San Francisco Giants Face Instate Foe Oakland Athletics For Most Expensive Tickets in July

The San Francisco Giants continue to play quality baseball, but still are having trouble catching the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, who have been in first place in the NL West for the majority of the season. As the baseball calendar turns to July, the Giants (42-35) trail the Dodgers (43-34) by one game. Of course, with plenty of baseball left on the schedule, the Giants...
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Bryce Harper on 'Body Issue': 'My body feels pretty unbelievable'

Bryce Harper takes it all off for the ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue" and he's pretty damn proud. The Washington Nationals outfielder, who is photographed swinging a bat in the buff for the feature, told ESPN he has trimmed down from 240 pounds to 208 and is at eight-percent body fat these days. Harper, who says he can squat 405 pounds, does have one weakness: Ice cream. He even...
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Bryce Harper snaps another selfie with fans before game

Bryce Harper made a lot of whimsical news earlier this season with how he snapped a pregame selfie before a ballgame. It looks like the Washington Nationals superstar is back at his harmless and humorous before-the-game hijinks. Before Harper and company went out and beat the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday...Read More The post Bryce Harper snaps another selfie with...
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Bryce Harper: 'My body feels pretty unbelievable'

Bryce Harper takes it all off for the ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and he's pretty damn proud. The Nationals outfielder, who is swung a bat in the buff for feature, told ESPN he has trimmed down from 240 pounds to 208 and is at eight percent body fat these days. Harper, who says he can squat 405 pounds, does have one weakness: Ice cream. He even makes his own ice cream sandwiches...
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Bryce Harper on appearing in Body Issue: ‘My body feels pretty unbelievable’

The Washington Nationals slugger will raise many an eyebrow with his appearance in the upcoming edition of the annual ESPN The Magazine “Body Issue,” in which he showcases what some view as cockiness and others see as justifiable self-confidence. Speaking with ESPN reporter Stacey Pressman, Harper discussed myriad topics, including how his health this past...Read More The post...
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Bryce Harper: “My body feels pretty unbelievable”

A dream come true..Hard work does pay off! Can’t thank @espnmag enough for the opportunity! Baseball players do work out #BodyIssue2015 A photo posted by Bryce Harper (@bharper3407) on Jul 2, 2015 at 8:00am PDT Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is featured the latest star athlete to make an appearance in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue. In his interview for...
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Nationals' Williams talked to Bryce Harper about not running out fly ball

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is known for his passionate and energetic play, but sometimes the young star gets frustrated and doesn't run out a ball put in play, which manager Matt Williams reminded Harper he doesn't approve of in the slightest. In the Nationals' game on Tuesday, Harper was thrust under the spotlight after he failed to run out a fly ball he hit to...
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NL East-Leading Nationals Continue To Be Popular Draw In Ticket Sales

View image | The Washington Nationals storm into July looking every bit as good as they were expected to be leading up to the 2015 MLB season. Already atop the NL East, Bryce Harper and co. look to distance themselves even further from the pesky New York Mets as they aim to secure the division and return to the playoffs. After a slow start because of injuries...
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2015 Fantasy Baseball: Real Offensive Value — Right Fielders

View image | It shouldn’t be any surprise that right field is the premier fantasy position according to real offensive value (ROV). After all, we’ve done other profiles of the positions in the past and right field usually comes out on top. Any good metric is going to reveal many of the same things as other commonly used metrics. After all, if I had a metric...
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Paul Goldschmidt ranks third among all NL players in all-star voting

The final updates in balloting for the Major League All-Star Game were released Monday, and with three days left in the voting, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has now nearly doubled the vote total of his closest challenger, Adrian Gonzalez of the Dodgers. Goldschmidt has 7.34 million votes -- behind only Bryce Harper and Buster Posey among National League players. Gonzalez...
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Bryce Harper for MVP

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Predicting the value of Bryce Harper’s next contract

Bryce Harper will play out the remainder of the 2015 season and the 2016 season under a two-year, $7.5 million contract. I would say that is a pretty good bargain for the Washington Nationals. Harper likely earned his entire $2 million salary for the 2015 season with his monster month of May. Yep, 13 home runs, 28 RBIs, and a .360/.495/.884 line is worth somewhere around $2 million...
Via Baseball Essential
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On-base percentage is the most overlooked stat in baseball

Whenever someone is talking about how good a hitter is in the MLB the two stats that come up first are batting average and home runs. Yes, those are the two stats that show off how good someone is at making contact and how hard someone can hit the ball, but they aren’t the most important stat when talking about a hitters presence at the plate. They do not factor in all the possibilities...
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Does every team deserve an all-star?

