Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was the 2015 National League MVP, but he missed out on the batting title because of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon. It would be understandable if the Nationals slugger felt like he wasShow More Summary
Max Scherzer and Dusty Baker also reacted after the NL batting champion was suspended Thursday.
April is baseball's most tantalizing and least meaningful month. On the one hand, cut grass is in the air and hope springs eternal. Plus, wins are wins whether they come now or in the heat of the pennant race. On the other hand, we're still squarely in small-sample territory. Show More Summary
Philadelphia's Jeremy Hellickson allowed two hits over seven innings, his teammates eventually took advantage of Washington's sloppiness to push across some runs, and the Phillies beat Bryce Harper and the Nationals 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Dusty Baker compares his young star to an American outlaw. Because of course he did.
Harper is Chazz Reinhold.
Mike Rizzo, needing a jolt for the Nationals’ lineup, plucked the rookie from snowy western New York. The rest is history.
The Phillies walked Harper three times Tuesday night, and it paid off.
Andres Blanco's three hits included a two-run homer and he scored the go-ahead run on Maikel Franco's seventh-inning double, helping the Philadelphia Phillies edge Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals 4-3 Tuesday night.
Dusty Baker also says Harper is "ahead of Barry at this same age in Barry's career."
That young man is going to freak out when he sees Harper's Instagram post.
Harper is off to the best three-week start to his career, and he is enjoying playing under his new manager.
From Oliver Perez's bunt to Bryce Harper's homer to Dusty Baker's decisions.
Bryce Harper hits a pinch-hit homer in the ninth to tie the game, and Chris Heisey ends it seven innings later with a walk-off blast.
Harper gets a planned day off while Michael A. Taylor and Daniel Murphy are back in.
Fun! Fun! Fun!
Here's the beauty of Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week: Big stars can and do make the cut (see: Harper, Bryce), but lesser-known names frequently slip in as well (see: Saltalamacchia, Jarrod). And, of course, there's always room for no-hitters (see: Arrieta, Jake). Remember, this isn't about career output or future projections. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper homers, but Washington struggles as road trip wraps up.