic.twitter.com/KLjfhiBLHt — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 13, 2015   Then in the bottom of the first inning, he stole second and third base on the same play thanks to Washington...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Robs Bryce Harper’s Home-Run Bid With Absurd Hops (Video)

There are highlight-reel catches, and then there’s whatever the heck Mookie Betts did Monday. In the first inning of the first home game of the season, the Boston Red Sox centerfielder defied logic and the law of gravity by leaping to rob Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper of a would-be home run. Betts skied and nabbed the ball, which was ticketed for the bullpen,...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies fan fails to get a kid to throw back Bryce Harper home run ball (Video)

Among the highlights of Sunday's improbable 4-3 victory in which the so-far offensively-challenged Nationals scored a whopping four runs: the grown ass man who tried to get a kid to throw back Bryce Harper's opposite field home run ball (video of Harper's HR here). Good for the kid for keeping the ball (Vine via DC Sports Bog): (Screencap via MLB.com video)
Via Nationals Enquirer
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baffled Bryce Harper says Matt Harvey will one day win Cy Young Award

There isn’t much Bryce Harper can say after once again being left baffled by Matt Harvey during the teams’ game Thursday other than to concede that the New York Mets ace is back and better than ever. The Washington Nationals slugger went hitless in his plate appearances against Harvey in a 6-3 loss, striking out...Read More The post Baffled Bryce Harper says Matt Harvey will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

About Bryce Harper's home run hair flip

Oh sure, Bryce Harper may have mashed a home run in the Nats' Opening Day loss to the Mets, but it his post-home run hair flip was even more impressive: Bryce Harper's home run hair flip game 💯 https://t.co/zbDISqKAEz — Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 6, 2015 Not sure what to make of Harper's hair at this point... Related articles Bryce Harper...
Via Nationals Enquirer
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer’s Nationals Debut Ruined by Defensive Meltdown, Cold Bats

View image | gettyimages.com Opening Day for the Nationals eerily resembled their NLDS meltdown from a season ago. Defensive gaffes ruined a great performance by a starting pitcher. Bryce Harper represented the lone offensive production. And as a result the Nationals suffered another disappointing loss, 3-1 to the New York Mets. As Advertised: The “210 Million Dollar Man...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper Will Be Crowned NL MVP In 2015

Disclaimer: Before the Bryce Harper hate-train jumps all over me, I just wanted to set the record straight that I am not a Washington Nationals fan or a Harper homer. Just voicing my opinion that 2015 will be the year Harper finally puts it all together. Bryce Harper is arguably one of the most talented and scrutinized ball players in the majors. The 22-year old was just voted...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game 33: Early runs costly for CC

Washington Nationals 8 — New York Yankees 2 CC Sabathia finished his final spring start with the regular season approaching quickly. After the first out of the game, the Washington Nationals would get their first baserunner on a walk and Bryce Harper would hit a triple to right field, putting the Nationals ahead by one. Ryan Zimmerman would hit a single to center field to easily...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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