All-Star voting season has ben upon us for some time now, and much was made of how much of the Kansas City Royals made up the early leaders in vote totals. Then, 60 million votes were deemed ineligible, now Bryce Harper is the all-time largest National League vote recipient in history. Hey, did you know the game is in Cincinnati this year? How ’bout that Pete Rose guy? Everything...
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Now a teammate, Carpenter reveals opponents irked by Nationals' Bryce Harper

Upon joining the Washington Nationals earlier this month, David Carpenter had some strong opinions about Bryce Harper, but those sentiments have been flipped on their head after he's spent a couple weeks around the young star. "I mean, when you're on the opposing team, you want to kill him," Carpenter confessed, per CBS DC.  "You want to absolutely go after him, but once you're...
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Yunel Escobar is having a spectacular season at the plate for the Washington Nationals

While 22-year-old right fielder Bryce Harper has drawn most of the attention this season for the Washington Nationals, third baseman Yunel Escobar is having a stellar season at the plate for the Nats. For the year, Escobar is hitting .322 with 83 hits, including nine doubles and four home runs. He has the highest average among qualified third basemen in the National League and the...
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Harper, Rendon out of Nats lineup against Braves

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals star right fielder Bryce Harper is out of Thursday's lineup a day after suffering what he termed a leg cramp. Infielder Anthony Rendon is also getting a day off because of soreness in his left quadriceps. Manager Matt Williams said both could pinch hit against the Atlanta Braves, and wouldn't say if Harper was in fact injured.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Walk-Off in Extra Innings Against Atlanta Braves

Washington Nationals’ Ian Desmond is doused after the team’s baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Washington. Desmond hit a sacrifice fly to score the winning run. The Nationals won 2-1 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) With the score deadlocked at one and the bases loaded with one out in the bottom of the thirteenth inning...
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Daily DraftKings Picks: Thursday, Jun 25

Yesterday I featured a Rockies stack with Jordan Zimmermann and filled in my hidden slots with Jimmy Nelson, Buster Posey, and Bryce Harper. Overall, not a ton to complain about! Despite some poor recent outings, Nelson shut down a Mets offense that was batting Ruben Tejada second and Darrell Ceciliani fifth. Overall it was a down day for scoring but this lineup finished 1,629-of...
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Bryce Harper teams up with Nina Adgal; New NBA uniform alert; more

Nationals slugger Bryce Harper recently teamed up with supermodel Nina Agdal to promote the 2015 New Era MLB All-Star Cap. The result was this amusing video in which they "battle" for All-Star votes. IT WAS ALSO INTERFERENCE In case you missed it all over the Web today, a father risked injury his infant son in order to catch a foul ball at last night's Dodgers-Cubs game. NEW...
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Watch Bryce Harper do runway walk, compete with supermodel Nina Agdal in ad

If this whole baseball thing does work out, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper might just have a future in modeling. Harper teams up with supermodel Nina Agdal in a New Era commercial the company released Tuesday for its All-Star game hat, which has the two 2012 Rookies of the Year (Agdal was named Sports Illustrated's ROY for its swimsuit edition) pitted against each other for a...
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Nationals' Bryce Harper crushes all-time All-Star voting record

Bryce Harper has had a sensational first half of the 2015 season for the Washington Nationals, and fans are certainly taking note. An MLB All-Star Game voting update released Tuesday revealed that Harper has already amassed an extraordinary 9,224,370 votes. That figure not only serves as the highest total among all players this year, but also stands as the highest ever total for...
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Charlotte McKinney Stuffed, Bryce Harper Shirtless & Danny Kanell Trollin’ SEC Fans

  Your choices are slim today on the WWL. You get Game 2 of the College World Series or WNBA. Those of you...
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Scherzer and Harper: Making history with Nats' 1-2 punch

Last Thursday, Nationals fans had the season flash before their eyes when Bryce Harper‘s leg buckled while attempting an aggressive throw. The Nationals, to this point, have managed to withstand certain injuries, but no injury would be more crippling than a big one to the best hitter in the game. Thankfully for those with an […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. to appear in ESPN The Magazine 'Body Issue'

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be among 24 other athletes — including Bryce Harper and Kevin Love — appearing in ESPN The Magazine's seventh annual "Body Issue." ODB, who will already grace the "Madden NFL 16" cover this season, will be featured in the photo spread which will include basketball stars DeAndre Jordan and Brittney Griner, U.S. soccer players...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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