Bryce Harper was hitting just.250/.333/.375 at Triple-A Syracuse. In that sense, calling him up, as Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo just announced his team will do, might seem premature. Harper is only 19 years old, and the extra learning time probably couldn’t hurt, but think of the decision in these terms:
The Nationals find themselves leading the National League East, pushed along by a terrific pitching staff despite a weak offense.
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels had to know he was opening a can of worms when he admitted to throwing at Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper. Even Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo decided to unload on th... Read Post
As much as we've anticipated Bryce Harper getting called up to the majors, we apparently weren't as excited as Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. Whatever plan he had just got tossed out the window in a desperate hope ... Read Post