Turner is batting.340 with an.888 OPS in 34 games as the Nationals' leadoff hitter entering Saturday.
The Washington great was inducted into the Nationals' Ring of Honor on Friday.
An unexpected gem that is coming from the post-Olympics celebrations is newly-minted athletes showing up to baseball stadiums. Just a few days ago, Bryce Harper had the esteemed honor of holding all of Katie Ledecky's medals while she threw the first pitch at Nationals Park. Now gymnast Aly Raisman is at Fenway Park getting in on the fun. Show More Summary
This is the final edition of Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week before September. That's significant. September means something in baseball. Pennant races suddenly become real. Standings matter. Yes, the season bleeds into October,...Show More Summary
A day after Katie Ledecky had Bryce Harper hold her medals, another Olympic champion from Maryland created a memorable moment at Nats Park.
Max Scherzer allowed two hits over eight innings and Bryce Harper's two-run double helped the Washington Nationals avoid a four-game home-and-home sweep with a 4-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.
This is Katie Ledecky's world right now, and the rest of us are just living in it. Want proof? Ledecky transformed MLB MVP Bryce Harper into a butler on Wednesday night, making him stand to the side and hold her hoard of medals fromShow More Summary
Katie Ledecky earned five Olympic medals in Rio last month. And those things weigh a ton - definitely not something she'd want hanging from her neck while throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for the Washington Nationals' game against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Good thing Bryce...
What to do with all your Olympic medals is such a relatable conundrum. [ more › ]
Harper hopes to win his own medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
It's that feeling we all know too well: when you have to hand off all your Olympic gold medals so you can comfortably throw a pitch at a Major League Baseball game. Formidable swimmer Katie Ledecky won five medals — four gold, one silver — in Rio. Show More Summary
Better than Carl Lewis. Not quite McKayla Maroney.
Even baseball royalty must serve a swimming giant. Katie Ledecky, who won four golds and a silver at the Rio Olympics, threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals game on Wednesday. But first she had to give 2015 National League MVP Bryce Harper her medals, one by one, to the cheering of the crowd. Show More Summary
Do me a favor, hold this for me? And this. And this. And this. And this. Thanks, reigning National League MVP.
He was only too happy to oblige
Strong-as-hell swimming champion Katie Ledecky is from Washington D.C., and the Nationals invited her to come throw the first pitch tonight before their game against the Orioles. She arrived, as well she should, decked out in all five of her recently-acquired Olympic medals. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper helped Ledecky with her medals as she threw out the first pitch for the third time at Nationals Park.
Fresh off obliterating the field at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Katie Ledecky was in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to throw out the first pitch prior to the Nationals game. Of course she brought her medals with her. Took @katieledecky awhile to get through the MEDAL detector. Show More Summary
She has a lot of them.
Harper unveiled a new line of New Era hats in conjunction with his Harper's Heroes foundation.