Bryce Harper is a busy guy, but he didn’t let that excuse keep him from politely declining a prom invite from a Nationals fan at a game. The girl held up a sign asking Bryce Harper to join her at prom. Bryce passed, but offered the girl a signed ball with “I hope you have […]
Tessa Sayers has been a Bryce Harper fan since he appeared on the cover of “Sports Illustrated” as a 16-year-old. The accompanying article about Harper’s monster home runs and LeBron-like star power was one of the first sports stories Sayers, who was 11 at the time, ever read.Read full article >>
One fan had bigger plans in mind when she headed out to PNC Park to watch the Washington Nationals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday—she was on a mission to ask Bryce Harper to prom. While she might not have gotten the answer she wanted, she did get a signed ball from the Nationals slugger. Show More Summary
Asking a professional athlete to prom is an unlikely request, but one that's worth making anyway. You never know when they will say yes and Andre Drummond will show up to your prom in an outrageously amazing suit. A Nationals fan took her shot by asking Bryce Harper to her 2016 prom (way to plan ahead). Show More Summary
He still hopes she has a good time.
1. Generation Next Now Stepping into the Box Bryce Harper looked around the National League clubhouse last week, suddenly not as young as he once was. OK, so the kid is still just 22. But at his third All-Star Game, the age gap between him and his teammates wasn't so vast. Show More Summary
Late last Tuesday night, after the showers had been taken and the black cars were waiting outside Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Bryce Harper grabbed his bags and made his way toward the exit of the home clubhouse, his third all-star game done. Show More Summary
The Nationals’ outfielder suggested that Greinke got undue help from the umpire on Sunday.
Who would be your franchise player, Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? Following the All-Star Game, the choice is clear. It’s Trout
Color him unimpressed, but Bryce Harper wasn't in the mood to throw out superlatives for Zack Greinke after the Washington Nationals' 5-0 home loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Harper's rough day at the dish (one hit in three at-bats, two strikeouts) ended with words for home plate umpire Bill Miller. Show More Summary
Historic month for Dodgers’ pitchers.
Dodgers starter Zack Greinke is on a hell of a roll right now, having not allowed an earned run in his last 43 and two-thirds innings. He extended his streak of scoreless innings—the most since Orel Hersheiser pitched 59 straight shutout frames in 1988—with a dominant outing against the Nationals yesterday. Show More Summary
In the seventh inning of the Nationals’ 5-0 loss to the Dodgers Sunday afternoon, Bryce Harper struck out swinging against Zack Greinke, who was in the midst of eight scoreless innings. On the previous pitch, a breaking ball low and in, home plate umpire Bill Miller called an inside fastball strike two instead of ball four.Read full article >>
The anticipation at Nationals Park was audible when Bryce Harper stepped into the batter's box Saturday.
The National League’s brightest stars gathered at Nats Park on Friday night for a luminous mid-summer matchup. But the high-wattage stardom of Bryce Harper and Yasiel Puig and all those dazzling arms just weren’t bright enough: the lights went out, then they went out again, and then they went out again.Read full article >>
While Bryce Harper was a stone-cold lock as the right fielder for the 2015 All-MLB team, there were plenty of positions where singling out just one star was a serious headache. Since this team is highlighting the giants of the firstShow More Summary
The first half of the MLB season was riveting. But the second half is when it gets really interesting, and we're going to make some predictions as to what's going to happen over the coming months. Bryce Harper and Paul Goldschmidt have...Show More Summary
Once a year, ESPN The Magazine releases its Body Issue, which highlights and celebrates athletes' physiques in all their wondrous shapes and sizes. It's empowering and beautiful, and often bucks the standard expectations of what "normal"...Show More Summary
Bryce Harper is putting up stats that baseball hasn't seen since Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth this year, and he is doing it without the help of any batting practice. Prior to the All-Star Game, Harper sat down with Harold Reynolds for Fox and was asked a seemingly mundane question about what he has improved the most. Show More Summary
Harper is considered the youngest seasoned veteran in the history of the MLB.