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Scouting the Cubs' competition: Will the Nationals finally win it all before Bryce Harper leaves?

The expectations couldn't be any higher for the 2018 Chicago Cubs.  It's 2016 all over again. The goal isn't just a trip to the playoffs or
Via CSN Chicago
9 hours ago

The case for the Nationals to win it all

Once again, the Washington Nationals look more like a fantasy team then ball club that actually exists in real life. They are a stunning collection of mostly mid-prime talent that has sent 12 representatives to the All-Star Game over the past three years. Led by  former MVP Bryce Harper and the two-time reigning NL Cy Young winner Max Scherzer, they are once again a formidable collection...
Via Yardbarker
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals considering Bryce Harper in the leadoff spot

Bryce Harper is coming off another monster season for the Washington Nationals. And while it would be normal to see his name second or third in the lineup, manager Dave Martinez has another idea. In fact, there’s a chance Harper bats leadoff this season.“Maybe. We’ll talk about it, play with it. Before I do it, I’ll definitely have a conversation with him.”But for what it’s worth...
Via The Sports Post
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Considering Batting Bryce Harper Leadoff

The post Nationals Considering Batting Bryce Harper Leadoff appeared first on KCM Sports.
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago

NL East notes: Robles to Triple-A, Swanson looks to improve

Some items from around the NL East… The Nationals optioned outfielder Victor Robles to Triple-A today, a move that came as little surprise given that the club didn’t want to keep Robles on the big league bench rather than gaining valuable everyday experience in the minors.  Robles, a consensus top-six prospect in baseball, bypassed Triple-A entirely last season when he was called...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top storyline for each team heading into 2018 MLB season

By the time the 2018 MLB season is over, teams will have different ways of determining whether it was successful. In some cases, it’s essentially Word Series or bust. In others, it’s more about the progress of the team. But regardless of the goal, each team has one real focal point for the season.What is the main storyline for each team?In cases like the Washington Nationals and...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Phillies the front-runners to sign Bryce Harper?

Bryce Harper could very well be the most sought after free agent in Major League Baseball history when he becomes available after the 2018 season. While a bidding war of unprecedented proportions is expected, one MLB insider already believes one dark horse team could very well already be among the leaders to secure Harper’s services. ESPN MLB insider Buster Olney stated during a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper informs media he will not discuss impending free agency

Bryce Harper made it abundantly clear with his opening remarks at spring training that reporters should not bother asking him about his impending free agency.Instead, the Washington Nationals superstar suggested the media should direct any such inquiries to his agent, Scott Boras. “Just want to let you guys know I will not be discussing anything relative to 2019, at all,” Harper...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 20, 2018  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper isn't talking about free agency

Don’t talk to Bryce Harper about 2019 free agency. In fact, don’t even think about it. But if you do, just know he’s not going to talk to you.“I will not be discussing anything relative to 2019 at all. I’m focused on this year. I’m focused on winning and playing hard like every single year. So if you guys have any questions after 2018, you can call Scott (Boras), and he can answer...
Via The Sports Post
February 20, 2018  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper won't answer questions about free agency

Bryce Harper is likely in line for the biggest contract in MLB history if and when he becomes a free agent next season, but he wants reporters to know they are going to be wasting their time if they ask him about it.Harper held his first media session of the year on Monday, and he said any questions about his contract status or impending free agency should be reserved for his agent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2018  |  Discuss

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